If you want to make Mother’s Day 2024 extra memorable, you can’t go wrong with a homemade card. Since we know moms go gaga for all things heartfelt and handmade, we’ve rounded up the easiest, cutest Mother’s Day card ideas that kids can whip up themselves. They’ll pair perfectly with your Mother’s Day gifts! These are our favorite ideas that are sure to make Mom smile.

Looking for other ways to celebrate mom? Check out our favorite Mother’s Day Crafts you can make with your baby or toddler, last-minute Mother’s Day gift ideas, and easy brunch ideas for Mother’s Day.

Watercolor Shapes Mother’s Day Card

This one requires the use of scissors, so if your kids aren’t old enough, let them do all the painting and you do the cutting. Simple and sweet!

Tissue Paper Heart Mother’s Day Card

Is there anything more classic than a construction paper craft for Mother’s Day? They’re easy, sweet and take little time. We love that this is one of the easiest Mother’s Day card ideas for kids.

Personalized Picture Mother’s Day Card

This adorable idea is so personal! You can snap your kiddo blowing kisses or doing another cute pose, then let them decorate construction paper to their heart’s content.

Fun, Folding Mother's Day Card Ideas

an accordion card is a cute mother's day card idea
Sarah Hearts

When you have too much love for a standard card, bust out this awesome accordion idea from Sarah Hearts! As far as arts and crafts for kids go, this project is perfect—don't forget to customize it with Mom's favorite photos!

Coloring Page Mother's Day Card Idea

coloring page mother's day card idea
Sarah Renae Clark

Attention, little artists! Start collecting those crayons and get ready to color: these printable cards from Sarah Renae Clark are an easy and creative canvas to show Mom some love.

Cut Out Mother's Day Card

typography mother's day card ideas
Lovely Indeed

We love how these typography cards from Lovely Indeed spotlight Mom's superstar qualities. Whether she's a Mom Boss or makes a killer PB&J, these cards call out those qualities that make Mom so amazing.

Mother's Day Hedgehog Card

a picture of a hedgehog card, one of the cutest Mother's Day card ideas
Fireflies and Mudpies

This cute Mother's Day card is bright and cheerful and with the template from Fireflies and Mudpies, it's an easy craft for kids to do at home. It gives kids creative freedom to color as they see fit, and they can even glue the flowers on by themselves. 

Mother's Day Fold-Up Flower Card

Hello Wonderful

This Mother's Day card idea is a sweet surprise! You'll need to download the free flower envelope for tracing, but the rest only requires markers. Get the details from Hello Wonderful

Spa Day Mother's Day Card Ideas

Studio DIY

If anyone deserves to treat herself, it's Mom. That's why these cards from Studio DIY couldn't be more perfect—especially if you pair them with an at-home spa day.

Mother's Day Poem

writing a poem is a great mother's day card idea
Lil’ Luna

Give Mom a one-of-a-kind gift with this printable poem card from Lil’ Luna. Put your kiddo’s handprint on the front, then have them sign the inside—easy peasy.

Related: 15 Unique Gifts for Mother’s Day That She’ll Love

Dried Flowers for a Topiary Card

using dried flowers as a Mother's Day card idea
Make and Takes

This is one of the most unique Mother's Day card ideas we've seen! Grab some dried flowers and put together this sweet card from Make and Takes. Finish it off with white glue and a little drawing.

A Pretty Printable Card

printable mother's day card ideas
Weekend Craft

If you’re not the crafty type, go for this printable from Weekend Craft. It’s as easy as getting some cardstock, cutting it down to size, and adding a personal note inside.

Handmade Mother's Day Map Card

The Artful Parent

We heart this rainbow painting project aspiring artists can make for mom on her special day. The Artful Parent is where you’ll find out how to create this card that’s meant to be treasured.

String Heart Mother's Day Card

String heart mother's day card idea
Hello Wonderful

You don’t have to be a crafting genius to stitch together these lovable cards for mom. It’s a perfect preschooler activity. String, card stock, and helping hands are what it takes to wind up this Mother’s Day project without breaking a sweat. Get the details at Hello Wonderful.

Giant Mother's Day Card

a giant mother's day card idea
The Merry Thought

Finally, a card that's big enough to match your little one’s love for Mom. Find out how to assemble this larger-than-life, undeniably stylish option at The Merry Thought. It's perfect for a Mother's Day picture! 

Mother's Day Bookmark

Mother's Day bookmark
Make and Takes

Even if mom's not a bookworm, she can still find a special place for this photo collage in disguise. Use a photo booth fave, or crop some silly selfies to take center stage on the front, then follow the tutorial at Make and Takes so your card will make its mark!

Veggie Print Mother's Day Card

Mum in the Madhouse

Let your veggies pull double duty this Mother’s Day with a creative rose print card designed by Jen from Mum in the Madhouse. Whether your mini-me pairs this beauty with a sweet-smelling bouquet to match, or pens flowery best-mom-ever sentiments inside, it’s an easy option mom is sure to love.

Cute Turtle Card for Mom

coffee filter turtle mother's day card
Sugar Aunts via Coffee Cups and Crayons

With just a few items you probably already have in your pantry, you can create this turtle-themed card, one of our favorite Mother's Day card ideas to make mom smile. The tutorial from Sugar Aunts via Coffee Cups and Crayons will help you get it done.

Related: To the Mother of a Child with a Disability This Mother’s Day

Surprise DIY Bouquet

paper flower bouquet Mother's Day card
Fireflies and Mudpies

This adorable flower bouquet by Melissa from Fireflies and Mudpies is not only easy to make, but it also has the sweetest printed message on the inside of the vase. 

Bouquet of Hearts Card

Make and Takes

Break out the construction paper and ribbon to craft this colorful card from Make and Takes. We love the cool 3D effect of this one!


A (Hand)made Card

a handprint bouquet is a cute Mother's Day card idea
The Trendy Treehouse

No matter how many kiddos are part of your crew (one, two, three, or more) this classic paint and press will come in handy. Have each kiddo make his or her own card or combine handprints of different sizes and colors into one beautiful bouquet. Get the deets at The Trendy Treehouse.

with additional reporting by Taylor Clifton and Aimee Della Bitta



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