Marble Painted Valentines – Gift Kids Can Make

Marble painted Valentines are a great handmade gift that kids can make with stunning results! I love how each print is completely unique. Creating the swirls of paint has a wonderful calming effect. Making these marble painted Valentines for family and friends will be sure to keep the kids happily entertained for a long while! […]

Simple Valentine Treats for Kids

These simple Valentine treats for kids are easy enough to be made in the last minute. These would be perfect for an impromptu celebration or Valentine’s Day party! If the kids are old enough, these would be great to prepare together for a mini life skills lesson and festive fun rolled into one! Treat #1: Valentine […]

Simple Valentine’s Day Sandwich Treats

If you are like us, you are looking at a snowbound day and possibly disrupted Valentine’s Day parties at schools due to the snow. So, we have crafted this sandwich to add to your at home Valentine’s Day treats. Here’s a super easy way to dress up an ordinary sandwich that’s sure to delight kids […]

Valentine’s Day Montessori Trays

Valentine’s day is a time of giving and a time of love.  Getting our kids into the spirit of the holiday is often hard without a moose-sized dose of sugar.    But we can easily turn the things they normally do into special holiday crafts that create adorable keepsakes (and even better memories) with a […]

10 Homemade Alternatives to Valentine’s Candy

Valentine’s Day treats for the kids don’t have to involve massive amounts of sugar. There are plenty of excellent alternatives to Valentine’s candy! Here are 10 homemade Valentine’s Day candy alternatives that are sure to delight kids of all ages! 1. Pencils with Printable Pencil Toppers These would be perfect classroom party favors, and they […]

Invitation to Learn: Valentine Patterning

Whether studying cultural traditions or origin, manipulating food, toys, or other festive trinkets, holidays are brimming with learning opportunities for children. In this post, I will share how to arrange a simple invitation to learn that uses festive Valentine M&Ms to learn about patterning. What is an Invitation to Learn? An invitation to learn is […]

Healthy Valentine’s Day Treats for Kids

Between school parties and play dates and special family celebrations, our kids are going to be inundated with sweet treats in the coming days. But, it doesn’t take a cookie or a cupcake to be able to say, “I love you” with food. We’re excited to bring you these healthy Valentine’s Day Treats! I love […]

Felted Sweater Sweetheart Garland

This simple project takes only minutes to make with your kids but makes a big impact on your Valentine’s holiday decor!  You need: Felted Sweater bits and pieces A sewing machine with thread Scissors  Directions: Have your kids cut out circles and hearts from the felted sweater bits.  There is no right or wrong size, […]

Crispy Rice and Oats (Healthier) Treats Recipe

This is the perfect little Valentine’s treat to make for and with your little sweeties made of crispy rice cereal, oatmeal, peanut or almond butter and more! It’s a much more nutritious version of Rice Krispie Treats since it contains no processed marshmallows and has an added punch of protein. We traded in the processed […]

My Beating Heart Frozen Yogurt Cake Recipe

A sweet and healthier version of an ice-cream cake that’s kid-approved, but fancy enough for adults. Made with sorbet, Greek frozen yogurt, and coconut ice cream with real raspberries and coconut-rose cake, this is one delicious sweet treat! Valentine’s Day is still every bit as special for me as it is for my kiddos. While […]