Posts Tagged ‘Mother’s Day crafts’

Mother’s Day flower corsage craft

Wednesday, May 6th, 2009

Mother's Day corsage

Mother's Day corsage

Preschoolers can make this pretty corsage and present it to mom on Mother’s Day!

What You Need: 2 jumbo-size muffin tin liners; 2 regular (cupcake) size liners; red marker; section from egg carton; yellow paint; green pipe cleaner; paintbrush; scissors; adhesive (glue, stapler or tape).

How to Make It: Paint egg carton section yellow and let dry. Have children cut into the ruffled sides of the liners, from the edge to where the ruffled part ends. They can make cuts about 1/2″ apart, or make designs or whatever they’d like. Run red marker around edges of each liner. Stack liners and secure in center with stapler or glue. Bend pipe cleaner into leaf shapes and secure on back with stapler or tape. Glue or tape yellow egg carton section to center.

Baby Food Jar Candle Holder for Mother’s Day

Thursday, May 10th, 2007

What You Need: baby food jar, colored tissue paper, scissors, paint brush,white glue, ribbon, votive candle.
Tissue Paper Jar Candle supplies
How You Make It: Pre-cut 4 or 5 colors of tissue paper (or supervise preschooler with safety scissors) to about 1″ in size. Water down some white glue. Apply glue to baby food jar. Place tissue paper over glue. Paint over tissue paper to secure. Once dry, tie neck of jar with pretty ribbon and insert votive candle for Mom.
Tissue Paper Jar Candle for Mother’s Day
“We tried it” tip: Paint the glue over the tissue paper gently, or the paper may tear. If it tears, just peel it off or go with the wrinkled look!
Suggested Storybook: I Like Noisy Mom Likes Quiet: A Mother’s Day Story