Kids' Craft: Biggest Fan Valentine
Nothing sends a heartwarming message to loved ones like a handmade valentine. This year, show the object of your affection that you're their "biggest fan" with this clever, easy-to-make card.
- four 3-inch-wide paper hearts
- small hole punch
- red and white baker's twine
- small gold brad
- two rhinestones
- school glue
Punch Center Holes
Punch hole in center of three hearts.
Punch Bottom Holes
Punch hole at bottom of all four hearts.
In heart without center hole, punch holes around perimeter.
Weave twine through border holes, excluding bottom hole. Tie and fasten twine in back of paper heart.
Stack all four paper hearts, with bordered heart on top. Insert brad in bottom holes, binding all hearts.
Flip stack of hearts over, and thread 8-inch piece of twine through center hole of last three hearts.
Fan hearts out to desired extent. On back of back heart, glue rhinestone to secure twine, and cut off excess. On back of front heart, glue rhinestone to secure opposite loose end of twine, and cut off excess.
Write valentine greeting on front of card. Fan open heart panels and write one word on each: "Your," "Biggest" and "Fan."
Kids' Craft: Candy Necklace Valentines
Kids will love making these fun and easy edible valentines for their friends using licorice laces and gummy ring candy.
Kids' Craft: Handmade Turtle Valentine
Let that special someone know exactly how you feel with this sweet turtle card that reads, "You really bring me out of my shell."
Make Homemade Play Dough Valentines
Ditch the store-bought valentines and try something new this year. The kids will love helping you make homemade, heart-shaped play dough to hand out to friends and classmates.
Valentine's Day Kids' Craft: White-Chocolate-Dipped Fortune Cookies
Delight your valentine with white-chocolate-dipped fortune cookies in a crafty (and cute!) Chinese takeout box. Basic cooking skills and craft supplies are all you need, making this a great Valentine's Day craft project for kids.
Kids' Craft: Easy Doily Treat Cups
Get the kids crafting to turn inexpensive paper doilies into cute treat cups perfect for filling with candy, cookies, small toys or a cupcake. They're a sweet surprise for Valentine's Day or Easter and make a great party favor.
How to Make a Valentine's Day Phrase Pillow
Show your significant other just how much you care with a colorful, one-of-a-kind pillow that can be showcased all year round.
Homemade Valentine's Day Mints Recipe
These homemade candy hearts will surely impress your valentine. You can even add their favorite color or flavoring for an extra-special touch.
Make Valentine's Day Conversation Heart Cookies
This Valentine's Day, swap chalky conversation heart candies for colorful (and delicious!) vanilla sandwich cookies stamped with custom messages.
Easy Hand-Knit Kids' Scarf and Heart Pin
New to knitting? This is just the project for you! Keep your little one bundled up this winter with a hand-knit scarf that's a snap to make. Finish it off with a plush, embroidered heart pin that's the sweetest embellishment.
Valentine's Day Project: Cupid's Arrow Hot Chocolate
Surprise your Valentine with a cup of hot chocolate dressed up with a paper straw "arrow" and a heart-shaped marshmallow. Kids and adults alike will love this new twist on a classic winter treat.
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