Mother’s Day Gift Box: Basket Of Goodies!

Everybody loves candies and chocolates! Recycle an old paper plate by transforming it into a magical treasure box and gift it to your mommy this Mother’s Day! Load up the mother’s day gift box with goodies that your mom likes and don’t miss her reaction! Preschoolers will love this activity!

This activity will:

  • Teach your child to express gratitude
  • Enhance your child’s self-expression
  • Keep him/her away from TV/Smartphone

Parental involvement: Medium

Duration:  15 minutes

Skills Acquired: Caring, Communication, Creative

  1. Paper plate – 1
  2. Paint and paintbrush
  3. A pair of scissors
  4. Ribbon
  5. Stapler
  6. Goodies
Instructions for Mother’s Day Gift Box:
  1. Paint a paper plate in the colour of your choice.
  2. Make two slits at two ends of the plate and fold the small piece outwards.
  3. Bring the sides together and staple it to form a container.
  4. Tie a ribbon around it.
  5. Fill it up with goodies!

Munch on some happiness!

If your child enjoyed this activity, then he/she is sure to love our Jr. Colour Scientist box—filled with artistic activities filled with colours, patterns, and shades!

90% of a child’s permanent foundation for brain development occurs in the early years according to Rauch Foundation. An overuse of gadgets can only stunt this growth and cause a negative impact on the child’s overall development.
If your child is spending more time swiping and scrolling, instead of interaction with the real world, you need to act before it’s too late.
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Gayathri breathes Harry Potter as much as she breathes air. Yes, a hardcore Potterhead! She loves to play with words, write goofy and humorous articles, dabble in art & craft activities, and crack terrible jokes. Having worked as a copywriter with an ad agency, she is currently a content writer at Flintobox!

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