Valentine’s Day is a great holiday when you have little girls, but little boys can sometimes think that it is too mushy of day. Boys prefer fun, big, loud, and crazy things. Valentine’s Day can sometimes be quiet, sweet, and soft. Not really up to par for boys. But there are ways to boy up the day. Boy valentines can be easy to make at home with your computer or with some special paper and scissors and glue. Here are a few ideas for Valentine’s Day that you and your boys can try this year.
Printable Cards: Brightside Prints creator Jill Means has created some adorable printable cards for boys inspired by the things boys love like cars, trucks, tractors, dinosaurs, Robots, and Super Heroes. Boys will love sharing these fun cards with their classmates and friends. With cool phrases like “You’re Dino-Mite!” “I dig you” and “I think you’re super!” Boys won’t feel like the holiday is as lame as they first thought.
Paper Airplanes: CountryLiving.com has a great free printable that can be folded into a paper airplane and given out as valentines. Simply print out the template then fold along the dotted lines. Let your son fill out the valentine with his own sentiments, then you ave a great card for valentine’s day.
Zombie Printables: Hanasaurusrex is a great blog with some incredible boy crafts, games, and info. They even feature a free printable for Valentina’s day. These zombie cards are to die for. With incredibly cute and funny sayings like “My love for you will never die!” “I love you for your brains!” And “This zombie wants your heart!” Your boys will love the laughable puns and pictures. Now your son has the perfect card for Valentina’s day.