If ever you were looking for the perfect time to get crafty, Mother’s Day is it! And we at Crafting Corner with Ella have been very focused on getting our little humans crafting for the perfect gift for thei special granny or grannies this year.
My little one, Aidan, is pretty lucky that he lives next door to his one granny and a drive away from the other. This is not the case with many grandparents and today’s Mother’s Day craft was made with this in mind…
We made a “Big Hug heat bag”! The bag is microwavable and is perfect for aches and pains or just warming cold feet in winter.
What makes it special is that it is made to be the length of your child’s arms with hand prints on each side (for hug effect). This way your little one can give grandma a big hug from far away.
Mother’s Day Big Hug for Granny Bag
WHAT YOU NEED
Material of your choice
Essential oil of your choice (I used citronella)
WHAT YOU DO
Add essential oil of your choice to rice and set aside to dry
Measure your child’s arms from one hand to the other
Cut material to size… remembering to leave extra material for sewing
Have child do a hand print using material paint – one hand on each side
I added the phrase “love you Ma” (Aidan’s name for his grandmother) using Sharpie fabric markers
Turn inside out and sew down the side and at the bottom
Turn it right side out again
Fill with rice
Sew it up
A VERY HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY TO ALL THE MOMMIES AND GRANNIES!
I would love your feedback, thoughts and comments on this Mother’s Day craft. What kind of crafts do you do with your kids around Mother’s Day? I would LOVE to hear all about it!
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