Secret Reveal Valentines

Surprise friends and classmates with secret Valentine messages. White crayon designs on the DIY Valentine’s Day cards are magically revealed with watercolours!

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  • Crayola Crayons
  • Crayola Scissors
  • Crayola Watercolours
  • Pencil
  • Cardstock
  • Envelopes

CIY Staff Tips:


Step 1

Lightly draw the outline of a heart with a pencil on cardstock.

Step 2

Use a white crayon to create your secret designs, messages, and names on the card.

Step 3

Use a black crayon to write “to” and “from” on the card.

Step 4

Cut out the shape of the heart with scissors.

Step 5

Place in an envelope and give to a friend, letting them know to use watercolours to reveal the secret. You can also give watercolour paint along with the card as a Valentine’s Day gift.

Step 6

Use watercolours to paint over the card to reveal the secret Valentine designs and messages!

  • Occasion:

    • Valentine's Day

  • Age:

    • 4+,

    • 6+,

    • 8+

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