Moms will adore this cupcake liner Mother’s Day craft for preschool kiddos to make. The free printable template makes it so easy to create!
Not only is this fun preschool craft a great addition to your cat-themed preschool lessons, it is also an adorable gift to give Mom for Mother’s Day.
With just a few basic craft supplies, you’ll be set to help your kids create this fun cupcake liner craft.
Mother’s Day Craft for Preschool
Young children love expressing their creativity with arts and crafts. Even more than that, they love sharing those arts and crafts with loved ones.
They’ll beam with pride when they present mom with this fun cupcake liner cat craft for Mother’s Day or her birthday.
What You’ll Need
- Template (download it here)
- 2 cupcake liners (any color)
- googly eyes
- glue stick
What You’ll Do
First, print the template on cardstock. If you use white cardstock, let your preschooler color in the cat pieces.
You could use colored cardstock if your preschoolers don’t like to color.
NOTE: Coloring and cutting are both great fine motor skill builders.
Choose between the heart that says “Mom” or use the one that doesn’t. This one is great for Grandma or a close friend.
Cut out all of the pieces.
Flatten the cupcake liners, and glue them to a separate piece of cardstock. Glue one cupcake liner near the bottom to act as the body and the other on top for the head.
Now, glue the feet to the bottom of the body liner and the ears to the top of the head liner.
Glue the heart to the center of the body.
Glue the paws to to the heart so the cat is “holding” the sign.
Now, glue the little heart to the face to act as the nose, and add two google eyes.
To finish the craft, draw on a smile, whiskers, and eyelashes.
PRESCHOOL BOOKS ABOUT MOTHER’S DAY
Fill your book basket with a great collection of books about Mother’s Day. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.
If you have a hard time finding them, you can order them through my Amazon affiliate links by clicking the images below.
I Love Mom with the Very Hungry Caterpillar – Join The Very Hungry Caterpillar as he honors Mother’s Day and celebrates incredible parents everywhere.
The Berenstain Bears: We Love Our Mom – With Mother’s Day only a week away, Brother and Sister Bear are looking for the perfect present for Mama. After all, Mama Bear is always there for her cubs!
Me & Mama – Mama’s love is brighter than the sun, even on the rainiest of days. This celebration of a mother-daughter relationship is perfect for sharing with little ones!