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4 DIY Valentine's Day Gifts

by Jenna Gleason on Jan 3rd, 2017

Valentine's Day is a day of love, filled with cards, flowers and chocolates. Your kids most likely receive many cards, accompanied by candy, in class. Help them stick out from the crowd this year, with these four, fun, DIY Valentine gifts you can make together!

Tic Tac Toe Treats

Supplies:

Valentine’s Day M&M's

Plastic Gift Bags

Ribbon

Tic Tac Toe Printout (drag and drop on your desktop...print!):

Directions:

Print and cut out tic tac toe sheets. Put two different colored M&M's in a plastic gift bag; include 5 of each color. Next, place the print out in the bag, and tie the ends together with ribbon. It's as simple as that!

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Valentine Bookmarks

Supplies:

Paint Samples From Home Depot  

Heart Hole Punch

Ribbon

Scissors

Pencil

Ruler

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Directions:

Align your ruler along the edge of the paint sample showing the names of the shades of paint. Draw a line and cut, so you have two pieces of the paint sample. Next, hole punch the top and sides of each color on the sample. Tie the ribbon to the top and curl with the edge of your scissors. It's cheap and a cute git to give in school!

 

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You Rule! Valentine DIY

Supplies:

Construction paper

Ribbon

Glitter

Ruler(s)

"You Rule!" Print Out (drag and drop on your desktop...print!):

Directions:

Print out the "You Rule!" message, consider personalizing the print out with your child's signature. Measure the wrap for the ruler, by cutting construction paper into "t" shape. Tape the ruler in the center of the construction paper,  and fold the top over the ruler. Glue to secure, then place the print out on top, and decorate with glitter and ribbon!

 

Glow Stick Valentines Day Cards

Supplies:

Heart Hole Punch

Glow Sticks

"You light up my day" Printouts (drag and drop on your desktop...print!):

Directions:

Print the light bulb quotes and cut them out. Punch a hole in the top and bottom of the light bulb. Place the glow stick through both the top and the bottom. Then you’re done!

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Check out the video for some help here!

 

Jenna is a staff writer and production assistant at Creative Child Magazine. She is currently attending University of Nevada - Las Vegas.

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