Adorable Valentine’s Day Home Decor You Can Make with Your Kids
The day of love is getting closer and although the day is traditionally meant for couples, you and your partner can share it with your children to cherish the time you have with them. Although many couples don’t decorate their homes for Valentine’s Day, you can give it a go to let your kids join the fun of the most romantic day of the year!
By creating multiple decorations for every holiday, big or small, you will allow your children to widen their imagination and appreciate art. What’s more, is that you will have an excuse to spend a lot of time with them while having lots of fun without having to spend hundreds of Dollars on amusement parks.
You won’t even have to worry about ruining the wallpaper or flooring of your home as these decorations will not harm your home maintenance.
You might find it difficult to come up with various easy decorations children can make, but worry not as we have a little list to help you and your kids get in touch with your creativity and craftsmanship.
Valentine’s Day Card Boxes
Kids often exchange Valentine’s Day cards at school. To keep those cute little art pieces, you could help them create a lovely valentine’s card box using your imagination.
You are just going to have to glue several cardboard pieces together. After creating your box, you can paint it whatever color you’d like. To stick to the Valentine’s Day theme, it would be best to draw hearts and paint them pink.
When the whole project is done, you can place the box in a respectable place on a display and put Valentine’s Day cards, candy, and Valentine’s Day presents in it.
Valentine’s Day Art
Children love to paint and paintings are the classic wall decorations. Hand your kids pieces of paper and lots of coloring pencils or crayons and tell them to draw whatever Valentine’s Day looks like to them. Kids love to wonder and they have wide imaginations, therefore they will be able to put their thoughts on a picture and create something beautiful.
After you are presented with undoubtedly wonderful pieces of art, frame them and hang them on a wall or refrigerator. You could also allow your kids to create frames themselves using paper and cardboard. This way, you can cut out heart-shaped frames to follow the theme completely.
Paper Heart Garlands
For this decoration, you can use either colored paper, or paint paper yourself. You will need some strings, scissors, and glue to get set. Have your kids cut long lines out of colored paper and give them heart shapes using glue. When the paper hearts are done, you can poke a hole into them to connect them all with a string.
In the end, you will be able to hang a long heart garland in your home from one room to another. The kids could even have a friendly competition of who can create the longest garland. Kids will love crafting and making their parents happy, and you can be proud of their talent.
Use wooden heart beads you can find at a local market and sharpies to help your kids get in touch with their designing abilities. Let them create heart bracelets out of strings and beads to showcase their talents and have something nice to cherish the memory forever.
You could create matching bracelets and necklaces with your kids and keep them for years to come. Not only will you keep your kids happy and busy for Valentine’s Day preparations, but you will also have something to keep from it.
Bring home some heart-shaped helium balloons and let your kids decorate them. Give them some paint or markers to draw flowers or paint the balloons in their favorite colors and let them fly around your living room for Valentine’s Day. Children love to play with balloons, especially if these balloons can stay in the air.
Hearts seem to be the recurring theme of Valentine’s Day. You can make the most of your Valentine’s Day preparations by painting the tips of your fingers and drawing your fingerprints on paper. Your partner and your kids can join so your fingerprints can make cute little hearts.
You can also create fingerprint hearts by simply putting your fingers on clay and then allowing it to dry after a while. You can keep this decoration for years and years so you can look back on the memories you made with your children while creating art of your own.
If kids love one thing, it’s sweets. Therefore, you can use this to your advantage and use a fun method to teach them how to bake! Bring your children into the kitchen and show them how to bake chocolate chip or gingerbread cookies (or any type of cookies they like).
When the ingredients are all mixed together and ready to bake, cut out heart shapes and put them in the oven. Not only will you have taught your kids how to bake, but you will also awaken the love for culinary arts in them.
When you are done, you can decorate your cookies with pink and red icing, and put them in a basket and on a display. Your kids will have made something special and they will also be able to enjoy the taste of sweets at the end of Valentine’s Day.
Valentine’s Day is the day to spread love and happiness among each other. You can decorate your home beautifully with art crafted by your kids and create some beautiful memories with them. In the end, you will allow your kids to get creative and embrace art while having fun and creating memorable decorations.
Therefore, you can use next Valentine’s Day as a family occasion, help your kids develop their artful skills, and give them some of the most cherished memories to fill their hearts with warmth and happiness.