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Heart Blottos

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Grade: K - 6   •   Age: 4-12   •  Written by: Andrea Mulder-Slater
[Andrea is one of the creators of KinderArt ®]


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Objectives:

The students experiment with paint to create Valentine's Day themed works of art.

What You Need:

  • Paper
  • Tempera paint
  • Paintbrushes
  • Containers for water
  • Newspapers or vinyl placemats

What You Do:

  1. Fold paper in half.

  2. Paint half a heart on one side of the paper.

  3. Fold paper closed again and press.

  4. The paint will mix and blend.

  5. Open the paper to reveal the designs.

  6. If you like, you can let the paint dry, outline the heart and do the process again -- creating many hearts on the paper.
OR
  1. Fold paper in half.

  2. Draw half a heart on one side of the paper.

  3. Cut the heart out of the paper.

  4. Drop paint on one side of the heart.

  5. Fold paper closed again and press.

  6. The paint will mix and blend.

  7. Open the paper to reveal the designs.

Video Lesson from Cullen Wood of Cullen's ABCs

More Valentine's Day Crafts

Available Now:

KinderArt Valentine's Day Coloring Pages - Instant Downloads
The KinderArt KinderColor Valentine's Day Download includes 20 Coloring Pages, 3 Valentine's Day Frames and 2 Color, Cut and Fold Valentine's Day Cards
Download yours today!

Recommended Books:

Valentine's Day Crafts
by Arlene Erlbach (Author), Herb Erlbach (Author)
Fun Holiday Crafts Kids Can Do


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