Personalized Valentine Cards

Last-Minute Personalized Valentine Cards

A fast, easy and fun way to make some last-minute personalized Valentine cards for the kids, hubby or grandparents and teachers! Any loved one!

Textured yarn heart to display

Textured Yarn Heart Craft for Decoration

Yarn and hearts just go together! This is a colorful and fun way to make a yarn heart craft that has a lot of texture for a Valentine’s Day display!

Yarn wrapped hearts

Super Simple Yarn Wrapped Hearts

Yarn wrapped hearts are a great fine motor activity for little kids to make and then put on display for Valentine’s Day.

Painting watercolor hearts to hang on the window for Valentine's Day

Watercolor Hearts Made from ‘Newsprint’

Paint old newspaper or phone books with watercolors to create a gorgeous window! Cut out watercolor hearts for Valentine’s Day. Pretty both inside and out!

A heart collage window decoration for kids to make

Sticky Heart Collage Window Decoration

I mentioned the other day when the boys cut out all those hearts for the Heart Garlands they made for the window, we used the ‘scraps’ or the outside pieces of the hearts to make something else. They thought this heart collage on the window was just fantastic to make. And I can’t complain myself, […]

Valentine's Day Scavenger hunt with hearts to learn to recognize numbers

Valentine’s Day Scavenger Hunt with Numbers

This Valentine’s Day scavenger hunt for hearts is one of my all-time fave activities. Maybe just because its a scavenger hunt, but I also really get into Valentine’s day crafts and activities too, so this is a great combo using them both. I shared this post first a couple years ago during the middle of […]

Make a heart garland for a Valentine's Day window!

Heart Garland for Valentine’s Day

A heart garland wasn’t in the plan when we started cutting out hearts. George just wanted to do an activity, and cutting out hearts sounded like a good idea since Valentine’s Day is coming up [already!]. And, oh my gosh, who knew that this kid could cut so well! I really didn’t know what to […]

Spiral Christmas tree craft for kids to hang up!

Spiral Christmas Tree Craft to Warm up the Home

Spruce up the home with this spiral Christmas tree craft the kids can make to make your home all cozy and warm for the holiday season! We don’t entertain a whole lot, really not at all. But as you can tell, we do like to craft for the holidays and we make sure to spread the […]

Completely upcycled homemade wrapping paper made with baby food and baby food caps

Completely Upcycled Homemade Wrapping Paper for Teacher’s Gift

I was gathering supplies to give to Henry’s teachers for Christmas. They have asked parents for gifts for their classrooms instead of gifts for them personally. So, I emptied out my craft cupboard and have [probably] fully stocked them up! And then I realized I had absolutely no wrapping paper in the house left. Shucks. […]

20 homemade Christmas cards by kids

20 Homemade Christmas Cards Made by the Kids

I send Christmas cards to the family every year. Usually a simple photo card that I make using an online photo service. But I know it would mean so much more to give homemade Christmas cards to the family, especially close family [trying to be realistic about actually doing it!]. Even if it’s in the […]