A lot of kids are drawn to crafts, and as a parent you want to encourage them to learn how to make some of the more creative projects that they may come up with at home. What you need to do is give them some really good craft ideas and find out what kinds of things that they can make as well.


One of the fun things to do is to get them into the idea of having their own craft project. You can get them started by giving them a set of basic materials like construction paper, a craft knife and glue, scissors, glue stick, scissors or a craft knife. Make sure that they’re ready to use all the tools you gave them before you start because you don’t want them getting discouraged.


Look for some printable arts & crafts books that you can download or order online. If you’ve got kids who love to draw, then you might want to have them design some of the paper work as well as put the letters on the paper as well. You can also teach them how to make a bottle for tea or some of the other treats that you will need to make for your loved ones.

You can make a small amount of ribbon or even some flower garlands. For the scrapbooking, it would be nice if you could buy a couple of paints that you can use as well as a pretty marker so that you won’t run out of ideas. Once your kids have finished making the scrapbook or book, you can have it framed.

Of course, the final touch is a picture of you and your children together. Even if it’s just a picture that you know that you or your children will treasure for a long time, it’s nice to have it so that you can see how much your kids enjoyed the craft.

You can make it as special as you want, maybe take them to a local restaurant for lunch or have them come over to your house and have them help you make the Valentine cards and thank you notes. There are so many things that you can do to show them how much you care about them as a family.

Make your own homemade Valentine’s Day crafts for your kids and let them have fun with it. You can also consider putting a digital photo on the card so that they can print it out and take it with them wherever they go.