4 In 1 Valentine’s Day Activity

Valentine's day activity

I have a 4 in 1 Valentine’s Day activity for you to do with your kids!

Why did I say 4 in 1?

Valentine's day activityIf you have a kid with a short attention span, raise your hand.

I know exactly how you feel.

You may have a lot of ideas you want to do with your kids then this activity will help you to do it all at once! I picked a day when my daughter, Coral was in a happy mood and was able to pay attention a bit longer. While you work on cutting or preparing the next activity, your kids will be busy with an activity.

 

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What you will need for this 4 in 1 activity:

 

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Have your kids tear apart tissue papers and watch them having a blast.

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Valentine's Day confettiMy daughter, Coral enjoyed throwing the torn tissue papers in the air! While your kids throw the tissue papers in the air, go ahead and draw a heart on the cardboard papers with a sharpie.

Valentine's day activity

Use school glue or glue stick and apply it all over inside the heart.

Valentine's day activity

Valentine's day activity
Valentine's day activity

Valentine's day activity

Coral tossed all the torn tissue papers on the top of the cardboard paper. Welp, I guess that works, too. You can make as many hearts you want. I made two tissue paper hearts.

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While you work on fixing and cutting the cardboard paper hearts, hand your kids empty containers. They will enjoy putting the leftover tissue papers into the empty containers.

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I used an empty coffee creamer container and an empty parmesan cheese container.

Valentine's day activity

Valentine's day activity

Here is the tissue paper heart!

Painting Supplies
Valentine's day activity

Set a cardboard paper with a heart drawn on it and a plate of acrylic paints in front of your kid. Hand your kids straws and watch them figure out what to do. Coral decided to just dip the straw in the paint and apply it onto the cardboard paper. I showed her how to blow through the straw to make the paint spread, but she wasn’t into it. If your kids are into blowing through the straws, then it will be a fun activity!

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Coral then decided to use her hands to apply the paint onto the cardboard paper.

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Valentine's day activity

Love the colors on her hands!

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She also enjoyed painting on herself!

Valentine's day activity

If the straw activity didn’t work out, just give them a heart-shaped toilet roll. They will use it as a paint stamp.

Valentine's day activity

Valentine's day activity

Cut the hearts and cut a hole at the top of all hearts. Add a string through the hole and tie the string. Put it wherever you want to display your kids’ art. You can also give the hearts as a gift. I displayed the hearts on the living room mirror with using a little tape to hold the strings from behind the mirror.

Valentine's day activity

Valentine's day activity

Valentine's day activity

I didn’t want to give Coral the task of putting the buttons on the hearts, so I did it myself. She would put the buttons in her mouth. If you know your kids will not mouth the buttons, then give them that task. I applied tiny glue dots on the hearts and put the buttons there.

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What do you think?! Would you do this 4 in 1 Valentine’s Day activity with your kids?

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8 Discussion to this post

  1. Dawn says:

    This is adorable! Sharing on Facebook to all my mommas!

  2. Aileen says:

    The videos of Coral throwing the tissue are so cute. You can tell she is having a great time!
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  3. Brittany says:

    Such cute ideas for Valentines Day! I love the videos of her throwing the tissue paper. So cute!
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  4. Your daughter is so cute! loved this valentine’s day activities to do with the kids. My daughter is still too young for this, but this will be super fun for my nieces! Thank you for sharing!

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