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DIY Valentine Bee Wands

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Completed DIY Valentine Bee Wands

Are you ready to create a buzz of excitement this Valentine's Day? Then you are going to love these DIY Valentine Bee Wands! This charming project not only sparks creativity but also adds a touch of sweetness to the day of love. Perfect for playdates, school parties, or a cozy day indoors, these bee-themed wands will have your little ones buzzing with joy.


The inspiration for these Bee Wands came from the overwhelming success of my DIY Heart Wands. It warms my heart that so many of you are loving my art projects! If you love these projects I bet you will also be interested in my Heart Coloring Pages.


Completed DIY Valentine Bee Wands On Display

Valentine's Day, celebrated annually on February 14th, is more than just a day for exchanging cards and sweet treats. Dive into the heartwarming story behind this love-filled day with these fun Valentine's Day facts tailored just for kids!


Saint Valentine's Origin: Valentine's Day traces its roots back to ancient Rome. Legend has it that a priest named Valentine defied the emperor's orders and performed marriages for soldiers in secret. He believed that married men made better soldiers.


Cupid's Arrow: Cupid, the mischievous cherub with a bow and arrow, is a symbol of love. According to Roman mythology, Cupid was the son of Venus, the goddess of love. His arrows have the magical power to make people fall in love.


Love Notes and Cards: Exchanging valentine cards has been a tradition for centuries. The first valentine cards were handmade and became popular in the 19th century. Today, millions of cards are exchanged worldwide on Valentine's Day.

Completed DIY Bee Mine Wand on Display.

Conversation Hearts Origins: Those sweet, colorful candies with messages like "Be Mine" and "XOXO" are known as conversation hearts. They date back to the Civil War era when people exchanged candies with affectionate messages.


Red Roses Symbolize Love: Red roses have been associated with love and passion for centuries. In Roman mythology, the red rose was linked to Venus, the goddess of love. Today, they're a popular gift to express romantic feelings.


Valentine's Day Around the World: While it's celebrated globally, different countries have unique traditions. In South Korea, February 14th is celebrated as Valentine's Day, and a month later on March 14th, White Day, men reciprocate with gifts.


Friendship Celebration in Finland: In Finland, Valentine's Day is not just for romantic love; it's also a day to celebrate friendships. Friends exchange cards and gifts, emphasizing the importance of all types of love.


DIY Bee Mine Wands

Chocolate Love: Chocolate is a favorite Valentine's Day treat. In the 1800s, Richard Cadbury introduced the first heart-shaped box of chocolates. Today, chocolate sales skyrocket during the weeks leading up to Valentine's Day.


Love Locks Tradition: In some parts of the world, couples attach padlocks to bridges as a symbol of their everlasting love. The keys are often thrown into the water, signifying that their love is locked forever.


Random Acts of Kindness: Valentine's Day is not just about romantic love. Many people use the occasion to perform random acts of kindness, spreading love and joy to friends, family, and strangers.


This Valentine's Day, as you exchange cards and enjoy sweet treats, remember the rich history and traditions that make this day a celebration of love in all its forms. Happy Valentine's Day!


DIY Bee Mine Valentine's Day Craft For Kids.

Materials Needed:

  • Wooden dowel craft sticks

  • Tape or Hot Glue

  • Scissors

  • Ribbon (various colors and width)

  • Bee Wand Template (Free To Download)

  • White Cardstock Paper

  • Markers, Crayons or Colored Pencils


Step-by-Step Guide To Make The DIY Valentine Bee Wands


How to print DIY Valentine Bee Wands.

Step 1: Download and Print DIY Valentine Bee Wands

To begin your project you need to download and print our DIY Valentine Bee Wands template. Directions to download your FREE copy is found at the bottom of the post. I recommend printing the template on 8.5x11 white cardstock paper.


Example of someone coloring the template.

Step 2: Color

Ignite the artistic spirit within as you reach for markers, colored pencils, or crayons to bring the Valentine Bee Wands Template to life. Encourage the kids to unleash their creativity and explore a vibrant spectrum of hues. Let the magic of imagination transform these wands into personalized masterpieces!


Example of cutting our Bee Mine circles for wands.

Step 3: Cut Out Heart Circles

Use scissors to cut out heart shapes. These will be the main elements of your wand.


Example of how to tape dowel to back of Bee Mine Circle.

Step 4: Attach Hearts to Dowels

Once the hearts are beautifully decorated and dry, use tape or hot glue to attach them to the top of the wooden dowels. Ensure a secure bond, allowing the wands to withstand playful gestures.


Warning: If you choose to use hot glue, and adult has to be the one completing this step. Hot glue is dangerous for children.


Example. of how to tie ribbon to wand.

Step 5: Add Ribbon

The ribbon adds an extra element to the wands making them stand out. The key is using several different colors, shapes and widths of ribbon. Cut ribbons into approximately 20-inch lengths and tie them into knots around the wooden dowel. These wands will now flutter and dance as the wand is waved, adding an extra element of charm.


With the DIY Valentine Bee Wands, you've just created a magical accessory that will inspire imaginative play and endless joy. Watch as your little ones twirl their enchanting wands, casting spells of creativity and spreading smiles. Get ready for a world of make-believe with this simple craft that celebrates the magic of Valentine's Day.


Example of how to download DIY Valentine Bee Wands template.

How To Download DIY Valentine Bee Wands Template:

Before you can begin you need to download the DIY Valentine Bee Wands Template. This download is available to all members for FREE! You heard me correctly, memberships are free to join for everyone who is 18 years an older! Click on the link to signup and to find the Template. You choose which one you want to download and print.


***These printables are intended for personal and school use exclusively. Unauthorized copying, uploading, republishing, distributing or alteration of these files in any manner is strictly prohibited. If you plan to showcase these printables, please ensure to include a link back to artsykidszone.com.



Be sure to check out our Valentine's Day exclusive assortment of themed arts and crafts projects, tailor-made for crafting cherished memories with your little ones! Dive into a treasure trove of creativity, featuring everything from adorable paper bag puppets to delightful heart-themed crafts. Our blog is a sanctuary of projects meticulously designed to spread joy and commemorate the season of love. Whether you're crafting for a special someone or simply embracing the festive spirit, our Valentine's Day-themed arts and crafts ensure boundless fun and inspiration for you and your friends. Let the creativity inspired by love flourish!


Completed DIY Valentine Bee Wands on display.



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