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Make Your Own Valentine’s Day Card with a Secret Love Message

make your own valentine's card with a secret message with free printable

How cool is it to create and exchange Valentine’s Day cards with these secret message?! Keep reading to get all the details on how to easily make this too along with the FREE printable, which includes 5 card designs.

Secret Message Valentines Day Cards

Discover a magical touch to Valentine’s Day cards with this exciting secret message technique! This fun and easy activity is perfect for kids who want to create their own personalized cards for friends. Using a white crayon on our FREE printable, children can craft hidden messages that add an element of surprise. When the recipient brushes watercolors over the message, the secret words magically appear, creating a memorable Valentine’s Day experience. It’s a playful way for kids to express their creativity and share the joy of giving with their friends in class.

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Skills: Arts and Crafts
Ages: 3 Years +
Prep Time: 15 Minutes

Make Your Secret Message Valentine’s Day Cards

Watch this video to see how easy it is to make your own Valentine’s Day card with a secret message! See how we use a white crayon to write hidden messages on our FREE printables.

We then add a paint circle and a paintbrush for the recipient to reveal the message. It’s a cool and simple process, and watching the message suddenly appear adds a fun and exciting element.

These secret message printables offer a memorable and interactive way to celebrate friends and loved ones, making Valentine’s Day truly special for both the sender and the recipient.

Make Your Secret Message Valentine’s Day Cards

Watch this video to see how easy it is to make your own Valentine’s Day card with a secret message! See how we use a white crayon to write hidden messages on our FREE printables.

We then add a paint circle and a paintbrush for the recipient to reveal the message. It’s a cool and simple process, and watching the message suddenly appear adds a fun and exciting element.

These secret message printables offer a memorable and interactive way to celebrate friends and loved ones, making Valentine’s Day truly special for both the sender and the recipient.

 

Tips for Making Your Own Secret Message Valentine’s Day Cards

Watercolor Paper. You’ll need some thick paper to create this art project! If you use regular paper, the water from the watercolors will make your card too soggy!

Use Our Printable Designs – It’s FREE! Start by selecting your preferred card design from the available options. The variety allows you to personalize the experience for your loved ones

Apply Pressure with the White Crayon: Use a white crayon to write a secret message on the card. Make sure you apply plenty of pressure to be sure the crayon will resist the watercolors.

Use Watercolor Circles:  These watercolor circles are a fantastic budget-friendly addition to this card-making process, providing an affordable yet effective way for recipients to unveil the hidden messages with the joy of watercolors.

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Materials

Step-by-Step Instructions 

Step 1

Choose a card design from the free printable and print it out on watercolor paper.

Step 2

Use scissors to cut out the card design(s).

 

Step 3

Write a secret message using a white crayon. The white crayon ensures that the message remains hidden until revealed.

Step 4

Include a paintbrush and a watercolor circle in the designated area on the card. This adds an interactive and artistic element to the gift.

Step 1

Choose a card design from the free printable and print it out on watercolor paper.

Step 2

Use scissors to cut out the card design(s).

Step 3

Write a secret message using a white crayon. The white crayon ensures that the message remains hidden until revealed.

Step 4

Include a paintbrush and a watercolor circle in the designated area on the card. This adds an interactive and artistic element to the gift.

Why We Love Making (& Giving) Valentine’s Day Cards

Valentine’s Day is not just a celebration for adults; it holds immense importance for children as well. One cherished tradition that adds joy to this special day is the exchange of Valentine’s Day cards among kids. These cards play such a great role in shaping young minds and fostering essential values. 

  • Expressing emotions: Choosing and giving cards to friends and classmates becomes a tangible expression of affection.
  • Promoting creativity: This creative process enhances their artistic skills and allows them to take pride in their unique creations.
  • Building relationships: Children learn about the importance of relationships and the joy of giving. It’s a subtle lesson in empathy and caring for others.
  • Spreading love and compassion: They teach kids the significance of reaching out to others, making someone’s day brighter, and creating a positive impact through simple acts of kindness.
make your own valentine's card with a secret message with free printable

    The tradition of Valentine’s Day cards for kids goes beyond the surface-level exchange; it becomes a meaningful experience that contributes to their emotional development and understanding of human connections.

    make your own valentine's card with a secret message with free printable

    Why We Love Making (& Giving) Valentine’s Day Cards

    Valentine’s Day is not just a celebration for adults; it holds immense importance for children as well. One cherished tradition that adds joy to this special day is the exchange of Valentine’s Day cards among kids. These cards play such a great role in shaping young minds and fostering essential values. 

    • Expressing emotions: Choosing and giving cards to friends and classmates becomes a tangible expression of affection.
    • Promoting creativity: This creative process enhances their artistic skills and allows them to take pride in their unique creations.
    • Building relationships: Children learn about the importance of relationships and the joy of giving. It’s a subtle lesson in empathy and caring for others.
    • Spreading love and compassion: They teach kids the significance of reaching out to others, making someone’s day brighter, and creating a positive impact through simple acts of kindness.

    The tradition of Valentine’s Day cards for kids goes beyond the surface-level exchange; it becomes a meaningful experience that contributes to their emotional development and understanding of human connections.

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