February 10, 2021
With Valentine's day fast approaching, there is a great opportunity for some fun and unique craft ideas. It's a great opportunity for your little ones to express love—for their friends, their siblings, their parents, or anyone!
If you're struggling to come up with your own Valentine's Day crafts, we've got a list of 10 fun crafts and activities to try! You don't need to be amazing at crafts for these fun creations, so enjoy helping your toddler make something for a loved one!
This is a brilliant simple craft from Happily Ever Mom, using toilet roll tubes to create these cute heart-shaped binoculars. Maybe your toddler can search for their valentine with them!
Have you got some celery in your refrigerator from the constant battle of trying to feed your youngsters vegetables? Before you throw it out, check out this great idea from How Wee Learn—use celery to make some heart-shaped stamps for your Valentine's cards!
This craft from Housing a Forest is a great chance for preschool teachers to give their pupils a lesson in symmetry, and have lots of fun doing it. The opportunities are endless with holiday crafts and the kids will love the different pictures they can make!
These cute little monsters are a really unique Valentine's Day craft and are super simple to make. You'll only need a few items to make them - check out the instructions on Practically Functional.
Another craft involving toilet roll tubes, because who doesn't have lots of them lying around the house? These love bugs by Red Ted Art are super cute and super easy to make, making them an ideal choice in Valentine crafts for preschoolers.
Pencils, paper, scissors, and tape is all you'll need to make these Valentine's Day DIY crafts! Write messages on these arrows for your toddlers to give to their special Valentine.
This is a great idea for preschool crafts from Amy Latta Creations, as it's a great gift to take home for parents. It's a simple, fun, and personal craft that is super sentimental so make it a special toddler's Valentine's day.
We couldn't make a list of Valentine's Day crafts for kids and not include a tasty treat! These delicious heart-shaped pancakes from One Creative Mommy are sure to go down well, and they're easy enough for kids in child care to help make them!
Another really simple but adorable craft are these love bugs from My Teen Guide. Made from a few materials, they can be given out as Valentine's gifts or kept as a fun little pet.
Hopefully, you've found some great Valentine's Day crafts that you'd love to try on this list. Most of them require minimal materials and are easy enough for your little ones to lend a helping hand in making.
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February 23, 2021
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Read on to learn how to combat feelings of burnout in child care.
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