TIPS | 5 VALENTINES Kids Can Actually Make!

Published on February 3, 2016

Ideas for 5 valentines that kids can make in bulk for the entire class… so that mom doesn’t have to! Subscribe to WUM for new vids M-W-Th-F!

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Watercolor Valentines
Stock paper
• Empty toilet paper roll
Acrylic paint

1. Have kids paint on one piece of paper with watercolors.
2. Take empty toilet paper roll, and fold so it’s heart-shaped. Use as a stamp and dip into acrylic paint, and place on paper.
3. Once it dries, cut sheet of paper into little cards.
4. For an extra treat, you can tape a lollipop inside if you wish.

Playdough Hearts
Plastic bags
• Playdough
Heart-shaped cookie cutter

1. Can use store-bought playdough or homemade playdough (See: Homemade Playdough Recipe).
2. Have kids roll out the playdough.
3. Use cookie cutter to cut hearts out.
4. Place in plastic baggies, and decorate bag with stickers.

Personalized Photo Card
• Large cardboard
• Camera
• Stickers
• Construction paper
• Markers

1. Have kids decorate a Valentine’s message on a sign with stickers, paper, and markers.
2. Once finished, have a small photo shoot with child holding the sign.
3. Print multiple copies of picture and tape onto construction paper cut into cards.

Melted Crayon Hearts
• Crayons
Muffin tin or silicone mold

1. Remove labels from crayons, and break them into smaller pieces.
2. Add crayons to muffin tin or silicone mold.
3. Bake them for 10 minutes at 250, or however long it takes them to melt.
4. Let them cool, and pop out of mold.

Bubble Kits
• Bubble solution
Colored paper straws
Plastic containers
Pipe cleaner

1. Pour bubble solution into small plastic container.
2. To make wand, bend pipe cleaner into heart shape, and stick in a colored straw.
3. Tape wand to the side, and it makes the perfect Valentine.

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