Crafts for Kids Valentines Day

Hand Print Heart Craft

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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.

Handprint Heart Valentines Day craft for kids - cute gift, handmade valentine, or keepsake for toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergarten age kids.

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:

  • Scissors
  • Gluesticks
  • 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.

Hand Print Heart Craft

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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Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of 123 Homeschool 4 Me. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! She has created over 1 million pages of printables to help teach kids ABCs, science, English grammar, history, math, and so much more! Beth is also the creator of 2 additional sites with even more educational activities and FREE printables - and

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