Printable Mother's Day Cards to Color At the Last Minute

4 Adorable Mother’s Day Cards For Kids to Color

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Looking for some printable Mother’s Day cards to color? Download our FREE printable and get everyone busy coloring. Our free Mother’s Day coloring cards are a perfect last-minute gift. We have a colored set available if you prefer something ready made. They also make great classroom or small group projects.

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In a hurry? Jump straight to the download and instructions.

Make no mistake about it. When it comes to Mother’s Day, a special meal is lovely. A magnificent bouquet of flowers is amazing. Still, what most moms cherish is anything made by their kids.

I remember making cards for my Mom for Mother’s Day every year. We had the basic of supplies and my cards were filled with wonky flowers and crooked letters. My Mom still has one of my home-made cards from 50 years ago!

In my memory box are some of the homemade Mother’s Day cards  and gifts my boys made me over 20 years ago.

Let’s face it. We Moms are completely sappy like that.

Most kids love to make special love notes to their parents. If your children are anything like mine were, they would spend ages drawing special pictures for me.

Mother’s Day is important to kids and younger children get especially excited about giving their Mom a special gift. The trouble is that they don’t have a lot of money to spend, and they can hardly go shopping. Have you seen the cost of store-bought cards just lately? It is ridiculous!

So, I created a set of free printable Mothers Day cards to color.

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Free Printable Mother’s Day Cards to Color

There are four unique designs to use, so your child can choose which one they want to color.

printable mothers day cards to color

Aren’t they cute? Having multiple designs also means that you can have different cards for up to four kids to color. All of them feature the cutest pictures of Moms and babies in the animal kingdom.

The designs are deliberately simple, so even the smallest kid should be able to color this card with love. Another thing I love about these card designs is that they don’t use the word Mom on them. This means they can be given to Moms, Grandmas, Aunts, and any other Mom figure in a child’s life.

While I designed these for families, they would be an easy Mother’s Day craft for classrooms and kid’s groups. Teachers and group leaders feel free to download them. They are very easy to prepare, and it is a glorious no mess craft.

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Download Your Free Mother’s Day Coloring Cards

It doesn’t matter what kind of paper you use, but if you want the cards to have a store bought feel, use high quality printing paper. Print them using the best quality option. My printer has a greeting card option that prints beautiful images.

Want a sweet gift to go with your card? Try our adorable Mother’s Day heart bouquet.

Download my Mothers Day coloring Cards from the library. You will get 4 designs to color as well as a set of pre-colored cards.

Making Your Mothers Day Cards

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  1. Download your cards.
  2. Cut them apart with paper trimmer or scissors.
  3. Give them to your kids to color! Colored pencils and crayons will probably work best.
  4. Cut a sheet of colored cardstock in half so you have 2 pieces measuring 8.5 x 5.5.
  5. Fold each piece in half.
  6. Attach the colored printable to the front of the card.

The inside of the card is blank and ready for some special messages.

That’s it. Could it be simpler?

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The Inside of The Card

Give your children free reign with the inside. They could decorate with stickers or stamps if they are not writing yet. Or you can act as scribe for a special message. Older child can write their won. Brainstorm some ideas for messages. Here are a few ideas to get you started

  • I love you Mom, Grandma, Auntie!
  • To the best Mom, Grandma, Auntie ever
  • Happy Mother’s Day to the greatest Mom in the whole world.
  • Mom, you make me happy! Happy Mother’s Day.
  • I love you because (list the reasons)

Bonus Pre-Colored Printable Mother’s Day Card!

The free printable also includes a bonus pre-colored version too. This is great if you kids are not into coloring or you are in a hurry.

Just print them out, cut apart and mount onto cardstock as detailed above.

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