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4 Valentine’s Day Crafts to Make with Your Kids

February 5, 2016

Girl with homemade ValentineWhat better way to celebrate the “holiday of love” than by spending time with the people you love!

The following fun and simple crafts and activities for Valentine’s Day can be a wonderful way to share quality time with your kids. Afterward, be sure to head to our Facebook page to share photos of your children’s creations and of your little ones.

Melted Crayon Hearts – Do you have a bunch of broken crayons and an afternoon to spare? If so, then this Valentine craft from Creative Mommas may have your name written all over it. All you’ll need are some silicon heart molds, crayons, and an oven. The Creative Mommas blog gives a tutorial. This craft can be replicated for different occasions by changing the mold shapes to meet your needs.

Homemade Valentine’s Cards – The homemade card remains a Valentine’s Day staple, especially when created by children for their parents and grandparents. Help your child to make a personalized card using our simple Valentine template. Your child’s loved ones will surely treasure it for years to come.

Marshmallow Love Bugs – These adorable little treats may be perfect for taking to a Valentine’s Day party. It’s best to undertake this project with older children or on your own, because it calls for a bit of patience and a steady hand. Check out the full tutorial at The Decorated Cookie.

Valentine Mailbox – Some parents may remember having created, as children, a box for collecting Valentines from their classmates. Whether or not your child’s class has a similar activity, creating a paper mailbox can be a lot of fun. One way to learn how is by visiting this Special Delivery Paper Mailbox tutorial from Simply Modern Mom – it’s very easy to follow and sure to be hit.

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