1. Mom and Me
Journal: Use this notebook to send messages to each other. If your child is
reluctant to write back, ask him a question for him to answer. In no time, this
book will become a family keepsake. Get the how-to at It's Always Autumn.
2. Conversation Candy
Heart Pockets: Send your child a sweet message with this candy-stuffed DIY
conversation heart. Simply put candies in a ziplock bag and sandwich between
two paper hearts. Get the how-to at Online Labels.
3. Kid Coupons: Give
your kid something extra special by giving him coupons for unique experiences
like 30 minutes extra screen time or family pizza night. Best part, you can print these
for free. Get the how-to at I Can Teach My Child.
4. What I Love About
You: You may feel loved, but sometimes it's nice just to read why. Make
your child a "What I love about you" card deck telling her why she's so
amazing! Get the how-to at The Thinking Closet.
5. Anytime Cards: Sometimes
you're not there when your child feels upset or worried. Now you can be there, with
these special cards. Write them ahead of time to give encouragement or a just
to tell him how much he means to you. These "Open When …" letters will be held
on to forever. Get the how-to at The Dating Divas.
6. Feed the Birds: Do
you have a little nature lover? Create a homemade birdfeeder kit so she can
show love to her feathery friends. It'll be a fun project for the whole family.
Get the how-to at Inner Child Fun.
7. Cupid's Arrow: Show
him that he's got your heart with this fun cupid's arrow craft. All you need is
a black and white photo of your child, a wooden dowel, cardstock and glitter!
Get the how-to at Handmade By Kelly.
8. Flour Hearts: While
your child is at school, sprinkle pink flour (just add powdered food coloring) to
your walkway up to your doorstep. There is sure to be cheers of joy as she
walks into the house. Get the how-to at A Practical Wedding.
9. Get Slimed: What kid doesn't love slime? This project is sure to spread the love all
over their hands. Get the how-to at Little Bins for Little Hands.
10. I Love You
Kaleidoscope: Using a paper towel roll, cellophane, confetti, a silver mirror
card and lots of love, you can make your child feel special each time he looks
into his kaleidoscope. Get the how-to at Handmade Charlotte.