5 Mother's Day Crafts You Can Make With Your Mom

Instead of giving Mom a homemade gift, craft together for a Mother's Day you'll both enjoy.

Make her day special — and get in some quality time with Mom while you're at it — by spending the day crafting together. Whether your mom is an avid gardener or traveler, we have a craft for that.

For the Fashionista

Hand-Painted Bracelets for Mother's Day

Hand-Painted Bracelets for Mother's Day

From fingerprints to polka dots and stripes, these easy painted wooden bracelets are easy enough for kids to make but stylish enough for Mom to sport.

Get a few generations involved with this wood bracelet craft! Have your kids finger paint a design for Grandma, or create your own intricate design.

For the Gardener

Chalkboard Pots

Chalkboard Pots

Inexpensive terra-cotta pots get a playful makeover with chalkboard paint; fill with everything from blooming bulbs to chunky succulents. Or use for budding seedlings — a chalk-scrawled note will help you remember which seeds you sowed.

Photo by: Marian Parsons

Marian Parsons

A perfect springtime craft, show your appreciation for Mom's green thumb by painting terra cotta pots with chalkboard paint. Get the kids involved, and have your kids draw pictures for Grandma using chalk.

Make It: Chalkboard Pots

For the Artsy Mom

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Take Mom's love for antiquing and transform one of her secondhand finds, like a doily, into a stunning dream catcher.

For the Traveler

DIY Large Scale String Art World Map

DIY Large Scale String Art World Map

Whether you’re a world traveler or you just got your passport, no one can resist this gorgeous world map with its intricate string art, playful color and large scale design.

Photo by: Brian Patrick Flynn, Flynnsideout.com

Brian Patrick Flynn, Flynnsideout.com

Showcase her love of traveling with intricate string art that's in the shape of a world map.

For the Wine Connoisseur

Spruce up Mom's favorite glass of wine by helping her concoct a spherical popsicle filled with brandy, grilled fruit, orange juice and mint. Sipping on this will be the perfect way to end her special day.

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