February is full of love and what better way to show you care than a homemade heart or two? Try out one of these Valentine's Day crafts with the kids and spread the love.
Short of hopping the next plane to Florida, there’s not much you can do about the gray and dreary winter skies that blanket Chicago this time of year. However, you can improve the view out your windows by decorating them with colorful “stained glass” hearts just in time for Valentine’s Day.This fun and easy project will brighten everyone’s mood while creating some homemade holiday decor.
Skip the trip to the drug store and make your own lip balm at home using just a few natural ingredients? These beeswax-and-honey-based lip balm recipes will keep lips moist and shiny. Plus, the little girls in your life will love creating their own beauty products.
Turn tissue paper you already have lying around the house into giant paper flowers. Allergy-free!
There may not be flowers blossoming in the backyard garden, but you can still make pressed flowers for a loved one. Instead of splurging on flowers at a flower shop, try stopping by a grocery store (Trader Joe's always has cheaper flowers) for petals for this craft.
This is truly a "hand" made card, created by tracing your child’s hand in a way that delivers a "hearty" message.
This "valentine" is a simply way to show our kids that we need to love all living things (and not all hearts are made of chocolate!).