5 Preschool Activities to Make Your Mom Feel Special

Celebrating Mother’s Day is an exciting time for a small child. Children are always looking for ways to let their mother know just how much they love her. Giving her gifts or organizing some activities will make the day special for her.


The following five ideas will help the preschoolers show their appreciation to their mother for all that she does for them:

Organize a Special Mother’s Day Program

A special Mother’s Day program will help children to showcase their talents as well as show their mom how much they love and admire her. Children can recite poems or sing songs for their mother. They can also perform a small play imitating their mothers. 

Create a Bouquet of Paper Flowers 

Tissue paper, construction paper and piper cleaners are all that is needed to create a bouquet of paper flowers that mom can keep all year long. They won't wither away or discolor and can be set on the table for all to see.

Create Your Own Mother's Day Card

Little hands make the best cards. With a little construction paper and finger paint, a child can make their mom a keepsake that can be enjoyed for many years to come. They can even write a special message on the card to show their love.

Invite Mom to Brunch

Invite mom to a small brunch and allow the children to be the waiters and waitresses. Once the cookies and punch are served and the moms have what they need, the children can join them. This is the best way to bring the family together and spend quality time.  

Make Her a Coupon Book Full of Surprises

Coupon books are a fun way for children to show their love all year long. Coupons can be included that may be redeemed for a free hug, picking up the living room, dusting or any number of chores the child may be able to help with.

Say, "I Love You, Mom!"

It is a simple and effective way to make mom feel special because mothers keep taking care of their kids with full dedication. It can show mothers the gratitude and appreciation.

Craft a Photo Album for Mom

Kids can get crafty and create a photo album filled with memories of them and their mothers. Collect memorable photos and give them a personal touch by adding some quotes. Moms will love seeing these sweet memories and cherish them forever.

Make Tin Can Planters

Kids can decorate old leftover tin cans with paints and write “I love you, mom” on them with alphabet stickers or pen. They can then flower or other plants and gift them to their moms. Thanks to these customized planters, Moms’ gardens will be the most adored on the street.

Surprise Mom with Little Gifts

Moms are hands down the best! She never expects anything in return, but surprising her more often can be the supreme scheme. Also, gifts don’t need to be materialistic. It can be anything like you offering a hug or leg massage when she seems tired.

Paint Picture for Mom

Children can paint pictures of themselves and their mom together and gift them to their mothers. Moms are surely going to love it very much.

Spend Quality Time

Children can spend some quality time with their mothers and even help them out with various activities. This can be helping with chores or spending time at the park together.

Write a Letter to Mom

Kids write a letter to their mom and tell them how much they treasure them and how their pieces of advice bring a lot of good changes in their life.

The kid can also write poems to describe her importance. It's something she can keep and re-read for years.

Share Chocolates

Moms do so much for us. They spend their days with our happiness in mind. This may be the best idea to give mom a special treat that she will enjoy and remember!

Make this Mother’s Day special and memorable for mom and the whole family. 

Related Reading: Mother's Day: 5 Ideas to Make It Memorable


Dorothy Hastings

Dorothy Hastings is the Director of First School, which are three Preschool and child care centers located throughout Southern California. First School provides a hands-on approach to preschool education and child care programs that emphasizes all around child development. In addition to their intuitive academic approach, First School also focuses on developing a child's social skills and self-confidence, which is made possible in their intimate learning atmosphere.

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