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10 DIY Valentine's Day cards for teachers your kids can make at home

Kim Grundy is a mom, writer, expert laundry folder and sandwich maker, not necessarily in that order. Raised in Oklahoma, she is now a West Coast gal and lives in California with her husband and two sons, along with one dog, two fish (oo...

Simply sweet (and super cheap) DIY Valentine’s Day cards for teachers

It’s the thought that counts, and putting a little extra thought into your child’s Valentine’s Day card for their teacher can make the holiday even more special. Thankfully, adorable homemade Valentine’s Day cards for teachers aren’t hard to find — just log on to Pinterest or check out one of your favorite craft blogs, and you’re sure to find options aplenty. 

As our Valentine’s Day gift to you, we’ve done the hard work for you by collecting some of the easiest and most unique DIY cards kids can make for their teachers at home:

1. Melted heart valentine

Simply sweet (and super cheap) DIY Valentine’s Day cards for teachers


This Valentine's Day card will not only make your teacher's heart melt, it is also the perfect way to recycle old crayons. Check out Tenth Avenue South for the complete tutorial — but it is not as hard as it looks. Simply place the crayon pieces into a heart mold cookie tray and bake in the oven for 10 minutes. Check out their printable card template that reads, "You make my heart melt!" and glue onto card stock for the finishing touch.

More: 6 Super cute Valentines your kids can make for their classmates

2. "You rule" Valentine's Day card

Simply sweet (and super cheap) DIY Valentine’s Day cards for teachers


We love this idea for showing your child's teacher that he or she totally rules. This would also be cute for class Valentine's Day cards. Simply pick up some vintage looking wood rulers (she found these at Target) and hop on over to Relocated Living for the free "You Rule" printable template and complete tutorial.

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