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10 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day Without Sugar

Dimensions has made it a little easier to keep sugar out of Valentine’s Day by creating a Pinterest board filled with candy-free crafty ideas.

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month and the perfect time to emphasize the importance of practicing good oral hygiene habits. But keeping kids away from sweet treats during Valentine’s Day is no simple feat. Dimensions has made it a little easier to keep sugar out of Valentine’s Day by creating a Pinterest board filled with candy-free crafty ideas.

1. YOU MAKE MY HEART RACE CRAFT

Why not ditch the hard candies, which may lead to a chipped tooth, for fun toys? This fun racecar Valentine’s idea is sure to rev up the fun.

You make my heart race Valentine's Day craft
Via Hello, Wonderful

2. YOU MAKE ME SMILE TOOTHBRUSH

Providing a child with a new toothbrush helps highlight the importance of maintaining a healthy oral hygiene routine. Here’s a way to turn an ordinary toothbrush into an eye-catching Valentine.

You make me smile toothbrush Valentine's Day craft
Via FamilyFun.Go.com

3. PENCIL ARROWS

These eye-catching pencil arrow crafts will help kids hit the mark when it comes to their studies.

Pencil Arrows
Via A Mom’s Take

 

4. ZOO ANIMALS VALENTINE

Let your little animals share their favorite zoo creatures with their friends.

Will zoo be mine animal toy Valentine's Day craft
Via Blue Robin Cottage

5. DIY FRIENDSHIP BRACELETS

Calling all aspiring jewelry designers! This Valentine’s idea will not only keep the caries away but also has the potential to keep your little ones busy. Kids can either create these friendship bracelets, or just sign their name on the tag.

Our class would knot be the same without you Valentine's Day craft friendship bracelets
Via Kara’s Creative Place

6. HEART YOU CRAFT

No one is ever too cool to skip his or her oral hygiene routine. Boys and girls alike will flash their healthy smiles when they wear these adorable sunglasses.

I've got my eyes on you heart sunglasses Valentine's Day craft
Via Lil’ Luna

7. COLORFUL CRAYONS

Swap chocolate hearts with these fun-to-make heart-shaped crayons.

Colorful crayon Valentine's Day craft
Via The Nerd’s Wife

8.BUBBLEGUM FREE BUBBLES

Instead of chewing sticky bubblegum, kids can blow bubbles with this sugar-free Valentine.

Blowing you a kiss Valentine's Day craft bubbles
Via Card Store

9. BEE MY VALENTINE

Chapped lips are nothing to smile about so why not gift classmates a lip balm to keep them beaming.

Bee my valentine lip balm Valentine's Day craft
Via Polkadot Chair

10. HOMEMADE GLITTER SLIME

If given the choice between slime and candy, most kids will ask for the glittery, stretchy goo. Ask your kids to roll up their sleeves and have fun making heart slime with these easy to follow instructions.

Glitter Slime Valentine's Day craft
Via Growing a Jeweled Rose

CLICK HERE to visit our Pinterest board for more ideas!

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