Yes, Valentine's Day is upon us, and today we are sharing with you our Giant Hearts project - a fun and easy craft that is close to our hearts.
We do this project with our students every year and use the opportunity to talk about love.
"What do you love?" we asked our class of 6 year old crafters...
There was a moment of pause and then the answers starting spilling out one after the other:
Playing with my friends!
My Mom & Dad!
We love talking about and experiencing this day of love through the eyes of our students.
This project is recommended for kids ages 4 to 6 with basic adult assistance. Kids ages 7 to 12 would love it too and would be able to do the project on their own.
We've listed lots of supply options below, be creative and use what you have!
Imagination: Imagination is stimulated when playing and creating and this is vital for children's psychological and emotional development. They learn to understand the world in which they live and their relation to it.
This craft is fun as the kids are going to create something close to their hearts, literally and figuratively speaking. They will be making giant hearts as well as share what they love through drawing pictures and decorating their giant hearts.
Sensory: We all use our senses to explore and try to make sense of the world around us. This craft focuses on; touch and sight. Using stuffing to make the hearts big and drawing things on their hearts that one can see.
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