For many of us, our mothers are our greatest influence and our biggest fans. With Mother’s Day looming, many of you may be wondering how you can surprise you moms with Mothers day gift ideas in lockdown . Even though many shops and online websites remain unavailable due to the Coronavirus lockdown, here are some gift ideas you can present to your mother on this Mother’s Day 2020.

Get flowers delivered

Under Level 4 restrictions flowers have returned as an essential item and are now back on sale. Experts have found that during this unique global crisis access to nature. Whether it be walking in a garden or simply a beautiful bunch of flowers, can have powerful positive effects on our mental health. Netflorist is busy with their deliveries, and have a whole array of options to choose from. Send mom a care package with all of her favourite snacks and treats – think chocolates, nuts, biltong, fudge and more.

Cakes, ice-cream and Mother’s Day High Tea at home

Many of Joburg’s finest patisseries are running special offers on Mother’s Day cakes, cupcakes, macarons and even a full High Tea spread. A wonderful treat for all the family. Check out The Patisserie in Illovo and Belle’s Patisserie for some spectacular special occasion cakes and its also Halal! Pair it with some Paul’s Homemade Ice Cream who are now delivering on UberEats and Mr Delivery.

Joburg’s finest handmade chocolates from Chocoloza at 44 Stanley are also back up and running for delivery. You can also even order in a full Mother’s Day High Tea from Just Teddy patisserie. The signature “High Tea In A Box” has three boxes of scones with jams and chantilly cream, savoury pies, quiches and rainbow sandwiches and a selection of French patisserie (each box serves two, orders need to be in by May 9 for Mother’s Day). Call +27 10 203 9038 or Whatsapp +27 82 924 9726 to order.⁣​​​​

Cool Online classes for mothers day

Online cooking courses are great gifts for foodie moms looking to improve their skills. There are many courses available, from knife skills to cake decorating and everything else. With the extra time on her hands, this gives mom the perfect opportunity to whip up treats in the kitchen, which we think is a great some mothers day gift in lockdown.

Trip advisor is offering an array of online classes for different kinds moms. For the foodie mom, she can take a Sri Lanka Curry Cooking class For only R140. For the Active mom you could get her an Online Greek dancing lesson for R180. Lastly for the social mom as a mothers day gift, you could get her an Authentic Italian aperitivo – It will be the ultimate zoom happy hour.

Subscription boxes/delivery services

While many delivery services are not available during the lockdown period, there are a few on call.

Daily Dish is a popular option that delivers fresh ingredients to your door, complete with carefully curated menus to suit all. Ucook is a subscription service that allows you to order full meal kits along with a recipe.

Host a virtual dinner party for mothers day

Make the most of social distancing by hosting a virtual dinner party with mom and if you want, invite the rest of the family. Or you could get your active mom, a cool online one -on -one training class. This is a perfect idea for moms who are unsure about finding personal trainers, and they are Able to give it a try.