Fun and Easy Mother's Day Arts & Crafts Ideas

If you are looking for an activity to do with your family this Mother's Day then our arts and crafts kits will entertain adults and children alike. From papercraft to jewellery workshops, painting to embroidery, all of our crafty kits offer you and your little ones the opportunity to bond and learn a new skill!

Here at Birdkids, we source the best in children’s crafts, choosing those inspired by nature and the world around us. In this blog post, we share some of our favourite easy and accessible arts and crafts ideas that are fun for the whole family.


Painting is something that all children enjoy, which is why we stock a fantastic range of paint sets and kits dedicated to this area. Our kids painting sets are extremely varied, ensuring that you can find something to suit your needs.

Neon Pebble Painting Kit

This Neon Pebble Painting Kit from Buddy & Barney contains everything you need to get started on your pebble painting journey! The wonderfully illustrated step-by-step instruction book contains 10 tutorials to help you get started and the super bright neon paints will make sure your pebbles will stand out.

Djeco Silk Scarf Painting Workshop - Sparrows

This Djeco silk scarf painting workshop is a really inspiring new activity for older children. The kit contains all you need to create a Sparrow themed silk scarf including 5 bottles of fabric paint. The box extends to form a frame to ensure the length of printed silk remains taut whilst being painted. This is the perfect gift for a creative child.

Fingerprint Buddies Art Kit - Dinosaur

Create lots of amazing dinosaur fingerprint buddies with this fun art kit from Buddy & Barney. This fingerprint art set contains everything you need to create lots of fun pictures using your fingers and the included ink pads and comes in a printed box with a slide-out drawer for easy storage.

Paper Craft & Origami

A simple yet highly rewarding pastime for your child to get their hands on, the possibilities of papercraft are as endless as they are indescribable. Our selection of papercraft, including the still newly regarded art of origami, range from funny folded models to intricately designed machines that really move!

Create Your Own Pet Hospital

Create your very own pet hospital with this fun craft kit from Clockwork Soldier. Budding vets can first build the hospital and then decorate it using the stickers, furniture and characters provided.

Once ready for business, you can help the little animals in the treatment rooms. Why not make your own paper pets to add to your patients?! With no glue or scissors required, this is the ideal rainy day, mess-free activity for your little ones.

Djeco Do it Yourself - Sweet Windmills

Create colourful paper windmills with this creative do it yourself craft set from Djeco. This fun DIY kit is perfect for children aged 5+ years and can be used to teach your child about renewable energy and how windmills work.

The set includes 8 laminated paper sheets, 4 wooden sticks, 4 connectors and 1 instruction booklet. Simply pop out the coloured pre-cut shapes, attach them to the wooden handles then head outside in the wind to watch them spin!

Make Your Own Bird & Butterfly Pop Up Cards

This craft kit from Clockwork Soldier contains all you need to create twelve individual pop-up cards with matching envelopes and stickers. Six of each area pre-printed and six can be coloured in.

Great for any occasion, these lovely cards can be folded into little bird and butterfly charms to decorate your desk or room, as an enchanting keepsake. With no glue or scissors required, this is the ideal mess-free activity for you and your little ones.

Jewellery Making

Create your very own beautiful handmade jewellery with our range of jewellery making kits. The perfect activity for mums to do with their little ones, all of our jewellery workshops come with everything you need to make gorgeous necklaces, bracelets, headbands, rings, hair clips and more!

Djeco Jewellery Workshop - Hearts

Get into jewellery making with this Fancy Beads Jewellery Workshop from Djeco. This set is perfectly designed for little hands and fingers, helping to develop coordination and dexterity.

Create your very own handmade jewellery with this set that features pretty beads, jewellery thread and illustrated heart pendants to complete your work of art. All presented in a neat sturdy box for safe storage.

Djeco Magic Plastic Jewellery Making Set - Sweet Treats

A fun jewellery kit with all you need to make 2 colourful necklaces. The magic plastic pieces are pre-cut with holes punched in them and ready to colour with coloured pencils. When the colouring is complete, the pieces are briefly baked in the oven. Once cooled, they can be threaded onto the length of cord to make a really attractive necklace. The kit includes full-colour detailed instructions.

Sewing & Embroidery

Introduce your little one to a new skill with our wonderful Sewing & Embroidery kits and workshops. From simple cross stitch kits to fun and creative sewing kits which make adorable toy dolls, our range of embroidery sets is perfect for young children and beginners of all ages.

Avenir Sewing Doll Kit - Unicorn

Sew a cute and trendy unicorn friend that is 25cm tall with this Sewing Kit from Avenir. Follow the included simple instructions to make your adorable unicorn plush toy.

This sewing kit is great for fine motor skill development and perfect for parent-child interaction. The instructions will teach your child a range of different sewing techniques.

Djeco Embroidery Sewing Workshop - Fashion Week

Perfect for children that are interested in fashion and the art of embroidery, this beautiful fashion week kit is an introductory embroidery kit for children to embellish a stylish outfit. The kit contains everything you need to make a beautiful fashion design textile picture.

Avenir Cross Stitch Kit - Elephant

A fun and easy cross stitch kit for children that is a great way to introduce your kids to cross stitching whilst developing their fine motor skills and creativity. They can create an adorable cross stitch elephant masterpiece with this kit which comes complete with the animal template, needle and yarn.

Drawing & Colouring

Within our children’s colouring selection you’ll find a variety of top brands including Rosie Flo and Djeco, who's products ensure that your child can have fun and be creative at the same time. You can browse our crayons, colouring sets and creative workshops to find something that will keep your children entertained for hours and hours, all whilst improving their artistic imaginations and skills.

Eggnogg Colour In Pillowcase - Flower Fairies

Your child can create their very own pillowcases with this super fun colouring in kit from Eggnogg. This design features an array of delightful fairies, flowers and butterflies. Made from Egyptian Cotton, this pillow is the perfect bedtime companion for your little one.

Djeco Colouring Surprise - Under the Sea Mermaids

Take a voyage into the blue with the Under The Sea Mermaid Colouring Surprise kit from Djeco. Colour in the creatively designed drawings which include little doors that open up to an aquatic kingdom. There are 4 different designs (2 of each design). The idea is to colour both layers and then surprise yourself by opening the doors to see what lies behind.

Moulin Roty Giant Colouring Poster - Botanist

This Giant Colouring Poster from Moulin Roty is the perfect way to keep the little ones entertained. This fun-filled colouring-in craft activity is suitable for all ages and all occasions including weddings, parties, holidays, rainy days and playtime.

Featuring a delightful nature-inspired design with lots of tiny details to colour, this giant colouring-in poster measures 150 x 45cm and provides the perfect antidote to screen time.

You can browse our entire our range of arts and crafts kits here.

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