Mother's Day Cards for Kids to Make

Celebrate Mom on her special day with one of these lovely Mother's Day cards for kids to make. Moms deserve to be celebrated all year long, but on this day, she deserves extra-special treatment, like personalised cards from her little ones. These Mother's Day cards are easy for kids to make either independently or with a bit of help for the younger ones.

Mother's Day Cards for Kids to Make

From simple print and colour cards to beautiful keepsake cards she'll treasure for years, you'll find a sweet card idea that's perfect for your kid's skill level and interests. Many of these handmade Mother's Day cards include printable templates that guide you through each step of the process, so you're sure to get a gorgeous card every time.

Although gifts are lovely and appreciated on Mother's Day, it's the sweet little handwritten notes that Mom will remember for years after her little ones are no longer little anymore. Start the day off right with a card from this list!

If you want to give a Mother's Day gift, why not make one of these homemade Mother's Day crafts for kids!

Mother's Day Card Ideas for Kids to Make

Mother's Day Cards from Messy Little Monster


You'll find several Mother's Day cards for kids to make right here at Messy Little Monster! Whether you're looking for printable cards to assemble, cards to colour, or keepsake cards, you'll find an adorable Mother's Day craft here.

Flower Mother's Day Card

First up we have a mix and match flower craft that is fun and easy to make using our flower template. There are so many different options to choose from, including a photo option, which has to be my favourite!

Flower Mother's Day Card for kids to make

Cat Mother's Day Card

Our Cat Printable Mother's Day Card is the purr-fect card for any mom, but especially the ones who love cats! The printable template makes it quite easy for older kids, and toddlers and preschoolers will love helping with this DIY card, too.

Cat Mother's Day Card for kids

Unicorn Mother's Day Card

Make a magical Unicorn Printable Mother's Day Card to show Mom how extra special she is! This card also includes a free printable, and preschoolers will love colouring in the letters and choosing which flowers to put on the unicorn's crown.

Unicorn Mother's Day Card for kids

Unicorn Card Craft

Here is another adorable unicorn card that is perfect for Mother's Day. It comes with a printable to make it super easy to make and has the words - Mom you are magical! Happy Mother's Day.

Unicorn Mother's Day Card craft for kids

Home is where MOM is

How cute is this Bird House Mother's Day Card! Use our free printable template to make this Mother's Day card with the message 'Home is where MOM is'. These super cute Mommy and baby birds are made from cupcake liners which adds to the fun!

Home is where Mom is Mothers Day craft for kids


If Mothers Were Flowers

What mother wouldn't swoon over receiving this If Mothers Were Flowers Card from her littles? It's so sweet! It reads, "If mothers were flowers, I'd pick you!" And the flower petals are made with kiddo's fingerprints.

Fingerprint Flower Mother's Day Card for kids to make

Footprint Butterfly Poem Card

Any mother loves keepsakes with her baby's footprints. This Footprint Butterfly Poem Card is just gorgeous, and it's a great way to surprise mom with a card that will mean so much for years to come.

Footprint Butterfly Mother's Day Card craft for kids to make

Fingerprint Teapot Card

Use the template to create a fun Fingerprint Teapot Card and gift for Mom to enjoy. Write a special message on the front, and add her favourite tea to the pocket. Or, you could add a gift card to a local cafe that serves coffee and tea!

Printable Teapot You're Tea-riffic Mother's Day Card for kids to make

Mother's Day Cards to Colour

Keep things super simple for the little ones with our Printable Mother's Day Cards to Colour. All you need is a printer, some paper, and your child's crayons or markers to create a beautiful card.

Mother's Day Printable Cards for kids to colour

Printable Mother's Day Cards to turn into keepsakes

We also have a collection of Mother's Day printable cards for you to print out and personalise with handprints, footprints and fingerprints.

Mother's Day Handprint, footprint and fingerprint crafts for kids


Cute Mother's Day Cards for Kids to Make


And now, here are some amazing Mother's Day Card ideas for kids from around the web!

Macaroni Art Mother's Day Cards

Do you remember making pasta art in school when you were a kid? It's fun to try it with your own kids and make a fun craft like these Macaroni Art Mother's Day Cards by Handmade Charlotte. Painting the pasta first will help give it a colourful, cohesive look, but you could leave that part out if crafting with toddlers.

Pasta flowers Mother's Day card for kids to make

Mother's Day Sloth Card

This Mother's Day Sloth Card by Our Kid Things is an excellent reminder for busy moms to slow down to enjoy their special day. Plus, sloths are just super cute, aren't they? The sloths are made with simple shapes, so it's easy for preschoolers to cut out and put together with a little help.

Sloth Mother's Day card for kids to make

Cupcake Liner Flower Cards

Crafting with cupcake liners is so fun when you're making things with toddlers and preschoolers. These Cupcake Liner Flower Cards by I Heart Crafty Things are simple, colourful, and beautiful. If you don't have the Happy Mother's Day stamp, your child can always write his or her own message on the front as well as inside the card.

Cupcake liner flower Mother's Day card for kids to make

Butterfly Handprint Card

This Butterfly Handprint Card by The Best Ideas for Kids is so clever! The handprints fold in half to make a card, but when they're opened, they turn into butterfly wings. Print off the cute butterfly poem to insert into the card to make it extra special.

Butterfly handprint  Mother's Day card for kids to make

Cactus Card

This Handprint Flowering Cactus Card by Simple Everyday Mom is gorgeous. The mini flower embellishments really add to the look, and handprint crafts are always well-received. Kids can write their own special message inside once the card is complete. "You're fan-cactus" is a funny option mentioned in the post. You could also write, "Looking sharp, Mom!" or "Let's stick together!"

Handprint flowering cactus Mother's Day card for kids to make

Mother's Day Watercolour Card

The bright, beautiful watercolours look so pretty on this Mother's Day Watercolour Card by Projects with Kids, and each design is unique. Kids will be delighted when they see their designs peek through the colours as they paint the cards. This tutorial also includes bookmarks as well, which any book-loving mom will enjoy.

Mother's Day watercolour card for kids to make

Pop-up Cupcake Mother's Day Card

How cute is this Cupcake Mother's Day Card by The Soccer Mom Blog? Can you imagine mom's smile when she finds the photo surprise inside? This would be a fun craft for teachers to do with their students so they can surprise Mom for Mother's Day.

Pop up photo cupcake Mother's Day card for kids to make

Fingerprint Cards for Mother's Day

Mother's Day cards don't have to be fancy, though. These Fingerprint Cards by Fun Handprint Art are simple and fun for toddlers and preschoolers. They simply use their fingerprints to spell out the word "Mom" or to make hearts or flowers on the front of the card. Write a sweet message inside, and the card is ready to go! Younger kids may need the letters written on the card to make sure the fingerprint letters turn out neatly.

Fingerprint Mother's Day cards for kids to make


There are so many adorable Mother's Day cards for kids in this collection. Which Mother's Day card will you make with your kids this year?

Mother's Day Card Craft Ideas for Kids to Make
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