If your kids love Valentine’s Day, they will have a blast with this somewhat messy craft that is as nostalgic as it is easy! Preserve the size of your kiddos hands in this simple Valentine’s Day craft. The hand print heart craft is the perfect thing to make at home with your kiddos and send to grandparents, or make in the classroom and send home to the parents! Kids will have a blast making this craft, as it has an element of messy that will delight kids of all ages.
Hand Print Heart Craft
This simple Hand Print Heart Craft won’t take long to make, but the memories that it creates will last a lifetime. Parents and grandparents will treasure this Valentine for years to come!
What you’ll need to make the hand print heart craft:
You’ll need just a few supplies to make this craft:
- Red paint
- Pink paper
- White paper
- Paper plates
Pour a small amount of paper into a paper plate. Spread it around a bit.
Have the kids hold their hands with all fingers together. Dip the hands into the paint.
Carefully hold the kid’s hand in a heart shape with the thumbs together and the other fingers pointing away from each other.
Press the hands carefully onto the pink paper.
Let the paint dry.
Cut out a heart shape around the hands. Glue the pink paper to a piece of white paper. Cut out a heart shaped border around the pink heart.
If desired, glue the set of hearts to a larger piece of paper.
Put the name and date of each child somewhere on the paper. You could also write “I love you this much” or something similar on the project to make it into a Valentine’s Day card.
The hand print hearts are finished!
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