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Fun Valentine’s Day Arts & Crafts

Creating Valentine’s Day arts & crafts can be so much fun! Not only can crafts bring out your creative side, but they can also work on all kinds of fine motor skills. Did you know that fine motor skills use the small muscles in our hands?

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Let’s check out some Valentine’s Day craft ideas to do at home with your kids and family, in the classroom, or anywhere.

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Paper Plate Heart Lacing

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What you’ll need:

Instructions

  • Choose any color paper plate
  • Draw a heart in the middle of the plate using the pencil
  • Cut out the heart shape
  • Punch holes in the edge of the cut-out heart shape
  • Choose any color yarn
  • Tie a knot with the yarn on one of the holes
  • You’re ready to lace!

Pipe Cleaner Heart Bouquet

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What you’ll need:

Instructions

  • Choose any color of construction paper or multiple colors of construction paper
  • Draw hearts on the paper using the colored pencils-these will be the flowers for the bouquet
  • Decorate the hearts with glue and glitter if you’d like
  • Cut out the hearts
  • Glue the pipe cleaners onto the back of the hearts-these are the stems of the heart flowers
  • Tie the stems together to make the bouquet with the yarn

Popsicle Stick Handprint Frame

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What you’ll need:

Instructions

  • Cut any colored construction paper into a square (use a whole sheet of construction paper)
  • Put paint on your hand and press it down onto the middle of the construction paper
  • Add glitter or any other decorations you’d like
  • Decorate the popsicle sticks with paint, glitter, and any other decorations you’d like
  • Glue the popsicle sticks onto the edges of the constructions paper to create a frame
  • Glue yarn to the back of the frame to create a loop to hang the frame

Fingerprint Heart

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What you’ll need:

Instructions

  • Draw a heart on the white copy paper with markers
  • Dip your finger in paint and press it down onto the heart until the heart is filled with your paint fingerprints

Remember to always supervise kids when doing arts and crafts.

Have fun and get creative with these Valentine’s Day arts and crafts! 

Little girls doing valentine's day arts and crafts and cutting hearts
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