Now that we have a kiddo in Elementary school I’m realizing how truly inadequate I am at crafts. So far, we’ve needed to create a “storybook” costume (they specified no store-bought, had to be homemade), a “100 days” shirt craft, and next up is a Valentine box for the classroom.
Y’all. My lack of craftiness is showing up strong. Example: this is the shirt my son wore for the 100 days celebration:
For all the moms who didnt have time to make an elaborate "100 days" shirt… I present this smiling kiddo proudly wearing his 100 days shirt backwards so everyone could see the 100 marker dots he put on it himself. He was THRILLED. #noguilt #parenting #backwardsshirt #100days #100daysofschool #aintnobodygottimeforthat
For Valentine boxes I’m determined to be more organized and plan ahead better, so I collected some options from some blogging friends for inspiration. And maybe specific instructions because this is just NOT my area.
I found some ADORABLE ideas though, I think this might be a fun project to do together!
Valentine Box Ideas
Make an adorable Cupid’s mailbox using an old wipes container.
If your kids are still on the Minion craze, they will love this homemade Minion Valentine box.
Use two paper plates to make this adorable heart basket Valentine container. I love that this one is so lightweight, perfect, if you have to lug several boxes to school for different parties!
Make a sweet cardboard birdhouse to serve as the classroom Valentine holder!
Use an old tissue box to make these ADORABLE big eyed monster Valentine boxes. I love that you can customize these so each kid can add in their own personality, but you only have to come up with one craft.
Blast off with this fun Valentine rocket booster! Kids can strap it on to bring it home, so there’s one less thing to carry on the way home.
Decorate a plain cardboard box with the ladybug girl with this cute valentine box tutorial!
Everyone’s favorite storybook character Pete the Cat is here with a cute Valentine box of his own!
Using chocolate milk boxes this mom made a robot Valentine box for her kids.
Using a simple brown paper bag you can make a festive Valentine holder without needing a box at all!
I loved this tutorial for a Valentine box from cereal box! (spoiler: this is the one we’re probably going with for our class party).
Use cardboard rolls to make these cute Valentine pillow boxes. Lots of fun ways to decorate them too!
Your kids will be ready for all the fun cards and letters with this cute butterfly Valentine mailbox idea.
Make a cute little Valentine Pig using a bottle with this mom’s fun tutorial for class parties.
We loved this tutorial for a Shopkins themed Valentine box. You can see how to make your own in the video below.
What are you planning to make for your child’s Valentine box? Are there any fun ideas we’re missing?
Looking for more Valentine’s day fun? Try these Valentine’s Day snacks & crafts!