Cute Non-Candy Valentine’s Day Ideas for Kids! | Richmond Moms

Candy and cards are a classic combo for class Valentine’s gifts, but with more school’s broadening food bans (from peanuts to wheat to, in some cases, all sweets), non-food related choices can be a safer bet. Even if your school is still cool with candy, other parents will likely appreciate the variety.

 

 

“I Dig You” Shovels

These adorable beach toys are the perfect thing to give with spring break just on the horizon.
$27 for 24, Amazon.com

 

 

Custom Cards

We’re not going to judge a Paw Patrol or Elmo note, but the whimsical artist-designed ones from Minted are truly next level.

From $25 for 20, minted.com (use priority shipping available by 2/13)

 

 

DIY Bubble Gift

We love these “You Blow Me Away” labels from And We Play. Pair them with some inexpensive bubbles, and you have a cute and functional gift.

 

 

 

Festive Bookmarks

Encourage love—of reading—with these simple bookmarks available with Amazon Prime (attention, last minute shoppers!).

$10 for 36, Amazon.com

 

 

Stick with Slime

What kid—boy or girl—doesn’t love slime? Use these playful “Slime Yours” printables and add store bought or homemade slime!

 

 

Toddler Tantrums & Triggers…And How to Stop Them

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Organize Your Kids’ Toys in 5 Easy Steps!

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