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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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  • andrea tomkins: Sassy: I would love the addition of the squash. Sigh. I like the idea of the gnocchi too! binki: do try it! Let me know how it works out!
  • binki: Panko in Mac'nCheese. That is brilliant. I must try this.
  • sassymonkey: It's too bad you can't sell them on the squash because it's actually really good. The next time you want to shake things up, use gnocchi instead o
  • Molly: I love mac & cheese. It is a cinch to make - I especially like it with a side of broccoli or a crunchy salad. I even whip it up (stove top versio
  • andrea tomkins: The dough recipe is easy enough without it. The pizza stone is a fab tool! It's not a new invention either. People have been baking this way for centu
  • andrea tomkins: The dough recipe is easy enough about it. The pizza stone is a fab tool! It's not a new invention either. People have been baking this way for centuri
  • Claudette: mmmm. I am on the fence about a stand mixer but a pizza stone...gonna but it on my list right now. :) Thanks for the tips!

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