Although yummy treats make a marvelous gift for anyone, somehow the ‘six-pack’ packaging makes this absolutely perfect for Dad on Father’s Day- assuming he indulges in a beer once in a while.
DIY Father’s Day Gift – Homemade Six Pack of Treats for Dad!.
Spray paint the paper container and fill the empties with Dad’s favorite snacks. He’ll be delighted!
A rocket craft is obviously perfect for any party around the 4th of July in the US, but this is just too much fun to limit to such a short period of time or such a specific theme. The kids not only get to make these out of TP rolls, they get to pull the strings for the confetti explosion! Now how much fun is THAT!
Make your own Fourth of July Confetti Popper Rockets! | Alphamom
These take a bit of finesse to make the trap door for the confetti, so for the young ones you might choose to make the rockets and string them up as a decoration until such time as you have the kids pull the strings. Older kids can entertain themselves with the making as well as the exploding.
Just HAD to share this as it’s only a month away! Fruit is a wonderful summer sweet treat and what a perfect presentation for our nation’s birthday party.
Room Mom 101: 4th of July.
Cool Mom Tech has some great gift ideas for Father’s Day– my personal favorite were these cufflinks, but check them all out. All tech-related for today’s dads.
The coolest tech gifts for dad under $50: 2013 Father’s Day Gift Guide at Cool Mom Tech.
These would make the perfect gift from your daughter to grandma or aunt, and be loads of fun for you to make together. Remember these come gift-giving time- the holidays and birthdays. Also fun to give to any friend that loves ‘girly’ stuff.
Bath Fizzies – Martha Stewart Crafts
Make a whole batch and give these as favors at your spa birthday party. Do save some for yourself.
Not too difficult for the kids to make, and they all look good!
Kid-Friendly Mother’s Day Brunch Recipes
The gluten-free egg muffins and the breakfast casserole could easily do double duty for the morning fare at your next sleepover party too.
What Mom wouldn’t want to get these hand-made beauties for Mother’s Day? And what young girl wouldn’t love to make them- to give to Mom or at a birthday party ending up with a take-home bouquet for her room?
Crepe Paper Flowers for Mother’s Day | Simple Mom
Short stemmed as pictured or long stemmed using easily obtainable floral wire and floral tape, the technique for making these is the same, and quite manageable for older elementary school or middle school aged girls. The post above provides a complete tutorial.
If you or your child are ambitious and enjoy this sort of craft activity, these flowers will also make great party decorations, either for the food table or to add to the decor of your jungle party.
14 GREAT movies to share with your daughter(s)– different ones suitable for different ages, but all a great bonding activity and just plain enjoyable. How about one after dinner on Mothers Day?
And I have to add two more that we’re real favorites at our house when they were older: Beaches and Dirty Dancing.
Moms- you might want to email this link to Dad so he can get the kids organized to do one or more of these fun, homemade Mothers Day gifts.
Homemade craft gifts for Mother’s day – Tesco Magazine
You’ll have to find an excuse to get out of the house so they can make these in secret. Gee- guess you’ll just have to go shopping. That kinda’ makes this gift a two-fer, doesn’t it!
And hang on to this article for homemade gifts for Grandma’s and Aunts that will be equally treasured.
Any Mom with any gadget- a smartphone, a tablet, a laptop- will appreciate a pretty yet useful case for Mother’s Day. Here’s several for each of these gadgets, plus camera cases:
Mother’s Day tech gift ideas: 11 Gorgeous gadget cases for Mother’s Day at Cool Mom Tech
These are a Great Gift idea!