Making Cutout Paper Heart Valentines

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Follow the instructions below to make two cute construction paper heart Valentines. One is a funny heart caterpillar and the left over paper from which the hearts were cut is incorporated into a second card.


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Here are two examples of simple and practical Valentine's Day cards you can make.

Card #1 would be perfect for a toddler/child and card #2 is universal. What's great about card #2 is that it is made with scraps from card #1!

Total Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 2 cards


  • construction paper - for hearts and card bases
  • glue
  • scissors
  • dot label sticker
  • pen/marker


  1. Card #1 - Cut three assorted size/color heart shapes out. (Do not toss out the scraps, we will use that for Card #2.) Cut a piece of colored paper for the card base.
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  3. Position hearts and glue them on to resemble a caterpillar.
  4. Optional - Use dot label for the face, or you can cut circle out if you do not have the dot label sticker.
  5. For the finishing touches, draw on legs and a face. Write your greeting of choice.
  6. Card #2 - Using the scraps of the cut out heart, you can make another card. You will also need a square of colored paper to make the card base.
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  8. Position hearts. For one, you can cut around (purple) to get a heart template then glue down. Then write your greeting! No scraps wasted in making these two cards.
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February 13, 20190 found this helpful


This is the cutest little bug! I love this card!


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