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3 Super-Easy Valentine’s Day Crafts Kids Will Fall In Love With

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Design by Danielle Ceneta

1. Love Explosions!

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These guys are so simple to make and even more fun to crack open!


- Empty toilet paper or paper towel rolls

- Your favorite candy

- Wrapping paper

- Streamers or ribbon

- Tape

Step one: Cut a paper towel or toilet paper roll in half.

Step two: Stuff your goodies inside.

May we suggest some Wildberry Skittles, SweetTarts, Hershey's Cupcake Kisses, M&M Emojis, and Valentine's Day Nerds (exclusively sold at Target)?

Step three: Wrap that baby up with some pretty paper and tape.

Step four: Tie the edges with ribbon so nothing falls out 'til it's supposed to.

Voilà! Hand it off, break it in half, and enjoy the treasure inside!

2. Painted L<3ve

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It's OK to get a little messy!


- Canvas

- Masking tape

- Paint

- Little fingers

Step one: Spell out "LOVE" with masking tape on your canvas.

Step two: Using finger paints, have fun placing little dots everywhere!

Pro tip: Make sure you get really close to the letters so the outline will be strong.

Step three: Once the paint has dried, carefully peel off your tape and admire your masterpiece.

3. Clothespin Lovebugs

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Great for the classroom, these little monsters take seconds to make.


- Construction paper

- Scissors

- Googly eyes

- Glue stick

- 30 clothespins

- Candy from Target

Step one: Cut out hearts using construction paper.

Step two: Glue on some googly eyes.

Step three: Give your bug a little mouth.

Step four: Glue both pieces of the heart to your clothespin and let it take a bite out of some candy!

(Psst: We think they look super cute with Hershey's Conversation Kisses, only available at Target.)

Target has everything you need to make this Valentine's Day extra special!

All images by Lauren Zaser for BuzzFeed© 2017