Make these easy DIY kids Valentine’s Day cards for kids to hand out at school. Made with simple craft supplies these Valentine’s necklaces are sure to be a hit!
Remember how fun it was exchanging Valentine’s Day cards at school as a kid?. We would spend what seemed like hours pouring over the boxes of cards at our local drugstore to find the perfect cards. Then choosing one of the four cards for each classmate and writing their names on the envelope was a fun evening activity.
My kids also love to hand out Valentine’s Day cards at school, but they also like to do a little DIY to put their touch on their cards. We’ve made Monster Truck Valentines and Paper Airplane Valentines, both adorable. This year, though, we’re making necklaces to give to the girls.
Bubblegum Necklace Kids Valentines Day Cards
Kids Valentine Cards Supplies:
- Enamel Heart Gumball Machine Charms
- Silver Sparkle Stretchy Cord
- Single Hole Punch
- Clear Tape
- Necklace Card Valentine Printable
Kids Valentine Cards Instructions:
I picked up the charms and stretchy cord from Oriental Trading. They have a ton of Valentine’s Day supplies, and I just discovered their amazing craft section. They have other charms and cord options to make fun necklaces.
Begin by printing out the necklace card printable. There are four cards per sheet. Cut the cards apart. Use the single hole punch to punch two holes toward the top of each card.
Next, measure the length of the stretchy cord. You may want to make them longer than necessary to give the recipient options for length. Slide a charm onto the cord.
Slide each end of the cord through one of the holes in the card. Pull the cord up until the bubblegum charm is where you like it on the card. I did not add a knot to close the necklaces. I wanted to leave them open so the wearer could choose a length. But you can knot the ends at this point.
Flip the card over and gather the sparkly card onto the back of the card. Use tape to secure the cord. Flip the card back over and fill out the to/from areas.
The cards are now ready to give! We also bought clear cellophane bags to slip the cards into for a little extra protection.
These charms are so cute! Love the valentine you made with them. Thanks for sharing with Funtastic Friday!
Julie Christiansen says
These are so sweet! Adorable. Pinned!
So cute! Thanks for sharing at DIDI 🙂