Valentine Craft Ideas for Preschool and Early Elementary Age. Heart Caterpillar Tutorial

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Valentine craft ideas for preschool and early elementary age. To this day when we refer our valentines, we speak of someone we truly love. Little children show love to their close people: the family and friends. Kids of preschool and early elementary age will gladly make a lovely paper heart caterpillar and please the family with their creativity.

Heart Caterpillar Tutorial

Valentine Craft Ideas for Preschool and Early Elementary Age. Heart Caterpillar Tutorial

You'll Need:

— colored corrugated cardboard and paper,
— black felt-tip pen (for drawing caterpillar's antennae, legs and smile),
— scissors,
— pencil,
— glue,
— templates «heart» (big, medium and small for decoration),
— beads of different colors,
— eyes,
— needle and thread.

We сut out a big heart from corrugated cardboard and small hearts from colored paper. A medium heart is for the caterpillar's head, smaller hearts are for the body. Bend along the big cardboard heart (to make a card) and body hearts in two. Glue either left or right side of the body hearts as to stick them to the stand (big heart).

Valentine Craft Ideas for Preschool and Early Elementary Age. Heart Caterpillar Tutorial

Children embroidered with beads along the edge of the big heart.

Valentine Craft Ideas for Preschool and Early Elementary Age. Heart Caterpillar Tutorial

Each kid has the choice of materials and creative imagination.

Valentine Craft Ideas for Preschool and Early Elementary Age. Heart Caterpillar Tutorial

Now make the muzzle: draw the mouth and glue the eyes. Then glue the body hearts, draw the legs. And our caterpillar «showing» love is ready!

Valentine Craft Ideas for Preschool and Early Elementary Age. Heart Caterpillar Tutorial

All the valentines are various but made from the heart.

Valentine Craft Ideas for Preschool and Early Elementary Age. Heart Caterpillar Tutorial

For more craft ideas look here: art lessons for kids

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