Sean Abidin, DDS • Vanessa Cao, DDS phone (614) 882-9828

Valentine Day Crafts To Help Children With Making Gifts

Valentine’s day is the next holiday after Christmas and New Year and is a day when we proclaim over love for the people who are important in out life. Children find this day as enjoyable as adults and exchange gifts with their family and friends.

The objective of these presents is to indicate to the person receiving the gift that they deserve our affection. Children find the giving of these gifts all the more exciting if they use their crafts to make them. Simple things like heart topped pencils or cards with hearts stitched in them are among the most common and the easiest to make.

Suggest to the child that they look for other ideas and tips that can make their presents unique and ones their friends will really appreciate. Valentine’s day crafts can even include a romantic meal or sweet that the child has put together. Other tips that are the most common are photo treats that can include the child’s photo and cellophane bags full of goodies and treats. Butterflies are easy for children to cut out from colored paper and cardboard and is especially a favorite with girls. A pile of crayon leftovers can be heated in a heart shaped mold and mounted on a card, that the children will love to decorate.

Foam and wool can be used for crafts that can turn out cute love bugs and other figures which remain gifts that children will keep for ages. Other tips for Valentine day gifts can make heart shapes with yarn, with a needle and wool. A Valentine’s day bear made from various items like cardboard rolls, construction paper may be better suited to older children who have the patience to work on this cute gift. Paper cutouts can help children to be creative to make their own gifts that they will be proud to present to their friends.

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Sean Abidin, DDS & Vanessa Cao, DDS