Mother’s Day

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Mother’s Day Gift Box

These boxes can be used to hold gifts such as jewellery or chocolate or can just be used as decoration. To make the boxes you will need: A small box (can be square, round or heart shaped) Scissors Paint Paintbrush Colourful pages from magazines or wrapping paper Pencil Glue Sparkly sequins or gems Ribbon Follow these simple steps: Paint the boxes a colour of your choice and leave to dry. Why not use your mum’s favourite colour! Cut out colourful or patterned paper to fit inside the bottom of the... Read More

mothers day flowers 08/03/2018
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Homemade Flowers for Mother’s Day

Celebrate your mum this Mother’s Day by giving her a beautiful bunch of handmade flowers. You will need: Sheets of coloured tissue paper Scissors Ruler Green pipe cleaners PVA glue Coin Glitter To make the flowers: Cut 2 pieces of tissue paper in different shades, each roughly 12cm x 50cm (you don’t need to be too precise when cutting). Place one directly on top of the other. Keeping the 2 pieces of paper together, accordion-fold, backwards and forwards along the entire length. To make round-edged flowers, draw around a coin... Read More

Lolly Butterfly crafts 15/03/2017
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Lovely Lolly Butterfly – Crafts

A lovely crafts idea – perfect for valentine’s day or mother’s day. Any mother would love to get this cute butterfly on Mother’s Day and the kids will love making it! All you need is the following: Red Card Thin card for Template Patterned Paper Scissors Glue Stick Pencil Lollipop Sparkly Pipe Cleaner Googly Eyes Black Marker Pen Sticky Tape How to make a Lolly Butterfly: Cut out two hearts onto red card. Using a pencil, draw a smaller heart onto a piece of thin card and cut out. Use... Read More

heart canvas collage kids crafts 15/03/2017
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Heart Canvas Collage – Crafts

A beautiful crafts idea – perfect for Valentine’s Day or Mother’s Day! Get the children to decorate a beautiful heart collage however they wish, as they get creative with their imagination and show their mum love this Mother’s Day. To make this you will need the following: Canvas (or Strong Card) Paints A Selection of Coloured Paper & Patterned Paper Buttons, Plastic Jewels & Small Decorations Sheet of Tracing Paper PVA Glue Paintbrush Pencil Newspaper Scissors How to make a heart canvas collage: Take a sheet of tracing paper and... Read More


Mother’s Day Art and Craft Resources

Mother’s Day or Mothering Sunday is celebrated on the second Sunday of March annually; this year, Mother’s Day falls on March 10 2013. Mother’s Day is a special day for celebrating mums, motherhood and the influence of mothers in our society.  Here at Early Years Resources we have a whole range of art and craft resources to create your own Mother’s Day gifts, cards and decorations.  Perfect for use in early years educational settings, primary schools, by childcare professionals and in the home. Mother’s Day Card Making Accessories These selection... Read More