Making a Marvelous Mother’s Day

The birds are singing, the flowers are blooming, and a certain Sunday is just ahead. So, what are you getting that amazing mom for Mother's Day? You don't have to spend a lot, but you do need to remember her in a special way. If you have brothers and sisters, or at least a very loud voice yourself, you can serenade your mom as you bring her breakfast in bed. Look here for songs for little ones. Older kids might want to check out Rise Up Singing, a group song book with the words to lots of old favorites.

Not a singer? Time to get crafty and make her something to treasure, or you can give her coupons for treats mothers love. Sometimes the best way to celebrate Mother's Day is to spend some time just with her, sharing a book that the two of you will enjoy.

Still searching for a great gift idea? The websites listed below have crafts, culinary creations, and "instant" presents to put a smile on mom's face.

On the Web

20 Easy Mother's Day Recipes That Kids Can (Mostly) Make
While these recipes do suggest grown-up supervision, there are fun tasks for different ages and sweet or savory recipes to suit different tastes.

DLTK's Mother's Day Crafts for Kids
Recipes, crafts, cards, and poems to help make the day special for a special mom.

Green Mother's Day Crafts for Kids
So many ways to recycle/upcycle for fun Mother's Day surprises!