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Monday, February 13, 2012

My Buggy Valentine

We fell in L-O-V-E with this easy and very cute Valentine’s idea found over at the Nature For Kids blog. Procrastinators unite and check out Shawna’s wonderful post along with her FREE jar graphic for you to use for your own catch of buggy Valentine’s!

Pictured in this post are my son’s Valentine’s we made this afternoon for his kindergarten classmates, using Shawna’s printable template provided in her post. We found a great Insect Tube at Joann's Fabrics. I printed the bug jar templates out—two per page—on cardstock paper. My son signed his name on each card and he helped glue a few of the bugs. I embellished each "Love Bug" with a black or silver heart, using a Sharpie. We think they turned out pretty neat :)

*Bee mine*

Happy Buggy Valentine's!


  1. OMG....these are the cutest thingies EVER! Such a great idea, and Jeffery did such a good job with them....so clever you guys are! I love it! Pownkies

  2. Aren't they adorable?! I'm so glad this idea was Facebook'd by one of my nature friends--otherwise we would have missed this one :) BTW He made an extra one for you! Can you guess which one?

  3. So glad I'm not the only procrstinator! ;] Yours turned out way cute and I love the added heart on the bugs! I'm glad you brought your blog to my attention too! Have a happy valentines day!