Fuzzy Valentines

I was asked to come up with a Valentine’s Day craft for the pre-school.
So I thought, what’s more fun than a bowl full of pom-poms??!


Fun for all ages.


I love a simple project that uses everyday items from around the house.
And I love a craft that you can also giveaway to friends and teachers.

Of course you can make these so many different ways….with cardstock, on top of old cereal boxes, on reclaimed wood?  That would be cool.  Here’s what we did:


TIPS:
• It helps to draw the heart first with pencil, to make sure you have the shape you want.  Then trace with a thick permanent marker.  Don’t worry about making it perfect.  Some of the outline will be covered with pompoms.
• Write your expression out before gluing pompoms.
• Use Elmer’s type glue, rather than a glue stick.
• Sharpies work better than Crayola type markers, but they tend to dry quickly as you write.  So draw/write over everything twice.
• If you’re making these for young children, pre-write all the expressions on each plate so all they do is glue and attach pom-poms.

Then, decorate the edges or add more messages to the plate:

If you don’t have pom-poms (you can purchase them in large bags at most craft stores)…use cotton balls!

Happy Valentine-ing weekend.
I’m cheering for you….with every pom pom!

  1. 1) Leigh Anne

    How do you come up with these things?!? These are adorable and just too perfect for little ones! Thx for the inspiration :))

  2. 2) fern

    Fantastic! how long was your drying time? 🙂

    • 3) Dana

      Probably a couple of hours. If you do the project earlier during class time it should have time to dry before they take it home—at least that’s what I’m hoping for tomorrow when we make them!

  3. 4) Erika

    Adorable!

  4. That’s such a cute idea! So simple too, my favorite kind of project :).

  5. Love these! I used little cork pieces left over from a backsplash project we did – our nephews and nieces loved them!

    • 8) Dana

      What a fun idea!

  6. Very creative Dana. I like that give such doable projects. Thanks, Preethi.

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