BE MY VALENTINE – Shape, Line, Pattern

Students create an aluminum foil tape covered heart, draw patterns and designs on it and colour it with permanent markers, then they use the heart shaped design as part of a Valentine's Day card.

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BE MY VALENTINE – Shape, Line, Pattern

Supplies:

  • Crayola Permanent Markers
  • Crayola Glue Sticks
  • Crayola Scissors
  • Crayola Construction Paper
  • Wooden Candy Apple Sticks
  • Small Pieces of Felt
  • Cardstock Paper 11.5 cm x 14 cm (4.5" x 5.5") - 1 per student
  • Aluminum Foil Tape
  • Bristol Board 11.5 cm x 14 cm (4.5" x 5.5") - for heart shaped tracers
 

Steps:

1
Step 1
  1. Tear 3 strips of aluminum foil tape about 13 cm long.
  2. Remove the paper backing.
  3. Stick the foil tape to the cardstock paper.
  4. Cover the whole paper with the foil tape.
2
Step 2
  1. Don't worry if there are a few wrinkles in the tape.
  2. Let the ends of the tape stick to the table.
  3. Press the tape flat and smooth on the cardstock paper.
3
Step 3
  1. Lift the foil covered paper off the desk.
  2. Fold the extra tape around the outer edges of your paper to the back.
  3. Use a tracer to outline the shape of a heart on the foil covered paper.
4
Step 4
  1. Cut out the heart shape.
5
Step 5
  1. Place the heart on a small piece of felt.
  2. Use a wooden candy apple stick to draw designs and patterns on the foil.
6
Step 6
  1. Use Crayola permanent markers to colour your design.
7
Step 7
  1. Fold a piece of construction paper in half short end to short end.
  2. Glue the heart to the paper.
  3. Write a message on the front and inside the card.
  • Subjects:

    • Language Arts,

    • Social Studies,

    • Visual Arts

  • Grades:

    • Kindergarten,

    • Grade 1,

    • Grade 2,

    • Grade 3,

    • Grade 4,

    • Grade 5,

    • Grade 6


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