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Getting Crafty for Love: Our Favorite Valentine DIYs

Yesterday we talked about a super simple way to share Valentine’s Day with your sweetie, even in a time crunch.  And in the next three weeks we’ll be sharing lots more V-Day inspiration.

But why wait? With me still away at Alt, I thought now would be a good time to remind you of some of our ideas from years past.

Last year it was all about these little guys.  Do you remember what we used them for?  Click through for that idea plus a few more of our favorites.

Kids Valentine

Plastic animal projects were so ubiquitous back then I couldn’t resist using them for some Valentines for C’s preschool class.  C’s classmates went crazy for both the animals and the accompanying card teaching them interesting names for various groups of animals.  Check out the original post for the full DIY and free printables.

Last year we also tried out a salt painting activity.  You can find the link in this post on what to make, do, and eat on February 14th.

Here’s MPMK’s most popular Valentine to date – the multi-sensory (yet not messy) DIY Shaving Cream Valentine.

Still want more?  Check out our roundup of a dozen sweet things to make for (or with the kids).

See you back here on Monday for something fresh!





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amanda January 25, 2013 at 9:50 am

I have gotten so much valentine inspiration from your site! Thank you.
This year I came up with a fun little valentine for my pirate loving 5 yearold – http://www.namesakedesign.blogspot.com/2013/01/be-meye-valentine.html.


A Day in May Design January 26, 2013 at 11:27 pm

Such cute and fun projects :). Thanks for sharing these great Valentine’s Day ideas!


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