DIY Valentine bear mailbox

DIY kid Valentine bear mailbox

Need Valentine mailbox ideas for your child’s class party? Want it to be a fun kid craft… instead of a mommy craft? My little guy made his Valentine mailbox today out of a tissue box. He chose to make a bear. His nickname is bear… and fittingly he was wearing his “bearly asleep” pjs. Not planned I promise! He just loves them. {grin}

Super easy how to make a Valentine mailbox supplies and instructions:

  • Tissue box
  • 2 tones of brown cardstock
  • black cardstock
  • brown pom for tail
  • glue
  • adhesive dots (if you want the nose to appear raised)
  • 1″ circle punch
  • 2″ circle punch

And steps:

  1. Cut a large circle for the head out of brown cardstock. We just used a bowl as a template. I know… super crafty. {smirk}
  2. Punch two small light brown 1″ circles for the ears and three black for the eyes and nose
  3. Punch one light brown 2″ circle for the nose
  4. Attach ears and eyes with glue
  5. Attach nose with adhesive dots for raised effect, or just glue. Cute both ways.
  6. Attach face and tail with a dot or two of hot glue.

how to make a valentine mailbox

Now you need Valentines to go in your mailbox. Hop on over to the shoppe and have a peek at all of our personalized Valentine card designs, including seven with photo options!

As always, I hope you’re inspired to craft, bake, create and celebrate!

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Kim Byers, creative director & owner of The Celebration Shoppe. Her work has been featured in Parents, Better Homes and Gardens, All You, Pregnancy, iVillage, Huffington Post and many others. Kim is also a contributing writer for Kellogg's Snackpicks and Parade magazine, as well as craft contributor for JoAnn.

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  1. 1

    So “beary” sweet! {wink}