40 Acts of Kindness for Mother’s Day – The Educators’ Spin On It


Are you looking for a Mother’s Day Gift Idea?  Here’s a gift that can be made easily but that will bring a HUGE smile to Mom’s face and warm her HEART!

First go to my DIY Flower Bouget for Mother’s Day Tutorial to follow step by step guide.

Once you’ve made your flowers it’s time to add Acts of Kindness to the stems.

Here’s several ideas that will be a hit with Moms everywhere. These ideas include all sorts of surprises from indoors to outdoors! You know your mom the best, so she may even have quite a few more that will make her SMILE if you think about it.

Get Creative and have fun with the Acts of Kindness.

Here are a few suggestions to get you started…

Acts of Kindness from your Heart

  • Draw a picture for your mom
  • Bring flowers to your mom (wildflowers count too)
  • Leave a sweet note on her mirror
  • Leave a kind note on her pillow
  • Surprise her with a note in her car
  • Leave a silly note on her computer or laptop screen
  • Email your mom something that you love about her
  • Text your Mom a kind message (Your dad can help!)
  • Take a picture with your mom and print it for the fridge or office
  • Create a Hanging Photo Frame with Mom Pictures
  • Write a thank you note for a recent task she helped you with
  • Write a story about your Mom  & read it to her
  • Write a Poem about your Mom
  • Paint a special MOM Picture
  • Create a scavenger Hunt for her with Thoughtful Notes
  • Create a wall of flowers or hearts with positive words on their door each day

Acts of Kindness Outside

  • Water the plants
  • Weed the garden
  • Plant a few new flowers for the garden
  • Sweep the front porch or back porch
  • Get the mail and deliver with a cool drink
  • Bring in the garbage can on trash day
  • Wash the car
  • Vacuum the car

Acts of Kindness Around the House

  • Sweep the floor
  • Mop the floor
  • Wash and Dry the Laundry
  • Fold and Put the Laundry away (sometimes Moms are busy just don’t get to the clean basket)
  • Do a 20 Minute Rapid Clean of Hot Spots before she gets home
  • Dust the house
  • Take out the garbage
  • Vacuum the house

Acts of Kindness to Surprise Mom at Home

  • Set the table for a fancy dinner on a regular weeknight
  • Offer to help clean up the kitchen after dinner
  • Make a special dinner for mom
  • Bake a special treat for her
  • Surprise her with breakfast in bed on a weekend

There are so many ways to show our gratitude towards moms this Mother’s Day. I hope you’re able to take the time to show your Mom how much you appreciate their dedication and love to your family.

Check out these additional Mother’s Day Ideas

We’d love to see how  you little one celebrates Mother’s Day, SHARE an image or comment on our Facebook Page their acts of Kindness!


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