Make It with Paper for Mother’s Day!
Cards are nice. Mom’s love Mother’s Day cards! But there are lots of other creative gifts you (or the kids) can make with paper for Mother’s Day. Some of these projects can be tackled pretty independently by younger hands. Others require some supervision or are better suited for older sons and daughters. But either way, Mom’s gonna love it! This year, Make It with Paper for Mother’s Day!
Coffee filters make big fluffy blossoms! You can make Gorgeous Coffee Filter Flowers any color with watercolor paints, and the basic petal shape is easy to fold and cut. One Creative Mommy shows you how.
Isn’t this Marbled Paper Stationery beautiful? The magic is made with shaving cream and food coloring! Honestly WTF has great photographic instructions so you can master this very forgiving marbling technique.
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Okay, this is messy, but look at the results! Kids will love getting their hands in gloppy paper maché to make Paper Mache Bowls. The tutorial by Happy Hooligans shows real live toddlers at work on these colorful creations!
They look like cookies, but they’re not! Recycled Paper Seed Bombs are treats for the earth! You can make these with seeds for specific purposes – bee-friendly flowers, butterfly gardens, herbs – then mold them in silicone ice trays. Joybilee Farm has the recipe and instructions.
Contact paper and tissue paper scraps. Done! For the mom who loves to read, Sticky Paper Bookmarks are perfect gifts and easy projects for little hands. Pre-K Pages sets it up so kids are successful making these pretty bookmarks. Then they share ideas for additional projects.
I know, these don’t look like a paper project, but they really are! Mother’s Day Fingerprint Candles from Come Together Kids start with artwork the kids make with acrylic paint on tissue paper. You transfer the designs to a plain candle with the heat from a hair dryer, then they become part of the candle – not just rest on the surface.
Browse through all of our Mother’s Day gift ideas on Create Whimsy.