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Kid-Drawn Mother’s Day Mom Mugs

For quite a few recent holidays, I told everyone that the only thing I really wanted was a coffee mug. I was completely serious. Just a coffee mug, with a saying or design that fits who I am. What I love about these Kid-Drawn Mother’s Day Mom Mugs is that kids can make them completely personalized and unique, which also makes them super sweet and the perfect gift.

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Hey dads, stumped on what to make mom for Mother’s Day? Does she love coffee? Maybe tea. Hot chocolate, even. Then she’ll love these mugs! Even if she doesn’t love coffee, though I don’t know how that’s possible, she has to love some kind of drink. Consider giving her special personalized gifts like these mugs to add an extra thoughtful touch and make the present uniquely hers.

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Make Mom a Hand Drawn Mother’s Day Mug Gift

To make our Kid-Drawn Mother’s Day Mom Mugs you will need a plain white ceramic mug as well as oil based sharpies in your colors of choice. Make note, the sharpies MUST be oil based.

Kid-Drawn Mother’s Day Mom Mugs supplies needed.

You can also use a stencil to make the MOM on the mug, if you want that to be neater. It’d be cute to have the kids write it, too, though. This craft also involved placing the mug in an oven, so adult supervision and assistance is needed.

Mother’s Day Mom Mug Craft Supplies Needed

  • Plain white ceramic mug
  • Oil based sharpies – assorted colors
  • Stencil

DIY Mom Mug Gift Step by Step Instructions

Start with oil based sharpies in your colors of choice.

Mom stencil.

If using a MOM stencil, carefully fill that in without applying too much pressure on the sharpie to prevent bleeding.

Kid drawings on mug with oil based sharpies.

Then, let little ones create phrases or drawings on the mug. it is important to use oil based sharpies for the longevity of the mug for washing. You will now need to allow the mug to sit for 24 hours to completely dry.

Bake mug in oven.

Next, once the marker has completely dried and had time to sit, have an adult insert the mug into the oven. Don’t forget to peel off the label from the bottom of the mug before inserting in the oven. Turn the oven on to 350 degree for 30 minutes, then increase the temperature to 400 degrees for 15 more minutes. Turn the oven off and do not remove the mug until both the oven and mug have completely cooled.

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Be sure to allow the mug to heat up and cool down with the oven. Do not preheat and do not take the hot mug out right away to avoid cracking. Also, the heat of the oven will alter the coloring slightly.

Pin this Craft!

Want to save this craft idea for later? Be sure to save the below image to Pinterest!

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More Mother’s Day Kids Crafts

Looking for some more fun craft ideas for Mother’s Day? Be sure to check out our Paper Strip Mother’s Day Award Ribbon, Mom Photo Card, our Mother’s Day Fingerprint Flower Bouquet, and this Egg Carton Tea Cup Card.

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