Thursday, January 12, 2012

Valentine Project and Giveaway Reminder!

Hi everyone! First off, I want to remind you about our AWESOME giveaway which ends tomorrow afternoon. You can read about it here.

I also want to thank Jennifer from First Grade Blue Skies for coming up with this darling snowman project:

As I was sitting in my classroom this week admiring them it made me thnk of doing a 3 dimensional heart for Valentine's Day. So here is what I came up with on the spur of the moment:

1. I cut heart templates from legal sized file folders. I made a variety of heart shapes and sizes so that the children could choose.
2. The children decided on a color of paper and traced the heart 2 times. Then, they crumpled up paper towels to put between the 2 layers.
3. After I stapled their 2 layers together, the children decorated their hearts with pieces of scrapbook paper and buttons.

4. Once the decorating was finished I sprayed them with red glitter spray.

5. The final touch was adding a name tag and some raffia . . .


laughinbrunette (Jennifer) said...

Your snow people are SOOOO cute!! And OHMYGOSH those hearts are darling! Jennifer
First Grade Blue SKies

Lisa Lizak and Beth Wright said...

The hearts are soooo cute!!!! Thanks for sharing these awesome ideas :)

Lisa :)
Made In The Shade In Second Grade

Lory Robinson said...

Thanks girls!

Kathy Salazar said...

I am lovin' the smow people & the hearts too! Thanks for a great idea!

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