Posts Tagged "mother’s day"

5 Mother’s Day Coupon Book Ideas

Ah, the Mother’s Day coupon book. It’s an old school favorite. It’s easy, it’s fun and mom will totally appreciate it. Your crafty kiddo can get as creative as she wants, designing this DIY gift for mom on her special day. What can your child include? Brainstorm ideas and check out these kids’ coupon book activity ideas! Spa Day Make mom a coupon for an at-home spa day. This can include a homemade facial scrub, a manicure or a make-up session with the kids. No Dish Week Mom isn’t fond of doing the dishes after dinner. So, don’t let her....

Mother’s Day DIY Day Spa Ideas

Mom’s special day should equal relaxation, rest and fun! It’s Mother’s Day, and you want to help the kids do something that goes beyond a painted macaroni necklace. Not that mom won’t appreciate a piece of kid-created jewelry, but she might include a spa day at home even more. What can the kids do to give mom an afternoon of beauty and pampering. You can help the kids to mix up a facial scrub or mask with a few everyday items that you probably already have in the kitchen. Chocolate Sugar Scrub Mix a tablespoon of coco powder (the stuff...

4 Fun Mother’s Day Pancake Ideas

What better way to celebrate Mother’s Day than with breakfast in bed? And, what’s mom’s breakfast of choice? Pancakes! This is a special day. And, that means mom deserves more than the same ol’ pancakes. Spice up her typical breakfast, and check out these Mother’s Day pancake options! Fun with Fruit Mix mom’s favorite fruit into the pancake batter and cook up a festive treat. Blueberries, raspberries, peach slices and strawberries all work well in pancakes. Add to the sweet effect and top the breakfast dish with other types of fruit and a dab of whipped cream. Sundae Sunday Celebrate...

Mother’s Day Activities for Kids of All Ages

Make Mother’s Day magical with a day’s worth of parent-child activities! What can you do with your child on this very special day? Check out these fun-filled family ideas for kids in all age groups. Babies Your infant might not be ready to hold a conversation just yet, but the two of you can: Go for a stroll (literally, with the stroller) in the park. Snuggle on a soft blanket under a tree in the backyard. Rock and roll. Or, at least you can rock your baby as you groove (or soothe) to soft music. Toddlers Now that she’s up...

5 Mother’s Day Breakfast Ideas Kids Can Make

Celebrate mom on her special day (i.e., Mother’s Day) with a kid-cooked breakfast. Okay, so the kids don’t have to (and shouldn’t – depending on their ages) cook breakfast by themselves. But, they can help out dad (or a teen sibling) by measuring, mixing and plating the food. Check out these easy-to-make, kid-friendly Mother’s Day breakfast ideas! English muffin smiles. Decorate toasted muffins with a cut strawberry smile, a jelly nose and blueberry eyes (or a similar fruit-filled version). Pancake buffet. Whip up a batch of fluffy pancakes and bring mom a buffet of topping options. Try healthy choices (such...

Mother’s Day Vase Kids’ Craft

Are you looking for a crafty way to celebrate Mother’s Day? Kids can create a hand-decorated vase that they then fill with fresh cut flowers. This easy art activity is perfect for kids in preschool and up. Along with being a fun way to tell mom, “I love you” on her special day, it also doubles as a recycling/reuse project. Use a mason jar or wash out another type of glass jar (such as a spaghetti sauce jar) for this project. Materials: Glass jar Tissue paper Scissors Clear-drying school glue A paintbrush Instructions: Make sure that the jar is completely...

5 Family-Friendly Mother’s Day Ideas

May means celebrating the woman who matters most  -- mom! Mother’s Day is the perfect time to let that special lady know just how important she is. How can you make mom feel like she’s number one on her ‘day’? Check out these Mother’s Day activities for moms and kids to do together: Make a meal. Sure, you want to treat mom to breakfast in bed. But, isn’t it more fun to have the whole family cook together? Plan a menu of items that the kids can help out with too (that means mom isn’t the only one in the...