Budget-Friendly Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Child Expressing Gratitude and Love on Mother’s DayShow your mom the appreciation she deserves with these budget-friendly gift ideas. These ideas are not only great for anyone watching their budget, but for kids trying to show their mom how much they love them. Mother’s Day is an awesome time to teach your kids to thank her for all the little things she does each day. Keep reading for ideas that will make her feel special and loved. 


Children’s craft projects are always special to moms. Some ideas you could make are DIY bath bombs or bath salts. It’s a gift that gives now and later, allowing her to relax!


Who doesn’t love flowers? Ask your mom what her favorite flowers are ahead of time to surprise her on Mother’s Day. Plus, it will give you time to order a bouquet or arrangement from a local flower shop. 


If your mom likes an adventure, plan a day that will get her out of the house. Take her on a hike, walk on the beach, enjoy a picnic at the park! If the weather is nice, enjoy the spring air and celebrate her!


Give your mom coupons that she can use later. No, we aren’t talking about $2 off your next meal. We are talking about a coupon that she can turn in to you for a home spa day, a day she can read her book and you wait on her, or something as simple where you cook dinner. 

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Memory Box

Decorate an old shoebox or run to the store and let your kids write their favorite memories down on a card and place them in the box. You can add pictures to the box, tickets from a fun event you went to, or other memorabilia.

Whatever you decide to get your mom, remember this old saying. It’s the thought that counts! Mother’s Day is a day to show your appreciation and love. So take some time out of your day and let your mom know that is she is appreciated, even if you just give her a call to let her know!

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