Craft time

Valentine’s Day Craft

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Valentine’s day always seems to be a very celebrated day around our house. The children love to make gifts for their friends and family, and this year my daughter has decided to make candy kiss roses for her friends.
These little roses are actually quite easy to make. Please watch the video by clicking on the link below to see how it’s done.

Valentine’s Roses

Materials:
Kabob skewers
Chocolate kisses
Red or pink cellophane
Green florist tape
Tape

Process:
Cut a piece of cellophane 4 inches x 4 inches approximately but no smaller. Tape two candy kisses together and wrap in cellophane. We taped the cellophane around the candy kisses so they would hold together but after completing a few it is possible to skip this step. Next, you insert the kabob skewer into the cellophane wrapped kisses. Wrap the green florist tape around the base of the kisses and the skewer, making sure to pull it taught. The florist tape will become sticky as it is stretched. Simply rip the florist tape at the end of the skewer and you’re done.

Modifications:
You could also add some fake leaves to the stem of the rose if you’re feeling confident and want to make it look a little more realistic.

Conclusion:
I hope you found this post interesting and inspiring to use in your own classroom or with your own kids. It encourages creativity and determination while considering others. My daughter is 9 years old and loves this craft, so it could be geared towards grade 4 or 5 for the creative kid.