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Valentine’s Day Tin Cans

Valentine's Day Tin Cans are a perfect craft for kids on Valentines day

If you are looking for something fun and crafty to do with the little people in your life this Valentine’s Day, I have the perfect DIY for you! My two-year-old daughter helped me decorate these Valentine’s Day Tin Cans and loved every minute of it! 

These adorable tin cans are the perfect craft for kids - they make great candy holders!

Another tin can project was on my mind after the Create With Me link party! [PS – there’s still time to vote on what I should create this month!] So I made this quick craft for my daughter.

Transform this simple tin can into and adorable Valentines card and candy holder


tin cans
drill (optional)
hot glue gun
pipe cleaners
accessories to decorate

This valentine's day tin can craft only needs a few simple supplies like felt, scissors, and markers

Start by drilling a hole in the top of your tin cans, with the holes across from one another. These holes will be used to slide the pipe cleaners through, so if you don’t want to use a drill, you can easily skip these steps and hot glue the pipe cleaners on after.

Drill a hole in the top of the can for the pipe cleaner handle

Next, take your felt and wrap it around the can but don’t glue yet. You can cut off excess felt if you want to so that you just have enough to wrap around the outside, and fold inside.

Wrap the felt around the tin can and glue it in place with some craft glueCover the inside of the tin can with felt

Next, put marks on the outside of the jar and the inside of the jar where the drilled holes are. Then unravel the felt and use your scissors to put a small hole where you made your marks.

Mark the drill holes in the felt so you can easily add the felt handle Use the scissors to poke holes in the felt through the drill holes in the tin can

Fold the felt back around, making sure your holes all line up. then glue the felt in place, and string your pipe cleaners through the holes you made to create a handle.

Attach the pipe cleaner through the drill holes and twist the ends to create the handle

Now enjoy the time with your little people while you decorate these pretty new cans!

Help the kids decorate their tin can candy holders with glitter, buttons, and felt hearts These valentine's tin cans are perfect for valentine's candy Your kids can decorate these valentine's day tin cans in so many fun ways These valentine's tin cans make perfect gifts for your little ones These adorable valentine's tin cans are a perfect, easy craft for kids This simple valentine's day craft is perfect for your kids to enjoy valentine's day

My two-year-old has wrapped these baskets around her arms since the day we made them. I’m not sure she will ever let them go!

These Valentine's tin cans are an easy craft that your kids will love!

If you have even smaller littles in your life, you might want to try your hand at one of these cute Heart Taggie Blankets! They make a great gift :)

Heart Taggie Blanket

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Tuesday 9th of February 2016

Very Cute! I'm visiting from Two Purple Couches!


Friday 12th of February 2016

Thank you :)

Ashley ~ 3 Little Greenwoods

Tuesday 9th of February 2016

Super cute and perfect for my preschool class! Thanks so much for sharing your creativity at the The DIY Collective this week! Hope to see you again next Thursday.

Have an awesome week! ~ Ashley


Friday 12th of February 2016

Thank you! Those little kiddos would LOVE decorating these!

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