31 Easy Dinner Recipes for Kids to Make on Mother’s Day

by Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Easy dinner recipes are always in style, and with Mother’s Day around the corner our goal is to have Mom equipped with the best fun homemade day possible! That means easy dinner recipes for the kids to make for Mom! …What better way to say “MOM! You Rock!” than a homecooked dinner? We’ve gathered 31 amazing recipes that are easy to make for kids at all different ages. Whether you are preparing for a special mommy-and-me moment in the kitchen, or you want to try this recipe on your own! This will be a great resource for you.

Moms, refer to this list to find great recipes your kids can help you make!

Kids, surprise mom with one of these great easy recipe ideas for dinner!

Give mom something that you made yourself, something that you spent effort and time. A gift with love! Why not cook her a special dinner. She’ll definitely appreciate it.

Looking for other Mother’s Day ideas? Check out our ideas for Mother’s Day from our sister site, diyready.com

31 Easy Dinner Recipes for Kids to Make Mom on Mother’s Day

Here are 31 easy dinner recipes you can make for Mom on Mother’s Day. (MOM, here are 31 easy dinner recipes that won’t make a huge mess that your kid will be proud of making!!) With these recipes, everyone wins.

31 Easy Recipes & Dinner Ideas to Make for Mom on Mother's Day! By Homemade Recipes at http://homemaderecipes.com/easy-dinner-recipes-for-kids-mothers-day

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1. Baked Parmesan Zucchini

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Baked Zucchini fries make a great kid-friendly recipe to Make for Mom on Mother's Day! By Homemade Recipes at http://homemaderecipes.com/easy-dinner-recipes-for-kids-mothers-day

Baked zucchini fries make a great kid-friendly recipe.

Make this nutritious zucchini appetizer to surprise mom with something tasty and healthy that the whole family will enjoy!  Get recipe here.

2. Homemade Hamburger Helper

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Mom will love this homemade hamburger helper recipe. An easy kid-friendly recipe for kids to make for Mom on Mother's Day. By Homemade Recipes at http://homemaderecipes.com/easy-dinner-recipes-for-kids-mothers-day

Mom will love this homemade hamburger helper recipe.

Hamburger helper is a meal go-to that the kids will love making. Full of flavors, and nutrients! Make it here.

3. French Bread Pizzas

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French bread pizzas are a fun dinner idea that's easy for kids to make! Great meal idea for Mother's Day that's fun for the family. By Homemade Recipes at http://homemaderecipes.com/easy-dinner-recipes-for-kids-mothers-day

French bread pizzas are a fun dinner that is easy for kids to make!

Make easy french bread pizza, get the whole family involved and go crazy with all the fun topping possibilities!  Recipe here.

4. Taco Pizza

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Make a taco pizza with the kids | Easy kid-friendly meals for them to make Mom on Mother's Day. What a fun idea! By Homemade Recipes at http://homemaderecipes.com/easy-dinner-recipes-for-kids-mothers-day

Make a taco pizza with the kids.

Love tacos AND pizza? Mix them together for a fun family dish to make for Mom on Mother’s Day! Get recipe here.

5. Crescent Dogs

Have fun making hot dog crescent rolls with the kids for dinner | Easy kid friendly dinner recipes for Mother's Day. By Homemade Recipes at http://homemaderecipes.com/easy-dinner-recipes-for-kids-mothers-day

Have fun making hot dog crescent rolls with the kids.

Make your own mini pigs in a blanket with this easy recipe form Pillsbury! Wrap up the little weenie’s with crescent dough and pop them in the oven for a fun little treat that is simple to make, and fun to slather in sauce and serve with veggies for a home cooked family meal. Recipe here. 

6. Pizza Rolls

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Pizza rolls are always a good idea for dinner! Make this easy kid friendly meal for Mother's Day. By Homemade Recipes at http://homemaderecipes.com/easy-dinner-recipes-for-kids-mothers-day

Pizza rolls are always a good idea for dinner!

Everybody loves the taste of pepperoni and cheese. Make this pizza roll for a fun pizza dinner for Mom on Mother’s Day. Get recipe here>>

7. Healthy Broccoli Mac & Cheese

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A healthy homemade broccoli mac and cheese recipe. This easy recipe idea is kid friendly, they can help in the kitchen and help make this dinner idea for Mother's Day! By Homemade Recipes at http://homemaderecipes.com/easy-dinner-recipes-for-kids-mothers-day

A healthy homemade broccoli mac and cheese recipe.

Make this creamy and crusty healthy mac & cheese recipe. It’s so good, Mom is sure to love it. We’ve got all your bases covered, because the cheesy broccoli in this dish is irresistible! Recipe here.

8. Easy Pinwheel Sandwiches

Pinwheel sandwiches for kids are a quick no bake dinner solution to make with the kids. A kid friendly recipe to make Mom for Mother's Day dinner http://homemaderecipes.com/easy-dinner-recipes-for-kids-mothers-day

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How fun are these turkey and basil pinwheel sandwiches? They’re easy and fast to prepare for a meal to grab on the go! Get recipe here.

9. Breakfast in a Cup

Breakfast in a cup is a fun way to serve breakfast any time of day! Make this awesome meal with the kids, it's easy for kids to make, and serve it on Mother's Day! | By Homemade Recipes at http://homemaderecipes.com/easy-dinner-recipes-for-kids-mothers-day

Breakfast in a cup is a fun way to serve breakfast any time of day!

Make breakfast for dinner with these savory breakfast cups! All you need is a muffin tin and a few staple ingredients for a fun meal that the kids will feel proud of making. Recipe here.

10. Pizza Mac ‘n’ Cheese 

Pizza Mac and Cheese is one of the tastiest family meals! Make this easy recipe for dinner, and watch as kids help prepare this kid friendly meal! Great dinner idea for Mother's Day| By Homemade Recipes at http://homemaderecipes.com/easy-dinner-recipes-for-kids-mothers-day

Pizza Mac and Cheese is one of the tastiest family meals!

We already have already listed pizza tacos, and healthy mac & cheese, time to make another family favorite and combine pizza with mac & cheese for the perfect mix of pepperoni-cheesey-goodness! Make it here.

11. Homemade Cinnamon Rolls

Cinnamon rolls are fun recipe idea for kids to make for Mom on Mother's Day | By Homemade Recipes at http://homemaderecipes.com/easy-dinner-recipes-for-kids-mothers-day

Cinnamon rolls are fun recipe idea for kids to make for Mom on Mother’s Day

Here’s another one of our favorite breakfast-for-dinner recipes! Everyone loves cinnamon rolls, roll these guys out from scratch (or use the store-bought kind) for a fun sweet treat that will melt in Mom’s mouth and warm her heart. Make it here

12. Chicago Hot Dog Salad

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This hot dog salad is a great healthy recipe idea for kids. It's an easy meal for kids to make, and healthy for Moms to enjoy! | By Homemade Recipes at http://homemaderecipes.com/easy-dinner-recipes-for-kids-mothers-day

This hot dog salad is a great healthy recipe idea for kids.

This dish contains sweet pickled relish, spicy brown mustard, and coleslaw to accompany your ballpark favorite. A healthy dish that’s fun and easy to whip up and serve Momfor dinner. Get recipe here>>

13. Sloppy Joe Slider

Make sloppy joes! A fun dinner idea for kids. Also great easy meal for families on a budget | By Homemade Recipes at http://homemaderecipes.com/easy-dinner-recipes-for-kids-mothers-day

Make sloppy joes! A fun dinner idea for kids.

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Sloppy Joes are always a good dish to make. They’re super easy, flavorful, and fun to eat. Get sloppy without making a huge mess in the kitchen, and make sloppy Joes for dinner with this kid-friendly recipe. P.S. They’ve added grated zucchini to give this recipe a veggie boost! Recipe here.

14. Pasta Salad

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Pasta salad is an easy dinner idea for families that kids can help make. By Homemade Recipes at http://homemaderecipes.com/easy-dinner-recipes-for-kids-mothers-day

Pasta salad is an easy dinner idea for families that kids can help make

A pasta salad is a simple way to mix amazing flavors and textures together. Make a special day even more special with this kid-friendly pasta salad. Get recipe.

15. Buffalo Cauliflower

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Cauliflower buffalo wings are fun and spicy! So easy, a kid can make it! This healthy meal idea will make Mom so happy on Mother's Day! By Homemade Recipes at http://homemaderecipes.com/easy-dinner-recipes-for-kids-mothers-day

Cauliflower buffalo wings are fun and spicy! So easy, a kid can make it!

These Cauli-wings are like buffalo wings, but healthy, and easy to make! Another great recipe idea for kids to learn how vegetables can be healthy AND tasty! Recipe here.

16. Creamy Chicken Casserole

Make an easy creamy chicken casserole in minutes. Kid friendly dinner ideas for the family on a budget. | By Homemade Recipes at http://homemaderecipes.com/easy-dinner-recipes-for-kids-mothers-day

Make an easy creamy chicken casserole in minutes.

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The casserole is another easy, hearty, go-to, family recipe. This Creamy Chicken Casserole is perfect and easy to prepare. Loaded with chicken, veggies, and a whole lot of creamy wonderful goodness the family will surely love. Get recipe here.

17. Homemade Pizza

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Make homemade pizza for a fun family pizza party!

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Mmmm another pizza recipe!  If the kids are just learning to cook, it might be easier to buy the dough from the store, but everything else is super fun and easy to throw together for one big happy family pizza party! Recipe Here.

18. Brie Blueberry Waffles

These irresistible brie and blueberry waffles are a perfect recipe idea for Mother's Day. This kid friendly breakfast for dinner recipe is a keeper! | By Homemade Recipes at http://homemaderecipes.com/easy-dinner-recipes-for-kids-mothers-day

These irresistible brie and blueberry waffles are a perfect recipe idea for Mother’s Day

Make Mom the best waffles of her life with this brie blueberry waffle recipe. Use store-bought waffle mix to make it kid-friendly. She won’t even mind that she’s having breakfast for dinner, it’s the sentiment that counts. Recipe Here.

19. Kielbasa and Cabbage

Kielbasa and Cabbage is an easy cheap and healthy dish to make for dinner. Kids and grown ups love it, make it all the time for a healthy kid friendly meal option! | By Homemade Recipes at http://homemaderecipes.com/easy-dinner-recipes-for-kids-mothers-day

Kielbasa and Cabbage is an easy cheap and healthy dish to make for dinner.

Make a Kielbasa and Cabbage dish in minutes. This sausage dish is easy to prepare and packed with flavor. A great serving of protein and vegetables in a tasty dish that kids can learn to make and the family will love. Make it here.

20. Sweet Potato Hash

Sweet Potato Hash with Avocado Cream is an easy cheap and healthy dish to make for breakfast or dinner. This kid friendly recipe is great, even for the picky eaters! Make it on Mother's Day for a healthy mom-approved meal! | By Homemade Recipes at http://homemaderecipes.com/easy-dinner-recipes-for-kids-mothers-day

Sweet Potato Hash with Avocado Cream is an easy cheap and healthy dish to make for breakfast or dinner.

Make this hash for breakfast or dinner. It is sure to fill you up, and become a go-to meal for any occasion, year round. Mix your own avocado cream sauce to keep it summery, or add cranberries and make it in the fall. Your kids will love tossing all these ingredients together and seeing how amazing this healthy and simple meal can taste! Recipe here.

21. Carrot Salad

Carrot Salad is a fun way to eat carrots. Healthier than carrot cake, and a tasty way to get kids to eat their veggies. Great recipe idea to make with the kids for Mother's Day! | By Homemade Recipes at http://homemaderecipes.com/easy-dinner-recipes-for-kids-mothers-day

Carrot Salad is a fun way to eat carrots.

Make this fun nutritious side dish. Carrots are a kid favorite, this recipe will show kids that carrots are a great way to add flavor to a meal in more ways than one! Whip up your carrot salad for lunch or dinner. Find it here.

22. Chicken Pot Pie Casserole

Make this cheap and easy chicken pot pie recipe with the kids! So easy, a kid can do it. Great for family dinner! | By Homemade Recipes at http://homemaderecipes.com/easy-dinner-recipes-for-kids-mothers-day

Make this cheap and easy chicken pot pie recipe with the kids!

Make this easy casserole by mixing the ingredients in a pan, and covering them with your pie crust. Allow to bake and watch this delicious home cooked recipe come to life. The kids will love helping make this dish. Get it here.

23. Stuffed Bell Peppers

You'll love this quick and fun stuffed bell pepper recipe that is easy to make at home with the kids. Get them to eat their veggies and fill their tummies with this excellent dinner idea! | By Homemade Recipes at http://homemaderecipes.com/easy-dinner-recipes-for-kids-mothers-day

You’ll love this quick and fun stuffed bell pepper recipe that is easy to make at home with the kids.

It’s hard to go wrong with stuffed bell peppers. Help kids open up the bell peppers and stuff all the delicious ingredients inside. Allow them to cook, then watch as the whole family enjoys this recipe! Make it here.

24. Homemade Burritos

Burritos are a great meal that kids can make. Easy homemade dinner recipe ideas! So good and so easy - the kids can even make them for Mom on Mother's Day! | By Homemade Recipes at http://homemaderecipes.com/easy-dinner-recipes-for-kids-mothers-day

Burritos are a great meal that kids can make.

These healthy homemade burritos are so easy to make and so good to eat! Combine ingredients, heat, build burrito, and enjoy! The whole family will love this recipe, it’s also easy to adjust this recipe to meet any special taste-bud demands. Recipe here.

25. Zucchini Boats

Make zucchini boats for kids who are picky eaters. These gluten free pizzas are fun and nutritious. A great easy recipe idea for kids. | By Homemade Recipes at http://homemaderecipes.com/easy-dinner-recipes-for-kids-mothers-day

These gluten free pizzas are fun and nutritious.

Zucchini Pizza boats are a wonderful dinner to make for pizza lovers who need that extra serving of vegetables. Help the kids create their own pizza boats, and everyone will love eating these cheesy delights. Found here.

26. Quesadilla

Enjoy homemade quesadillas with the whole family. This quick and easy meal is so good, even the kids can do it! A kid friendly meal is always a fun idea. | By Homemade Recipes at http://homemaderecipes.com/easy-dinner-recipes-for-kids-mothers-day

Enjoy homemade quesadillas with the whole family.

Homemade quesadillas are one of the tastiest and easiest meals you can make! You can whip them up in minutes, and there are 100’s of options. Here’s a recipe for a delicious margherita pizza quesadilla, but you can customize your own quesadilla with any ingredients – just add your favorite combo of veggies, meat, and cheese! Recipe here.

27. Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup

Grilled cheese sticks with tomatoe soup are a fun way to serve the American favorite. This is a great kid friendly recipe to make on a budget - why not try it for Mother's Day and get the kids to help! | By Homemade Recipes at http://homemaderecipes.com/easy-dinner-recipes-for-kids-mothers-day

Grilled cheese sticks with tomato soup are a fun way to serve the American favorite.

Make your own easy grilled cheese and tomato soup. Bonus points if you make grilled cheese dippers like the ones here! This meal is fun and simple, you can’t go wrong! Click here for recipe.

28. Bacon Wrapped Asparagus

Learn how to make bacon wrapped asparagus with the kids with this fun and easy recipe. | By Homemade Recipes at http://homemaderecipes.com/easy-dinner-recipes-for-kids-mothers-day

Learn how to make bacon wrapped asparagus with the kids with this fun and easy tutorial.

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This dish is easy and fun to make inside or out on the grill. Wrap up your asparagus with bacon and watch it sizzle. Make these asparagus sticks for Mom and the whole family!  Get recipe here.

29. Pastrami Sandwich

Satisfy your hunger with a simple pastrami sandwich. This recipe idea is a great one for kids to make for dinner, introduce them to new foods that they'll love! | By Homemade Recipes at http://homemaderecipes.com/easy-dinner-recipes-for-kids-mothers-day

Satisfy your hunger with a simple pastrami sandwich for dinner

Make this easy recipe for a  pastrami sandwich with fresh ingredients. Pastrami makes a delicious dinner that the whole family will savor. Recipe here.

30. Zucchini Fritters

You can make zucchini fritters for a healthy dinner idea that kids can make, and families will love! Great easy family dinner idea!| By Homemade Recipes at http://homemaderecipes.com/easy-dinner-recipes-for-kids-mothers-day

You can make zucchini fritters for a healthy dinner idea that kids can make, and families will love!

Pack your zucchini fritters for Mom and the family to munch on for dinner. They’ll love these homemade treats! Recipe here.

31. Omelette

An omelette is an easy homemade meal for families. Kids will love this breakfast for dinner, they can even make it with Mom and serve it up for Mother's Day! | By Homemade Recipes at http://homemaderecipes.com/easy-dinner-recipes-for-kids-mothers-day

An omelette is an easy homemade meal for families.

Create an omelette bar for the family to get together and make their own dinner. Provide lots of delicious options so every one can customize their own omelette. Or you can make these tasty mushroom, goat cheese, avocado, and spinach omelettes. It’s hard to go wrong with eggs, cheese, and your favorite veggies! Get the recipe here.

 

Cooking for someone we truly love will give them so much happiness and will make them feel special! Make these delicious meals for Mom, or with Mom, and watch her heart overflow with happiness. And don’t forget to help her clean all the dishes too!

I hope that this will give sons and daughters tons of ideas fo this coming Mother’s day. Happy Mother’s day to all the Moms out there. Enjoy your treats!

Check out more Mother’s Day ideas here on our sister site, DiyReady.com!

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