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Stay back home and use your creativity to make attractive crafts on Mother's Day. Go through this article for Mother's Day craft ideas.

Mother's Day Crafts

A time of celebration and commemoration of mothers, Mother's Day is observed on the second Sunday of May every year in most parts of the world. For the eternal and continuous love and affection that our mothers bestow upon us, this occasion gives us a chance to pay gratitude and appreciation to them. It is their loving nature, sheer love, and delicate care that makes mothers the most wonderful creatures on earth that God has ever created. And this is the reason as to why this auspicious occasion is celebrated with immense zeal and enthusiasm. Cards, flowers, teddy bears, jewelry, apparels, and handbags are some of the common gifts found in gift stores and markets around this season. While everyone is busy searching for the most beautiful and exceptional gift for their mother, how about you making an impressive and endearing gift at home, this year. Listed here are some easy and enjoyable crafts that you can make at home and present them to your mother on Mother's Day.

Mother's Day Craft Ideas

Bouquet of Handprints

You Will Need
  • Colorful Paper
  • Scissors
  • Pens or Colored Pencils
  • Small Dowels, Wooden Skewers, or Straws (to use as stems)
  • Green Craft Paint (optional)
  • Small Vase, Flower Pot, or Bowl
  • Craft Glue
  • Florists Foam
  • Trace out the border of each child's hand on a different colored paper.
  • Cut out along the line. Make as many handprints as you wish.
  • Ask your kids to write one thing he/she loves about his/her mother on each handprint.
  • Paint the dowels, skewers, or straws in green paint.
  • Glue the tops of the painted dowels behind the center of the handprints, using craft glue.
  • Place florists foam in the vase, pot, or bowl.
  • Insert the dowels in the foam and your bouquet of handprints is ready to be gifted to your mother.
  • You can add decorative grass or candies around the base of the flowers to make it more attractive and eye-catching.
Family Marble Magnets

You Will Need
  • Photographs of Family Members
  • Flat-backed Clear Marbles
  • Round Magnets
  • White Craft Glue
  • Scissors
  • Pick up photos that have all the family members with smiling faces, large enough to fit inside the marble.
  • Place the marble over the face in the photo and trace the outline with a pen.
  • Cut out the face along the traced line.
  • Squeeze some craft glue on your finger and apply a thin layer at the flat back of the marble.
  • Place the marble on the cut out face and press firmly to stick together.
  • Allow the glue to dry and glue a magnet on the back of each photo.
  • Let them dry.
  • Time to gift your mother the joys of a happy family.
Homemade Soap Bars

You Will Need
  • Glycerin Soap (clear or white)
  • Soap Dye (in colors of your choice)
  • Soap or Candy Molds
  • Microwave-safe Liquid Measuring Cup
  • Spoon
  • Popsicle Stick or Coffee Stirrer
  • Knife (adults only)
  • According to the size of the measuring cup, cut glycerin soap into 2-3 chunks.
  • Put a piece of glycerin soap in the measuring cup.
  • Microwave soap on high speed for 20 seconds. Follow up with 10 seconds interval, until the soap has melted.
  • If you wish to color the soap, add soap dye while heating the soap.
  • Add a few drops and stir with a spoon. In case you want a darker color, add more dye.
  • Pour the melted soap slowly in the mold and allow the soap to harden, for about 45 to 60 minutes. While some soaps harden faster, some may require more time.
  • Rinse the measuring cup and repeat again for different colors.
  • After the soap has hardened completely, pop it out from the mold. If you are unable to remove the soap, place it in the freezer for 10 minutes and try popping out again.
  • For a tie and dye effect, melt the soap without the color. Pour the liquid soap in the mold and add drops of color. Swirl with a coffee stirrer or popsicle stick.
  • If you want multicolor layers, pour the first color and allow the soap to cool until it forms a skin and enough to hold the second layer, for about 5 minutes. Pour the second color carefully and very slowly over the first one.