Gift Ideas Kids Can Make

One of the most treasured aspects of Mothers Day is receiving a gift that your child has made. The gifts that we receive from out kids far outweigh any cost that may be involved, and these gifts become priceless to a mom. These gifts do not have to be expensive, and with a little bit of effort and a few supplies, you can help your kids make a gift for mom that is sure to bring a smile to her face and brighten up her garden.

Stepping Stones

Kids' Star Tile Stepping Stone Kit-My very favorite Mothers Day gift was a stepping stone that my son made for me one year. There are several kits available on the market today. The stepping stones are easy to make and your kids will enjoy making them. And mom? She will smile all year long each time she sees it in her garden.

Decorative Planters

Metal Planter - Glamour the Cat Planter - Great Mother's Day Gift!Find a decorative planter such as this metal planter. Let your kids pick out a few plants from your garden center and plant it up for mom. When they are finished, your kids will have an inexpensive gift that will be sure to bring a smile to mom’s face.

Bird Houses

Wood Model Kit-BirdhouseIf you are feeling adventurous, then help your kids make a bird house for mom. There are kits available for purchase and your kids will enjoy putting it together with your help and then decorating it for mom’s special day. It will bring hours of enjoyment throughout the year.

Plant Stakes

A relatively inexpensive idea is to make plant stakes for mom to use in the garden. With some popsicle sticks, glue and construction paper, your kids can make garden stakes or markers for mom to identify where seeds are planted. This short video will show you how:

Gifts for mom don’t have to be expensive. But she will absolutely love gifts that the kids make and that come from the heart. What are some of your ideas for gifts that kids can make for the garden?


  1. This is an excellent post! I made stepping stones for my mom one year. I will have to slip this one to my husband as a hint for next year because it’s too close to enjoy the surprise this year.

  2. Brenda Emmett says:


    I love stepping stones! Definitely slip this idea to your husband, but don’t have him wait for next Mother’s Day! Suggest it as a birthday present or even a Christmas present. You will still be surprised, because the creativity of your child or children will shine through. :)