5 DIY Mother's Day gifts


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Coming up with an original gift for a mom who gives to her family every day can be tough. We trawled Pinterest and found some easy but sweet ideas that you can help your child make.

1. Fingerprint pendants

What could be cuter than your child's little thumb print on a keychain or even a necklace pendant? This easy-to-make gift will be a hit with any mom! Plus it's cheap!

Find out how to make it from A Girl and a Glue Gun

2. Origami Cat Bookmark

Is mom a reader? Does she love to steal a couple of moments when the house it quiet to catch up on her favourite book? Why not add this adorable origami cat bookmark to her gift? It will take some practice but once it's folded, the kids can decorate each one to make it unique.

Find out how to make it from Craft

3. Silhouette portrait

There's no need to spend loads of cash on a professional photographer to get a really unique silhouette portrait. This simple but striking DIY craft is bound to melt any mothers heart.

Find out how to make it from The SITS Girls

4. Quote frame

Does mom have a favourite saying or quote that she often repeats? Or perhaps she has a favourite book or author. This simple photo frame with a beautifully printed quote is a really simple but special gift. For first time moms how about using your baby's foot prints along with their date of birth and the hospital they were born in for a really unique keepsake?

Find out how to make it from Silhouette Blog

5. Activity Jar

This jar was originally meant to hold activities that the family could do in the Summer but how about creating one filled with mom's chores. On Mother's Day or her birthday she gets to choose 5 chores that she doesn't have to do. Or make each kid pick one which they then have to complete. Keep it fun and simple.

Find out how to make it from Over the Big Moon

What will you be giving mom on this special day?
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