2 (14-inch) pieces of string
2 mini peanut butter cups
1 (1-ounce) box of conversation hearts
2 (4-inch) circles of aluminum foil
4- by 7-inch strip of pink paper
Sheet of white printer paper or printable scroll wheel and playlist
1. Tape each end of a piece of string to a peanut butter cup. Tie on the other piece of string as shown, then tape the loose end to the candy box.
2. Wrap each peanut butter cup in a circle of aluminum foil.
3. Wrap the pink paper strip around the candy box and secure it with a glue stick.
4. Cut paper shapes and write text for the scroll wheel and playlist (or download and print ours), and use a glue stick to attach them to the box. Write a valentine message on the back of the box
This next one is just about out of date due to the takeover of iPhones and BlackBerrys but I'm sure your kids will get it...right?
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2 playing cards
Black permanent marker
White, red and pink cardstock
Hot glue gun and sticks
1. Tape two playing cards together end to end and trace on cardstock to make the outline of the phone. Cut out as many as needed. Then fold in half. If desired, trace around outer edge of phones with black permanent marker.
2. Cut sheets of Candy Buttons and glue to inside bottom half of phone.
3. Cut out small rectangles from the pink and red cardstock for the front of the phones. Cut out larger squares for the inside of the phones.
3. Using a computer, make labels with the names of the recipients of the Valentine's as well as labels to write the "text" on the inside of the phone. Print out the labels and paste accordingly.
4. Using tape or hot glue, paste the Pixy Stix to the back of the phones at the top left corner.