Pencil Valentine Cards & Gift Tags

You've got the write stuff! Create DIY Valentine's Day cards, pair with a Crayola colouring tool & give to friends.

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  • Crayola Free Gift Tags Colouring Page
  • Crayola Coloured Pencils
  • Crayola Scissors
  • Crayola Construction Paper
  • Crayola Take Note Washable Gel Pens
  • Crayola No-Run Washable School Glue
  • Pencil
  • Craft Knife

CIY Staff Tips:

  • This project uses a craft knife. Adult assistance required.
  • Make your gift tags unique by creating different construction paper animals to attach!
  • This project is a great DIY valentine on its own, too! Make for friends and classmates without adding to a bag.


Step 2

Colour gift tags with coloured pencils. Cut out.

Step 3

Sketch hippopotamus head and body on construction paper. Cut out.

Step 4

Fill in “To” and “From” fields with gel pens.

Step 5

Add details to hippopotamus with gel pens and coloured pencils.

Step 6

Glue hippopotamus head to front of gift tag. Glue hippopotamus body to back of gift tag.

Step 7

Ask an adult to create slits along dashed lines with craft knife.

Step 8

Insert your favourite Crayola tool to create the perfect gift tag, then add to bag and gift. Make more for friends and family!

  • Occasion:

    • Special Occasions,

    • Winter,

    • Valentine's Day

  • Age:

    • Under 4,

    • 4+,

    • 6+,

    • 8+

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