Holidays & Parties


Strawberry Heart Man Kid Snack This is such a fun, cute and slightly healthy snack for kids this Valentine Month of love!  This is such a fun after school snack to make this week…or if you are planning a class party or Valentine party for kids, they will love these!

Strawberry Heart Men!  You just need a to grab a few items to make these.  My kids loved making their own Strawberry Heart Man and we loved seeing how they turned out!
sm strawberry heart man 4 What you will need to make the Strawberry Heart Man Snacks:

-Strawberries

-Toothpicks

Wilton Candy Eyes

-Pretzel Sticks

-Mini Marshmallows

-Conversation Hearts sm strawberry heart man 1 Start by cutting off the green strawberry top and then cutting the strawberry in half lengthwise.  Using your toothpick…attach the sides together to form a heart. sm strawberry heart man 5 Add pretzel sticks for the arms and legs…attach mini marshmallows for the feet and hands. sm strawberry heart man 3 Top of the Strawberry Heart Men with candy eyes and a heart conversation mouth!  Such a fun snack that the kids can help make!  You can use small dots of honey to stick on the eyes and conversation hearts.  Especially if they will not be eaten right away.

Try bringing a tray full of these Strawberry Heart Man Kid Snacks to any Valentine Party!  They are a hit!

sm strawberry heart man 2 Check out these cute Valentine Cupcakes!  Love those chalkboard toppers! sm valentine cupcake 2

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Valentine Games - Ispy, Matching game, Minute to win it, Dont' Eat Pete, Cootie Catchers, Bingo, Musical Hearts - This is perfect for class parties!

Valentine Games are so much fun!  We’ve gathered some of our favorite games for you.  If you’re planning a class party, preschool party or just want to have some fun with your kids… we’ve got you covered!  I Spy Valentine Edition, Minute to Win It Games, Bingo, Matching Games, Hedbanz and so much more!

Valentine Games

Valentine Party Pack from The Crafting Chicks

Valentine Games - Ispy, Matching game, Minute to win it, Dont' Eat Pete, Cootie Catchers, Bingo, Musical Hearts - This is perfect for class parties!

Heart Relay from Makoodle

Valentine Games - Ispy, Matching game, Minute to win it, Dont' Eat Pete, Cootie Catchers, Bingo, Musical Hearts - This is perfect for class parties!

Valentine’s Hedbanz from The Crafting Chicks

Valentine Games - Ispy, Matching game, Minute to win it, Dont' Eat Pete, Cootie Catchers, Bingo, Musical Hearts - This is perfect for class parties!

I’ll Tumble For You Valentine Game from Tried & True

I'll Tumble For You! Game

Don’t Eat My Heart from The Crafting Chicks

Don't Eat My Heart

Suck It Up from I Gotta Create!

Minute to Win it

Cootie Catchers from The Crafting Chicks

Cootie Catcher

Matching Game from Creations by Kara

Matching Game

Musical Hearts from Teach Mama

Musical Hearts

Vase Drop from Not Consumed

Vase Drop

Conversation Heart Bingo from Say Not Sweet Anne

Conversation Heart Bingo


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We are so excited to announce our Valentine Party Pack! This pack is full of fun and games that will help you become the star of Valentine’s Day just by hitting PRINT!

We know how much you love our Valentine Printables so we wanted to put together something super special for all of you.

Valentine-Printable-pack from the Crafting Chicks

This pack includes 6 games that are sure to provide fun for hours. You could use this pack for a Valentine’s Class Party, a Valentine Party at your home, or just for fun around the house. Our kids have loved to play each of the games and we know yours will too.

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Each Valentine Party Pack contains:

  • A special Valentine’s edition of the Memory Game–Kids will want to play this game over and over even after Valentine’s Day is over.
  • Roll A Heart Man: This game is a hoot to watch and see who can build a Heart Man the quickest.
  • Valentine’s Headbands game: See who can guess the quickest, who/what they are. This game is a hoot.
  • Musical Hearts: Get out some fun music about love and watch the kids jump from heart to heart to land on the number that is called out.
  • Valentine “I Spy”: This game is a fun for everyone. Race to see who can count the correct number of images in the quickest amount of time.
  • Don’t Eat My Valentine: This is our spin on “Don’t Eat Pete,” with fun Valentine images.
  • And the BONUS: Heart Attack: Have fun showing someone how much you love them by decorating their space with hearts that tell how much you love them.

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You can purchase this pack for only $2.99.

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"Trick" Valentines

“Trick” Valentines

My little guy is soooo excited to take these funny valentines to school next week!  He loves a good “Trick.”   sm trick valentine 2 sm trick valentine 6 I discovered these hilarious “fake spider” valentine candy boxes on Oriental Trading.  I knew these would be a hit with my 3rd grader.   sm trick valentine 7 sm trick valentine 5 I made a tag that says “It’s no TRICK, Happy Valentine’s Day! sm trick valentine 4 sm trick valentine 3 You can just close up the boxes and stick them to the tag.  Or if you want add the box and some treats to a mini sack and attach the tag to the mini bag.
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#1 Fan Valentine with Heart Shaped Paper Fans

#1 Fan Valentine with Heart Shaped Paper Fans

Dying over these cute Valentine Fans from Oriental Trading….they come in the cutest colors and sayings.  Such a fun surprise for friends to open up on Valentine’s Day.  So of course I had to make a fun printable so my daughter could give them for her Valentines this year.  sm fan girl valentine 2 They are the perfect “non candy” idea…just too sweet. sm fan girl valentine 5 sm fan girl valentine 4 Here’s the I made a clever “I’m Your #1 Fan Valentine” to attach to the fans.  You can hand them out folded up…and let the little friends see what is inside! sm fan girl valentine 1 These Valentine Fans are going to be such a hit with my Daughter’s class!  She can’t wait to hand them out! Download Black Download

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I'm Wild About You Slap Bracelet Valentines Sharing these fun “Wild About You” Valentines today! sm wild valentine 5 I found these adorable Animal Patterned Slap bracelets on Oriental Trading.  (They are fuzzy too) and thought they would make a fun “non candy” valentine for my daughter to give her class on Valentine’s day. sm wild valentine 4 Made a cute “Wild” about you printable using zebra font.  These are so fun! sm wild valentine 2 After printing the sheet of 4 valentines, using a razor blade, cut a strip opening under the word “To” and another strip under the word “From.”  This will allow you to wrap up the slap bracelet in a circle and tie it through the valentine card.  Super simple.  For ease, have your child write their names before adding the bracelets to the openings. sm wild valentine 1 Download:

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#1 Fan Valentine Foam Fingers These Foam Fingers might be the cutest things ever.   I found them in the Target valentine section and my little one wanted to hand these out for valentine’s day. sm fan finger valentine 6 sm fan finger valentine 7 Of course we made a fun printable to go along with the mini foam fingers.  “I’m Your #1 Fan Valentine!”  You can even stick a sucker inside the foam finger to add a little treat. sm fan finger valentine 3 The foam fingers already have the cutest sayings but we thought it would be fun to add our own tag too.  You can use bakers twine to tie the tag around the finger.  These will be a hit at those class Valentine exchanges. sm fan finger valentine 1 Stay tuned for more fun Class Valentine Ideas on the Crafting Chicks this week!  We love to come up with clever ideas.  xoxo sm fan finger valentine 5 Download:

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Star Wars Lightsaber Bubble Wand Valentines

Star Wars Lightsaber Bubble Wand Valentines

Sharing a fun valentine idea for your little “Star Wars” lover! Star Wars Lightsaber Bubble Wand Valentines…and a free printable for our readers. sm lightsaber valentine 6 I found these mini bubble wands at Target in their valentine section…perfect little lightsabers. sm lightsaber valentine 3 After printing my printable…that says “May the Force Be With You!….Have your child sign their name.  Then taking a razor blade, make a slice on the right side of the lightsaber handle.  This will allow you to slip in the mini bubble wand.  Take a piece of tape and affix it to the back.  Voila!!! sm lightsaber valentine 1 My little guy is so excited to share these with his kindergarten friends.  And with all of that candy, this will be a refreshing little gift! sm lightsaber valentine 4 Download Black PERSONAL USE ONLY PLEASE.  All printables and downloads are property of The Crafting Chicks, LLP. sm light saber bubble wand valentine sm lightsaber valentines 2 sm lightsaber valentine 5

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 Each year I like to sit down and evaluate what I’ve accomplished and what I need to do better. Some people do this as a resolution, some use a Word of the Year. It hit me this past year that my girls could really benefit from setting goals and feeling a sense of accomplishment once they reached a goal. So I came up with this little printable. Helping Kids Set Goals Worksheet that is a free download for you to use with your own children.
I’m excited because this year we were able to team up with Horizon Organic, to show how easy it is to teach children to plan out goals, and especially find a way to eat healthy while doing it.
Here’s how we started!
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For the first section on the printable I asked my girls, “What is 1 thing new you’d like to try this year?” We are working on eating healthier as a family, but sometimes they don’t want to try the new veggies or fruits I bring home. They decided that they wanted to try new foods. (It kinda counts as more than one new thing, but if it’s helping them eat healthier, hey I’ll go for it.)
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 The second question I asked is, “What are 2 ways you can serve others?” I love incorporating service into their thoughts. So much of a child’s mind revolves around themselves. I’ve learned that as a parent, if I ask them to serve they are more than happy to and end up LOVING the resulting feelings. It’s never too young to teach them how to serve.
The third question on the sheet is, “What are 3 things I want to learn?”  We got a variety of answers from each girl. From learning to sew, to learning how to play the flute. We will see how much I can help out with those
goals.
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The 4th question is, “What are 4 things I want to get better at?” I think it’s important for children to work on being better at something. Weather it’s sports, reading, writing or coloring, there is always room for improvement.
The final question to ask, “Where are 2 places you want to go?” You can keep this in reason or have them reach for the stars. Our girls settled on Disneyland and a hike we’ve wanted to try as a family.
My girls had such a fun time working on this. They even invited friends to do a sheet too. I’m having them post the goal sheets next to their beds so they can be reminded and work on their goals through out the year.

Here’s the printable for you to download a Kids Goal sheet for your children. Download Black

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