I’m sure classroom Valentine’s Day celebrations take many forms these days. My daughter’s kindergarten class has decided that the holiday is really about spreading love and friendship, and I agree! I’ve never been big on the romantic side of the holiday myself. As a kid, I loved getting little gifts from family members and exchanging cards with my classmates. I want to pass those fun traditions on to my kids.
We really do try to keep the sugar-consumption under control as much as possible, so I love non-candy ideas for classroom gifts and treats. This year we decided we wanted to share a small Valentine’s Day gift with the friends that make school days a little brighter.
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Maybe I’m easily impressed, but I went to a Taylor Swift concert a while back and I thought the flashing light-up bracelets that they handed out to the audience were so cool. Granted, I don’t get to too many big-name, stadium-sized concerts these days, but the effect that the lights made when synchronized to the show really made an impression on me. My 5 year old also loved the bracelet that I brought home to her even though the lights only lasted a few days. With that as our inspiration, we chose these colorful light-up flash bracelets to gift to school friends for Valentine’s Day. I like that the bracelets have an on/off switch and the battery life is over 8 hours. The battery can also be replaced if you really wanted to. The bracelets come individually wrapped in a clear package that’s perfect for adding a bag topper to… no need to purchase any extra bags or packaging!
I designed 2 versions of the bag topper for you to use with the bracelets. “You make my days so BRIGHT” and “You make my heart LIGHT UP” both work great for the light-up bracelets, but they could also work for heart sunglasses, glow sticks, or glow in the dark stickers.
Have fun spreading love this Valentine’s Day!
Just click on the version you want below to get the PDF printable file free for personal use. Print, cut, fold, and attach to your bags with double stick tape or staples.