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Valentine Craft Ideas for Kids - Heart Necklace Valentine
Sew up some love with this Valentine craft!

Craft Foam
Plastic Lacing Cord (Lanyard)
Plastic Pony Beads
Hole Punch
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Cut two identical hearts from the craft foam (about 3 inches wide).
With a hole punch or nail (adult only), make holes for lacing around 
the edges. Be sure that the holes match on each heart.
Cut a piece of plastic lacing (lanyard) long enough to sew around 
the edges and and tie for a necklace.

Stack the two hearts together so that the holes match.
Start with the holes at the upper left side of the hearts and thread 
the lanyard through both holes. Pull enough lanyard through, so that 
the heart will end up in the middle of your necklace when all of the 
lacing is complete. Thread through the remaining holes.
Tie a knot one each side, directly above the heart.
String a few beads on each side. Tie the ends for a necklace.
Fill the pocket with stickers, candy a small toy etc.

*Add a stick-on foam heart, glitter or other additional 
  decoration to your necklace.

*Tracing around a heart shaped cookie cutter onto the foam,
  will make cutting much easier.

Valentine candy container

Difficulty: Easy

Parental supervision is recommended


Recycle a baby food jar into a Valentine's candy container. A fun craft for kids to give sweets to their sweet!

What you'll need:

  • Baby food jar and lid, washed, rinsed, and dried
  • Valentine fabric scrap
  • Low temp glue gun
  • Pinking shears
  • Yogurt lid (or similar size)
  • Pen
  • Red "Painters" paint markers
  • Pink "Painters" paint markers
  • Candy

Painted lid:

  • Baby food jar and lid, washed, rinsed, and dried
  • Pink craft paint
  • Red craft paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Red "Painters" paint markers
  • Pink "Painters" paint markers
  • Candy

Questions? Comments? ASK US!