Your kids are regular Crafty MacGuffs.
Which means they’ll assemble local stationery studio Orange Beautiful’s Valentine’s Day dice in a few quick shakes.
8.5-by-11-inch card stock
Crayons or colored pencils
1. Print template on card stock.
2. Cut along the outer edge of the pattern and color in the designs.
3. Glue the four marked tabs and press them together to create a box.
4. Toss in candy and close the final panel and tab.
5. Give it to someone sweet.
For more design inspiration, go to orangebeautiful.com.
The Selfish Giant
What: Oscar Wilde’s short story reimagined as a play with puppets and music.
Why: You love tall tales.
When: Thru Mar. 9. Fri., 1 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m., noon & 2 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m., 1 & 3 p.m.
Where: Chicago Children’s Theatre, at The Field Museum, 1400 S. Lake Shore Dr., at McFetridge Dr. (312-665-7400).
Baby Loves Disco
What: Parent and kid dance party features jams by DJ Bald Eagle.
Why: Shake your rattle and roll.
When: Sun., noon-3 p.m.
Where: Metro Chicago, 3730 N. Clark St., at Waveland Ave. (773-549-0203).
Girl Metro Baby Announcements
What: Chicago stationery designer’s new line features ducks, prams, pacifiers, and more.
Why: They’re labor free.
When: As soon as the stork arrives.
Where: Online at girlmetro.com.