This blog post is about mother’s day activity ideas to do on Mother’s Day
Mother’s day is day where you can shower your mom, grandma, aunts, and mom friends where you can show them appreciation. This could be through gifts or a day all about them.
Want to plan a day for that special women in your life? Here are some mother’s day activity ideas that you can all do together or just for Mom.
If you’re a mom reading this; send this to your partner so they got an idea of what you would like to do on Mothers day!
What Is The Best Way To Celebrate Mother’s Day?
The best way to celebrate Mother’s Day is gearing the day towards the special mom of the day. If you see that your mom enjoys spending the day outdoors, then go on a nature walk. Or does your mom enjoy traveling? Pick a location she has never seen before.
You really want to plan out the day where she hardly ever has to do any work. This means getting the kids ready, preparing/planning meals for the day, and getting those pesky chores out of the way.
As a mom our minds are running 24/7 about our home, children, partner, and everything else in between. So for this one day you want to kind take the workload off of your partner, friend, or family member and allow them to enjoy this day.
Need some ideas? Down below is a list of categories where we are going to talk about; the places you can go on Mothers day, how to celebrate the day at home, and how mom can spend the day alone (if requested!)
Mother’s Day Activity Ideas: Places To Go On
Here is a list of a few places that you can take your mom on mother’s day:
Is your mom’s favourite meal of the day is breakfast? Plan their Mother’s day morning at brunch! This could be at a restaurant or at home.
The benefit of doing a Mother’s day brunch is the restaurants should be less busy rather than at dinner time.
2. Amusement Park
Find that your mom is the adventurous type? Go to the amusement park! Some amusement parks have days dedicated to moms on mother’s day. This could include a mother’s day discount, or a mother’s day event.
does your mom enjoy the arts? A great mother’s day activity could be is going to the museum! Some museums offer activities to do for the whole family. This could be a scavenger hunt, art activities and more.
4. Coffee Shop
We always see our moms drinking coffee, this could be at home or even taking a drive to Starbucks. This is a great mothers day idea if you are looking for something simple to do on Mother’s day.
5. High Tea
High tea is a location where you can basically have a fancy tea party. You get to dress up fancy, have tea and eat assortments you would find at a tea party.
This mother’s day activity idea is great idea for all moms to go together. This could be; grandmas, aunts, cousins, and friends.
6. Pottery Class
Want to take handcrafted mothers day gifts to a whole new level? Take the family to a pottery class. Some classes will teach your family the basic of pottery and how to make your own pottery bowl.
Depending on the location, you may be able to paint the creation on site or you can take it home to paint. This is a great activity for years to remember.
7. Beach Day!
Live in a warmer climate? Plan a day to go to the beach!
To make this a full ultimate mothers day trip, you want to make sure you plan everything WITHOUT mom being involved. Remember this day is for her.
8. Family Cooking Class
Family cooking classes is a great mother’s day activity idea for the whole family to enjoy. This allows children to learn a new skills while spending quality time together. This activity can be done inside your home or outside of your home.
The perk of attending a family cooking class, is that you won’t be solely responsible for cleaning up the mess. Which means less mess at home! (Because who really wants to spend a whole hour cleaning up their kitchen?!)
9. Mother’s Day Show
This mother’s day activity is great for a group of moms to go to together. Some mother’s day events have different booths to learn more information about motherhood. Also some booths allows you to shop and purchase items you may enjoy.
Check your local area for any Mother’s day shows around you.
Mother’s Day Activity Ideas: Spending Mother’s Day Alone
Sometimes moms don’t want to go anywhere and may just want the day to themselves. Honestly, that is okay! Moms work super hard to keep yourself and your children well and alive.
Moms please don’t feel guilty for this! Sometimes you need a break and that is okay. Here are some ideas on how to celebrate mother’s day when your partner or mom is requesting to be alone on Mother’s day.
10. Having The House To Herself
Yes we are doing the opposite. Have your partner take the kids for a bit (could be a couple of hours) and enjoy the house to yourself. As much as you want to, We’re not talking about cleaning places you could never clean when the kids are home.
I mean taking this time to do a little of of self-care. This could be; taking a long bath, reading a book, watching a movie, or working on a hobby.
11. Going To The Spa
Need a nice day to relax and unwind? Take a trip to the spa. Get a nice massage, facial, and even enjoy the other amenities there.
12. Going To The Movies
Yes you can spend your day at the movies alone. This is a perfect place to watch a movie with no distractions, and be able to choose the movie you would like to watch.
13. Get Hair and Nails Done
When was the last time your mom got her hair and/or nails done? This would be a perfect opportunity to let your mom feel like herself again. This mother’s day activity is great for moms to spend some time by themselves getting pampered.
14. Sleep In
Yes that’s literally what I mean! Ask yourself when was the last time your wife or your mom slept in? Like really slept in?
For mothers day, this is a great mother’s day activity a mom would enjoy.
In order for this to happen you have to make sure that you have the morning routine taken care of and you’re not interrupting their sleep.
15. Workout Class
Have mom who enjoys to be active. Gift them a workout class. The different type of classes you can gift your mom is; pilates, yoga, spin, or even a HIIT class.
A shopping spree is the ultimate mother’s day activity for moms do to by themselves. they can take their time shopping at their favourite stores, try on clothes without children getting restless, and mom won’t feel like their on a time limit with the family being around.
17. Flower Arrangement Class
Does your mom have a green thumb? Have her attend a flower arrangement class. This would be a great skills for your mom to learn if she has a flower garden and can make her own flower arrangements.
18. Create your Signature Scent
Find that your mom has a set of fragrances? Have your mom take a signature scent class. She can learn what goes into creating a fragrance and plus this allows her to have her own original scent that people will recognize her with.
Mother’s Day Activity Ideas: Spending Mother’s Day At Home!
Sometimes moms just want to stay in the comforts of their home! So here are some ideas on how you can spend mother’s day at home:
19. Breakfast In Bed
Sometimes our moms just want to be served breakfast in bed. You can either make breakfast or order breakfast in.
20. Have A Movie Day
grab some popcorn and enjoy the day watching movies at home with the family. Make sure that mom gets a say with some of the movies being watched.
21. Have a BBQ!
Want to celebrate all of the moms around you? Host a Mother’s day BBQ! Invite friends and family over for a fun day filled with a day to appreciate all the moms out there.
22. Game Night
This mother’s day activity idea is a great for moms who enjoy playing games. This game night can be planned using board games, video games, or even just a simple card game.
Game night is a great way for moms to spend time with the family while doing something she really enjoys.
23. A Picnic
Depending on what climate you are living in, have a mother’s day picnic. This picnic can be outdoors at a park or right inside your living room if it is cold outside.
24. Make a 3 Course Meal
Let mom take a seat, and allow the family to create a 3 course meal for the special women of the day. This can be 3 of her favourite dishes or dishes you found in a cookbook.
Want to upscale this mothers day idea? Create menus and have a table seating for her to enjoy.
You have a list of over 20 mother’s day activity ideas you can do with your mom and/or partner. Still need gift ideas? Here is a full blown guide on what gift to give your mom for Mother’s day!