Valentine's Day Fun

Valentine's Day Fun

Homemade Valentines

Using Family Photos to Make Fun Valentine’s Cards

Do you want to make your Valentine’s Day cards stand out this year? How about using your own family photos instead of buying a card in the store? Family photos definitely have a personalized touch over a cardstock card with a sentimental note written on it. Here are some fun and easy ways to create […]

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Ace Hearts Valentine

Kids will especially be delighted with this Valentine’s take on playing cards. Best of all this card is both inexpensive and easy to make and can be made in under one hour. What you will need: Materials for 1 Pencil Playing card Red card stock (one 8 1/2- by 11-inch piece should make about 8 […]

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Stained Glass Valentine

Be advised here that adult supervision is needed to make this Valentine. You will need: •Crayons (light and bright colors work best) •Handheld pencil sharpener •Waxed paper •Large paper grocery bags •Ironing board and iron •Scissors •Permanent marker Time: Project completed in Under 1 Hour Step One- Have the kids peel the paper off the […]

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Bee My Valentine Muffin Flower Card

One of the really fun things to do on Valentine’s Day is delivering the cards that tell your true feelings. And it can be even more fun if you have taken the time to make your own homemade Valentines. Rather than using the mass-produced look-like-everyone else’s Valentines this year you or your child can deliver […]

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Kid Friendly Valentine’s Day Cards

Making and giving cards is a Valentine’s Day tradition that children and adults both get to participate in. For children, the giving of cards often happens in the classroom. Many schools support classroom parties where each child brings a card for every other child in the class. There are even special craft boxes that children […]

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Playing Card Valentines

If you are looking to add some fun and creativity to this Valentines Day the answer may be in making your own homemade Valentines. If you are worried that you don’t have the creativity or the time rest assured that neither will be a problem with the following projects. With some easy to find items […]

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Theme Hearts

You will need: •Scissors •Scrap booking paper (To reflect whatever theme you want. This is a good project for boys who may want to use camo, sports, or action themed papers)•Light-colored card stock or paper •Glue stick •Marker Time: Project completed in 30 Minutes or less Step One-Cut a large heart from the theme paper […]

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Fishy Valentine

This will let your Valentine know they are the most special fish in the sea! You will need: •Card stock •Glue •Scissors •Marker •Googly eyes Time: Project completed in 30 Minutes or less Step One- Using the colored card stock or heavy construction paper, cut 2 large heart shapes for the fish’s body and 1 […]

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Shaking Up Traditional Valentine’s Day Cards with Family Photos

Are you tired of sending out the same old boring Valentine’s Day cards year after year? Why not shake it up this year and add some family photos, fabric, and other craft items to your Valentine’s Day cards to make it look nicer. Making your own Valentine’s Day cards are sure to be saved as […]

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Flowers, Love and What It Really Means for Valentine’s Day

Flower Bouquet

The flowers that arrive on Valentine’s Day all over the world, are beautiful, however, you may be surprised to learn that virtually every flower has a meaning. The language of flowers is not something that has been created as a commercial novelty by florist, but rather has been present down through the centuries. Everyone from […]

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