Show mom just how much you care with the help of one of these Mother’s Day ideas poem or quotes. Choose from 15 sweet Mother’s Day quotes and poems.
15 Homemade Mother’s Day Ideas: Poems and Quotes Gifts
Take a moment to think of all the things your mom has done for you over the years. She’s been there for you for everything from your skinned knees as you learned to ride a bike to your broken heart after that jerk dumped you at the dance. Your mom is pretty great… am I right? As you contemplate the many (many) things your mom has done for you, trying to come up with a suitable Mother’s Day gifts idea probably seems pretty impossible. After all, what could you possible give your mom that would express the proper amount of gratitude? Trust me, the answer is not at the store. Instead, it lies in a homemade gift such as these Mother’s Day ideas poem and quote gifts.
Homemade gifts from the heart, that you put thought and time into, are the best possible way to show mom just how much you care. As a child, you may have thought she was only pretending to love that drawing you did, but the truth is she really did love it… because you made it. And while you may have never developed artistic skills to rival Picasso, your homemade gifts are still the best. Don’t believe me, just ask your mom! 😉 If you aren’t overly confident in your crafting abilities, you can still make your mom a tear jerker of a Mother’s Day gift. These Mother’s Day quotes and poems gifts are prime examples.
Mother’s Day poems and quotes are practically guaranteed to make mom reach for a tissue. They all try to inspire, show love and gratitude, and impress upon the reader just how fast time passes. All things you want a Mother’s Day gifts idea to say, am I right?
Below, you’ll find 15 of my favorite Mother’s Day ideas poem and quotes. Warning: You may not be able to get through this list of Mother’s Day inspirational poems and quotes without a few tears… so, grab some tissues and let’s get started finding the perfect Mother’s Day ideas poem and quotes gift for your wonderful, amazing mom!
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Okay, now on to the Mother’s Day ideas poem and quote gifts! 🙂
Sharebear Poem – Perhaps the sweetest Mother’s Day poems and quotes are the ones you come up with yourself. I wrote the above poem for my mom many years ago. (I called it “Sharebear” because her name is Sharon.) If you’re struggling with a bit of writer’s block, feel free to lean on the Sharebear Poem for your own mother. 🙂
Mother’s Day Bookmark – If your mom is a bit of a bookworm, be sure to consider this Mother’s Day quotes and poems gift. Not only does mom get a sweet message but she also gets a nice bookmark. Consider hiding this Mother’s Day gifts idea inside a book you buy for mom so that she’ll stumble on it in a few days and get a touching surprise.
“I Am Like a Flower” Mother’s Day Quote – Opting for the “traditional” gift of flowers this Mother’s Day? Take your gift up a notch by including this Mother’s Day inspirational poem. Tip: Instead of getting mom a simple bouquet from the store that’ll only last a week, pair this Mother’s Day poem idea with a living plant that mom can enjoy for years.
Thank You Mommy Mother’s Day Poem – This Mother’s Day ideas poem is perfect if you’re looking for something your little one can give to Mom or Grandma. Tip: Even if your kiddo isn’t able to write yet, this is still a great Mother’s Day poems and quotes for them to use. Consider making part or all of this Mother’s Day poem and quotes out of printable bubble letters and letting your little one color them in.
Walk With Me, Mama Mother’s Day Poem – Pair this sweet Mother’s Day quotes and poems with actual footprints from Mom’s kids or grandkids. A quick Google search will turn up all sorts of easy crafts that incorporate kids footprints. Tip: If a craft project is actually for handprints, just switch it around for little feet. Oh, and definitely put down some sort of protective covering on your floor… the last thing you want is a little one running around with paint on their foot! 🙂
“My Handprint” Poem – Write this Mother’s Day inspirational poem on a free printable card and/or pair it with a sweet homemade gift. Tip: There are lots of great Mother’s Day quotes and poems based gifts here.
“My Mother” Mother’s Day Gift – This template gives you a chance to write your own Mother’s Day poems and quotes. Simply come up with a sweet line or even a stand alone adjective that starts with the letter to the left.
Mother’s Day Bookmark – Here’s another cute bookmark that has a Mother’s Day poem idea on it. If you’re feeling brave, let the kiddos help out with the painting part of the project. Their little fingerprints will make it all the sweeter for mom. 🙂 Consider pairing this Mother’s Day gifts idea with an Amazon gift card (if mom is an eBook fan) or some physical books.
Printable Poem Flower Pot For Mother’s Day – Brighten mom’s day with this Mother’s Day ideas poem and a potted plant. Tip: If you’re feeling especially crafty, you may be able to actually print this poem on a flower pot. Look for a pot that you can apply chalkboard paint to or that you can write on with a permanent marker. Also, consider picking a flower that is mom’s favorite color.
Mommy Handprint Poem – Here’s another Mother’s Day quotes and poems gift that the kiddos can help out with. Tip: Don’t want to get messy? Instead of using paint on little hands, trace their hands and let them color and decorate them.
Craft: Mother’s Day Card and Canvas – Help mom keep this Mother’s Day poems and quotes gift safe by putting a magnet on the back of the card and butterfly so she can easily hang them on the fridge!
Pitter Patter of Tiny Feet Printable Poem – This is one of my favorite Mother’s Day inspirational poems. Dress it up by adhering the piece of paper (with the poem written on it) to a pretty piece of card stock or scrapbooking paper.
Mother’s Day Poem Handprint – With this Mother’s Day gifts idea, you can use paint or stamp ink for the little fingerprints. Tip: Make this homemade Mother’s Day poem idea a little more “permanent” by presenting it to mom in a pretty frame. Even if you’re on a tight budget, you can still swing this as you can pick up really nice (even antique) picture frames at your local thrift store or a yard sale.
DIY Mother’s Day Gift For Kids – Start a tradition with the help of this Mother’s Day quotes and poems gift. Each year you can give mom another tile with a sweet poem, well wishes, and the little one’s handprint. Tip: Be sure to put the year on each tile so that you can go back years later and reminisce.
“Fingerprint” Mother’s Day Poem Idea – Rounding out the list of 15 Mother’s Day ideas poems is this fingerprint Mother’s Day gifts idea. Don’t limit yourself to one fingerprint… feel free to let the little ones go wild! 😉
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