Mother’s Day is a great time to make special keepsakes for mom! Kids of all ages and abilities can enjoy crafts with proper guidance and supervision. The following are some craft ideas for little ones with a broad range of disabilities.
Crafts for Fine Motor Skill Building
Kids with disabilities may enjoy age-appropriate fine motor crafts that involve buttons, beads, string, and other simple tools. Please note that these items are choking hazards for young children.
- Bracelets and Keychains
- Felt Flower Bookmarks
- Button Refrigerator Frames
- Mother’s Day Button Chalkboards
Music and Sound Crafts
Kids with disabilities (especially those on the autism spectrum) may respond well to activities that involve sounds or music. Here are a few fun craft ideas pertaining to music:
Motor Skill Crafts
Clay is a great way for children with disabilities to work on important motor skills:
Children with disabilities often respond well to sensory-based crafts! They might enjoy playing around with their hands in the paints, and they can easily make a special keepsake while they play. Here are a few fun handprint craft ideas:
- Handprint Tiles
- Prints on Canvas
- Handprint Mother’s Day Poem
- Handprints on Items
- Handprint Bouquet and Tote
- Fingerprint Love Canvas
- Handprint Aprons
Do you have a favorite Mother’s Day craft idea for children or adults with disabilities? Let us know in the comments below and we will add yours to the list!
We want to hear about your Mother’s Day 2018 activities with individuals with disabilities! We would love to have you leave a post about your celebrations in our community comments section!