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Engaging Your Kids in Creating a Special Mother’s Day Surprise

Mother’s Day is a special time of year where we celebrate the one woman who gave us life. Even though the regular gift ideas may sound good on paper, there may be other options. What if you want to make it a special Mother’s Day to remember? You could surprise her with a gift that goes above and beyond.

It can be something that she’ll never forget. This guide will discuss what kids can put together in creating the best Mother’s Day surprise possible. Let’s get started now.

Cook a special meal for her

If Mom has a favorite meal, it would be awesome to make it for her. But here’s the caveat: young children will need adult supervision for this. Since it’s a surprise for Mom, it could be something Dad could get involved with (or even the grandparents, aunts, or uncles). So it has to stay under wraps.

Of course, someone has to take her out of the house for a bit. So make plans to distract her while the meal is being made. Getting other family members involved with the surprise will make it even better (and more possible to pull off).

An eCard that will last forever

Yes, Happy Mother’s Day cards that are digital have meaning. Especially when compared to its physical counterparts. It’s always a good idea to send a personalized message that she’ll enjoy reading over and over again. One of the best things about eCards is that they are paperless.

This means you won’t have to worry about wasting paper. These cards will stay on file forever. Plus, it’s a card that won’t take up too much space in Mom’s home. So if she’s the neat and tidy type, a digital eCard is something that she’ll appreciate a lot.

Arts and crafts gifts

Making a gift from scratch will always be a great idea. Especially when it’s something that can be created with love. Kids can choose an easy creative project that they can follow along on YouTube. Or they can follow a blog that offers them plenty of free patterns for crochet projects.

Whatever creative talent your kids may have, they can use it to their advantage. If they don’t have a lot of creative skill, no worries. There’s always YouTube tutorials that they can follow along. It can be simple, quick, and painless.

Moms always take pride in the creative work for their children. With drawings to her plastered all over the fridge, it’s a testament to how proud she can be of their works of art. It doesn’t have to be Picasso or anything like that. It can be done with their own personal touch.

After all, they’re doing these arts and crafts with love. And it’s something that will last a long time. Not to mention, many of these arts and crafts will require a few supplies. Plus, it won’t cost a lot of money either.

Final Thoughts

Kids can make a surprise last forever on Mother’s Day. Especially when it comes to following these three suggested ideas. Whether it’s cooking her dinner or sending a sentimental message, she’ll treasure it for the rest of her life. It can also be a family effort to show their appreciation for her too.

You can follow this list of suggestions or come up with something creative yourself. It’s all up to you. If you’re a father, grandparent, or older sibling - brainstorm a few ideas. Oh and you might want to keep it a secret from Mom so the surprise doesn’t get spoiled.