A Mother’s Day Poem for mom when her life is currently covered in fingerprints.
If you are looking for a homemade Mother’s Day gift, this fingerprints poem for mom is sure to be her favorite gift ever! Mom deserves a Mother’s Day gift that comes from the heart… or the fingertips… of her children.
A poem for the busy Mom who is knee-deep in fingerprints…
Do you feel like you clean in circles? Do you wonder how your house can get to be such a mess when you just finished cleaning? Can you only vaguely remember what your house looked like before you had children? Oh good, then it’s not just me!
One day I started to wonder if I should just leave the fingerprints. They reappear faster than I can clean them anyways. I’ll call it a “frosted mirror”.
But one day that mirror will stay clean for the worst reason. The kids won’t be putting them there anymore. They will be grown and out of the house and building their own lives- without Mom there every day to clean up after them.
Here is a little Mother’s Day treat to allow you to treasure those fingerprints. You don’t have to continuously wipe them off. You may not even want to…
Little fingerprints poem: a Mother’s Day poem from child
My daughters were making me handmade Mother’s Day bracelets last year, I realized something: Mom’s don’t want STUFF for Mother’s Day. Plants and coffee mugs are nice, but a gift from the heart that says “I love you, Mom” is what she really wants. Seeing those excited little faces light up as they hand you the gift they made all by themselves- well, that feeling is the best gift of Mother’s Day.
Let’s grab those little fingers and use them to make mom feel special this year! Remembering those fingerprints she has to clean every. Single. Day. won’t seem so bad after she receives this fingerprints poem for Mother’s Day!
This printable Mother’s Day poem is a wonderful way for Mom to keep those little handprints small forever.
Tiny Fingerprints- A Poem for Mom
It is so hard to remember but so important to keep in mind. The fingerprints aren’t permanent. They will wash away with the mess and the crazy days- but you will always have sweet memories of this hectic and precious time! Being a mom is such a gift.
This always makes me want to have a Mommy and Me night! If you’re thinking that too, you can grab this list of 10 ways to bond with your kids.
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I put the poem into a printable version with room for your kids to add a handprint at the bottom. This will give you that set of handprints to always remember those precious moments when they were small.
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Tips for helping kids make their handprints on Mom’s Fingerprints poem:
- Use a paintbrush to apply paint on their hands. (We love this washable paint from Crayola!)
- Keep baby wipes or paper towels nearby!
- Print out several copies of the poem. It took us a couple tries to get a usable print with everyone’s fingers in the page. Try the “straight down, straight up” technique to avoid smudging.
Once you get the printable version, you can turn this into a sweet Mother’s Day Gift with a simple frame kids can decorate themselves! Handmade Mother’s Day gifts are truly the ones Mom will treasure! (Also try this bracelet craft that kids can make with their own little hands. Grandma will love it!).
Don’t forget to send this poem on to Dad so he can “help” the kids add it to your card or gift 😉
Other Mother’s Day ideas you might like:
- The MOST meaningful gifts for mom! Give her the gifts that you know will bring tears of joy!
- Mother’s Day Peace Treaty- No sibling fighting on Mother’s Day
- Mother’s Day Dinner Menu
- Mother’s Day Craft bracelet for toddlers and preschoolers to make for Mom!
Whether you get a “Poem for Mom” this Mother’s Day or a permanent set of fingerprints, I hope you have a wonderful Mother’s Day!
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