Mother's Day Gift Ideas

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Mother’s Day is edging ever closer. Hands up who has forgotten to make their Mummy, Mum, Partner, Wife or Grandma a card for Mother’s Day? Fear not, whether you are good with a pot of paint and a pair of scissor or not we have 5 quick and easy ideas for you to craft a card or gift at home.

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1. Flower Fridge Magnet

Equipment:

  • Plain white card
  • Coloured foam card
  • Mason jar lid
  • Picture
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Sticky magnetic strip

Method: Cut the plain white card into a flower shape

Cute the coloured foam card into circles slightly smaller than the circles on the flower shape

Cut out your picture to fit the size of the mason jar lid and glue together

Glue the mason jar lid to the centre of the flower

Turnover and stick the magnet to the centre of the flower to make a fridge magnet

2. Painted Jar

Equipment:

  • Mason Jar
  • Coloured paints
  • Ribbon
  • Paintbrushes

Method: Pick your favourite colours and paint pretty flowers onto the mason jar

Tie a ribbon around the neck of the jar to finish

Why not pop some flowers into the jar for a perfect gift

3. Hand print Elephant card__

Equipment:

  • Coloured card
  • Grey paint
  • Plain white paper
  • Ribbon
  • Plastic eyes
  • Glue

Method: Fold a piece of coloured card and attach a piece of ribbon to the top in the shape of a loop

Paint your child’s hand in grey paint onto the white card, once dry glue to the coloured card

Add the plastic eye and ribbon for decoration

Mother's Day Gift Ideas

4. Mother’s Day Card for Grandma

Equipment:

  • White card
  • Pink and Green paints
  • Writing pen

Method: With some green paint drawer a stem and grass

Paint your child’s hand and print on the paper

Help your child to write a little message

5. Mother’s Day Card

Equipment:

  • White card
  • Cupcake cases
  • Green paint
  • Writing pen
  • Glue

Method: Cut out pictures to match the size of the cupcake case and glue to the base

Once dry stick the cupcake case in the appropriate place

Using green paint drawer a stem from each of the cupcake cases to create a flower

Help your child to write a little message

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