You Need

  • red stamp pad
  • red and white card stock
  • red envelope
  • glue stick
  • scissors
  • colored pencils or fine-point markers


  1. Cut white card stock to make a folded card to fit in the envelope.
  2. Use the stamp pad to print thumbprints on the front of and inside the white folded card. Two thumbprints can be positioned to create a heart. Individual prints can be made into animals using markers or colored pencils.
  3. Write a Valentine’s message next to the thumbprints.