Mothers day is a special holiday when we take time to honor a very
special person in our lives... Many of us have Mothers, step-mothers,
grandmothers, aunts and sisters, daughters and daughter-in law that we
want to remember. We can thank Woodrow Wilson for making this day in May
a day to honor the important women in our lives. More cards are sent on
this day then on any other holiday.
Cards, gifts, flowers and dining out are just some of the ways we show our gratitude.
mothers day gifts are becoming more popular. During recessions, people
find more time to be creative. Not only is it necessary, it is therapy.
And of course, Moms have loved handmade gifts from the first drawing
her little one created.
Children are also being part of this
holiday, because they want to show their love for moms... They love to
make cards, draw pictures or even make a breakfast in bed for Mom.
the children that are a part of your life participates in this holiday
is important. You are teaching them to say thank you and to stop and be
appreciative to the women in their lives.
Making a simple craft can
be a lot of fun for the child. Something that could be a special
keepsake and also inexpensive is a silhouette of the child. This could
be a wonderful gift for new mothers
, grandmothers, aunts, step-mothers and
other important people in the childs life.
For this project you need:
A black card
A profile photograph
you will need to cut the backing card to fit your frame. Now you can
glue your photo onto the black card. Cut around the face and make a
curved line at the bottom of the picture. Now glue the photo onto the
backing making sure the photo is face down.
Let it dry and then put it in your frame. You have just completed a beautiful keepsake.
easy craft is something that most children can do with a little help.
There are many other ideas in magazines, the internet and from your
Handmade mothers day gifts make the holiday extra
special and help say I love and appreciate you to that special mother in