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Feb112010

valentines 2010

To be honest, I used to loathe Valentine's day with it's overpriced roses and tacky pink and red color scheme. But now that I have little children, Valentine's day is fun again. C is in kindergarten this year and needed to bring 32 valentines to school, so we needed something relatively quick and easy. I always try to think of some way to involve the kids, either by including their drawings or having them help with the assembly.

For this years cards, I printed out plain red hearts with white circles for eyes. I made a sample for the kids showing them how to draw the face and arms and legs. Then the kids took black pens and made their own. Attach some candy to one or both of the hands and you're all set. Here is a template you can download.

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These are so cute! We already did ours for this year, but maybe we will try these ones out next time!

02.14.2010 | Unregistered CommenterTiffany

Cute idea and easy enough that the kids can help with it which would be fun for us to try out.

01.25.2011 | Unregistered CommenterMarie

Thanks for this cool valentine! I'm adding it to my links of kid friendly valentines!

01.25.2011 | Unregistered CommenterRegina

Thanks for the idea! We made these for my kindergartner's first Valentine's party. I really love that he could have so much input with them (and so did he). Some of them were pretty dang funny.

02.10.2011 | Unregistered CommenterSteph

am i missing the download for this? :\

02.5.2013 | Unregistered Commentermakakona

Thank you for this super cute idea! I love the combination of ease for me :) and level of involvement for my son. I've been searching for the right Valentine for my son to take to school and this is perfect for his Pre-K class! Thanks!

02.11.2013 | Unregistered CommenterSarah

I'm the Editorial Assistant for Fun Family Crafts and I wanted to let you know that we have featured your Valentine idea! You can see it here:

http://funfamilycrafts.com/heart-character-valentines/

If you have other kid-friendly crafts, we'd love it if you would submit them. If you would like to display a featured button on your site, you can grab one from the right side bar of your post above. Thanks for a fun idea!

01.23.2014 | Unregistered CommenterCindy deRosier

Love these amazing!

01.25.2014 | Unregistered CommenterMike

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