Sweet Cards

Handmade Valentines carry extra meaning, especially when they have a surprise attached.

What You Need:

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Combine your sweet message with a
sweet treat.

  • Construction paper
  • Markers
  • Lollipop
  • Tea bag
  • Heart-shaped balloon
  • Scissors
  • White glue
  • Transparent tape

Lollipop Card Instructions:

1. Fold construction paper (about 7 1/2 x 10 inches in size) in half.

2. Cut a red and a white heart and glue to outside of card.

3. Cut out two green leaves, draw veins, and glue.

4. Tape lollipop onto card with a loop of transparent tape.

5. Write message. Inside the card, write: "For my sweetheart" or any other "sweet" sentiment.

Tea Bag Card Instructions:

1. Fold construction paper (about 7 1/2 by 10 inches in size) in half.

2. Draw a teacup, decorate it with markers, cut, and glue to outside.

3. Tape tea bag onto card with a loop of transparent tape.

4. Write inside message: "You're my cup of tea."

Balloon Card Instructions:

1. Fold construction paper (about 7 1/2 by 10 inches in size) in half.

2. Cut out a yellow sun and clouds and paste them to the card.

3. Tape balloon onto card with a loop of transparent tape.

4. Write inside message: "You send my heart soaring."

Note: For saftey reasons, don't give balloons to children under 3 years of age.