A hair accessory is a great idea for Valentine’s Day. Your daughter will be happy to wear something beautiful and cute. We found several pics with hair accessories and offer you to pick an idea for your kids. So you and your daughter can choose various headbands with hearts or red lips, barrettes or ribbons. Don’t forget to combine them with other clothes. You can make these accessories by your hands and your daughter will help you. We are sure that it will develop her motor skills and teach to form her own style. Look at these photos and get some holiday mood!
Kids are so adorable and sincere when it comes to making the gifts by themselves. Organize them this crayon melt craft and you’ll get the most charming and vibrant Valentine’s Day art to give someone your tot loves or hang somewhere in the house. First you need to prepare the supplies: white printer paper, foil lined cookie sheet, old towel, oven mitt, crayons, watercolor paint, paint brush and vegetable oil. As soon as you get everything you need, preheat the cookie sheet in the oven at 350F. Protect your work surface by laying down an old towel folded over. Then the real fun begins! Continue reading at theimaginationtree.com.
These bugs will be great presents for your kids’ friends at a Valentine’s Day party. You will need construction paper, scissors, foam stickers (hearts), markers, googly eyes, pipe cleaners and glue. Gather all your ingredients. Fold a scrap piece of white construction paper in half and draw a rough shape for half of a butterfly. You and your kids can grab favorite color construction paper and begin tracing and cutting out love bugs. Now fold them in half and make about a 1″ slit at the top and bottom of the bug to allow for a pencil to slip through. Then, the kids can decorate their bugs with markers and foam hearts. Next steps of the instruction are here.
If you’re looking for some cute gift to gladden your kid for Valentine’s Day, these adorable crocheted toys can do that perfectly. Basing on our own childhood memories, we can say, how important it is to have a special softie that can get you through your bad dreams and give you comfort. There’s so much to love about these toys from La De Dah Kids, and it seems like they have all the possibilities to become your kid’s favorites. What I love about that company is that it excels in thinking creatively, so instead of typical bears you can order different creatures from pigs to unicorns. Each of them is incredibly detailed and made from 100% cotton. Be sure to check them out!
There’s something really captivating and magical about kaleidoscopes. I used to love it as a child and I always wondered how it works. Mia from Handmade Charlotte is sharing a secret behind it and suggesting to make a simple kaleidoscope for your kids on Valentine’s Day. It’s a simple yet darling gift and a sweet way to say “I love you”. To make it you’ll need paper towel roll tube, silver mirror card, stars confetti, blue cellophane, clear cellophane, black marker, scissors, sticky tape, double-sided tape and colored paper in colors of your choice. It takes only 7 simple steps to make it and you can read them all at handmadecharlotte.com. Love and be loved!
If you like to create beautiful crafts with your hands but your sewing skills aren’t so good, this DIY will be perfect for you! For this project you will need just an old t-shirt and scissors. First of all you should take an old t-shirt. It’s great if you will find an adult size t-shirt. Then cut a 14″x3″ strip, straight as can be lines, and raw edges are great. Now tie the knot and you should form a bow. Voila! You have a great and cute headband for your kids! Also you can make several headbands with various prints and colors.
Every mom wants her child’s room to be practical, cozy and beautiful at the same time. The desire to make it sugary sweet and babyish usually very strong, however that kind of interior design is rather short-lived. Your tot is growing by leaps and bounds and his or her interests are changing so-so fast! How to avoid redesigning kid’s space repeatedly according to his or her new tastes? There’re are some tricks and tips to remember that will allow your room to grow with a child. First, pick more neutral colors, of which you wouldn’t get bored of in a few years. Choose furniture, which will easily fit into any interior, like a big and comfy chair. Try to be more creative and give some old things a new life, because actually many things can be repurposed. We’ve gathered our favorite examples of rooms that are functional yet stylish, so take a look and get inspired!
Do your kids love cute toys? So today you have a chance to create this funny one – pom pom pal with them! You will need large pom pom maker, thick wool, buttons, rainbow loom bands for the pigtails, paper, black marker, scissors and glue. Start by making the pom pom. Gather two tufts of the wool and tie into pigtails and trim around the rest of the pom pom. Lay out your button collection to pick the perfect eyes for your pal. Press and hold them in place for a few minutes while the glue takes hold. On a sheet of paper start drawing faces and mouths of your pal. Choose funny lips for your pal and cut them out with the scissors and glue them onto the face. That’s all!
This craft isn’t so easy-to-make but it’s so interesting to play! You will need 1 aluminum foil container, water, 1 piece of copy paper, 2 pipe cleaners, 2 wooden tablespoons, 1 black button, thin red tape, 1 blue circle sticker (medium), 1 blue circle sticker (small) and scissors. Fold the paper (already cut to fit the container) in half and then again at each end (1 inch). Reopen the folds. Mark the middle and goal lines with the red tape. Fold the paper lengthwise to determine the middle and goal points. Then cut the large blue sticker in half to mark the goals and place the small sticker at the center of the rink. Place the paper in the container and fill it with water until the paper is completely covered, then pour a little bit more to give your ice thickness. Now leave it in the freezer for a few hours. The rest of the tutorial is here.
If your kids love easy science activities, which are not only cognitive but also really fun, suggest them to make these puffy paints. It’s a very easy and affordable project, which is also a great activity for children. To make it you only need 1 tbsp self-rising flour, food coloring in the colors that you like, 1 tbsp salt and a little bit of water (1/4 tsp). Begin with combining your flour and salt in a small bowl. Then add a little bit of water and stir until you get a consistency of stirred yogurt. Add food coloring and mix well. Read the next steps of the tutorial at happyhooligans.ca. Enjoy!