For Valentine’s Day I thought it would be fun for Carter to make some cards for his Grandparents! We tried out three different varieties and they were all super easy, with only a little bit of prep work for the parent!
First up was our attempt to paint our Valentine’s. Some babies/toddlers probably really enjoy this one, but as you may have read yesterday, Carter doesn’t care much for getting his hands dirty! After he realized there was paint on his hands, it was downhill from there! But, we did get two good Valentine colored paper painted first!
So, simply tape the paper down to your workspace, pour out your non-toxic paint and hand over the brush. He quickly figured out what to do with very little direction from me! You could also make your own edible paint if you’d rather go that route! For the finished product you could cut them into hearts, write with sharpie or paint marker on them or write the word “love” in washi tape!
Our next Valentine’s Day craft was to make heart mosaics! We used contact paper and cut up tissue paper for our heart mosaics. Since we had already made our snow artwork on contact paper, Carter knew what to do!
I decided these probably won’t make good Valentine’s because there is still so much sticky paper exposed, but don’t they make nice suncatches in our dining room window?
Our last Valentine craft is also the easiest! I cut out hearts and let Carter put stickers all over them. I took the stickers off the sheets and handed them to him and let him place them wherever he wanted. We had only one confusing moment when he tried to sticker the dog, but otherwise they all ended up on the paper!
Which one is your favorite? I won’t say which one the grandparents are getting, in case they read this!