Mother’s Day is a very special celebration where you are giving thanks to your mother for all the work and sacrifices that they do throughout the entire year. The fact that you cannot go out of your house, does not mean that you cannot have a good time together. These are Stay at Home Mother’s Day ideas that everyone will enjoy. Especially mom.
Mother’s Day Ideas
Stay at Home Mother’s Day IdeasMother’s Day is a day set aside for making moms feel extra special and extra appreciated. This year Mother’s Day might look a little different for some people. No heading off to church, no special brunch at your favorite place, no gathering with extended family and friends. Just because things may be different, doesn’t mean the occasion should be any less special.
Staying at home can be hard for some people, especially during important celebrations. However, there are many activities that you can plan for Mother’s Day that can make your mom have a great day.
It’s our hope and prayer that your family, and most importantly you sweet mama, are blessed even more so during a Mother’s Day unlike any other. May this be a time of new experiences, new traditions, and new peace.
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Make Mother’s Day Special at Home
- DIY Spa
- Make mom breakfast
- Make a list of things you love about mom
- Color her a picture
- Make a homemade card
- Karaoke with mom’s favorite songs
- Watch home videos
- Bake mom her favorite treat
- Tell funny stories of mom
- Let mom choose movie night
- Have a photo shoot
- Make/buy jewelry
- Make mom a mini-scrapbook
- Go for a walk
- Give mom alone time
- Play mom’s favorite game
Mother’s Day Ideas at Home
Help with Chores
Mother’s Day can be the perfect time to let your mom rest from any daily chores. All the members of the family can distribute the house cleaning sand let mom relax or do something that she enjoy’s.
This will definitely make this Mother’s Day better than any normal day.
Serve Breakfast in Bed
Prepare something for breakfast that your mom likes and serve it to her bed or set the table and prepare a nice meal to start the day.
Prepare a Special Dinner
Cook something special for a Mother’s Day celebration and to spend time together. You can plan it as a surprise or let her know from the very beginning. Or just help with the cooking. This way your mom will get to rest while you cook dinner or just enjoy spending time with you in the kitchen.
Be Extra Nice and Helpful
On Mother’s Day be extra nice and helpful.
Spend Time Together as a Family
A great way to spend Mother’s Day is to gather together as a family and talk. You can tell your mother why you like doing certain things. You can share favorite books, stories, thoughts, and dreams. You can also plan activities to do together as a family.
Play Music and Sing
Some families like to play music or sing together. On Mother’s Day, the entire family can gather together and play songs that everybody likes to sing. If nobody plays any instruments, you can sing with a Karaoke machine. Have fun!
Watch a Movie or TV Show
Watching TV can be one of the most relaxing Mother’s Day ideas at home. Prepare some popcorn and drinks for everyone and gather to watch TV together as a family. Let your mother enjoy her day by watching her favorite programs with her. If you have a special sound system for the TV, use it.
Game Night Ideas
Spending time playing games as a family can be a very good way to spend Mother’s Day. Let mom choose which games she wants to play. Maybe she likes board games, computer games, or puzzles. It can be a very good way to have the entire family spending time together.
Look at Family Photos
Looking at family photos with your mother can be a great way to spend Mother’s Day. You can get out an album to remember past family events. And just enjoy reminiscing.
Have a Scavenger Hunt
You can set up a scavenger hunt in the house or in the backyard and play together as a family. Since everyone is in the house, do not let them know what you are planning to do and try to hide clues when nobody is looking. Or better yet get some fresh air with an outdoor scavenger hunt.
Plant Something in the Garden
Having a garden can be a great way to release stress from your daily activities. And now Vegetable gardens are especially popular too. If your mother has a garden already, you can plant something new in the garden together. Or make a marbled pot for her to add a flower to.
Plant a tree to watch it grow over the years, or create a container garden for her that she can display on the porch.
Fun things to do with mom online
You can visit other countries virtually online together. Look up museums to see what artworks they exhibit, watch tutorials to learn how to do something new, subscribe her to an online course that you can take together.
Learn Something New Together
Maybe there is something that your mom always wanted to learn about and you can help her learn that new skill. Or sign up for an online class together. You also might want to start a new hobby together.
Exercise or Take a Walk
Spending time together is what mom’s really like and to promote a healthier lifestyle you could take a walk. Spend some time with your mother doing exercise at home. Some ideas are stretching, walking, or even going on a family bike ride.
Homemade Gift Ideas
Make Her a Scrapbook
Moms love pictures! Right?! So gather a bunch of pictures together and make a homemade scrapbook or collage. You can use cardstock or order a photo scrapbook to add pictures too. Either way, every mother loves to look through scrapbooks. You can also create one online at shutterfly and have it sent to her.
Make an Art or Craft Project
Create an art or craft project that your mom will love. Some ideas might be to draw a portrait of her. You can also give her a sculpture, painting, or mixed media art project.
Put on a show
If you like composing music, you can write a song or compose a piece of music for her. If you like literature, you can write a story or a poem for her. If you like theater, you can prepare a play for her to watch.
Mother’s Day Activity Ideas
The most important thing is just spending time with your mom if you can. If not hop on a ZOOM call or facetime to let her know how much she matters.
On Mother’s Day the important thing is to keep mom happy, yourselves entertained, and use the computer or phone to visit virtually if you can’t be with your mom.