The only problem with making our own valentines is that if I do it for one kid, I’ve got to do it for the other kid, too. And of course, they have different interests and are different ages – so we ended up making two different valentines this year.
Actually, the kids fought over who got which ones. Claire originally wanted the lego valentines I did for Jack…but she’s in a class of three-year-olds, and I didn’t want to send home choking hazards to all of the kids in her class. Her next choice was Star Wars.
These DIY Star Wars valentines were super easy to make – and inexpensive, too (cheap and easy is how I roll)!
I chose an Angry Birds Star Wars theme, but only because when I searched Amazon for cheap Star Wars goodies, these cute little Angry Birds Star Wars erasers came up. You could use any little Star Wars goodie or treat!
Here’s what you need:
- Free printable (included – scroll down to download). There are two sheets – Side A and Side B. Each sheet has 6 Valentines on it. Print out Side A and then return the pages to the printer to print Side B. If you print these actual size, they will be 2.75″ across, which is the perfect size for the little baggies I used. To make the process even easier, just print the side with Yoda and don’t bother printing the second side.
- Baggies – I bought these at Michael’s. They were 3″ x 4″ and cost maybe $.99.
- Washi tape (but really, any tape will do)
- Star Wars goodie or treat for each bag
I bought these Angry Bird Star Wars erasers on Amazon (affiliate link). 24 erasers cost less than $10.
Have your child write their name on the valentines (or do it for them because they are three-years-old and their writing looks like a mysterious Star Wars hieroglyphic), cut them out, stick a valentine in each baggie with an eraser (this I DID let the three-year-old do!) and seal with some washi.
- DIY LEGO Movie Valentines
- Candy Heart Wreath
- Valentines Day Printable Table Setting (placemats, cute little flags, place cards and coupons for Free Hugs!)
- Printable Valentines Day Cards
For other fun DIY Valentine ideas, check out my Pinterest board below. And I’d love to have you join me on Facebook!