popcorn-valentine-heartsThis week’s Kids Frugal Craft from Mom on Dealz is Popcorn Valentine Hearts. With Valentine’s Day less than a month away, this craft is a delicious and fun way to celebrate!

Popcorn Valentine Hearts


  • 2 Bags of Microwave Popcorn
  • 3.5 Tablespoons Butter
  • 1 Bag of Mini Marshmallows
  • (1) 3 oz Strawberry Jello
  • Heart Shaped Cookie Cutter (or knife)


1. Pop both bags of popcorn and set aside.

2. Melt butter over low heat in a large saucepan.
3. Add entire package of marshmallow and melt, stirring frequenlty.

4. Remove from the heat and add 1/2 of the package of jello powder and stir.

5. Add 1 and 1/2 bags of the popped popcorn to the melted marshmallows and mix well.
6. Spread out on wax paper and cut or form heart shapes.

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5 Responses to Kids Frugal Craft: Popcorn Valentine Hearts

  1. AlvilynnKumagai says:

    I will have to try this for my sons preschool class.  Thanks for sharing!

  2. Connie DeVries says:

    Shared your link with my simply saving group, thanks ! This will be a fun almost healthy snack. 

  3. Meghan says:

    Such a cute idea.  My son will love this.

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