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27 Jan, 2012

A Valentine’s Day craft idea

Posted by andrea tomkins in: Easy ways to make kids happy|File under crafty|Publishing/writing/career stuff

This week’s craft at Canadian Family Magazine is a something you can make with your kids for them to bring to school as a wee Valentine’s day gift for their classmates. Here’s a hint:

Something beary nice for Valentine's

It is really easy to make and the kids were impressed with the results. Read the article here. :)

If you’re looking for other ideas for Valentine’s card crafts the kids can bring to school, here are two little projects we’ve made in the past:

Happy crafting!

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2 Responses to "A Valentine’s Day craft idea"

1 | Brenda A.

January 27th, 2012 at 1:10 pm

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Cute! We love pompoms!

2 | Valerie

January 27th, 2012 at 4:23 pm

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Beary nice, Andrea – I like it better than suckers.

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