Thursday, February 10, 2011

a valentine's scavenger hunt





I love Valentine's Day and I have become a teensy bit obsessed this year.  I thought it would be fun for Reid to have a little Valentine's Day scavenger hunt after school next Monday, so I made these fun bags to hide all over the house and yard.




I am going to wrap this tag up with a coloring book and leave it in his dining chair where he usually has his afternoon snack.



I filled the bags with lots of different things: a new box of crayons, a pez dispenser, a pack of gum, $5 rolled up with a ribbon, quarters, chocolates, etc. 

Some had coupons too {like "1 free hour of Wii" and "1 date to the movies with Mom or Dad"}



Here are the supplies I used:

::Valentine's themed cardstock

::Paper punches {small heart and large scallop circle}

::Red glitter mini clothespins

::Mini lunch bags

::Avery labels




Once I punched all the scalloped circles, I typed up the clues on Avery labels and put one on the back of  each circle. 




Each bag that he finds will have a "clue" clipped to the outside giving him a hint about where the next bag is hiding.  Inside the bag, of course, are the treats!




I punched out hearts from the glittery cardstock and used a glue stick to "number" the bags 1-10.




And, voila!! 

I think this will be a great way to spend Valentine's afternoon and give Reid a fun memory!

 
I can't wait!!  What about you, do you have any fun ideas planned for Valentine's?  I would love to hear them!!





45 comments:

  1. What a great idea and special treat for your son. He's a very lucky little boy.

    Happy Valentine's Day!

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  2. That is the cutest Amber! He is going to love it and have so much fun! What a great mommy!! :)

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  3. That sounds like so much fun. I might do that with my kiddos this weekend. Thanks for the idea!

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  4. We do a scavenger hunt every Christmas at my mom's and dad's and it's Lily's favorite part of Christmas!!! Reid will have a blast!! Lily has been bugging my dad to do another one so maybe there will be a Valentine one this weekend! I just do goodies bags but like you, I'm obsessed with them this year! LOL!

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  5. You're such a cute mom! He'll love it! I plan on making individual Heart Shaped pizzas and he requested no dessert. how sad huh? haha. I got him a "you got jimmered" t shirt that I think he'll dig. He definitely won't be expecting it! haha

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  6. Oh my goodness this is super cute. I can't wait till my little one gets bigger so that I can steal this idea :)

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  8. I loved your idea so much I had to share on my Shout Out Sunday blog post. Thanks for sharing such a fun idea.

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  9. I LOVE this idea! So cute!!

    I'm sharing this on my fan page!!

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    happy valentine's day!! xo

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  10. Wow you are an amazing mom, what fun for him!
    thanks for sharing..

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  11. Where did you get the little red clothespins from/

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  12. Hi Kissy! The red clothespins were from Michaels. xo, Amber

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  13. I am loving this sweet idea! just came across it on Pinterest- so thank you for sharing! My boys will get a kick out of it! -Jen

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  14. This is the sweetest idea ever!! I'm crazy for Valentine's Day and I have a 14 day countdown planned for my boys... I think I'll have to sub this for one of my other ideas. My boys would LOVE it- what a sweet Mama you are :) I'm your newest follower and I'd love for you to follow me back if you'd like! I have a lot of recent Valentine's Day posts.
    Have a great weekend!
    xo,
    Laurie @ Gallamore West :)

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