4 fun ways to celebrate Mother’s Day with the kids
Mother’s Day is right around the corner (May 10), so now’s the time to start making plans to celebrate.
And while we’re sure she’d appreciate the peace and quiet of a spa day, there are plenty of fun and inexpensive options for Mom and the kids to spend a special day together. From memory-keeping to enjoying the great outdoors to a fun time in to a tea party, here are four ways to show the mother in your life some love.
Make a scrapbook
What mom wouldn’t love to to relive her favorite memories with her children? This scrapbooking kit makes organizing photos and journaling easy by taking the guesswork out of designing pages. Project Life Heidi Swapp Favorite Things Edition Core Kit, $29.99, michaels.com
Take a hike
Get outside and enjoy the fresh air as a family. Just be sure to give mom her gift–these great hiking shoes–before you head out the door! Merrell Grassbow Air low hiking shoes, $99.99, sportsauthority.com
Watch a movie
For a low-key Mother’s Day, snuggle up together and have a movie marathon. Some of our favorite picks for watching with mom? The Sound of Music, Freaky Friday or The Blind Side. The Blind Side (Blu-ray), $7.99, walmart.com
Host a tea party
Ask Mom to dress in a pretty sundress, and help the kids prepare cucumber sandwiches, scones and tea. This gift set includes strawberry scone mix, strawberry preserves and two boxes of Earl Grey tea packaged in a reusable canvas tote. Harry & David Strawberry Tote gift, $29.95, harryanddavid.com