5 Creative Activities for Mother’s Day

In the days leading up to Mother’s Day, we have lots of great activities to keep the kids engaged while turning their minds to giving gratitude to mum. Choose from a range of activities that use materials and items you would typically find around the house.

In the days leading up to Mother’s Day, we have lots of great activities to keep the kids engaged while turning their minds to giving gratitude to mum. Choose from a range of activities that use materials and items you would typically find around your home.

Bouquet of Roses

Directions:

  • Supplies: Paper towel, watercolors, straws, medicine droppers, ice cube tray, scissors, and tape.
  • Prep: Pour your choice of watercolors in an ice cube tray, diluting with water, then cut the paper towels in half.
  • Create: Fill medicine droppers from tray paint and fully cover the paper towel pieces and let them dry completely.
  • Assemble: Cut the paper towel into two long strips, crumple them, and then pat them back flat before folding the long edge and taping it to a straw. Finally roll it to form the flower, taping down the end.

Here’s the full activity description.

Pancake Charcuterie Experience

Directions:

  • Prep: Decide all that will go on your board, pancakes, waffles, sliced french toast, etc.
  • Create: Add bananas, different berries, whipped cream, and syrup to dress up the board.

Here’s the full activity description.‍

Pillowcase Love Reminders

Directions:

  • Prep: Find a while pillowcase and sharpies.
  • Plan: Sketch the design on paper with a pencil.
  • Create: Draw your design on the pillowcase with sharpies.

Here’s the full activity description.

Morning Mug Messages

Directions:

  • Prep: Find seldom used white mugs. Wash and clean them.
  • Create: Get creative with bright colors that will contrast, then write a message to mom.
  • Bake: Put the mug in the oven for 30 minutes at 350°F

Here’s the full activity description.

Inspiring Colourful Keepsakes

Directions:

  • Prep: Heat the oven to 350°F and then use cooking spray on an oven-safe bowl.
  • Create: Pour beads into the bowl and push them down and all around.
  • Bake: Place the bowl on a pan in the oven for 15 minutes, then remove and let cool completely.

Here’s the full activity description.‍

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