Celebrate Mother’s Day with some fun hands-on craft. Our friends at CleverPatch (an amazing craft supply company headquartered right here in the Hunter) have provided us with some inspiration for handmade Mother’s Day gifts that kids can make at home. Dads or older siblings can help kids make these gifts. Each gift idea has easy to follow instructions.
Mother’s Day Pop-Up Card
Make a handmade card for mum that will pop with fun. Click here for craft instructions
I Heart Mummy Canvas Banner
Not only does this craft make an wonderful Mother’s Day gift, it’s a wonderful keepsake of a child’s hand print. Make an extra one to give to nana! Click here for craft instructions
Origami MUM Letters Pop Up Card
Get busy with paper and make spell out mum using origami letters. Kids can use those letters in a pop up card. Click here for craft instructions
Decorated Mug for Mum
For a wonderful yet practical craft idea, make a decorated porcelain mug. You just need a plain white mug and glass markers. Kids can create a one of a kind personalised mug for mum to enjoy for her coffee, tea or hot chocolate. It’s easy to decorate but follow the useful tip when it comes to baking the mug to set the design. Click here for craft instructions
Mother’s Day Photo Frame
Nothing’s better than a photo of kids for a Mother’s Day gift. Even better, when kids decorate the frame. This wonderful keepsake will be treasured by mum in the years to come. Click here for craft instructions.
Mum’s Tote Bag
Decorate a tote bag for mum that she can use to schlep around things. It’s a perfect way to capture kids artworks and designs by letting them decorate a tote. Plus, the reusable tote is great for the environment. Click here for craft instructions
Mother’s Day 3D Flowers
Use paper you have around the house to make 3D flowers for mum. Click here for craft instructions
Thanks for Helping Me Grow Flowerpot
Is mum a fan of plants? This charming flowerpot will be a reminder for how much kids appreciate her. Plus, it’s handy to use for planting herbs or succulents. Click here for craft instructions
Mother’s Day Lavender Pouch
If kids are good at sewing, create a scented lavender pouch to keep mum’s stuff smelling beautiful. Click here for craft instructions
String Art Artwork
This present idea is for older kids with some help from an adult. Create a heart design and then hammer in nails before stringing the thread to create a string heart. Click here for craft instructions
For more Mother’s Day craft ideas, visit the Newy with Kids Mother’s Day Pinterest Board.
If you need craft supplies, use your $100 NSW Creative Kids Voucher to order one of CleverPatch Creative Kids packs. They even come with a big list of step-by-step craft activities. They have two types of packs to choose from. The Premium Packs are packed full of resources to help you learn! Each pack contains a number of lessons, lots of fun activities and are perfect for children who want to explore new challenges. With in-depth, step-by-step instructions and videos, these packs will help you foster your kids creativity and learn specific techniques while you create something great!
There are also Value Packs. These have been specially designed to explore a range of techniques in a budget-friendly way! These introductory level packs are a little smaller, but just as fun! Including your resources, guides and videos, these packs will help you bust boredom while learning something new! As an added bonus, your Creative Kids voucher also covers the cost of your Value Pack, plus standard freight* with no more to pay!
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