Kid-Made Mother’s Day Gifts for the Non-Crafty Dad {2018}

Everyone knows that the best gifts are not the ones that come from a store.  Stop by one of these Mother’s Day gift-making events and treat Mom to a special card or handmade trinket she will cherish forever. Not crafty? There are several events here in Lake County that will help your kids create the perfect Mother’s Day gift with love.

Mother’s Day Gift-Making Events in Lake County

5 & 12 May, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. – Potting Party
Lambs Farm, Libertyville
Soil prices start at $1 (based on container size) + cost of the plants you choose.
Bring your container(s) to the Greenhouse at the Dogwood Garden and Pet Center and plant it here.  Staff will be available to help you choose from our wide selection of sun or shade annuals, perennials and Proven Winners.

6 May , 2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. – Surprise Mom!
Aspen Drive Library ,Vernon Hills
Registration Required
Come make a special gift for all the special women in your life.

8 May, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. – Make a Mother’s Day Card
Barrington Area Library, Barrington
Make a homemade card for Mother’s Day.

8 May  3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. – Mother’s Day Craft: Woodburned Picture Frame
Zion-Benton Public Library, Zion
Learn woodburning while you make your mother a beautiful picture frame for Mother’s Day

8 May  3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. – Mother’s Day Craft: String Art
Zion-Benton Public Library, Zion
Make your mom beautiful string art wall decor for mother’s day.

12 May, 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.Card Making for Moms and More
Glencoe Public Library, Glencoe
Stop by to make an awesome card for your dear mom and other special people. We’ll provide design inspiration and materials.

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Tracy dreams of someday being considered a “cool” mom and she can still remember the days when she had time to put on makeup in the morning. She is a young, single, stay-at-home mom to an awesome little boy named Jayden. She recently graduated college with a degree in Early Childhood Education and has lived in various parts of Lake County her whole life. Every day, she and her son set off in her Jeep, rocking a pair of oversized sunglasses, in search of a new and exciting adventure to go on. In her free time she enjoys photography, reading, dancing, yoga, shopping, and pinning kid’s activities on Pinterest. She truly believes that if she was given enough Starbucks that she could rule the world.

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