Valentine's Day Candy Bar Craft

This Valentine's Day, kids will love decorating candy bars with markers, stickers, and their own little fingerprints.

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What You Need

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What You Need

  • Candy bar with an outside wrapper
  • Decorative paper
  • Regular and decorative (optional) scissors
  • Tape
  • Ink pad
  • Stickers, markers, glitter
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Step 1

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Step 1

Carefully remove the outside wrapper from a candy bar and trace it onto decorative paper. Cut out the new wrapper with regular scissors and tape it on the underside of the foil-wrapped bar.

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Step 2

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Step 2

Use decorative or regular scissors to cut a rectangular label or packing tag to adhere to the top of the candy bar. Measure against the face of the bar to make sure it fits accurately.

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Step 3

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Step 3

Dab your child's finger on an ink pad. Press inked finger on paper, then rotate paper 90 degrees and repeat to form a heart. Decorate with stickers, markers, and glitter.

Originally published in the February 2009 issue of Parents magazine.

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