Valentine's Day Candy Bar Craft

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

What You Need

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

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.

Gregory Boyd
Gregory Boyd

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.

Gregory Boyd
Gregory Boyd

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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