Psst! Hey, all you dad’s out there: don’t forget that Mother’s Day is right around the corner! You may already have something planned for that special momma in your life, but how about the kids?

Especially for younger kids, homemade Mother’s Day gifts are the most thoughtful are sure to warm the heart of the special mom they are given to. Forget buying a gift, a homemade gift means so much more!

Homemade Mother’s Day gifts don’t have to be expensive or complicated. In fact, leftover jars of Randall Beans are the perfect vessel for creating kids gifts that are memorable, delightful and long-lasting gifts that their mother will cherish for years.

Try helping your kids make some of these simple jar arts and crafts for Mother’s Day this year! After a quick trip to your local hobby supply store, you and the kids will have a great time making these simple Mother’s Day gifts.


Jar Picture Frame Vase

Have a great picture of the kids with their mother? Use it as the centerpiece of this jar picture frame vase from Home Stories A to Z. All you need is a pretty paint color, some tape, a few other odds and ends and you are ready to make a darling vase using a simple glass Randall Beans jar. Once the picture in place, it can be easily swapped out whenever you want. Once it’s finished, the vase will look beautiful with some flowers or is a great LED candle jar.


Manicure or Pedicure in a Jar

Nothing says “I love you” to a hard-working mom like a little spa treatment! The Real Thing With the Coake Family has a fun idea for a spa kit in a jar that we really love! After a little work getting the jar looking fabulous, fill it up with some little bottles of lotion, hand scrub, nail clippers, nail polish, files and anything else you can think of for the perfect mini manicure or pedicure kit. She’ll love having this little gift to pamper herself with after a long day!


Handmade Lemon & Peppermint Hand Scrub

Why go out and buy an expensive lotion or scrub when you can make one at home? No, really! It’s easier than you think. All you need is an empty Randall Beans jar and this recipe from My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia. Simply combining Organic Coconut or Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Epsom, Peppermint Oil, Lemon Zest and Lemon Juice, you can make a homemade hand and foot scrub that momma will absolutely adore. Mix it all up and gift it in a jar with a little decoration to complete the package.


May Day Jar Gift

This adorable idea for a jarred hanging flower garden from Yesterday on Tuesday is one of our all-time favorite homemade Mother’s Day gift ideas. Best of all, it’s really, really easy. All you need is a small potted flower, soil, twine and wire to put it all together. These cute potted plants are perfect for hanging around the kitchen to brighten up the room. Oh, and these instructions even come with some cute printable tags to make it even more special.

Help your kids make some Mother’s Day gifts that the special lady in your life will never forget!

Our Randall Beans jars are the perfect item to use for fun homemade crafts for any occasion.

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