There are several free printables here that just need some color!
If you want to make Mother’s Day 2023 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.
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.
Fun, Folding Mother's Day Card Ideas
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
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
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 Fold-Up Flower Card
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
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
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.
Dried Flowers for a Topiary Card
This is a unique Mother's Day card idea! 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
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
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
You don’t have to be a crafting genius to stitch together these lovable cards for mom. In fact, it’s a perfect preschooler activity. String, card stock, and little 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
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
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 really make its mark!
A (Hand)made Card
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.
Veggie Print Mother's Day Card
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.
Like "turtley!" 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 that'll make mom smile. A few cuts and a few important deets from Sugar Aunts via Coffee Cups and Crayons will help you get it done.
Surprise DIY Bouquet
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
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!
with additional reporting by Taylor Clifton and Aimee Della Bitta