Mother’s Day Craft

“I WISHED FOR YOU”

I remember asking several people last year, “Am I able to celebrate Mother’s Day if I am pregnant?” Opinions began pouring in and I ultimately decided to celebrate with my immediate family by announcing our baby’s gender. I went for a simple approach and to be honest, it was due to a straight up craving. A vanilla cake layered with buttercream icing filled with chocolate malt balls. This is what my pregnancy dreams were made of people!

The concept of the reveal was also simple. Cut into the cake and if pink candies poured out, it was a girl. If blue candies poured out, it was a boy. There was one minor plot twist. I already knew what I was having. I actually received the phone call with the blood work results. I kept the secret for only a week, but it was so special to have that time with my soon to be son.

Mushiness set aside this painting craft is PERFECT for Mother’s Day! This is a hands on activity and a great way to explore textures with your baby or toddler!

What You Need

  • 2 Paint Colors
  • Small Plate
  • Dandelion Printable Worksheet
  • Hand Wipes

First pick a dandelion outline below to your liking and print. Next, pour a quarter size amount of each paint color onto a small plate. Guide your baby or toddler’s fingers into the paint and gently dot stamp onto paper. I held H as we did this activity. Once you have finished painting, allow to dry for 12-24 hours.

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