Birthday parties are happening over video chat, treats and gifts are being dropped off at doorsteps and celebrations are happening six feet apart. We’re all doing our best to adapt to the current situation, and with Mother’s Day right around the corner, it’s time to get creative. Check out our Mother’s Day gift ideas and how to celebrate during quarantine with your mom grandma, aunt or any maternal figure in your life!
How to celebrate Mother’s Day at home
There are plenty of low-cost and even free ways to celebrate Mother’s Day with things. You have at home. If they’re not readily available, check to get supplies and ingredients delivered to your doorstep with Cash Back from Rakuten.
Cook her favorite meal. Breakfast in bed, a DIY fancy dinner – let your imagination run wild.
Or bake or cook together. Head to the kitchen and whip up something delicious to enjoy together. We’ve rounded up some delicious recipes and drinks to help.
Have a picnic in your yard. After you’ve whipped up her favorite meal, set up a picnic in your yard to enjoy the weather.
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Plant a garden together. Now that the weather is breaking, it’s the perfect chance to get outside and cultivate your yard. Plant herbs and veggies to make your summer extra tasty.
Have a virtual game night. Nowadays, you can find plenty of options for games to play with your family no matter where they are. Jackbox and Skribbl.io are always fun.
Make a DIY home décor project. Get crafty with something your mom has saved on Pinterest for a while. Get your supplies delivered, wrap it up in a box and surprise her with time spent together.
Have a mini Mother’s Day parade. If you don’t live with your mom, drive by or pop up outside her window to wish her a happy Mother’s Day!
Enjoy a workout class together. Get your fitness on with an at home or virtual workout. There are plenty of fitness businesses offering free online classes, and YouTube is always a great choice.
Mother’s Day 2020 Gift Ideas
If you can’t be with mom this Mother’s Day, send her a gift to let her know you’re thinking of her. Make it extra thoughtful by creating a care package with all her favorite things or send her something she’s been wanting for a while.
A custom necklace. This is especially nice if you’re looking for a special Mother’s Day gift for your wife and first-time mom since you can personalize it with your child’s name. We love it on a nameplate pendant or on a heart pendant.