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Heart Mobiles

Grade: K - 6   •   Age: 4-10   •  Written by: Andrea Mulder-Slater
[Andrea is one of the creators of KinderArt ®]


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Objectives:

Creating a kinetic work of art.

What You Need:

  • Red construction paper.
  • Heavy poster paper.
  • Foil (from an old pie plate or roasting pan - or you can buy foil at the craft stores).
  • Scissors.
  • Pencils
  • String or yarn.
  • A hole punch.

What You Do:

  1. Cut out a whole bunch of construction paper hearts (10 medium sized)

  2. Cut out one large heart using the poster paper.

  3. Using 5 of your construction paper hearts as templates, trace onto the foil and cut out five foil hearts. (Don't trace the large heart onto foil).

  4. Next, take your construction paper hearts and cut smaller hearts out of them so you are left with only the outlines of a heart as seen in the diagram.

  5. Glue the open hearts on the foil (front and back) to create red rimmed foil hearts.

  6. Also, cut the inner part out of the large poster paper heart.

  7. Punch holes in the tops of your foil hearts and in the large heart.

  8. Tie yarn to the foil hearts and to the large heart shape while it is in a flat position. (See finished diagram)

  9. Also tie yarn to the top of the large heart to hang your mobile. (See finished diagram)

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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