Are you looking for Mother’s Day art activities for kids? Did you want to do something quick and easy to set up? Here’s an idea: Let the kids do Mother’s Day Finger Painting. The beauty of finger painting is that it appeals to a wide range of kids ages. Finger painting is especially fun for kids in preschool and kindergarten. Not only do they explore art through touch, but they can also freely express their creativity without worrying about the correct ways of holding a brush or a pencil.
And just in case you feel the need for a more deliberate form of Mother’s Day Finger Painting, I’ve included Free Mother’s Day Printables that your kids can use as a guide. The images are in light gray color so that when the kids paint over it, the outlines blend in well. Some of these Mother’s Day Printables contain short poems for Mom or Grandma.
Mother’s Day Finger Painting
Here’s what you’ll need:
- Non-Toxic Paint
- White card stock or white paper or canvas
- Optional: Mother’s Day Finger Painting Free Printables
If the children are doing a free form Mother’s Day Finger Painting artwork, the choice of where to put the artwork is flexible. You can choose to do it on white card stock, to create a beautiful Mother’s Day Finger Painting card. Or the kids can paint on canvas or simply white paper then framed to give as a Mother’s Day gift.
How to make it:
Simply offer a variety of paint colors to the children. Then encourage them to dip their fingers in paint and then dab, dab, dab their fingers on the paper/canvas. Let them create something that mom will like for Mother’s Day. Most kids tend to make flowers for this occasion. But my son created a ‘watch’. It’s really up to their own creativity and imagination.
You can also print one of these Free Mother’s Day Printables. Click on the links below to get the Free Printable.
Click on the links below to get the Free Mother’s Day Printables…
Top Left: I Love Mom Flower Printable
Top Right: Fingerprint Hearts for Mom
Bottom Left: Fingerprint Hearts for Grandma
Bottom Right: Fingerprint Gift for Mom
Here are more Mother’s Day themed activities….
Making Mom a Bead Necklace – Homeschool Preschool
Free Printable Mom’s Day Card – Our Whimsical Days
Making Little Clay Bowls – Play & Learn Every Day
Kids in the Kitchen: Making Mother’s Day Cupcakes – Crafty Mama in ME
Mother’s Day You are Tea-Riffic Card – Sugar Aunts
Mother’s Day Book List– Something 2 Offer