25 Last-Minute Mother’s Day Craft & Gift Ideas

Dated: May 5 2020

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If Mother’s Day has slipped your mind, you’re not alone! With all of our days running together, sheltering in place, and e-learning, this has been a wild two months. If you’re struggling for ideas on how to celebrate and show just how much you appreciate the mothers in your life (or your kids’ lives), we’ve rounded up a list of craft ideas that you can make easily at home. These are all easy to do at home - especially if you’ve found yourself limited on supplies and time! For some, all you need is a printer and markers. Or, maybe you’d prefer to just get something simple at a nearby store. Here’s some inspiration to get you started!


  1. Spring Time Flower Pot Painting - The Inspiration Edit

  2. Tin Can Planters - The Best Ideas for Kids

  3. Rainbow Heart Paper Pom Pom Wreath - Hello, Wonderful

  4. Mother’s Day Mason Jar Votives - I Heart Arts & Crafts

  5. DIY Popsicle Stick Picture Frame - A Few Shortcuts

  6. Make a MOM Crown for Mother’s Day! - Design Improvised

  7. Make a Rock Portrait for Mom! - Mer Mag

  8. 3D Flower Mother’s Day Card Craft - Projects with Kids

  9. Handprint Flower Bouquet - Non-Toy Gifts

  10. Yarn Wrapped Cardboard Letters - ArtBar

  11. Pressed Flowers - Lily Ardor

  12. Handprint Cactus DIY Mother’s Day Card - Simple Everyday Mom

  13. DIY Marble Dipped Mugs - The Sweetest Occasion

  14. Mother’s Day Handprint Flowerpot - All Things Mamma

  15. Craft Stick Flower Pots - Typically Simple

  16. Free Printable Mother’s Day Coloring Cards - Sunshine Whispers

  17. Milk Carton Birdhouse + Bird Feeder Kids Craft - Happiness is Homemade

  18. Tissue Paper Flower Pots - From ABCs to ACTs

  19. Firefly “You Light up my Life” Mother’s Day Card (Free Printable) - Crafty Morning

  20. Cozy Slippers Gift Idea - Pretty Providence

  21. Kid Made Jewelry Dishes - Projects with Kids

  22. Super Mom Coupon and Activity Book with Free Printable - The Super Mom Life

  23. Mom’s Emergency Stash - Eighteen25

  24. Mother’s Day Crafts: Make a “Jar of Love” for Mom! - Crafting a Green World

  25. Make an Easy and Special Mother’s Day Tin Can Photo Vase - Arizona Craft Mom


Need supplies? Or another idea? 

Show mom some love this weekend. Whether it’s through a craft project, gift, or a meal! Let her know just how much you appreciate her and her efforts - especially during this time when she’s probably been working twice as hard! Happy Mother’s Day! 

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Scott Trefaller

Scott grew up in Orange County, CA. and he and his family moved to Boise in 1972. He graduated from Meridian High School, then obtained a BA in Marketing from Boise State University. He has over 20 ye....

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