Valentine’s Day is one of my favorite holidays. Since I was little, I loved giving and receiving Valentine’s Day cards and decorating a small Valentine’s mailbox, have classroom parties and a day full of sugar!
I always dreamed of having my own daughter to do the same girly decorating with, but God laughed when he heard those plans! I was blessed with a stepson who was ALL boy! When I met Nikolai at six years old, I had a small window to “mommy” him before he got too old and knew what I was doing.
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I did manage to get a little bit of fun in before he reached the macho man-boy stage. Before Taras and I were even engaged, I remember helping Nikolai with his Valentine’s Day cards and treats for school. It was so much fun. But, now, he’s way to manly for all of that mushy stuff, so here I am living vicariously through all of you who have darling little girls, full of excitement for Valentine’s Day!
DIY Printable Valentine’s Day Cards
While snatching up the last of the dollar-bin Valentine’s cards will do, try a little something extra to show you care. Make an afternoon out of it! Bake some brownies to snack on, or a yummy Frozen Peppermint Mocha for a special treat.
I’ve rounded up a few of the most adorable Valentine’s DIY and Printables from bloggers and put them right here! No need for a last minute Target run. Grab a pair of scissors, your little Valentine and spend some time together.
Cue Bette Midler’s “You Light Up My Life”. Eighteen 25 has these adorable printable Valentine’s Day cards. These may be better geared for little ones you trust with scissors as these have a few more tips than your grocery store package. You’ll just need scissors, a printer, glue sticks, glow sticks and colored paper.
Calling all boy moms! If your kids are Star Wars obsessed, grab these adorable printable cards from Wit & Wander. Droids, Chewbacca, Princess Leia and Darth are all ready for your classroom party!
Students will feel “exSTRAW” special with these adorable and candy-free Valentine’s from It’s Always Autumn. This template is great for schools who are strict on sugar or have allergies. Be sure to grab fun crazy straws from the Dollar Tree!
Valentine’s Day is a really fun day for kids and families. Tell me how you celebrate with your kids in the comments below.