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06th Feb 2021

3 cute (and, more importantly, easy) Valentine’s craft projects the kids will love

Trine Jensen-Burke

Valentine's Day crafts

It is almost time for the most heart-shaped and love-filled day of the year again.

Everyone always says that Valentine’s Day changes once you have kids, but seriously; who wants to be out in a busy and over-priced restaurant anyway (she says bitterly…).

Just joking, guys. Anyway, oysters and Prosecco aside, there are so many other fun ways to fill this “holiday” without having to even leave the house. Meaning, of course, that you not only save on the (over-priced) wine, but also on babysitters. Win-win.

This year (like last year), I am planning an afternoon of arts and crafts with some little friends, and luckily, there is no shortage of Valentine appropriate arts and crafts ideas if you do a quick Google search, but to save you time, here are some I am planning to engross Nahla and her little friends in:

1. Valentine’s Candy Huggers

You’ll need:

Craft paper

Glue dots (or a glue gun)

Wrapped chocolates (little hearts are perfect)



(For instructions, head over to


2. Hand-Print ‘Hanging With You” Monkeys

You’ll need:

Brown and green paint

Brown craft paper


Googly eyes

Heart stickers

Black marker

(For instructions on how to make these, head over to


3. Toilet Roll Love Bugs

You will need:

Toilet rolls


Googly eyes

Pipe cleaners


Craft paper




(For instructions, head over to

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Have YOU got any cute and easy Valentine’s craft ideas you would like to share with us? Send me an e-mail at: [email protected]