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Fun Things to Do as a Family on Mother's Day

Make new memories with mom with experiences that promise to make her special day extra special!

Maria Bailey and Sarah Burns

fun things to do on mother's day


If we didn't know any better, we'd have thought Superwoman was based on all the moms out there making miracles happen every day! Our moms are our real-life superheroes. They raised us, shaped us, and made us who we are today. Mother's Day is a chance to recognize how wonderful our moms truly are, and it's also a chance for us to spend quality time together. Make special memories as a family by taking part in these fun-filled activities moms will love and cherish! 

Make Mom Breakfast In Bed

easy mother's day breakfast in bed recipes for kids


Kick off Mother's Day in the best way possible by making mom breakfast in bed! (It's a classic Mother's Day move for a reason.) These simple and easy Mother's Day breakfast recipes are perfect for kiddos looking to make mom proud in the kitchen.

Plant Spring Flowers



Connect as a family — and connect with nature — by planting a Mother's Day Flower Garden! Mother's Day happens to coincide with the start of gardening season, making this a perfect time to get planting. Choose your mom's favorite flowers — bonus points if they're the kind that are easy to care for. With any luck, they'll blossom year after year in your garden. Not a green thumb? No problem. You can make easy paper flowers with these DIY how-tos.


Get Outside



There's nothing better than getting outside on a beautiful spring day, and Mother's Day occurs at the very heart of the season! Flowers are blooming, temperatures are warming, and there are more sunny hours during the day. Lap up the sunshine by organizing a day out in nature with mom! Whether you take her on a scenic bike ride or a nature walk or prepare a beautiful picnic featuring some of her favorite treats, getting outside with Mom sure beats another day hanging out around the house.

Make a Family Collage



Creating a unique photo collage is a great way to show mom how special she is! Print copies of your favorite family photos and fondest memories with mom that will make her feel all warm and fuzzy inside, then choose how you want to display them. Hang photos on a piece of string using tiny clothespins by creating this DIY frame, or make photo collage letters that spell out LOVE. There are countless ways to make collages, but you can never go wrong with designing a photo collage on paper

Learn More About Mom



Just when you thought you knew everything there is to know about mom, discover things about her you never knew before by filling out this Mother's Day questionnaire! This is a fun way to test your knowledge of one of the dearest people in your life and an opportunity to learn something new.

Bake Cookies



Nothing beats homemade cookies! The sweet aroma that fills the air as they bake in the oven only adds the anticipation and excitement leading up to the first bite. These Butterfly Sugar Cookies taste as good as they look — each one a beautiful marbled masterpiece. Enjoy some quality time with mom in the kitchen baking these sweet, delicious treats. 

Have a Home Spa Day

Family spa day


Every mom could do with some much-needed R&R! They do so much for us, and Mother's Day is a perfect opportunity for us to treat them to a good pampering at home! These DIY spa treatments are easy enough for kids to prepare themselves using ingredients you already have. Who's ready for a DIY face mask or relaxing foot soak?

More Awesome Ways to Wow Mom

Mom is WOW upside-down — which just makes sense when you think about it, right? This Mother's Day, find dozens of creative, sweet, helpful ways to make your favorite moms say, "WOW!"