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Valentine Craft: Blast-off Rocket Candy Card

Blast-off Rocket Candy Card

Total Time Needed: 1 Hour

Your child will lift his classmates' spirits into the stratosphere with this valentine made from a Hershey's Kiss and Life Savers candy.


  • Scissors
  • Lightweight colored paper for the body and the flame (we used a 3 1/4-inch pink square for the body and a 3-inch orange square for the flame)
  • Double-stick tape
  • A roll of round candies (we used Life Savers candy)
  • A foil-wrapped Hershey's Kiss
  • Marker


1. For the body, cut the paper to fit around the roll of candy, including a bit of overlap. Tape the paper to the roll.

Blast-off Rocket Candy Card - Step 2

2. Cut the tail flames and include a 1/4-inch tab, as shown. Snip the tab in half along the solid line, fold the 2 flaps in opposite directions, and tape the flame to one end of the candy roll.

3. Tape a wrapped chocolate kiss to the other end.

4. Use a marker to write your message on the rocket or the flames.


Write the recipient's name on the flames shooting out the back.