Host A Valentine's Day Crafternoon

It’s hard to believe, but it’s almost Valentine’s Day already! Rather than send your kids to schools armed with pre-printed cards for classmates, why not let them make their own? Or better yet, invite a few friends over and host a Valentine’s Day Crafternoon.

Pull out the glitter, stickers, markers, paper and other crafting supplies and let the kids get creative by making cards and crafts for friends and family.

Vday craft table 3

Vday craft table 4

Once Journey’s friends arrived, they didn’t waste any time getting started.

Journey and friends

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Of course, we had plenty of sweet treats ready for snack time!  I used a heart-shaped cookie cutter to make these fruit kabobs and cheese tray.

Heart Shaped Fruit Kabobs

fruit and cheese tray

I found these cute little favor bags at Michael’s that I used for popcorn.

Valentine's Day Popcorn Bags

We also had chocolate covered strawberries and pretzels.

Chocolate covered pretzels and strawberries

And cupcakes of course…

cupcakes

Journey helped me make everything, including these adorable (and yummy) heart-shaped apple pies.

Heart Shaped Apple Pies

After snacks and plenty of playtime, Journey’s friends left with bags for them to take home their cards and crafts.  We made them by cutting out hearts and gluing them to the front of the bags.

gift bags

We had so much fun that Journey is already asking about hosting another crafternoon soon.

Happy Valentine’s Day!

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0 comment on Host A Valentine’s Day Crafternoon

  1. messesandlove
    February 2, 2015 at 10:21 am (2 years ago)

    I love the idea of a crafternoon party! I will have to remember to go this when the odd get older!

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  2. Jennifer | The Deliberate Mom
    February 5, 2015 at 1:29 pm (2 years ago)

    Oh my goodness, I’m totally going to be using the term “crafternoon” all the time now! LOL

    This looks delightful… and what fun!

    Thanks so much for sharing and for linking up to the #SHINEbloghop.

    Wishing you a lovely day.
    xoxo

    Reply
    • Simone
      February 5, 2015 at 2:37 pm (2 years ago)

      It’s a fun word, isn’t it? Thanks for stopping by!

      Reply
  3. akaleistar
    February 7, 2015 at 10:45 am (2 years ago)

    Love the idea of a crafternoon! It looks like a lot of fun 🙂

    Reply

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