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17 Easy Mother’s Day Crafts for Toddlers to Make! {perfect for 2-5 year olds}

17 Easy Mother’s Day Crafts for Toddlers to Make! {perfect for 2-5 year olds}

Looking for some easy Mother’s Day crafts that a toddler can do? We’ve rounded up some really cute ideas that are perfect for preschoolers and little hands.

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Mom will love getting one of these handmade gifts and they can be a keepsake forever!

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All About My Mommy

This All About My Mom printable pack would be perfect on its own or to add to a handmade gift or card! My kids get a real kick out of answering these questions- and you’ll get a kick out of their hilarious answers 🙂

If you want one that includes grandma, click here!

Fingerprint Heart

Your little one will love doing this craft. It involves paint, fingers and smushing said paint and finger onto a canvas.

Supplies needed:

  • Mini canvas and easel
  • Paint
  • Sticky back plastic/ contact paper
  • A heart shaped cutter to draw around
easy toddler fingerprint heart keepsake idea for valentines day or mothers day.  FREE PRINTABLE POEM. Kids craft for toddlers, preschoolers, babies, eyfs
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Mother’s Day Dandelion Card

Using Q-tips and paint, your toddler can create this simple but beautiful Mother’s Day dandelion card for momma.

Supplies needed:

  • Cardstock
  • Washable kids paint
  • Craft scissors
  • Q-tips
  • Permanent marker
  • Fine point permanent marker
mother's day dandelion card- toddler at play (1)
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RELATED: 10 Easy Flower Crafts for Toddlers

Handprint Flower Picture Frame

Create some memories (and giggles) by tracing your toddler’s handprints for the flowers. Use a favorite picture for a cute keepsake.

Supplies needed:

  • Picture frame
  • White card stock
  • Pom poms
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Acrylic Paint & brush
  • Photo
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Doily Vase Flower Craft

Your toddler can help paint the doily and glue the flowers together to make these super cute flower bouquets!

Supplies needed:

9th February 2018 by Kate Williams 3 Comments


Not going to lie, I am more than a little bit in love with this super sweet doily vase flower craft, it’s super cute right? (Although is it a vase or a bouquet? Either works for me!) It includes doilys which are my new favourite super cheap material and it’s perfect for spring or Mothers Day. And it’s pretty – did I mention that? Ok, let’s get on with how to make this easy flower craft.

doily vase flower craft for kids preschool


  • Doily
  • Watercolour paints
  • Craft sticks / popsicle sticks
  • Coloured card
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Pompoms
doily vase flower craft for kids preschool
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Monoprint Heart Cards

Your little one will have such fun painting these monoprint heart cards! You may need to help with cutting.

Supplies needed:

  • tin foil
  • paint sponge or roller
  • paint
  • Q-tip
  • white paper
  • mixed media paper
  • scissors
  • glue
  • black marker
Easy heart cards for kids to make for Mother's Day for mom and grandma. Easy craft for preschoolers. Perfect for Valentines. too. | at Non-Toy Gifts
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Preschool Mother’s Day Card

Have you ever tried creating pictures with tape? Get as messy as you want and the outcome will still look great.

Supplies needed:

  • Card stock
  • Painters tape
  • Stamp ink or fingerpaint
super cute and easy to make, Mothers Day Cards for Kids to Make with painters tape and a washable ink pad
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Butterfly Handprint Card

Supplies needed:

  • Colored Cardstock
  • Small Googly Eyes
  • Black Fine Sharpie
  • Pom Poms
  • Felt or paint for decorating the wings
  • Glue
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Mother’s Day Teacup Card

The flower in the center of this teacup craft is made with fingerprints making it extra special.

Supplies needed:

  • Teacup printable
  • Finger paints
  • Teabag
  • Mother’s Day poem
Mother's Day Poems and Printable Craft
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Handy Hand Towel

Handprints with fabric paint make this easy hand towel a perfect gift for Mother’s Day.

Supplies needed:

  • Assorted fabric paints
  • Hand towel
  • Cardboard
  • Foam brush
  • Paper towels
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Easy Coffe Filter Tie Dye Flowers

This one is great for toddlers because they just need to go crazy with the markers.

Supplies needed:

  • washable markers
  • coffee filters
  • pipe cleaners
  • pipette or spray bottle of water
  • used paper
coffee filter tie dye flower craft
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Salt Dough Fingerprint Keychain

Your toddler will love pressing their fingerprints in the salt dough and they might have fun stirring too!

Supplies needed:

  • One and a half cups of plain flour
  • Half a cup of table salt
  • One tablespoon of vegetable oil
  • Two-thirds of a cup of water
  • Star shaped cutter – ours is from the bottom of a measuring spoon but a biscuit cutter or something similar would be fine
  • Metal keyring
  • Pen / pencil
salt dough fingerprint keyrings
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Heart Footprint Keepsake

This one is fun for everyone. And such a great memory- tiny feet and toes.

Supplies needed:

  • Salt dough
  • Acrylic paint
  • Tape
  • Sharpie
Heart Foot Print Keepsake
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Handprint Lillies

Why is hand tracing such a hoot with toddlers? It always seems to incite giggles.

Supplies needed:

  • pencil
  • scissors
  • white and green paper
  • straws
  • yellow pipe cleaners
  • sticky tape
Hand print lilies for Mother's Day
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Paper Plate Mother’s Day Craft

Little ones will love spreading the paint around with a pom pom and clothespin with this simple Mother’s Day craft.

Supplies needed:

  • paper plate
  • paint
  • pom pom
  • wooden clothespin
  • contact paper
  • pencil
  • craft knife
  • black marker
Easy paper plate Mother's Day craft for kids. | at Non-Toy Gifts
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Mosaic Dyed Pasta Craft

Let your toddler go wild with their design and create a beautiful mosaic for mom.

Supplies needed:

  • Clay
  • Small pasta dyed in various colors
  • Optional: clay tools, toothpicks, etc. for adding texture to your design
Dyed Pasta Mosaic Art Project for Kids~
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Handprint Flowers

Handprint crafts make for an easy craft and a very sweet memory.

Supplies needed:

  • Flower pot or vase template
  • White craft paper
  • Green craft paper
  • Yellow craft paper
  • Background paper
  • Green Paper Straws
  • Glue
  • Tape
  • Craft paint
  • Pencil
Adorable Mother's Day handprint craft and Free Template for children to make: You can choose a flower pot or a flower vase to put handprint flowers in that were made by Mom’s favorite kids
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Easy Mother’s Day Crafts for Toddlers