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Notes from the Heart

For your most special deliveries! Transform an upcycled container into a Valentine’s Day mailbox for the whole family.

Notes from the Heart

For your most special deliveries! Transform an upcycled container into a Valentine’s Day mailbox for the whole family.

Instructions

1.

Your little artist can paint the outside of your box in your favorite colors. We picked pink for Valentine’s Day, but any color you love will work!

2.

Decorate.

3.

While it’s drying, cut the paper into small pieces and work with your child to draw pictures or create little love notes to put inside the box. Encourage your little one to express himself or herself with drawings, smiley faces, hearts, or little notes. We all know that everything he or she creates — even dots or doodles — is precious!

4.

On Valentine’s Day, your child can spread cheer by letting friends and family pick a “Note from the Heart” out of the box!

Materials

Empty and clean box

(like a hot cocoa container, an empty pasta box, or any other box that you otherwise would have put into the recycling bin)

Paint

Paintbrush

Small pieces of paper

Markers or crayons

Glitter, stickers, or other decorations

(optional)

Materials

Empty and clean box

(like a hot cocoa container, an empty pasta box, or any other box that you otherwise would have put into the recycling bin)

Paint

Paintbrush

Small pieces of paper

Markers or crayons

Glitter, stickers, or other decorations

(optional)

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Kid-safe & ad-free

New content added weekly

Accessible on multiple devices

Downloadable books & games for offline play