Tag: Valentine’s Day

Heart Activities

Make an origami heart: A variety of origami hearts can be found here including 3-D hearts and flat hearts.WikiHow has illustrated video instructions on how to make a flat origami heart.Learn how to make an origami heart with this YouTube video or a heart shaped box with this one.Tip: Some […]

Chocolate Activities

Chocolate Activities by Fran W. Make a day out of learning about chocolate in some really fun ways! Chocolate Learn about chocolate, make an old time chocolate egg cream, find out if chocolate is a fruit or a veggie, and get links to other chocolate resources such as […]

Chocolate covered pretzels

Chocolate Covered Pretzels by Fran W Chocolate covered pretzels are really easy and fun to make at any age, and they make a great gift too!To make your own, you will need…1-2 1lb Bags of real chocolate chipsPretzel Rods or your favorite shaped pretzel – 1 Large bag/container or 2 […]

Make Your Own: Cocoa Lip Balm

Cocoa lip balm by Fran W. If you like chocolate, then you may enjoy wearing this lip balm!  3 tsp (or 1T) Petroleum jelly or shea butter1 tsp Cocoa powder1 Vitamin E capsule and a pin (optional)Craft sticksMeasuring spoonsHeat-proof bowl for mixingSmall containersHow to make lip balm…*Melt petroleum jelly […]

Chocolate

Chocolate Egg Cream by Fran W Did you know… The Cacao Tree’s botanical name is Theobroma Cacao, which literally means, “Food of the Gods”!Activity: Make an old fashioned chocolate egg cream The egg cream is believed to have originated in Brooklyn, New York and has been enjoyed since the […]

Valentine’s Day

Valentines by Fran W and Becka V Did you know…Over 190 million Valentine’s Day cards are sent in the U.S. each year! Today’s Activity: Make homemade Valentines Through the ages, people have made their own Valentines to give away.   There are many different types of Valentine’s you can […]

Make your own: Bottle Cap Stamps

Bottle Cap Stamps by Fran W Homemade stamps can be made with inexpensive materials and offer hours of creative fun! To make your own stamps, you will need: Bottle caps, foam stickers, markers or stamp pads, and paper Alternate method: Foam, scissors, and white glue What to do….. Using […]