Mom Mug
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Mom Mug

From plain mug to priceless Mother's Day gift in a few heartfelt steps.



Age Range: 6-8
Craft Time: 30 minutes
Messy Rating:
1 2 3 4 5
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • Ceramic Mug with Markers Kit
  • Tissue

Developmental Skills

  • Fine Motor
  • Cognitive
  • Virtue

Project Instructions

  1. Wipe mug with tissue before you begin.

  2. Note: The instructions below are for making the mug as shown in the picture. If you want, be creative and draw your own pictures for Mom.

  3. Draw circle for earth with heart shape in the middle and outline the word "MOM" below in black.

  4. Color in heart and MOM with red. Write "World's Greatest" above earth.

  5. Color inside circle around heart with blue.

  6. Use green to make land masses on the earth.

  7. Use yellow to make stars and outline in blue.

  8. Re-outline heart, Earth and MOM in black to brighten and define.

  9. Wait about 1 minute, polish with clean tissue.


To make the colors pop, keep coloring over your original areas with the same marker to make the color stand out.

After mug has been colored, HAND WASH ONLY – do not put in dishwasher.


Craft Notes

Adult supervision is required at all times.