Valentine's Day kinda snuck up on me. On Monday, I was completely unprepared. My kids needed Valentines for classmates, boxes for receiving their bounty, and I had a special dinner to plan. I finally got my act together on Tuesday. Wednesday was a mad flurry of gathering supplies, printing, cutting, taping, gluing, blowing on burnt fingers from all that hot glue, and keeping Baby away from the candy. I also found the guts to teach my seven-year-old how to spray paint…
All of the resulting Valentines were found via Pinterest:
Originally, the Boy wanted to make pet rocks. Then I showed him these and he was sold:
Added bonus? I already had the glow sticks so this was super cheap!
Baby's was easy. Since preschoolers can't read, having her write her name on each one didn't make much sense. This way, every kid knew exactly who the card was from:
(I cut off the portion with her real name.)
Da Boo refurbished a monster box from last year (thank goodness) and the Boy was set on this one:
It was actually rather easy! But here's a tip for ya: when the weather outside is freezing, spray paint doesn't dry.