Help your preschoolers make these cool Valentine’s Day
For each Valentine ornament, you’ll need an 8-inch red heart and
a 4-inch white heart cut from card stock; two 5-inch pieces of
yarn; tacky glue; various color markers; trim such as sequins,
buttons, or rickrack; and a child’s photo.
Several weeks before making this Valentine’s craft, photograph
each preschool child.
Trim each child’s photo into a 2-inch heart shape. Using a hole
punch, make a hole in the top and bottom of each red heart, and in
the top only of each white heart. Glue a child’s photo in the
center of each white heart.
During class give each child a large red heart and write the
words “I love you” on it.
Write the child’s name on the back of his or her heart. Have
children decorate their red hearts using markers and trim.
After class attach each child’s picture to the bottom of his or
her red heart by tying a piece of yarn through the red heart’s
bottom hole and the white heart’s hole.
Then make a hanger by tying a yarn loop through the red heart’s