If you're one of those people who loves to be elbow deep in glue and make homemade gifts for mom… boy do I have a list of cool projects for you!
Some of these projects are one and done, others are something that mom can enjoy over and over again! I'm sure you'll find something that mom will just absolutely love!
Salt dough crafts are so easy to make and I totally love our latest keepsake, a hand-print bowl. Follow Messy Little Monster's simple instructions and salt dough recipe to make your own salt dough bowl in the shape of your child's hand. This is such a cute keepsake craft and the bowl is a perfect size for rings, cuff-links or keys. These dishes would make perfect homemade gifts for Mothers day.
Simple materials you can pull straight from the recycling bin or use scraps of colored paper. I always save the bits and pieces of whole sheets. Planting seeds is a wonderful kick off to spring and summer natural sciences and learning how to make seed bombs is a great way to get your planting started. Or you can give seed bombs as gifts!
I have seen shrinky dink keychain ideas before but never with an adorable footprint. The Best Idea's For Kids wanted to create something for Mother’s Day that would make a lovely keepsake, but also be fun for Spring. And what’s more beautiful and spring-like than a butterfly?
Make a bouquet of crystal flowers this Spring! This crystal flowers spring science experiments that you can do at home or in the classroom. We have enjoyed growing crystals for numerous holidays, and this idea is perfect to add to your Spring STEM and Spring science plans. Growing crystals is awesome science.
In case of emergency break glass – or in this case – get chocolate! This mom’s emergency kit is a fun gift idea for Mother’s Day or her birthday. After all, every mom has “one of those days,” and chocolate is often the best cure.
Quick and easy homemade pineapple upside down cake recipe from scratch. It’s soft and moist with a golden caramelized top layer. Best classic cake ever!
Commission your own set of “hand-painted” artisan mugs from your favorite artists! And if you have a steady hand – or some stencils lying around – you can make a fun graphic design on your mug – like the feather she stenciled on the mug above.
Jelly donuts, jelly doughnuts, jam donuts, or Sufganiyot… these homemade doughnuts go by many names and they were something I was very intimidated to make until a couple of years ago.
Mom's had one of those days. Her workday was long, the kids fussed and argued in the car on the way home from school and it seemed like it took hours and hours and finish their homework. It’s days like these mom needs a break, she needs a mom escape moment. A nice hot fragrant bath would be perfect. Making these bath bombs she can just toss into the bath and have a nice relaxing escape is exactly what she needs!
This lotion makes a perfect gift for any holiday. It is also great for a housewarming present or a teacher appreciations gift. People love to get anything homemade. They don’t have to know how easy it is to make!
Spring is on it’s way and I for one am looking forward to spring flowers, but you can have flowers all year round and they mean so much when they are fantastic kid made flowers. So We have a round up of homemade flowers for kids to make.
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