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3 Easy Valentine Art Projects For Kids

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Love is in the air with Valentine’s Day right around the corner! Celebrate with your sweeties with these cute 3 Easy Valentine Art Projects for Kids. These make beautiful cards or decor (you can easily string them up as a pretty Valentine garland).

The pom pom heart is a fun sensory experience to share and make for younger siblings. My 10 year old daughter made it for her toddler brother! Or is a cool DIY coaster idea for family members.

These easy Valentine art projects for kids require very few materials of which you probably already have at home. And are easy to create using our free heart template (download below).

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HEART SCRAPE PAINTING – MATERIALS:

  • Heart template (download here)
  • Watercolor paper
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Various colors of paint (you can use any, we used acrylic paint)
  • A scraper like a squeegee or use a piece of cardstock or cardboard

INSTRUCTIONS:

Step 1. Print out the heart template and cut it out.

Step 2. Use the heart as a template to trace onto watercolor paper and then cut it out.

Step. 3. Add drops of paint onto your heart watercolor paper, evenly distributed.

Step 4. Use your scraper to slowly scrape from one side to the other, wipe off the paint Scrape in another direction until the heart is filled with paint. Let dry.

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POM POM HEART – MATERIALS:

  • Heart template (download here)
  • Cardstock
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Pom poms
  • Hot glue gun

INSTRUCTIONS:

Step 1. Print out the heart template and cut it out.

Step 2. Use the heart as a template to trace onto thick paper (you can also use thin cardboard) and then cut it out. It helps to have two heart templates out for step 3.

Step. 3. Lay out how you want your pom poms to look on one heart, then it’s easy to start glueing on the other blank heart, one pom pom at a time.

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BLOW ART HEART – MATERIALS:

  • Heart template (download here)
  • Watercolor paper
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Watercolor paint
  • Bowls
  • Dish soap
  • Water
  • Straw

INSTRUCTIONS:

Step 1. Print out the heart template and cut it out.

Step 2. Use the heart as a template to trace onto watercolor paper and then cut it out.

Step. 3. Add a squirt of dish soap to your bowl.

Step 4. Add some watercolor paint to the bowl and water, you just want enough liquid to be able to blow bubbles past up your bowl.

Step 5. Grab your straw, blow OUT not IN only! Make sure to supervise this step with young kids to make sure they blow OUT.

Step 6. Once the colored bubbles rise to the top, grab your heart and place face down, the bubbles will dissipate and leave a lovely marbled effect. Repeat with more colors.

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Take a peek at all ourValentine Arts and Crafts for Kids

And if you want to make Valentine Cards, here are some cute ideas!

Valentine Bear Heart Card

Love Is In the Air Card

Flower Vase Card

Watch the step by step video below to see how to make these 3 Easy Valentine Art Projects For Kids:

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Materials

  • Celebrate Valentine's Day with these cute 3 Easy Valentine Art Projects for Kids!

Tools

Heart Scrap Painting

  • Heart template
  • Watercolor paper
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Various colors of paint (you can use any, we used acrylic paint)
  • A scraper like a squeegee or use a piece of cardstock or cardboard

Pom Pom Heart

  • Heart template (download here)
  • Cardstock
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Pom poms
  • Hot glue gun

Blow Art Heart

  • Heart template
  • Watercolor paper
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Watercolor paint
  • Bowls
  • Dish soap
  • Water
  • Straw

Instructions

HEART SCRAP PAINTING

Step 1. Print out the heart template and cut it out.

Step 2. Use the heart as a template to trace onto watercolor paper and then cut it out.

Step. 3. Add drops of paint onto your heart watercolor paper, evenly distributed.

Step 4. Use your scraper to slowly scrape from one side to the other, wipe off the paint Scrape in another direction until the heart is filled with paint. Let dry.

POM POM HEART

Step 1. Print out the heart template and cut it out.

Step 2. Use the heart as a template to trace onto thick paper (you can also use thin cardboard) and then cut it out. It helps to have two heart templates out for step 3.

Step. 3. Lay out how you want your pom poms to look on one heart, then it’s easy to start glueing on the other blank heart, one pom pom at a time.

BLOW ART HEART

Step 1. Print out the heart template and cut it out.

Step 2. Use the heart as a template to trace onto watercolor paper and then cut it out.

Step. 3. Add a squirt of dish soap to your bowl.

Step 4. Add some watercolor paint to the bowl and water, you just want enough liquid to be able to blow bubbles past up your bowl.

Step 5. Grab your straw, blow OUT not IN only! Make sure to supervise this step with young kids to make sure they blow OUT.

Step 6. Once the colored bubbles rise to the top, grab your heart and place face down, the bubbles will dissipate and leave a lovely marbled effect. Repeat with more colors.

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This article discusses three easy Valentine art projects for kids. These projects are designed to be fun and engaging, and they can be used to create beautiful cards or decorations for Valentine's Day. The three projects mentioned in the article are:

  1. Heart Scrape Painting: This project involves using a heart template to trace onto watercolor paper and cut it out. Drops of paint are then added to the heart-shaped paper, which is evenly distributed. A scraper, such as a squeegee or a piece of cardstock or cardboard, is used to slowly scrape the paint from one side to the other, creating a filled heart. The excess paint is wiped off, and the heart is left to dry.

  2. Pom Pom Heart: For this project, a heart template is printed out and cut out. The heart is then traced onto thick paper or thin cardboard and cut out. Pom poms are laid out on one heart, and then the other blank heart is glued on, one pom pom at a time, using a hot glue gun.

  3. Blow Art Heart: This project involves printing out the heart template and cutting it out. The heart is traced onto watercolor paper and cut out. A squirt of dish soap is added to a bowl, along with watercolor paint and water. The mixture should have enough liquid to blow bubbles. A straw is used to blow out the bubbles onto the paper, creating a marbled effect. The colored bubbles rise to the top, and the heart is placed face down on the bubbles, allowing them to dissipate and leave a lovely marbled effect. This process can be repeated with more colors.

These art projects are designed to be easy and require minimal materials, most of which you probably already have at home. They provide a fun and creative way for kids to celebrate Valentine's Day and create unique cards or decorations.

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