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Creating a Personalized Mother’s Day Video Gift in Minutes (for Free!)

Madison Fraitag


It’s that time of year again, your chance to make all of the mothers in your life feel as special as they really are. Make sure she feels loved this Mother’s Day with a personalized video gift that’s all about her–made in minutes, all for free.

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Whether you’re celebrating your mom, grandma, aunt, wife, mother-in-law, or any other mother-figure who makes your life better every day, we’ve got you covered with video templates and options to upgrade your Animoto video to help you make her feel loved this Mother’s Day.

Choose your template

The first step in creating any video quickly is choosing from one of our easy-to-use templates. While any template can be customized for your Mother’s Day message–and you can always start from scratch–we’ve got a selection of templates already optimized for Mother’s Day.

In this section, make a few quick choices and we’ll let you know which template we recommend you use for your video. Feel free to jump ahead to the results any time, and explore all of the ways you can customize the look and feel of your video.

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Select the closest option to who you’re making your video for, or feel free to skip ahead to the next question.

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We know every mom is special, but we also know that Mother’s Day looks different for every family. Click on any of the following that applies to you for a template that might be right for your Mother's Day video.

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Select which option best fits who you are for a template suggestion that might just do the trick.


Mother’s Day Card

Looks like the Mother’s Day Card template might be right for you! With a paper-and-pen look, this template feels as charming as a handwritten card, with the convenience of a video Mom, Grandma, aunts, and other special women in your life can keep forever.

Mother’s Day Greeting

You’ve got the Mother’s Day Greeting template! This template follows a sweet, sentimental narrative, easily customized with your own images and message for the mom, grandma, aunt, or other mother-figure in your life.

Digital Album

Reminisce on her first year as a mom with a slideshow of photos of her with her baby using the Digital Album template. Replace the text with a Mother’s Day message, and give her the gift of memories she can share with family and friends.

Top 5 List

Let her know the reasons she makes such a great partner and mom with the Top 5 List template. Add photos of you two together, and a few with the kids to remind her just how special she is to your family.

Mother’s Day Gift Card Promo

Mother’s Day is a huge opportunity for businesses to promote their gift-worthy products and services. Use the Gift Card Promo template, with Mother’s Day imagery built right in, to let your customers know you’ve got a deal on gifts for Mom.

In Memoriam

Keep Mom’s memory alive with a heartfelt In Memoriam video, looking back on the special moments you shared with her. Have the whole family send you photos and video clips to create a collection of memories you can all cherish for years to come.

Celebrating two moms

For families lucky enough to have two moms at home, create a video to let them both know how much you appreciate them. Try out our Inspirational List template to list out the reasons they're the best moms around.

Upgrade your video

Looking for even more design settings? Want to remove the Animoto watermark? No worries, check out all of our plans available to upgrade your video and make sure the focus stays on Mom.

Looking to create a Mother’s Day marketing video for your business? Check out our 4 Video Marketing Tips for Mother’s Day for some tips and templates specifically for businesses.