Unicorn Valentine Box

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This Unicorn Valentine Box is the perfect way for your little unicorn lover to collect their cards on Valentine’s Day. It’s easy and fun to make and is sure to be the cutest valentine box in the class!

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Unicorn valentine box with flowers

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, you know what that means, right? Time to start saving all those boxes because the kids are going to need a cute Valentine’s Day box for school.

I always had lots of fun making these as a kid and now I love helping my own kids with their valentines boxes. It’s such a fun way to squeeze in a little extra mommy/daughter time and get crafty at the same time.

We already love unicorn crafts and made an adorable toilet paper roll unicorn using gift ribbons. We also made a unicorn pumpkin for Halloween so a DIY unicorn valentine box just seemed like a perfect fit! (You can even make fun foods to enjoy while making it, like this unicorn milkshake or mini no-bake unicorn cheesecakes.)

Unicorn Valentine Box

Because every little girl loves unicorns, we couldn’t go wrong with this cute idea. You just need an empty cardboard box (we use cereal boxes), a few craft supplies and you’re good to go!

When you’re finished, get your free printable unicorn valentines here.

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Unicorn Valentine Box

Author Lisa O’Driscoll | Fun Money Mom
Additional Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour
This cute Unicorn Valentine Box is the perfect way for your kids to collect cards from their friends on Valentine's Day!



  • Grab a cereal box and the pink construction paper.
    Cereal box with pink paper
  • Starting at the back edge, wrap the construction paper around your box, using hot glue to secure it in place. Don't forget to cover the top and bottom of the box too.
    Gluing pink construction paper to valentine box
  • Use an Exacto knife to cut a hole in the back for the valentine cards. You can use scissors too but I find that it's a lot easier to use an Exacto knife.
    Hole in box for valentine cards
  • Draw the lashes with pencil, then color in with a black marker. If you're worried about messing up, you can also draw the eyelashes on black construction paper, cut them out, then glue them to the front of the box using a glue stick or glue gun.
    Unicorn eyelashes drawn on with Sharpie marker
  • Cut a half circle out of gold glitter cardstock. This one was approximately 10" in diameter.
    Half circle glitter paper for unicorn horn
  • Starting with one corner, roll the cardstock into a horn shape.
    Making a unicorn horn with glitter cardstock
  • Secure with hot glue.
  • The bottom of your horn will be uneven so you'll need to grab your scissors to cut the excess so it will fit flush against the box.
    Unicorn horn trimmed at bottom
  • Use hot glue to attach the unicorn horn to the top of the valentine box.
    Gold glitter horn glued to top of unicorn box
  • Cut two pink ears out of craft foam, then cut smaller white ones to fit on the inside of the ear.
    Unicorn ears made from craft foam
  • Glue the white piece to the pink piece, then use hot glue to attach the ears to the top of your box. Add flowers.
    Unicorn ears and flowers
  • Continue to glue hot flowers all along the top of the box and down the right side of the unicorn face. Once you've attached enough flowers, your valentine box is ready to show off!
    Unicorn Valentine Box vertical


If you are having trouble drawing the lashes, one trick is to Google unicorn eyelashes and find some you you like. Then print them, cut them out and glue them to the front of the box.
While I linked to flowers on Amazon, you'll find the best choices at any dollar store.
Your child can use different colors of paper to create a unicorn valentine boxes in any color they like. If you don't have construction paper, you can use anything from plain white paper to wrapping paper.
Don't forget to add your child's name to the box so everyone will know who it belongs too!

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This couldn’t have turned out any cuter and my daughter had so much fun making it. She couldn’t wait to bring her unicorn box to school to collect all her Valentine’s Day cards!

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For more fun ideas, check out the rest of my Valentine Boxes or these other cute Valentine Boxes that I found online.

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