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Materials:

  • Crepe or tissue paper in the colours of your choice
  • PVA or craft glue
  • Scissors
  • A black marker
  • Japanese chopsticks or pencils with eraser tips
  • Construction paper or recyclable cardboard (cereal boxes etc)
  • Strings or ribbons

Instructions (Heart):

  • Trace templates of large heart onto several pieces of construction paper or recycled cardboard. Cut around.
  • With a black marker trace smaller heart in the center of large hearts.
  • Make a small hole at the top of heart and insert a ribbon or string.
  • Cut crepe or tissue paper into 2 x 2 inches / 5cm x 5 cm.
  • Using the round end of the Japanese chopstick, twist a square of crepe paper around it and hold it. Some participants may prefer to use a pencil with eraser tip.
  • Still holding it, dab a little glue on the crepe paper.
  • Take it to the edge of smaller heart and gently release the chopstick. (See video).
  • Continue doing this until all the edges of the center heart are complete.
  • Then fill in the center of the heart by the same process.
  • Repeat the above to fill the borders of the heart and then continue to fill in the other parts.

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Valentines Heart

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karen 13th Apr 2019 Activities Officer
Hi, I recently made the Easter bunnies with this activity, To see the shape more clearly I trimmed the curled paper down. The heart shape would be fine with the original instructions. The bunnies are on display and look really terrific.
Cheers
Karen ( AO)
Amaroo Aged Care
Talita 15th Apr 2019
Thanks so much for your feedback Karen!
Nicky 26th Jan 2017 Leisure and lifestyle co-ordinator
What a lovely idea for Valentine's Day I think I will try it .Thank you Golden careers
Talita 30th Jan 2017
Please do and let us know how it goes. Thanks Nicky!
Lourda 25th Feb 2016 Activity coordinator
Great idea
Layla 19th Jan 2016 Leisure and Lifestyle Coordinator
Great ideas all loves them
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