With Valentine's Day just a couple days away on Thursday, Feb. 14, it's time to party! Skip the chocolates and the candy – and let your kids create something extra special to commemorate the season of love. Not only do we have a day dedicated to sweeties; there's another special reason to celebrate. This past weekend – Sunday, Feb. 10 – marked the beginning of the Chinese New Year. Keep the fun going – and get kids in the spirit with this week's roundup of Valentine's Day and Chinese New Year-inspired crafts.
Show your children the wonder of dot matrix art with a set of pixel heart decorations from The Salty Pineapple. Create it yourself or get the whole family involved.
Your dress-up box surely needs Cupid accessories! With the help of an empty snack can, you'll be able to create an arrow holder along with arrows and bow – thanks to this tutorial from Plucking Daisies.
Celebrate the year of the snake with this holiday project from Craftiments. I like how this project requires simple craft items you probably have in your house right now.
Send the birthday spirit with your child all day long with this idea from Lil Blue Boo. A few simple decorations can add a touch of birthday cheer to a school lunch.