Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Get the 2021 Mother's Day Items

Spoil the moms in your life with some lovely flowers!

In 2020, Animal Crossing: New Horizons celebrated Mother’s Day with the release of the Thank You Mom Mug, which players could purchase for a limited time from the Nook Shopping catalog.

For 2021, the Thank You Mom Mug has been re-released, and a second Mother’s Day item has also been added for players to purchase: Carnations.

Here’s how to get the 2021 Mother’s Day items in Animal Crossing: New Horizons!

Head into the Resident Services building and use the Nook Stop terminal.

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Choose “Nook Shopping.” (Remember, if you've unlocked the Nook Shopping app on your NookPhone, you can open the Nook Shopping catalog without going to Resident Services.)

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Select “Special Goods.”

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Press “L” on your controller to move to the Seasonal items tab.

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Highlight the Carnations item or Thank You Mom Mug and press “A” to select it. The Carnations item costs 1,600 Bells, while the Thank You Mom Mug costs 600 Bells.

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If you want to purchase the item for yourself, or to give to a friend at a later time, select “Place Order.” If you want to send the item to a friend instantly, choose “Send as Gift.”

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The Carnations and Thank You Mom Mug will be available to purchase until May 31, 2021.

To learn more about Animal Crossing: New Horizons, or to view the rest of our guides for the game, check out our previous coverage.

Disclosure: Nintendo gave SuperParent a code for Animal Crossing: New Horizons for coverage purposes.