Valentine crafts for kids are always fun, entertaining, and educational. This week’s Kids Frugal Craft from Mom on Dealz is a Popcorn Valentine Heart. With Valentine’s Day less than a month away, this craft is a delicious and fun way to celebrate! The next few weeks will be packed full of fun Valentine crafts for kids!

Don’t forget to check out the rest of the fun crafts for kids I’ve posted. And if you love this, please PinIt or Stumble. :)

popcorn-valentine-heartsPopcorn 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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11 Responses to Valentine Crafts: Popcorn Valentine Hearts

  1. Michmom says:

    Bought everything to make this, wish me luck!

  2. Susan Broughton says:

    this is so cute!  Even kids could help with making it

  3. 16labsme says:

    that’s wonderful i will try this thanks for sharing :)

  4. BrookeBumgardner says:

    This is a cute and easy Valentine’s treat.  Thanks for sharing!

  5. not2onry says:

    How cute and not only would this be good for kids but for your kids to give to there teachers or other classmates if having a party.  Maybe give to grandma, or your mommy…another fantastic ideal Jenny.

  6. heatheracts says:

    Such a cute idea!

  7. DebraNeiman says:

    I love this.  As a child I read about a girls who had nothing to make valentines for her school mates.  She ended up making valentine cookies.

  8. lisa says:

    What a cute idea for the kids.

  9. Cheyenne P says:

    oh my gosh how fun!!! I love recipe’s that easily allow the children to be involved! Can’t wait to try this! Thanks so much!

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