Cute Valentine’s Day crafts for kids

Posted on February 6th, 2018

With just a few items, create some beautiful Valentine’s crafts with the help of your little ones. By Kirsten Davids

Cute Valentine's Day crafts for kids

Help your little ones make these cute treats for their special friend or teachers at school for Valentine’s Day.

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Butterfly lollipops

These butterflies make a beautiful gift at any time of the year.

You will need

  • Pink craft paper
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Glitter glue
  • Glitter foam self-adhesive hearts
  • Lollipos
  • Googly eyes

How to make it

  1. Fold a piece of craft paper in half and draw butterfly wings on the one side so you will have symmetrical wings. Cut out the wings.
  2. Cut slits for the stick of the sucker to slip through.
  3. Decorate the wings with glitter glue around the edges and leave to dry completely. Now stick on the glitter foam hearts.
  4. Slip a lollipop through the slits.
  5. Stick googly eyes onto the sucker.

Butterfly lollipops

Lollipop flowers

Make a few and stick them into a polystyrene ball to make a floral arrangement.

You will need

  • Dark pink paper
  • Light pink paper
  • Green paper
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Lollipops

How to make it

  1. Cut out a daisy shape about 10cm wide in the dark pink paper and then one slightly smaller in the light pink paper.
  2. Cut two leaves, about 8cm long, from the green paper.
  3. Glue the small daisy onto the large daisy and glue the leaves onto the back of the large daisy.
  4. Using the pencil, make a small hole in the centre of the flower and push the stick of the lollipop through.

Lollipop flowers

Sweet hearts

These are so simple to make and are sweet gestures.

You will need

  • Flat lollipops
  • Pink craft paper
  • Green craft paper
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick

Method

  1. Cut out a 7cm heart.
  2. Stick a lollipop onto the front
  3. Cut out a two leaves and glue to the stick.

Sweet hearts

 


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