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Mothers Day Poems for Kids and Gift Ideas
It’s time to help the kids celebrate their moms with these cute Mothers Day poems for kids. Now, more than ever, because we’re all forced to stay at home, we need to get creative with gift ideas for moms. Along with poems and songs, I’ve also included Mother’s Day gift ideas.
Mothers Day Handprint Poem
Mother’s Day gifts don’t have to be elaborate and fancy to express appreciation and love. Instead, try this adorable printable handprint poem for mom from the kids.
HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY
“I know you wipe some away,
But these prints are here to stay.
So, keep them forever,
A treasure they will be.
Happy Mother’s Day, Mom!
This easy Mother’s Day craft will be cherished for years to come, and it costs next to nothing to make.
If you are doing remote learning, you can share the printable poem file with the families as a gift, and let them trace the kids’ hands, or paint and make a hand print.
You will need the printable Mother’s Day poem for kids, 1-2 paint colors, paintbrushes, a paper plate, wet paper towels, and a pair of adorable little hands.
To get started, I let my daughter pick out the paint colors. She had the option of choosing one or two. Of course, she choose 2 – pink and purple.
Next, we prepped our area to avoid getting paint everywhere. If you are tracing the kids hands, and letting them color them in with markers, it won’t be messy at all. We simply put a small amount of paint onto a paper plate, and got two paint brushes.
After reading the Mother’s Day poem for kids, it was time to start painting. I simply used the brushed one of the colors onto the palm of her hand using the paint brush. Then, carefully put her hand into the open space to leave a hand print.
To finish this easy Mothers Day craft, I repeated the process on her other hand using the other color she had selected. That’s it…easy peasy – lemon squeezy!
Mothers Day Poem for Kids to go with Flowers
This is the perfect time of year to plant and grow flowers. Kids love planting flowers, caring for them, and watching them grow. Below is the perfect Mother’s Day poem to go with a flower.
I am like a flower
that is raised
with love by you.
You help me grow up
big and strong,
thanks for all you do!
Sherrie L. said, “Made a perfect gift!”
Patti G. said, “Used as poem for inside Mother’s Day cards the students made.”
Rachel S. said, “We planted a flower for my students moms and this went perfect. We used this in a card. Thank you!”
Samantha R. said, “This is so adorable, my parents loved it.”
Get your Mother’s Day poem to go with flowers, HERE.
Any potted flower, or a kid-colored styrofoam cup full of dirt and a tiny sprouted flower, will make any mother happy! Moms typically appreciate the thought and simplest jester of appreciation. If you’re looking for activities to go along with your planting activities, check out my blog post, Flowers and Plants Writing Activity for Kids.
Mother’s Day Song
If you’re looking for a poem from a daughter, a mom poem from son, or a poem to mom from both kids, I’ve got you covered with this Mommy poem.
Mommy, Mommy, I love you.
Thanks for all the things you do.
I love you
And you love me.
That’s the way it should be.
Mommy, Mommy, I love you.
Thanks for all the things you do!
This Mother’s Day song, sung to the tune of “twinkle twinkle”, also makes the perfect Mother’s Day poem for kids. When you click HERE to get this Mommy poem, you will get ALL 3 versions, shown below.
Mom poem from kids
Mom poem from daughter
Mom poem from son
Mother’s Day Gift Ideas
Even though we are #safeathome from this pandemic, you can order these kits to work on together, with your kids. They make great Mother’s Day gifts to do with your child!
Or, if you’re interested in easy Mother’s Day crafts for kids, you can check out my blog post below.
Flower Planting Kit
Jewelry Making Kit
Based on amazon reviews, these were considered best overall. This would be a great project to either give your kids and let them create their own special gift, or as a project to do together.
Let your kids use this pottery kit for beginners to make a special keepsake Mother’s Day gift. I suggest some adult supervision 😉
Indoor Herb Garden
This bird feeder was rated Top Year-Round Bird Feeder on amazon. My husband recently put a bird feeder outside my office window, and I LOVE IT! He added the songbird seed mix so I could see the yellow finches.
Simple, homemade, Mothers Day gifts from kids are the best! Enjoy teaching your kiddos these Mothers Day poems and songs as an extra way to say I love you! Happy Mother’s Day, friends!
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