Valentine’s Day Treats that Aren’t Chocolate

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, you’re probably starting to think about what treat to bring your child’s class to celebrate this day of love. Since a lot of schools no longer allow baked goods, we thought it would be a perfect opportunity to think of some healthier candy alternatives to help express the love and affection that is the spirit of Valentine’s Day. While chocolate is delicious (and some may argue fundamental to Valentine’s Day), there are plenty of valentine ideas that don’t result in a sugar high but are just as awesome. Check out some of our favorites:


GoGo squeeZ Valentine’s Day Pouch Covers: Of course, no Valentine’s Day is complete without our famous Valentine’s Day pouch covers. These adorable, free valentines cards can be printed and wrapped around your GoGo squeeZ pouches to distribute in your child’s class or to stash in their lunchbox on Valentine’s Day. We also created these pouch hang tags for you– all you need are scissors, a hole punch, and some ribbon to attach these to your pouches. Simply cut around the dotted line, punch a hole in the top, and tie ribbon through the hole knotting it closed and draping it over the pouch.


I think you’re a Cutie: Make these adorable, healthy treats for your child’s class by placing 2 clementines in little baggies with these notes that say “I think you’re a Cutie!” or “Orange you glad we’re friends?”


So happy you ‘popped’ into my life!: On mini bags of popcorn, place these notes that say “So happy you popped into my life” for a cute, healthier alternative to candy.


You rock my socks off, Valentine!: Who says that Valentine’s Day gifts have to be edible? Why not get Valentine’s Day-themed socks and include this free printable note to go with them? Not only with the recipient get a chuckle on Valentine’s Day, but they can wear the socks all year long.


Blowing kisses your way: Again, moving away from the edible gifts, attach this card that says “blowing kisses your way” to some bubbles for a fun treat kids can take home from class for an afternoon activity– who doesn’t love bubbles?!

What are your favorite non-candy Valentine’s Day treats? Share with us in the comments below!

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  1. Astral says

    Thank you for making this so easy!!! Love these!!

    February 11, 2015 at 1:53 pm
  2. April says

    SO cute! Thank you for sharing!!!

    February 1, 2016 at 10:05 am
  3. Sara says

    How do you attach the Go-Go SqueeZ wraps? Tape?

    February 3, 2016 at 3:43 pm
    • Aly says

      Hi Sara,
      Yes, we use tape. You can either tape the pouch covers closed on the outside or roll up small pieces of tape to place on the pouch in between the pouch cover and the pouch. Hope this helps!

      February 3, 2016 at 5:24 pm
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