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Valentine’s Pockets

15 Minutes: 4 and up: Valentines Day
Valentine's Pockets

Valentine's Pockets

Valentine's Pockets
An Activity for School-age Children
Before You Begin:

GATHER MATERIALS:
12" x 18" construction paper, yarn, yarn needle, decorating materials

Furthermore:

Economical and easy solution to collecting Valentine's cards.


Let's Get Started

STEP 1

Fold two pieces of 12" x 18" construction paper together in half

STEP 2

Cut a large wide heart out starting at the center fold

STEP 3

Punch holes in 2-3" intervals along the edge of both hearts (pieces of paper still together)

STEP 5

Begin "sewing" the two pieces of paper together with the yarn, going through each hole

STEP 7

The heart is now ready for decorating!

STEP 4

Cut a 48" long piece of yarn and tie to the top edge of one of the hearts where the hole punch is

STEP 6

When at the other side of the heart, tie the end in a knot

STEP 8

The finished heart can be hung or taped to desks ready to receive Valentine's!

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