Mother’s Day Ideas

Mother’s Day Ideas

There are a number of Mother’s Day ideas for kids to become involved in. Let’s start with some for younger children.

There are a number of Mother’s Day books which younger kids can read to their moms to celebrate the day. In addition, if your child attends pre-school, the teacher may have each of the kids make hand prints as a gift for their moms. Or the child can be helped making flowers using construction paper.

Children love to make gifts for parents. Here are just a few of the things younger kids can do to show their love on Mother’s Day:

* Dad can make breakfast for mom and the younger child can bring it to mom’s room and surprise her.
* Make Mother’s Day signs and hang them around the home.
* Write a letter to Mom on colorful paper.
* Make a Mother’s Day card.
* Dad can go online and print out a Mother’s Day template for kids to color and present to mom.
* The kids may offer to do certain chores for a week.
* Use construction paper to make a hanging sign spelling out the word love.
* Find an award template which can be printed out and given to mom.

Mother’s day ideas for younger kids, depending upon their age, can encompass a variety of creative and thoughtful presents. Dad, ask your kids what they would like to do, and offer your assistance.

Whether it’s giving a box of candy or a bouquet of flowers, moms everywhere appreciate whatever their kids give them for Mother’s Day. For older children here are some ideas that mom is going to love:

* Take mom out for lunch
* Buy her favorite CD
* Give her a box of her favorite chocolates
* Place one red rose in a vase and present it to her
* Give her breakfast in bed
* Prepare the table for dinner
* Do the laundry
* Take her to the park for a picnic lunch
* Clean the house
* Bake her a cake or favorite cookies
* Take her to a movie
* Buy her favorite bath oil and some candles
* Make a special card using the computer
* Offer to do a specific chore for a week
* Make a huge Happy Mother’s Day Sign
* Give her a picture of you in a specially decorated frame
* Make a jewelry box for her using dried flowers
* Make a bag of potpourri using dried flowers from the garden
* Put together a scrapbook of her favorite recipes

You know, moms are special in so many ways. Unselfish, kind, loving, caring – qualities we sometimes take for granted. Mom probably doesn’t expect anything for Mother’s Day, which is why anything a child does for mom will be appreciated beyond belief. 

While the kids may not have the money to buy some of the items listed above, their ingenuity will see them through. Whatever Mother’s Day ideas your kids decide on to help celebrate her special day, you know they have thought about it and it comes from the heart.

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