Let’s get messy with paint and make homemade Valentine cards with Valentine’s Day hearts! Kids Activities Blog loves to share cute ideas like this that let kids use their creativity to produce heartfelt, custom gifts. These homemade Valentines cards are great for making at home or in the classroom and make fun gifts for classmates, relatives or your teacher.
How to Make Valentine’s Day Heart Cards
Kids are going to love painting these Valentine’s Day hearts and turning them into cards they can give to family, friends, and classmates.
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These simple homemade Valentine cards include a paper heart that can be decorated, painted or folded as a customized element.
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Supplies needed to make a Valentine’s Day card
Instructions for making a Valentine’s Day card
For small Valentine’s Day cards, print our heart template. Alternatively, draw a large heart on a piece of cardstock.
Cut out your hearts and then fold them in half.
Paint one half of your paper heart with a generous amount of paint. Fold the heart in half again and press down – be careful as some of the paint might come out on the sides depending on how much you put on. Unfold it and you’ll see a mirror image of your paint on the other side. Set your Valentine’s Day hearts aside to dry.
Fold your colored card stock in half. Glue the paper hearts onto the front of each card.
Related: Make our homemade origami envelopes – we made a red envelope
Our finished Valentine’s Day heart cards
Make this February super fun by sending your own homemade Valentine’s Day card hugs made from a piece of paper or two. Handmade valentines are the best sweet treat without the calories.
- Cardstock – white and colored
- Acrylic paint
- Either print our Valentine’s Day hearts or draw your own onto the white cardstock.
- Cut out the hearts and then fold them in half.
- Paint just one side of the heart with a generous amount of paint.
- Fold the heart back in half and then open it back up to reveal a mirror image of your painting.
- Fold the colored cardstock in half.
- Glue the paper heart to the front of the card.
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Have you made our Valentine’s Day cards? Who did you give them to?