There’s no better time than Valentine’s Day to spend quality time with the ones you love—and that includes your little ones. So we’ve gathered some holiday-inspired crafts that are perfect for sitting down and getting creative with the kids to show how much you care.
Anything and everything you may need can be found at your local dollar store or craft store. And lucky for you—when you live at Boulevard, you have two Dollar Tree stores, a Daiso, a Michaels and a JOANN right at your doorstep. So stock up on supplies and gather your family around. It’s time to get crafty.
For the toddler who believes that hands-on is the only way to get their play on, give salt dough decorations a try! The best thing about salt dough—all you need is three common pantry ingredients, a bit of paint and a whole lot of imagination. From this adorable keepsake handprint photo frame to these darling heart-shaped magnets—the sky’s the limit with what your little Picassos can create.
And who wouldn’t be head over heels for a love day–themed snowflake? The answer is a resounding “no one.” Here’s a simple tutorial on how to create the perfect paper snowflakes for the kind of blizzard that warms the heart.
For the preschooler who wants to paint the town pink—just before bedtime, naturally—check out these easy coffee filter suncatchers. All you need are washable markets and a spray bottle filled with water to turn your windows into works of art.
And we haven’t forgotten about the tween in your life. Get the creativity flowing with a festive garland—putting a twist on the classic paper chain we all know and love. Or learn how to make these adorable origami hearts together. They can easily make them for their friends and fill up a jar to make your home Valentine’s Day ready in a heartbeat!
We know what can keep kids of all ages entertained. That’s right—we’re bringing back slime! Try this easy Valentine’s Day–themed slime recipe with your kids to keep them busy and happy when the crafting is done and it’s time for date night with your significant other.
No matter how you choose to celebrate this day of love, one thing’s for sure: Your home at Boulevard is your space to enjoy life’s big moments and small joys. A place where you can come together as a family and spread the love. So what are you waiting for? Get ready. Set. Craft!