Sweet Valentine's Day Crafts for Kids

Kids will love being a part of the Valentine's Day festivities by creating these fun projects.


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Simple Flowers, Part 1

    Your child's own bouquet of darling paper flowers is just a few simple steps away. More ambitious kids can make the project as ornate as they desire. See the next slide for the basic instructions.

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Simple Flowers, Part 2

    Cut out three equal-size paper hearts, and then fold them in half lengthwise. Attach the pointed ends together with a silver or brass brad. Create the stems using florist's wire.

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Stamp Art Valentines, Part 1

    Make your mark with help from a personalized stamp. Household items and a few art supplies are all you need! Check out the following three slides for detailed instructions.

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Stamp Art Valentines, Part 2

    Cut a foam grocery tray to 3 by 4inches. Have your child write a note backwards in pencil, pressing deeply into the foam. (Write words on paper and hold up to mirror to see reverse text.)

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Stamp Art Valentines, Part 3

    Brush a thin layer of paint across the surface of the foam, covering it evenly from edge to edge.

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Stamp Art Valentines, Part 4

    Press and rub paper, label, or tag on top of painted foam, applying some pressure. Peel back and let dry. Repaint before each print, changing the color if desired. Attach to small bags of candy or other gifts.

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Marbled Paper Card

    Create these stunning Valentine cards with just a few materials and some quality time with a youngster.

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Secret Messages

    Cut hearts from white paper and write love notes on them with a white crayon, then hide your hearts in strategic morning locations. Place a box of watercolors at the breakfast table, and brush paint over the hearts to reveal the messages.

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Valentine Lollipops

    These suckers make great presents for kids to exchange. They're the perfect parent-child project -- younger children will need close supervision.

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