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Wrapped Hearts – Kids Valentine’s Day Craft

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A super simple Valentine’s Day craft for kids – our paper wrap hearts are easy to make and you’ll only need a few things to get started. 

Valentine’s Day Craft for Kids

What you need to make Valentine’s Wrap Hearts

  • A4 paper
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Cardboard (old cereal box will do) 
  • Coloured crepe paper – we used red and pink
two cardboard heart shapes wrapped with pink and red crepe paper streamers

How to make Valentine’s Wrap Hearts

First make the heart stencil – fold a piece of paper in half and draw half a heart onto it.

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Cut the heart shape out with scissors.

white paper heart stencil cut from A4 white paper - black and turquoise craft scissors alongside

Draw around the heart stencil onto the cardboard. 

heart shape drawn onto cardboard in pink biro

Cut out the cardboard heart.

heart shape cut out of brown cardboard

Sellotape the end of the crepe paper streamer to the heart.

piece of red crepe paper streamer sellotape onto a cardboard heart

Wrap the crepe paper around the heart until well covered and stick the end down with sellotape.

Use a contrasting colour to wrap on the heart too for added decoration. 

red and pink crepe paper streamer wrapped around a cardboard heart shape

Valentine’s Day Decoration Ideas

  • Use your heart as a hanging decoration up at the windows. 
  • Use the wrapped hearts to decorate the table. 
  • Fill the centres with acetate and use as a sun-catcher. 
  • Make small hearts and decorate a vase of twigs with them. 

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two cardboard heart shapes wrapped in crepe paper to create a heart decoration. Text " kids valentines crafts - wrapped hearts -"

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