Love is in the air at Mess Around HQ with Valentines day fast approaching we thought we would share some of our top Valentines themed messy play activities for you to try at home.

Check out our ideas below with five simple ideas to get you feeling the love this Valentines.

Love Heart Spaghetti 

Spaghetti is always a hit at our messy play event and this love heart which Hollie from Mess Around West Kent, looks fantastic in bright red! We added some coloured balls for extra fun. To colour your spaghetti simply cook as normal and once cooked add a tiny bit of oil and food colouring (we use powdered food colouring) to get the perfect shade.

For the LOVE of foam

Here is Mara from Mess Around Nottingham showing off her fantastic foamy love heart. You can use both blue and pink crazy soap to recreate her valentines themed activity. Mouldable soap is so versatile and you can get very creative with the foamy texture.

Porridge oats and rainbow drops love heart

Emma from Mess Around Aberdeenshire created the beautiful love heart using porridge oats and added an extra finishing touch with rainbow drops. A great activity for scooping, pouring and the rainbow drops are also rather yummy too!

Gloop, glorious gloop

Hollie from Mess Around West Kent got creative with gloop adding a valentines twist with rose petals and the pink tinge! Find out how to make gloop over at our messy play with cornflour blog.

Love Birds Bird Seed

Alanna from Mess Around South Yorkshire’s Love Birds creation is such a simple idea. Using bird seed to create her activity. This a great activity for older children and makes a fantastic noise when added to pots and pans with scoops!

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