For Dads! 16 Last Minute Mothers Day Activities


Attention all Dads!! Here are 16 last minute Mother’s Day activities and free printables for Mom.  You’ll surprise and blow Mom away with your thoughtfulness this Mother’s Day. And yes, most of these ideas activities, cards, coloring pages, and activities you can quickly print out Sunday morning in a pinch.  Mom or Grandma will never be the wiser. {snicker}

{{Quick!  Mom’s forward this link to your man STAT! He’s going to wish he had it come Sunday morning.HA!}}

All of these ideas were also featured over on the Tip Junkie Mother’s Day site and has 100+ more crafts, flowers, homemade gifts, and fun activities.

Free Printables

Free Printable's for Mother's Day

1.  Mother’s Day Newspaper Card {Kids Mothers Day Cards} – This printable Newspaper card is ready for your little one to personalize for a special gift.  Draw a picture and fill in some information about what makes  her special and this free printable becomes a special article about the World’s Best Mom.

2.  Free Printable ‘You and Me Book’ for Mothers Day – This little book lets her know just why she is so special. Just download the template and let your kids do the rest.

3.  Mother’s Day Coupon Book {Printables for Mother’s Day} – She will love these personalized Mother’s Day coupons.  Fill in the blank on each of these beautiful cards with the gift of love that you want to share with her.

4.  You’re the One Whom I Adore {Kids Mother’s Day Cards} – Print this card and let the kids decorate it for Mom on her special day.  Includes a place for a special message and picture.

Presents Kids to Make

Presents Kids to Make

5.  Wheel of Affection Card {printable} – At a loss for words? This clever wheel-shaped card lets you tell her just how great you think she is.

6.  #1 Best Mom Award {mothers day coloring pages} – A fun little ribbon award that any child can color and cut out for a nice homemade gift on Mother’s Day.

7.  Worlds Best Mom Diploma {mothers day coloring pages} – Print, color and fill in our new Coloring Diplomas – they make an original gift which is sure to go down well with the World’s Best Mom!

8.  All About Mom {Mother’s Day Presents for Kids to Make} –  This cute printable is a perfect gift for kids to fill out.  A fun activity that can be done with Dad or at school.

9.  Mommy’s Many Hats {Mothers Day Preschool} – Little ones will enjoy coloring the many hats and will feel extra special being able to present her with this handmade gift.

I ? Mom

I You Mom! Family Picture {photography}

10.  I Heart You Mom! Family Picture {photography} – A creative way to capture your children for a fabulous and memorable picture (or card) for Mother’s Day for Grandma.

Mother’s Day Brunch

Mother's Day Brunch

11.  Mother’s Day Paper Tulips {Easy Craft for Kids} – A bouquet of these cute tulips is a sweet gift for kids to make for Mother’s Day or they can make individual tulips as place cards for your Mother’s Day brunch.

12.  Free Mother’s Day Breakfast Printables {Mothers Day} – Mother’s Day is this weekend and if you are still looking for a quick and easy way to add a special touch to the day for Mom, these printables are a great way to personalize breakfast in bed with notes and memories written on flags.

13.  Room Service Door Hanger {Mothers Day Printable Menu} – A good Mother’s Day always starts with breakfast in bed.  Make the tradition even more fun this year by letting mom choose her breakfast with this Room Service Door Hanger.

Brunch Recipes

Last Minute Mothers Day Activities

14.  Strawberry White Chocolate Mouse Crepes {Mother’s Day Recipe} – Treat mom to something special for breakfast this Mother’s Day.  These strawberry white chocolate mouse crepes are just the special she deserves.

15.  Bacon and Cheese Egg McMuffin Cups {menu and breakfast} – A delicious homemade version of a fast food favorite, this recipe is easy enough to let the kids make mom for breakfast while Dad watches and Mom sleeps in.

16.  Breakfast Sandwich {Mothers Day Recipe} – This sandwich is like breakfast, lunch and dinner all in one.  It is the combination of a BLT, and egg, and a grilled cheese sandwich and it is the perfect way for mom to start off her morning.

Thanks Ladies. I just adore these Mother’s Day activities and recipes they are amazing! Feel free to grab my “I was featured on Tip Junkie” blog button. You earned it! {{knuckle bumps}}

If you have a holiday tutorial over on your blog, we’d love to see it! Feel free to leave the blog link in the comments or on the Tip Junkie Facebook page. Or if you’re looking for a specific theme, let me know! I’ll be happy to find it for you. {{I’ve got your back!}}

Tip Junkie ~ Laurie Turk

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  1. These are so cute and simple! Another idea is to have a home spa day for her! Mothers love that, especially if the kids can either be out or are told to let mom have her space. There’s a cool and easy recipe for a home spa recipe on CoffeyBuzz that would be great.

  2. Happy Mother’s Day~!! I’ll give my mom a luxury Tissot wristwatch as a gift for Mother’s Day~

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