WATCH: This DIY gift is the perfect match for your Valentine!
Help your child to make these mini DIY gifts for all their friends. All you need are sweeties, matchboxes and our Parent24 printables.
(Parent24)
Source

Valentine’s Day is just two days away and we’re sure that between looking for a gift for your partner and trying to help the little ones think of something for their Valentines, you’re starting to dread the day of love.


But if you’re scrambling for last minute Valentine’s Day gifts for the kids to give their friends and punny little lines to drop on your partner, this DIY video is the perfect match for you.

via GIPHY

Watch the video below and download our free punny printables.

What you’ll need:

  • Empty matchboxes
  • Wax wrap
  • Parent24 printables (below)
  • Gluestick
  • Sweets

Tips and tricks:

The printables below have been measured to perfectly wrap around your 51mm x 36mm x 14mm matchbox, however, we’ve included an extra bit for the overlap. Start by sticking the front down so the overlap appears at the back of the box.

While we can’t exactly wash our matchbox out, we did line it with wax wrap to make sure our sweets remain clean and safe to eat.

You can fill your matchboxes with any sweets you want but make sure they’re small enough to fit into your box for your matchbox valentine!

Printables:

I think you're a fineapple!

To download click here.

You make me go bananas!

To download click here.

Donut worry, I like you!

To download click here.

You bake my day!

To download click here.

You make me melt!

To download click here.

Let the kids make these matchbox valentines and tell us how they come out! Email your comments and pictures to chatback@parent24.com and we may just publish them.

Also see:

Sign up to our weekly newsletter to receive Parent24 stories directly to your inbox.

Read Parent24’s Comments Policy
NEXT ON PARENT24X
 
 
 
 
Directories

Everything from parties to pre-schools in your area.