10 Fun Things to Do for Mother's Day

10 Fun Things to Do for Mother's Day

First, Mother’s Day is on Sunday, May 12th this year — don’t say we didn’t give you a solid heads-up! It’s a fantastic opportunity to let your mom — or the motherly figure in your life — know how special they are and how much they mean to you.

Here at Blue Rocket Gifts, we often revel in the funny, silly and punny. When it comes to Mom’s, however, we mean business! We want to give you 10 fun things to do for Mother’s Day so you can let the special person in your life know how awesome they really are.

So if you’ve been trying to decide what to do for Mother’s Day this year, you’ve come to the right blog post. Here, we’ll share some ideas on things to do for Mother’s Day, with some cheeky self-promotion in along the way.

Make Dinner!

A simple idea but a goodie. It’s so nice to have dinner made for you (especially if the dishes are done, too). If Mom usually cooks, why not make her a homemade brunch or dinner this Mother’s Day? Bonus points if you find out her absolute favourite dish and crack on with it.

Our idea first idea on what do to for Mother’s Day: Cook a delicious meal for Mom and pop open a bottle of something special and let her know she’s Proseccond to None (we couldn’t resist! One of our favourite Mother’s Day card puns!).


A photo of two Mother's Day cards on a pink background.


Pack up a Park Picnic

This will depend on where you’re located. Here in Ontario, it’s a bit risky planning a day at the park in May. That said, if you’re feeling brave and the weather is on your side, why not pack a picnic basket with her favorite snacks and treats. Head to a local park for a relaxing day outdoors. Don't forget a comfy blanket!

Spa Day at Home

Set up a spa day at home with candles, soothing music, and pampering treatments. You can create homemade face masks, give her a manicure, or even draw a relaxing bath.

Customized Gift Basket

Create a personalized gift basket filled with her favorite things. It could include chocolates, books, a coffee mug, skincare products, or anything she loves.

A Crafternoon

If Mom likes to dabble in crafts, why not spend quality time together by engaging in an art and craft session. You could paint, make pottery, or even try your hand at DIY projects.

Memory Lane

Create a scrapbook or photo album that highlights special memories and moments you've shared. This sentimental Mother’s Day gift will be cherished for years to come.

Outdoor Adventure

If your mom enjoys the outdoors, plan a day of hiking, biking, or even a scenic drive.

Virtual Family Gathering

If you can't be physically together, it can be a little tricky to think of a meaningful things to do for Mother’s Day! Why not organize a virtual family gathering. Get other family members involved and have a virtual celebration with games, conversations, and shared memories.

Plant a Garden Together

Spend the day gardening. Whether it's planting flowers, herbs, or vegetables, it can be a therapeutic and enjoyable way to bond.

Cooking or Baking Class

If you’ve dropped the ball and you’re wondering what to do for Mother’s Day last minute, why not look around online and see if there’s a cooking or baking class that you can do together? Many platforms offer online classes, so you can learn a new skill while creating delicious treats.

The Takeaway

Remember, the most important thing is to make your mom feel loved and appreciated. Tailor these ideas to her interests and preferences to create a memorable Mother's Day celebration!

Whether you’re spending the day with mom, or if you’d like a punny SMug, keychain, sticker or card sent straight to her door — Blue Rocket Gifts can help.

Contact us if you have any questions or if you’d like more information on our Mother’s Day cards, if you’re looking for gifts for Mother’s day or if you have any queries about shipping.

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