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Best Mother's Day Gifts for Mom

Published May 04, 2015        by Matt

Best Mother's Day Gifts for Mom

Honor your mom this Mothers Day to show her how much you love her. Don't forget to shower her with gifts and hugs! Gifts can be as simple as a handwritten poem or as extravagant as a vacation. I have put together this post for you to give you some ideas and some unique gifts and gift baskets.


Send Mom a Bouquet She Can Eat!

Best Mother's Day Gifts for Mom

Thank your mom for all those cookies she baked for you with a beautiful cookie bouquet, cookie basket or cookie cake! Sent right to her door, she will love how amazing they look and how good they taste! The above Mother's Day Cookie Bouquets can be found on our Mother's Day category page.


Write A Poem For Your Mother

Write a special Mothers Day Poem for your mom and put it in a special frame.

To start your poem just jot down things that are special about your mother. The way she smells, the cookies she bakes, her warm hugs? Once you have those down then start putting them together in your poem. It doesn't have to rhyme, it's the meaning that counts.

A simple way to compose a poem is to put the word "MOTHER" in large letters vertically on a piece of paper, then using each letter to write something about your mom. For example: M = My best friend, O = Outstanding Cook, T = Teaches me how to love, etc.

Check out these free sites for inspiration:

Mother's Day Craft

Best Mother's Day Gifts for MomWhat you'll need:

  • 2 sheets of card stock, purple and light blue
  • White printer paper
  • Acrylic paint: purple, light blue, pink, red, white
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Printer
  • Pencil
  • Damp face cloth

How to make it:

  1. Print poem (below) onto white paper. We used the Comic Sans font.
  2. Cut poem out, curving edges around the poem making it look like a cloud.
  3. On a separate blank sheet of white paper, use pencil to lightly draw a heart and the word "MOM" above it.
  4. Cut the heart and MOM out, leaving about an inch border.
  5. Glue the heart drawing and the poem onto the purple card stock.
  6. Cut around the poem and the heart drawing, leaving a small purple card stock border on each.
  7. Glue both onto light blue card stock, poem at the bottom.
  8. Have child write their name and the year on the back of the blue card stock.
  9. Put small puddles of paint onto a paper plate, one puddle of each color except white. Make a second puddle of pink and add some white to it to make an even lighter pink. You should have 5 puddles of paint (purple, light blue, red, pink, light pink)
  10. Have child dip fingertips into puddles to decorate the heart and write MOM. Do the Ms in purple and the O in light blue. Use red, pink and light pink to decorate the heart. Use damp face cloth to clean off fingertips in between each paint color.
  11. Let the paint dry completely.

Fingerprint Poem

My dirty little fingerprints I've left on every wall

And on the drawers and tabletops, I've really marked them all

But here are some that won't rub off, I'm giving them to you

Because I'm thankful to have a mom that's just like you!


  • Construction paper can be used instead of card stock but will not be as sturdy. To add more strength, cover with clear Con-tact paper.
  • Use the print preview option on your printer before actually printing. This will allow you to see what the printout will look like without wasting countless sheets of paper.
  • Change the purple and light blue colors we chose to your mom's favorite colors. Simply match up two colors and use them for the card stock and the two paint colors for the word "MOM".

Crafts for Mom

Moms love something made from the heart!

Below are a few ideas on crafts to make for mom! Find these and more at Disney Family.

Photo Flower Bouquet

What you'll need:

  • Construction paper, various colors
  • Glue stick
  • Photos
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Green chenille stems, one for each flower
  • Optional: patterned paper

How to make it:

1. Cut photos into circles to be used as the center of the flower.

2. Cut simple flower shapes out of construction paper.

3. Glue photo circle to the center of the flower.

4. This step is optional: Glue construction paper flower to a piece of patterned paper. Cut around the flower giving your construction paper about a half-inch border of patterned paper.

5. Tape chenille stem to the back of your flower. Make sure the tape is secure by pressing onto the tape with your fingernail.

6. Trim ends of chenille to the length you desire, depending on what you are using as a vase. If making a handheld bouquet, don't trim the chenille; simply tie a ribbon bow around them all.


  • Instead of patterned paper, have children color white paper with various colored markers or crayons and use that as your border.
  • If you find it easier, instead of cutting around the border, trace it lightly first with a pencil, then cut.
  • Even the littlest of children can make this craft, simply help them by cutting out photos and flower ahead of time and have them help with the gluing and taping.

Fingerprint Flower Vase

What you'll need:

  • Empty glass jar
  • Enamel paint (purple, pink, yellow)

How to Make it:

1. First, be sure to read the instructions on the back of the enamel paint bottle.

2. Be sure glass jar is clean, dry, and all labels have been completely removed.

3. Have children dip their fingertips into the paint and dot onto the glass to form the petals of the flowers.

4. Repeat this process to dot on the flower centers--alternate the colors (purple flower, yellow center, pink flower, purple center, etc).

5. Let paint dry and cure according to directions on enamel paint bottle. This may require baking in the oven, or a longer alternative is air drying for up to three weeks before using.


  • Hold jar by the mouth to avoid bumping or grabbing any wet paint.
  • Acrylic paints can be used; however they will wash off if jar is washed. To protect it better you can spray entire surface with acrylic sealer, however this can diminish the shiny surface of the glass.

Send Mom a Wine Basket this Mother's Day

Best Mother's Day Gifts for Mom

For the moms who love the finer things in life, send them a wonderful basket filled with tasty treats and a bottle of their favorite wine! Delivered straight to their door, your mom will appreciate your thoughtfulness! Wine gift baskets can be found on our site.

When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child. - Sophia Loren

Pamper Mom!

Best Mother's Day Gifts for Mom

Check with your local Spa for gift certificates. She would love a day of pampering! For the busy moms, a spa basket is another great idea. Find the above Spa Baskets above on our site.

Spend the Day with Mom!

What does your mom like to do? A great way to show your mom you care is to spend the day doing something she loves. Here are just a few ideas:

  • Golfing
  • Browsing Antique Shops
  • Bowling
  • Wine Tasting
  • Shopping
  • Fishing
  • Spa Day
  • Day at the Beach
  • Going to a Movie
  • Gardening
  • Lunch at her Favorite Restaurant

For an extra special gift, you may want to book a weekend trip to a location your mom has always wanted to visit. It's a wonderful way to create new memories.

Personalized Tote Bags Make Great Gifts

Best Mother's Day Gifts for Mom

A personalized tote bag is a great gift for mom! She can use to to go to the gym, beach, book club or out for a day of shopping! A personalized tote is a gift they'll use for many years to come. Find more personalized tote bags at Wedding Favors Unlimited.

Simply Love your Mom

All moms really want to know is that we are not forgotten. Something as simple as a phone call or hug can bring a smile to our face! Above are some fun ways to say "Happy Mother's Day". But the single best way is "I Love You, Mom".

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