Valentine Hug Craft for Preschoolers


This Valentine Hug Craft for preschoolers will make a great gift for parents or grandparents.

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You’ll need:

  • yarn
  • white construction paper
  • red paint
  • sponge brushes
  • scissors
  • tape
  • glue sticks
  • envelopes
  • copies of the following poem

Follow these steps:

Paint preschoolers’ hands with washable red paint.

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Have them leave a left and right handprint on the paper.

Cut out the prints and attach each to one end of a 30-inch piece of yarn.

Tuck the “hug” into an envelope with the poem glued to the front.



I made this great big hug just for you,

To share my love, it’s true.

Wrap it around you, all snug and tight,

Hold it with all your might!

For Valentine’s Day and all the year,

God loves you-that’s reason to cheer!

Find a dozen great Valentine’s Day ideas for your ministry.

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Christine Yount Jones

Christine has more than 27 years of children’s ministry experience. She is the Executive Editor of Children’s Ministry Magazine, has authored many books and articles on children’s ministry, and serves as co-director of the KidMin Conference. She’s led teams in the development of leading innovative resources, including Group's Instant Christmas Play, Buzz Instant Sunday School curriculum, Grapple Preteen Curriculum, and the new Dig-In Sunday School curriculum. Follow Christine on Twitter @ChristineYJones

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