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So, Mother’s Day is rolling around and… You’re broke. That’s no excuse! Mom is important and by golly, you’re going to buy that woman a gift. Here’s some affordable ideas for Mother’s day gifts that are under $5 so you can show mom you care.
Creative Gifts For Mother’s Day That Cost Under $5
What better way to get mom to relax and kick her feet up than with some nice, calming tea. It’s not too expensive and doing all her chores for the day is free too. Just saying.
Save money by recycling something you already have or hitting up the dollar store. Just add your own mug and this decal makes for a great Mother’s Day gift.
World’s Greatest Mom Charm
Well, it’s true. She can add this cute charm to a zipper or keychain so you’ll always be with her. Kinda.
There’s a lot to choose from the in under $5 category when it comes to Mother’s Day keychains. Pick something for her personality or something sweet, like this handmade heart one.
This one doubles as a great last-minute gift idea. Just download and print at home, then frame.
Mama Bear Decal
A great gift for a new mom or someone who’s a bit more trendy. This vinyl decal is perfect for her car (minivan) or laptop.
Mother’s Day falls at the start of gardening season so what better gift than something to be used outdoors. This set comes with 100 garden markers and even comes with a marker.
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Mum’s Drinks Coaster
Mum can rest her tea on this coaster and you can be reminded when it’s time to refill her drink… Not just on Mother’s Day, either.
Boy Mom Charm
Being a mom is hard but if the woman on your Mother’s Day list is a mom of all boys, well, she deserves some props. This charm is a great special addition to the necklace or keychain you’re going to make her, or to a collection she already has.
Stain Remover Bar
OK yes, it’s practical, and yes, it involves a chore. Trust me on this one, though, a great laundry stain bar is much appreciated.
Grow a Boyfriend
Perfect just as long as mom has a sense of humour. If she’s not single this might be an even more hilarious gag gift idea.
If your mom is a candle lover these will always be appreciated on Mother’s Day. Thankfully you can usually get candles on a budget, too, and there’s plenty for under $5 out there that make great Mother’s day gifts.
Gift From Kids
If you’re looking for something to give mom from the kids this is a great choice. Have the kids fill it out in advance and give it to mom on Mother’s day. Not only is it a cute gift, it also makes an adorable keepsake too.
Personalized Peg Doll
Get mom started collecting her very own custom peg doll! Order it personalized to look like mom, maybe doing one of her favourite hobbies. Or get one of you if you live far away and don’t get to see each other often.
Either she’ll love and cherish them or ironically sport them each Mother’s Day. Either way, these earrings are a great gift under $5.
Mom Friendship Bracelet
Mom ties this bracelet around her wrist, then when it’s break it’s supposed to be good luck.
Really Big Useful Notebook
Moms have lots of things to remember so give her a really big useful notebook to write all those important things in.
Moms often don’t take time to do their hair. Help her along with some pretty hair accessories that are easy to wear everyday but will make her feel a little bit more pretty while running to soccer practice or wrangling a tantruming child.
Give mom the gift of small rewards to add to her calendar or day planner. These stickers have all the “adulting” accomplishment she needs to feel like she accomplished something even on a not-so great day.
You can almost always get a card under $5. Pick out something sweet if your mom is the sentimental type or go with comedy like this funny Mother’s Day card.
When shopping for Mother’s day gifts under $5 don’t worry about the price tag! It’s the thought that counts – and these gifts are thoughtful ideas moms will love.