Valentine's Day Fun


Valentine's Day Fun

Homemade Valentines

How to Make Homemade Valentines

Valentine's Heart

Perhaps you have been shopping aisle after aisle and store after store and have not yet found that perfect Valentine. You may feel overwhelmed and even confused by what you can and should buy for your Valentine. Maybe you just have not found that Valentine that says what you really feel. Or if you are […]

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Thumbprint Valentines

Valentine Finger Puppets

You will need: •Non-toxic stamp pad (red) •Note cards or paper •Crayon or marker Time: Project completed in Under 1 Hour Step One-Have your child press his or her index-finger into the ink pad. Then stamp a V-shaped heart on a note card or paper by joining the two finger prints at the bottoms. Step […]

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Making Your Own Valentine’s Day Cards

Homemade Valentines

If you are feeling very ambitious, you may want to not only make your own Valentine’s Day box but also your own valentine’s notes. Nowadays most people pick up the pre-printed valentine’s at the store. But if you get excited about making your own Valentine’s Day card holder, why not make notes that reflect your […]

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Butterfly Valentines

Butterfly Valentine

You will need: •Pencil •Scissors •Construction paper •Colored card stock •Old-fashioned candy stick, in a wrapper •Pipe cleaner •Color-coding sticker dots Time: Project completed in Under 1 Hour Step One- Cut out a butterfly template. Step two-You can then choose to print the template onto card stock, or cut out the template and have your […]

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Flowers That Mean Love: Your Online Glossary of Floral Definitions

Valentine Flowers

When you are picking out the flowers to send to your Valentine this year, you may want to stop and take a look at what those flowers are actually saying. While the flowers don’t actually talk, each flower has a meaning attached to it. Throughout the centuries lovers and others (like warring families or kingdoms) […]

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Candy Cane Hearts

Candy Canes

This project is a great way to make a spectacular Valentine Day Card and get rid of those post holiday candy canes! You will need: •Candy Canes •Red card stock •Ruler •Color-Aid paper (or two sided paper) •Craft knife •Non-toxic white glue •Markers Time: Project can be completed in Under 1 Hour Step One- Turn […]

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Big-Hearted Hello

Woman with Valentine

Kids especially love this goofy looking Valentine monster. You may want to inscribe yours with the message, “I’ve got my eye on you!” You will need between 1-2 hours to complete this craft. What you will need: Scissors Red card stock Hole punch Heavy red yarn (we used chenille) Tacky glue 40-millimeter googly eyes Markers […]

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Homemade Versus Storebought Valentines

Valentine Card

Once again it’s that time of year where the aisle of every store seems to be decorated with pink and white. Hearts, lace and flowers abound everywhere. As you enter what is perhaps the most romantic season of the year you wonder should I take the time to make my own Valentines or will picking […]

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Digital Valentine’s Day Cards

Valentine's Day

Instead of getting a Valentine’s Day card this year, send a digital Valentine’s Day card to the people you love. The digital Valentine’s Day cards are unique because you not only can add sound to them, you can upload a bunch of family photos to make the card personal. The great part about digital photo […]

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Conversation Hearts

Conversation Hearts

You will need: •Scissors •Craft foam •Permanent markers •Pipe cleaner •Pencil Time: Project completed in Under 1 Hour Step One- Cut a variety of 1- to 2-inch hearts from craft foam. Using a permanent marker, print a short message on the front and the name of the giver on back. Step Two- After allowing ink […]

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