8 Valentines to Make and Give

Forget about letting your kids give out boring, boxed Valentine’s to their classmates. Let them use their creativity and some basic craft supplies to whip up some Valentines that will be talked about for weeks to come. While creative ideas …

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DIY Jet Pack for Valentine's Day

Boys may not get as excited about Valentine’s Day as girls do, but this is a project you can make for your favorite little guy that they will get excited about. Learn how easy it is to make this fun …

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Sound Matching Valentine Hearts

Besides being a reason to give candy and cards to your friends and sweeties, you can use Valentine’s Day as an opportunity to help kids practice letter and sound recognition. Mandi, from Moments With Mandi blog, shows how easy it …

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It’s not too late to create something wonderful with the kids. This project could be done to a plate, mug or platter. If you’re a Teacher have the kids bring a piece of white (or light) crockery in and create …

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Yesterday we featured these fun kids printables for kids and now we found this great version.   Let’s not argue about the whole gender thing. This boys (or girls) printable is perfect for car fans. You could change out the …

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These two adorable ideas come from Thenerdswife.com where she shares her free printable for the Doh and the fruit squeeze one. Both printables are perfect for younger kids who would like to hand out gifts to their friends.

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stringart1This is a great craft for you to do with your kids. The options and designs are endless! You can find the materials and instructions over at Sweetnicks.

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I am a huge fan of the non candy Valentines for kids in school. Nowadays, kids have so many allergies and you never know what parents what their kids to have or not have. The Cheese Thief has compiled a …

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I think this is my top Valentines idea for 2013. I never knew knights could be so cute. I love that people have gotten away from the little tear out paper valentines. It gives really creative people the chance to …

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Need a quick and easy to make Valentines Box for tomorrow? Here a fun one with a cat pattern. You can find the full how-to over at We Made That.…

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washiframe1This is a great idea for a Valentines gift for school. You could change the insert to say a fun Valentine’s phrase! The tutorial is super simple, and you could pick out Washi Tape that would go with a Valentines …

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bookmk1How adorable are these bookmarks!?! I always try to do Valentines crafts for my kids to bring into school that do not involve candy. Last year I did bookmarks, and this would be a great continuation of that theme. Also, …

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These would make a great little craft or a Preschool or Kindergarten craft to celebrate Valentines day. You can make a lot out of one 2.5lb bag of little rhinestones! Find the tutorial over at Free Fun In Austin.

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handprint valentines finishedEvery grandparent loves to receive a Valentines’ Day card from their grandchildren with a hand or footprint on it. There’s something so special about that keepsake. You can find this cute Valentines idea over at Sugar Bee Crafts which is …

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I love finding posts about crafts for older children because they are very rare and most of the time not really great for older children. I do, however, think that the list that Kitchen Counter Chronicles has compiled is stellar. …

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