This easy Valentine’s Day craft was inspired by these hole punch snowflakes we posted years ago. What I love about these hearts aren’t just that they are pretty , they are so simple and are a craft that you can put down and start dinner, run to the bust stop to pick up a sibling, or put away until the next day. Using a hold punch is a wonderful tool for building hand strength but make sure you have the right size punch that your child can maneuver to avoid any frustration.
Gather your materials. You will need some paper ( great way to use up scrap paper! ), hole punches, scissors, and some ribbon. You will also need some painter’s tape to hang them up without leaving too much gunk on your walls or windows.
Start but folding some paper in half and cutting hearts.
Time to punch, I am telling you this one was tricky. Everyone helped punch the holes.
Make sure there is a hole in the middle of the top to thread the ribbon through.
Thread it through and tie a double knot. This was too tricky for my daughter. The hearts are fragile and rip easily on this step. We decided we were a heart factory and the kids punched most of the holes and Mama tied on the ribbon.
Hang them up in the window using painter’s tape.
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Cait Fitz @ My Little Poppies says
I love the simplicity of these! They are beautiful! I think I know what craft we’ll be doing this afternoon 🙂
Lucy Mitchell says
I know that my preschool children will LOVE this activity! Many are just beginning to learn how to write their letters and numbers, so this will help with their fine motor development tremendously! Thank you so much for sharing this terrific idea!
really cute and so simple. My daughter will love this as she loves anything crafty, but I think even my son will enjoy this too. Now if I can just keep my 1 year old from eating all the small circles from the hole punch.
Sangy VJ says
That’s the cutest comment I’ve read! 🙂 I’m going to do this activity too with my 4 year old.
This is a very simple and creative craft! I have tried this and it worked perfectly!!
Coh's MiMau says
I’ve used hole reinforcement labels/ stickers for similar crafts & they work great but usually only come in white. Super Cute project, thanks for sharing! 😀
Expert Window Art says
Really Fascinating and beautiful Valentine’s window art ideas mentioned above !Loved it