Now that you and the kids have made all those great Valentine gifts to share with friends you’re going to need a a container for them. The first week of February teachers usually have their students make a Valentine box to store all the Valentines they will be exchanging with each other. We did this last year for my grandsons. The box holds the Valentines they will be sharing with their classmates and will hold the ones they receive.
Here are some fun and creative boxes your kids can make. There are some printables you can use too! (To make the cute mailbox by Save the Home Mommy
seen above click here
This cool Robot mailbox from ehow.com
can work for boys and girls – just use less “girly” colors for the boys.
Here are 4 cute recycled projects from Plaid Online
using cardboard or cereal boxes. Click on the image for FREE directions. You can also purchase supplies from Plaid Online
, but you don’t have to.
Love Ninja or Sweetheart mailboxes are made using the printable
Your swashbuckling buccaneer will be proud to take this pirate ship to school.
This Lego Darth Vader Box from Blackberry Vine
will please any Star Wars fan.
Your little princess can place her Valentines in her Frog Prince box from Plaid Online
Older kids may prefer something more “grown-up”. This
You can change up the color for boys.
Here’s another alternative that may appeal to older kids. Meet Rubie by Peppermint Plum
Here’s a cute and easy project from Make It Do
. You can make this birdhouse box if you’re pressed for time.
|Image from Last Minute Mel
The girls might not go for this monster box by Last Minute Mel
, but the boys will love it.