Mother’s Day Mason Jar

She lights up your life, now light up hers! Make a DIY Mother's Day gift with this painted mason jar craft.

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Supplies:

  • Crayola Washable Paint
  • Crayola Paint Brush
  • Crayola Take Note Permanent Markers
  • Mason Jar
  • Ribbon
  • Battery-operated String Lights

CIY Staff Tips:

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

Steps:

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Step 1

Cover mason jar with paint. Dry 1–2 hours. Add second coat. Dry 1–2 hours.

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Step 2

Use paint brush to lightly coat thumb with paint.

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Step 3

Place thumbprints around mason jar. Add more paint to thumb as needed. Dry 1–2 hours.

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Step 4

Draw firefly bodies on thumbprints with markers.

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Step 5

Add Mother’s Day message to jar with markers.

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Step 6

Wrap ribbon around neck of mason jar.

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Step 7

Fill mom’s mason jar with battery-operated string lights for a bright effect!

  • Occasion:

    • Special Occasions,

    • Spring,

    • Mother's Day

  • Age:

    • 4+,

    • 6+,

    • 8+,

    • Tween+


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