Fast and Fun Valentine Treats!
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, 9 days to be exact. It is a special time to show the people we love how important they are to us. Everyone likes to feel special. Showing love and affection are great ways to boost children’s self-esteem. The ONIE Project Team has been working on some ideas to show the ones you care about how they are special on America’s favorite love holiday, Valentine’s Day.
Love Filled Snack Bags!
It is simple, easy, and creative. You and your family can do it together. It is as easy as filling a small plastic baggie with healthier treat and attaching a note. The note can have a theme that matches the gift. Popcorn, pretzels, animal crackers, or peanuts are great bag stuffers.
- Snack size baggies
- Colored paper or stickers
- Fill each baggie with treats and seal.
- Cut colored paper into 6” x 6” size strips
- Fold in half
- Write favorite theme with marker
- Flip paper over and add To: & From:
- Put a small piece of tape on paper and attach to side of the bag
- Repeat on the other side of the paper
- Place the side that is not taped against the other side of the bag
- Tape the two sides of paper together
ONIE Project Note Themes!
Animal Crackers themes:
These quick treat bags will be a big hit with your child or at school; Much more popular than a card, and you have helped your family and your child’s friends by giving a more nutritious option than candy.
Welcome back your child from school with a nutritious snack and a lovely note. For this craft, you’ll need the fruit of your choice and the same materials and tools as above, except for the small baggies.
Cut colored paper into various sizes and shapes (for example, hearts, rectangles, squares) Write favorite theme with marker Tape the paper to the fruit
I like you berry much I go bananas over you You drive me banana “Orange” you glad you’re my valentine You’re plum perfect You’re the apple of my eye We make the perfect pear I love you no matter how you “slice it” Happy Valentine’s Day y’all!