DIY Mother’s Day Flower

If mothers were flowers, you'd pick her. Let mom know how special she is with a DIY Mother's Day flower gift (plus, it's an easy Mother's Day craft for kids!).

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  • Crayola Construction Paper
  • Crayola No. 2 Pencil
  • Crayola Scissors
Crayola Bright Pop! Cardstock
  • Crayola Take Note Gel Pens
  • Crayola No-Run Washable School Glue
  • Crayola Washable Paint
  • Crayola Paint Brush
  • Photo of Child
  • Craft Stick
  • Clothespins

CIY Staff Tips:

For more DIY Mother’s Day cards, gifts, and decorations, see all of our Mother’s Day craft ideas.


Step 1

Sketch and cut out construction paper flower.

Step 2

Use paper flower and trace on cardstock. Cut out.

Step 3

Use gel pens to write Mother’s Day messages on construction paper petals.

Step 4

Add glue to middle of construction paper flower.

Step 5

Place cardstock flower on top to attach.

Step 6

Glue photo of child to middle of cardstock flower.

Step 7

Paint craft stick and clothespins to create stem and leaves. Dry 1–2 hours.

Step 8

Glue craft stick to back of construction paper flower. Attach clothespins to craft stick.

Step 9

Gently pull back cardstock petals to reveal surprise Mother’s Day messages!

  • Occasion:

    • Special Occasions,

    • Spring,

    • Mother's Day

  • Age:

    • 4+,

    • 6+,

    • 8+,

    • Tween+

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