Last minute Mother’s Day ideas that the kids can make

Sam's Club offersa DIY Cake Kit for Mother's Day, photo provided by Sam's Club
Sam's Club offersa DIY Cake Kit for Mother's Day, photo provided by Sam's Club /

Do you need some last minute Mother’s Day ideas? If you haven’t planned an elaborate celebration for mom, these ideas could keep you on her favorite list.

With Mother’s Day on Sunday, these last minute Mother’s Day ideas could ensure that mom feels appreciated. If that Amazon order wasn’t placed in time or you seemed to have lost track of the days, a few easy to find ideas are still available. Since Mom doesn’t want a package of toilet paper to mark the holiday, here are some other options that hopefully bring a smile to her day.

Sam’s Club

For many families, Sam’s Club is where they do a lot of their shopping. Luckily, Sam’s Club has a great idea for Mother’s Day. The Mother’s Day DIY cake kits are available in clubs. If you are not a master baker, this idea lets the kids be creative and mom gets a tasty dessert.

The DIY cake kits include everything that is needed to give mom a custom cake. In addition to the sheet cake, there are piping bags with colored icing, tips for decorating and edible cake decorations. With all the help, you do not have to worry about creating a Nailed It master piece.

The Sam’s Club Mother’s Day DIY Cake kits retail for $9.98 while supplies last.

Tim Hortons
Tim Hortons, My Tims DIY donut kit, photo provided by Tim Hortons /

My Tims DIY donut kit

Why not start Mother’s Day with some donuts? Tim Hortons is offering a My Time DIY donut kit. The kit includes six ring donuts, chocolate and vanilla fondant and sprinkles.

The kids can make a special design or everyone can create a donut on Sunday morning. Just remember to give mom first choice of donut. It is her special day.

The My Tims DIY donut kit is $5.49. It is available while supplies last at participating restaurants.

Baskin-Robbins Sunday Funday

Moms scream for ice cream on Mother’s Day. The new Baskin-Robbins DIY Sundae Kits are great idea for a Mother’s Day dessert. The DIY Sundae Kit includes two quarts of ice cream, three ice cream toppings, cherries and whipped cream.

Make sure to ask mom what is her favorite ice cream flavor. It is her special day. You don’t want to get her vanilla ice cream when she only wants chocolate.

California Pizza Kitchen Meal Kit

While everyone knows that mom shouldn’t cook on Mother’s Day, that traditional brunch might not be in the cards this year. The California Pizza Kitchen Meal Kit is a great choice.

The CPK Spring Meal kits feature a choice of “Pan-Roasted Chicken, Roasted Salmon, or Grilled Ribeye with a side of Spinach Artichoke Dip, Sourdough Baguette, Caesar Salad, Fingerling Potatoes, and Butter Cake with Vanilla Haagen-Dazs Ice Cream.” Available in 2 to 4 servings, the cost ranges between $40 to $120.

These last minute Mother’s Day ideas are just a few options. Remember you can bake mom a cake, make her brunch or do whatever she wants for Mothers’ Day. Just remember to tell her that she is special.

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How are you celebrating Mother’s Day? Do you have a Mother’s Day tradition in your house?