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3 Easy Valentine's Day Crafts for Kids

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Valentine’s day is a day of love and cuddles. We like these easy DIY valentine’s day crafts you can do with your children.


Valentine Photo Hearts

What you need:

  1. Red, white or pink foam
  2. Foam glue
  3. Photo of your baby
  4. Sharpie
  5. Scissors – adult use only
  6. String

What to do:

  1. Cut foam in shape of heart & cut out middle. We used a scrapbook die cut for the fancy edges.
  2. Cut photo in heart shape and glue to the foam for the frame.
  3. Write message to your child’s Valentine on the part you cut out of the frame heart.
  4. Glue to the photo frame.
  5. Put string through top to hang.
  6. Make someone smile when you give it to them. :)

Tissue Paper Valentine

What you need:

  1. Red & pink tissue
  2. White foam
  3. Scissors
  4. Sharpie
  5. Non-toxic Glue
  6. Photo
  7. Pencil

What to do:

  1. Cut foam in a heart shape.
  2. Write message on heart.
  3. Glue photo of your child on the foam (we embellished with scrapbook hearts).
  4. Cut tissue into squares.
  5. Put tissue square on end of pencil & dip into glue.
  6. Outline heart with tissue paper.
  7. Make someone’s day when you give them this cute Valentine.

New Spin on the Love Frame

What you need:

  1. Frame
  2. Background paper
  3. Window markers

What to do:

  1. Put background paper in frame with message “I love you because”
  2. Every day have all family members write in why they love a certain member of the family.
  3. Switch days for each member of the family to receive frame love.

Thanks to Happily Domestic for the Frame Love idea.

What are your favorite Valentine’s Day crafts?

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