Crafts for Kids: Popcorn Love Monster

These little monsters are filled with love and make a fabulous candy-free Valentine's Day treat.

These little monsters are filled with love and make a fabulous candy-free Valentine's Day treat. They are adorable on microwave popcorn packets but could also be attached to other goodies or given as a standalone Valentine.

To create them you will need the following supplies:

  • Decorative papers
  • Aleene's Tacky School Glue
  • Scissors
  • Embellishments (buttons, googly eyes, etc.)
  • Sharpie

Directions:

Cut out your pieces. You can use a pattern or cut your monster into whatever shape you like.  You will need a body, two legs, two arms, two antennae, feet, hands and hearts.

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Glue your monster together.

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Add embellishments with the glue, such as a smile with a Sharpie marker.

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Fold the legs and arms like an accordion for a fun effect.

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Glue your monster to the popcorn packet.

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Happy Valentine's Day!
 

Provided by North Carolina artist Laura Kelly, creator of Laura Kelly Designs. Find more of her crafts at laurakellydesigns.com/cms/videos.php.