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Pom-Pom Valentine's Day Cards

Say a cheer for playful pom-pom valentines that capitalize on kids' favorite skill sets: cutting, drawing, gluing, and stamping.

colorful childrens valentines day cards with pom poms

Photography: Kana Okada

Source: Martha Stewart Living, January/February 2019

Introduction

For more ideas, scroll through our entire collection of Valentine's Day crafts for kids and Valentine's Day cards.

materials

  • Construction paper

  • Colored markers

  • Scissors

  • Pom-poms (Pictured: Caydo assorted multicolor pom-poms, $10 for 1,400, amazon.com.)

  • Googly eyes (Pictured: Mozoland Self-Adhesive Googly Wiggle Eyes, $11 for 1,300, amazon.com.)

  • Stamps (Pictured: Butefo 8-digit & 26-alphabet rolling stamp, $17, amazon.com; and Dburger Fallindesign DIY English alphabet-number rolling stamp, $25, amazon.com.)

steps

  1. Lay out construction paper, mini pom-poms, colored markers, googly eyes, and an alphabet rolling stamp.

  2. Pitch in by prepping paper rectangles and poodle and cactus shapes.

  3. Then tee up the stamp—our new tool of choice for printing a few words at once—and let little ones connect the dots.

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