Sweet Valentine’s Craft: Making Animals from Heart Shapes
By Jill Dubien, Meet the Dubiens
Feb 5, 2014
With just a few different sizes of craft foam hearts, your kids can create a whole zoo of animals! There really are no limits if you use your imagination. This is a really fun craft for kids of all ages this Valentine's day. They're going to love it!
What You'll Need
- craft foam hearts in various sizes - these are very easy to find this time of year
- googly eyes
- white school glue
The possibilities are really endless, but here are really cute examples:
The body is one large craft foam heart. We used 2 small upside down hearts for the ears, 2 small upside-down hearts for the feet, and 1 small heart for the beak. The wings are 2 medium sized upside-down hearts and the eyes are 2 medium hearts with googly eyes in the centre.
LADYBUGThe body of the ladybug is one large heart. We used 6 small hearts for the feet and 6 small hearts for the ladybug's spots. The head is a medium sized heart with googly eyes.
DOGThe face of the dog is 1 large upside down heart. We placed another upright large heart behind the face for the ears. Use 1 medium sized heart for the tongue, and 1 medium size heart for the nose. Glue on 2 googly eyes.
CATERPILLARThe head is 1 medium size heart with googly eyes. The body is 8 small hearts of different colours all glued together.
The butterfly's wings are 2 large hearts. I placed 2 medium sized hearts on each wing for decoration. The head is a medium sized heart with googly eyes and the body is 7 small hearts of alternating colours.
The birdie's body is 1 large heart. I used medium sized hearts for the wing, tail feather and head feather. The feet are 2 small hearts and the beak is 1 small heart. Glue on 1 googly eye.Have fun crafting with your kiddos this Valentine's Day!