Choose Your Favorite Mother's Day Card Craft

by Karen & Grace Morris

Show your mom appreciation by making her a Mother's Day card craft. There are several to chose from. Each card is very easy to make. Most are simple cut and paste crafts that a preschooler or an older child will enjoy making. Mom is going to love them. ;) 

The pictures below will take you to the individual Mother's Day cards.

Mothers Day Card Craft

Tea Time Mother's Day Card Craft

teapot card

You will need;

  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Cardstock paper (your mom’s favorite color) to use in the printer
  • Individually wrapped tea bag or coffee, or hot chocolate
  • PDF Template of a teapot (opens in a new window)
  • Stickers, glitter, markers, or anything you want to decorate it with

Print the template on colored cardstock.

fold in half

After you have printed the teapot, fold the paper in half on the dotted line

cut out

Cut on the outside of the teapot. Cut the inside of the handle.

Now you can start singing “I’m a little teapot short and stout, here is my handle here is my spout…..”

decorate your card

If you used white cardstock color or paint the outside. Embellish the outside of the card with stickers or glitter.

You can also decorate your teapot by drawing flowers or squiggly lines. Or decorate however you want. Remember to make it pretty.

add teabag

Tape your tea bag to the inside of the card. Write “Happy Mother’s Day” inside. Another idea is to write a poem. You can make up your own or look online for Mother’s Day poems.

Wishing You a Happy Mother's Day Card

wishing you a Happy Mothers Day


  • Construction paper
  • Something to draw a 2 1/4 inch circle such as a 3 oz. Paper cup
  • A scrap of green construction paper
  • White tissue paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
draw circle and cut tissue

Fold the construction paper in half. Use the top of a 3 oz. cup. Use the paper cup to draw a 2 1/4 inch circle approximately 3 1/2 inches from the bottom of the card.

Cut a 3 1/2 inch green strip from construction paper. Glue to the bottom of the circle.

Cut several pieces of white tissue paper.

add the stem

Glue the stem below the circle.

wad the tissue

Wad the tissue paper to make balls.

glue the tissue balls to the flower

Glue the tissue balls inside of the circle to make a dandelion. Glue some balls going from the circle to the top corner of the card. 

write your message

On the front of your card write “Wishing you a.”

On the inside of the card write “Happy Mother's Day”

I Love You This Much

I love you this much

You will need;

  • White paper
  • Red or your mom's favorite color of construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
fold your white paper and make a heart

Fold the white paper in half. Fold in half again. You will have a long strip. 

Measure 1 inch from the top edge and make a mark. From this mark measure 3 inches and make a mark. When you cut, don't cut between the two marks.

Draw an angled line to the edge. The bottom of the line should be about 1 1/2 inches from the bottom edge of the paper.

Draw a rounded line on the top of the paper to make a heart shape.

cut out the heart shape

Cut on your lines. But don't cut on the fold. You should have a heart shaped card.

make the inside heart

Now make the inside heart. Fold a 12 by 4 1/2 inch piece of paper so that it measures 6 by 4 1/2 inches. On the fold draw half of a heart shape.

To make the arms start 1 1/2 inches from the top of the paper. Draw a 1-inch rectangle from the side of the heart to the cut edge.

At the cut edge draw a mitten shape with the thumb pointing down.

cut out the shape

Cut around the outside of your shape. You should have a heart with two arms.

glue the pink heart inside the the card

Glue the heart inside the card. Fold the arms to the center.

write you message

On the outside of the card write, "Mom I Love You"

On the arms of the card write, "this much".

I would Pick You Mother's Day Card

I would pick you Mothers Day card


  • Sheet of construction paper for card
  • Scraps of construction paper in different colors for flowers
  • Yellow construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Green marker 
  • Pen or Marker for message
fold the card and cut hearts

Fold the background piece in half to make a card.

Cut three or more hearts approximately 1 1/2 by 2 inches for the front of the card. Cut yellow hearts 3/4 by 3/4 inches for the flower's center. 

See below for the sizes of the inside hearts.

make the flowers for the outside of the card

Make three flowers for the outside of the card.

glue the hearts together to make a flower

The largest hearts are 2 by 2 inches of one color. Cut three hearts this size.

From a complementary color cut three medium-sized hearts 1 1/2 by 1 1/2 inches.

Cut three yellow hearts 1 1/4 by 1 1/4 inches for the center. 

Place one of the medium-sized hearts on the larger heart and glue. Glue the yellow heart to the center. 

Arrange the hearts to make a large flower.

Add a stem with a green marker.

Write on the outside of your card, “If moms (or mothers) were flowers”. On the inside of the card write, “I would pick you”.

Thank You for Showering Me With Love

showering me in love Mothers Day card

You will need;

  • Construction paper for the background
  • A scrap of blue or gray paper to make the cloud and raindrops
  • Scraps of colored paper to make a flower
  • Red or pink construction paper
  • Optional picture of child for the center of the flower
  • Optional blue marker 
  • Pen 
cut the pieces

Fold the background piece in half to make a card. 

Cut a 4 by 2 1/2 inch cloud shape from blue or gray paper. 

Cut several small tear shapes to make raindrops.

From yellow paper cut a circle 1 1/2 inches. You could also use a picture of the student.

Cut five tear shapes 1 1/2 inches long to make the flower's petals.

From green cut a 3-inch strip for the stem. 

glue the cloud and raindrop to the card make a flower and glue

Glue the cloud to the top of the card. Glue the raindrops under the card.

Glue the stem to the yellow circle. Glue the petals around the circle to make the flower. 

or use a blue marker to make the raindrops

If cutting the raindrops is too difficult for your child then have them use a blue marker to make lines under the cloud to represent rain.

write your message on the outside of the card

On the cloud write, “thank you for”

cut a heart for the inside

Cut a 5 3/4 inch wide by 4 3/4 inch long heart from red or pink paper. Glue the heart to the inside of the card.

On the heart write, ”Showering Me in Love.” Don't forget to sign your card.

Mother's Day card crafts are a great way to show your mom that you love her. I'm sure that you put a smile on her face when she saw your homemade gift.

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