Starting at a very young age, I remember receiving an annual Valentine’s card from my grandfather in the mail. This sweet tradition has continued through the years; in fact, I even received a sweet card from him last year. Sending personalized cards to loved ones is such a fun way to feel love and admiration from grandparents. Now, having a kid of my own, I have started the tradition of sending Valentines (from my son) to all of his grandparents and great grandparents. As I looked online for ideas, hand print Valentines caught my eye; I decided to run with the idea and make it my own. This hand print Valentine’s card is such a fun and personalized way to send hugs and kisses from across the country.
Hand Print Valentines
– glue (or double sided tape)
– coloring crayons
1. Cut out “I love you” printable in the shape of a circle and glue it to the front of the card.
2. Trace and cut out a set of your child’s hand prints. Because I wanted to make my son’s hand prints a little more personalized, I had him color on a white piece of paper and used that piece of paper when I cut out his prints. This way, his little hand prints also double as a piece of artwork. After all, what grandparent doesn’t enjoy receiving a picture drawn by their grandchild?
3. Glue (or tape) hand prints to the inside of the card.
4. Cut out “This much” printable and glue it to a piece of paper 1″ X 6″
5. Fold this piece of paper (as shown in the picture) and attach it to the middle of each hand.
6. Write a personalized message on the back of the card and get ready to send in the mail to grandma and grandpa!