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Monday, January 16, 2012

valentine's crafts for kiddos

| 1. melted crayon shaving hearts | 2. lollipop butterflies | 3. garland cards | 4. popsicle stick jewelry box | 5. valentine fortune cookies | 6. celery stamp flowers | 7. tissue paper puffy heart |

Normally I don't feature stuff for the young ones on this blog, probably just because I don't have kids so it's not really on my mind. But last week I was asked to sub art for the first two weeks in February so naturally, I've been stockpiling some fun art projects I can do with the kids for Valentine's Day! I'll have kindergarten, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 7th, and 8th so I need a broad range of projects that will include something easy enough for five year olds to handle and something fun enough to keep 13 year olds at least semi well behaved. ;) 

I actually received the fortune cookies last year in a Valentine swap so I know just how cute they are to open up! What do you think about these crafts? Are there any other fun projects you'd do with kids that aren't to costly or time consuming? I'm kind of excited for this little craft time I'll be leading! :)

Have a great week!
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4 comments:

  1. Those are so adorable! I have to say, the lollipop butterfly is probably my favorite and I'm saving that link for potential future use. So much adorable! I forgot where I found you blog, but I'm glad I did! :P I blog over at MermaidEyes.com, come say hi if you want!

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  2. I love the celery stamp flowers! What a clever idea, thanks for sharing :) Kate xo

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  3. just found your blog and i am loving it here :) (totally enjoyed reading about your hair dying love - i'm the same way! i'm going back to red in february...i'm both excited and nervous haha!)

    can't wait to read more!

    <3, karen

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  4. I love valentines day! Which is really weird to most people, as I'm almost always single for it. I just love making and giving valentines though! :) Just to make people smile.

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