Mothers Day Footprint Art

Mothers Day Footprint Art means you can forget about giving a predictable gift for Mother’s Day. Create something special with footprint art! With just a few easy steps, you can turn your child’s feet into beloved butterflies, other creatures, and more. Making a Mother’s Day footprint craft is a great way to celebrate the special bond between a mother and her child. Not only is it a fun way to spend some time together, but it also creates a keepsake for years to come. Painting the feet and printing onto paper are the essentials—what you do with it is up to you!

5 Mothers Day Footprint Art Ideas

1. Framed Mother’s Day Footprint Art

5 Mothers Day Footprint Art Ideas
To make this craft, you’ll need

  • white card stock
  • pink paint
  • silver glitter
  • markers

Begin by having your child dip their foot in pink paint and make a butterfly print on the card stock. Once the paint is dry, you can paint the body of the butterfly with gold paint and sprinkle silver glitter where you want. Use the markers to write a sweet message such as “On Mother’s Day I have made this precious treasure for you to keep.
A butterfly filled with lots of LOVE Made from the pitter patter of my little feet!


2. Painted Flower Pot

5 Mothers Day Footprint Art Ideas

This delightful and creative Mothers Day Flower Pot Foot Print craft is the perfect activity to show your mom how much you love her! You’ll need ;

  • Flower pot
  • paint
  • paint brush

Start by having your child step into the paint, then onto the flower pot. Use a marker to draw lines for the butterfly antennae around the foot print. Mom and Dad can use their thumb prints to make the flowers. Once it’s dry, your finished masterpiece is sure to bring a smile to Mom’s face! Finish off the project by adding a few live flowers to the pot for a hands-on gift that she can use all year. Not only is it a fun activity for your little ones, but it also doubles as a lasting and heartfelt gift.


3. Footprint Bouquet

5 Mothers Day Footprint Art Ideas
Celebrate Mom this Mother’s Day with a gorgeous Painted Footprint Flower Bouquet Card! Perfect for kids to make, this craft is both easy and unique. All you need is thick card stock paper, washable craft paint and a few paint brushes to create a one-of-a-kind bouquet. Paint your child’s foot in colors of your choice, making sure to wipe off the paint before applying the next color. Print the foot a few times and paint green stems. Once dry you can glue a ribbon around it to make it look like a bouquet.

4. You Make My Heart Flutter

5 Mothers Day Footprint Art Ideas
Kids will love making this butterfly footprint art which can be given as a gift at any time from Mother’s Day to Valentine’s Day.


  • Acrylic Paint in your preferred colors.
  • Paintbrush
  • Canvas

Paint your child’s feet and press gently (but firmly) all over each foot to ensure as much of the paint is transferred to the canvas. When you have created your butterfly wings – you can allow to dry and then paint the body of the butterfly. Finish by painting the phrase “You make my heart flutter”.

5. Bee Footprint Mother’s Day Craft

5 Mothers Day Footprint Art Ideas
For a unique and heartfelt Mother’s Day gift, try this adorable bee foot print craft! Simply paint your child’s foot yellow and add black stripes for a cute bee design. And for an extra special touch, include the phrase “No one could ever bee a better mom than you.” Show your love and appreciation with this fun and easy project.

For more craft ideas for Mom – check out these Mother’s Day Painted Rocks

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