This Mother's Day has been a bit difficult for many moms and their children. The coronavirus pandemic has made it hard for families to truly spend time together, so people have been forced to get creative. Animal Crossing: New Horizons has allowed many families to do just that, as players met with their moms to spend some time together in the game. It might not be as special as visiting in real life, but it has allowed players to get that bonding time with their parents that a lot of people have been missing. It's just another way that the Nintendo Switch game has managed to bring people together!
Keep reading to see how Animal Crossing: New Horizons players celebrated Mother's Day!
Seems like a great way for families to celebrate together.
A lot of players spent time with their moms in the game today!
day 60: facetimed my mom and visited her animal crossing island so we could hang for mother’s day!!! 🥰— anh-thư huỳnh (@oldwestaction) May 11, 2020
There were digital spa days...
...and even museum trips!
People gave their moms fun, in-game gifts.
Some even got fresh flowers.
for mother's day I went to my mom's animal crossing island and planted roses— Kyle Summers (@KyleWSummers) May 11, 2020
That's definitely a modern Mother's Day gift!
My 10-year-old gave me, quote “a modern Mother’s Day gift “: he put me on his Animal Crossing island 💜💜💜 pic.twitter.com/UZ0VscU1vo— Caren Watkins (@ThisIsCaren) May 10, 2020
Players really got creative with it!
Couldn't really do anything for my mom today for Mother's Day so I just made her this garden on Animal Crossing. Happy Mother's Day to all the moms out there! #AnimalCrossingNewHorizions pic.twitter.com/yu45QGniGk— Wok (@wokalpajaro) May 10, 2020