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you belong: valentine’s day

I talk about this A LOT on here because I know it’s so important! A sense of belonging in the home. Everything I’ve read shows that it’s the little things we do that create this. But that without it children can grow up with a myriad of emotional issues, even if there’s no presence of abuse or apparent neglect. A safe place to land, a consistent caregiver, and unconditional love are where it’s at! It’s not the fancy trips, or what toys they have or clothes they wear. Luckily it’s much easier than all that! I know parents who are … Read more

Valentine’s Duds for Kids

Valentine's Duds for Kids

GIRLS JavaScript is currently disabled in this browser. Reactivate it to view this content. BOYS Amazon pulling through with some cool tees! Queen of Hearts tee in a bunch of cool colors! // Emoji tee in unique colors so you can keep wearing it. // I love a random graphic and this Dino Tee is right up that alley. // PJs JavaScript is currently disabled in this browser. Reactivate it to view this content.

no candy valentines

Colorable Valentine || No Candy Valentines Printables

It’s back! One of my favorite posts to work on all year! Each year since the beginning of Small Fry we’ve made printable Valentine’s and here are 5 more to add to the archives! I got these toys either at Dollar Tree or Walmart and my main purpose with the style of the printable is that you don’t need colored ink, you can easily swap out whatever color paper you choose, and the dimensions are flexible so if you find a toy or treat that you like more you can typically make it work with the way these will print … Read more

Valentine’s Day Around the Web 2018

Cherry Valentines

So much good content coming out in time for this year’s Valentine’s partying! I wanted to share a few I’ve spotted and also toot my own horn and share some from this archive. Forgive me. This mini Banana Split made with runts via Handmade Charlotte: This Paintbrush printable from House that Lars Built is amazing. Maybe more time consuming than others but darling nonetheless! Splatter Paint Valentine + Printable from Super Make It.  Got a kid into origami? Set them up with this DIY from Oh Happy Day! House Lars Built slam dunk with these Cherry Valentine’s printables! These Scandinavian … Read more

5 No Candy Valentine Printables

5 Printables for No Candy Valentines

Wal-mart for the win today. I don’t say those words often, but their collection of Valentine’s Day toys are so cute! Nice and simple and in bright fun colors. They are all in store and I am not finding them online, but I’ll link to other options! I created a few printables you can pair with them and as in years’ past, they’re minimal and black and white so you don’t even need color ink to make these happen! I’ll be adding more printables to this post each week so keep checking back! Click and Catcher : Mini Paddle Ball … Read more

Modern Valentine Printable

By Emily. Hayes has just now hit the age where he doesn’t want to appear to “like” girls. He has lots of darling little girl-friends, but for sure lets me know that is where it ends. So, we had to make him a Valentine this year that keeps things nice and professional. No funny business.  He’s not one to lead any babes on, which I can respect. Anyway, the printable download is below if you dig it an need something easy for your own Valentine celebrations! SUCKERS // WASHI  

xoxo art

XOXO Art

We’re so sad this is pretty much the last of our Valentine’s Day content this year! We always love this time of year on the blog. Nicole whipped up this oversized art for her home as a way to decorate. We loved this idea so much!Just grab your most Valentine-y paint a brush and butcher paper.Alternate X and O with your paints and let it dry.Tape it up on the wall and you’ve got yourself a nice little backdrop for more decor or a great little piece of art! Love never goes out of style, rightAnd Lolly’s out.  Happy Valentine’s … Read more

bomb valentine

Last Minute Valenitne's

We had a couple different readers write in asking for last minute Valentine’s Ideas! When you don’t have a printer and you don’t have time to swing to the nearest Print Shop, here is something you can make with household items (at least household items for us, you know, a kid’s craft blog, ha!) You’ll need red paper, tape or glue, and pipe cleaners! If you’ve bought pipe cleaners once, you will still have these for 20 years, so go digging through that craft box! They’re never-ending! Then just wrap the paper around the pipe cleaner and your favorite stacked … Read more

Valentine’s Picnic

Valentine's Picnic

You’ve already seen all the amazing elements to this Land of Nod Kit from this post, but we forgot to share the actual picnic! There’s such things as dessert picnics right? There are now. It was truly just an excuse to get all our fun Valentine’s Day decor out! Spread out a blanket, get your heart shaped sandwich cutter for lunch, and give our latest dessert concoction a try!All you need are a couple churros and your favorite ice cream! Simply wrap the churro around itself and tuck the corners in, sort of like a pretzel. Then sandwich the ice cream … Read more

Valentine’s Film Take 2!

With this project still being one of our very favorites, we knew this was the year to revisit our Valentine’s Day film! Find the original film from three years ago here. Film by Jenner Brown of Lumineux. Felt balls via Hello Maypole.