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« on: February 03, 2012 06:44:12 PM »

Daughter has been obsessed with Harry Potter lately and wanted to do something Potterish for her Valentines this year.  I'm one of the mean moms that make my kids bring something other than candy, so we decided on bouncy balls made into golden snitches.

Aren't they just the cutest! 

Supplies:  Bouncy Balls (6 for a $1 at Dollar Tree), Wing outlines (we did ours on cardstock to be more sturdy), Gold foil squares you can get from the chocolates/candy section of your local hobby store ($3ish), glue gun or could use tape.

Get one gold foil and wrap one around a ball.

Glue a strip in the center and push on your ball (or tape the strip to the ball).


Do it about thirty more times for all the kids in the class. LOL

Here's a template I made to make your lives easier.  Wink

Thanks for looking!  Daughter is so excited for Valentines day and to show off her snitches!

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« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2012 07:59:25 PM »

Those are fantastic! What a great idea! I also love that you're a "mean" Mom who DOESN'T send candy. Candy is gone in a couple of days... bouncy balls last until... well, until someone bounces it onto a roof or something, but still! Great job!

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« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2012 08:37:01 PM »

i love it!

« Reply #3 on: February 06, 2012 03:27:55 PM »

This is awesome! I would so make these if I trusted my students with bouncy balls!

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« Reply #4 on: February 12, 2012 02:09:28 PM »

What good are Potter Valentines without a good Potter Valentine Box to go with it?
Here's the Monster Book of Monster Valentines.  


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« Reply #5 on: February 14, 2012 09:57:58 AM »

eek the monster book is fabulous!  I love your idea of a no candy snitch Valentine too Smiley

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« Reply #6 on: January 31, 2013 03:54:39 PM »

This is all so cute! The snitch and Monster book of monster box.

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« Reply #7 on: February 09, 2013 04:30:46 AM »

These are so awesome! As soon as my daughter saw them, she wanted to do them. We're buying supplies today. Thanks for the great idea!
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« Reply #8 on: February 11, 2014 05:32:09 PM »

Since it's close to Valentines and this monster box keeps getting pinned, I better mention how this was made.  It was so easy!

It's literally just a cereal box that I cut the front at three sides for a flap.
Cut a strip of teeth triangles out of white felt and hot glued it on top-outside so that it would hang over.
Had a rectangle of brown fur fabric and hot glued it on all the outside.
Measured the sides of the box and cut white paper to fit. 
Took a ruler and drew long close line pages on with a pen.
Glued the pages piece(s) on.
Cut a tongue from red felt and glued it to the inside.
Hot glued four google eyes on top.
Made a valentines paper to label the spine.

This was finally just broken down enough to throw away, she kept it for years as a treasure box.  It was her Valentines box at least those two!  She's making a dragon box this year.

« Reply #9 on: January 28, 2015 07:52:26 AM »

I'm up for a no candy treat as well....there's 32 kids in my son's class and they get plenty of candy ...too  much. And they look easy to assemble. Thanks for the idea....


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