My 5 year old daughter is not a procrastinator. As soon as she finds out that she’s been assigned to do something at school, she does it. Getting ready for Valentine’s Day has been no exception. She is in Kindergarten and has never shared Valentine’s that she made before so she’s very excited about Valentine’s Day and couldn’t wait to get to crafting when we had a few extra hours yesterday.
We have an HP Photosmart Premium Touchscreen printer that allows us to print activities, coloring pages, writing paper, and craft templates right from the printer. My kids love to go to the printer and browse the latest activity pages and coloring pages. My Mom has the same printer and actually found the Valentine’s Day icon on the touchscreen and printed a few Valentine’s Heart Clasp Box templates out for my daughter and I to try out. I spent the next hour cutting the box templates out after printing them on cardstock. We settled on making seven boxes. One for each of her teachers and an extra in case one of us messed up.
Here’s the Valentine’s Day Heart Clasp Box template:
- A printer
- Paper – white cardstock is best but not required
- Double sided tape or glue stick
- I cut the template out.
- My daughter folded along the dotted lines
- My daughter put double sided tape on the box where the instructions call for glue.
- We folded the box together.
- Each box took about 10 minutes from print to fold.
After putting the boxes together, we dropped a few Hershey’s Kisses and SweetTarts in them.
I hope you enjoy this Valentine’s Day craft as much as my daughter and I did! These make great gifts for teachers and friends!