Faux Rose Heart Kids’ Valentine’s Day Card Craft
Your child can get crafty and send a Valentine’s Day greeting that’s completely heart-felt! Instead of buying ready-made cards this year, help your kiddo craft their own rose-covered version. This arts and crafts activity is perfect for preschoolers and elementary school-aged children.
Arts and Crafts Materials You’ll Need
- Cardboard- Reuse the side of an old box.
- Red and pink tissue paper
- Construction paper
- Clear-drying school glue
- A paintbrush
How-To Art-Making Steps
- Draw a heart shape onto the cardboard.
- Cut the heart out. If the board is thick, you may need to cut out the shape for your young child.
- Cover each side of the heart with pink or red construction paper. Cut the paper, using the cardboard as a heart template. Cover the cardboard with glue and press the construction paper on to it. Turn the heart over and repeat for the other side.
- After the glue dries, your child can write a Valentine’s Day message on one side with the markers.
- Tear the tissue paper into pieces. Each piece will become one rose.
- Squeeze the glue onto one side of the heart. Use the paintbrush to spread the glue around the shape.
- Crumple or ball each piece of tissue paper and press it to the glue to create faux roses. Your child should continue this process until they cover the whole heart.
- Let the glue dry.