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Paper Heart Plant Poke

This is a great group project for school aged kids ages 8 and up to make for their moms as a motherís day gift or even as a Valentine gift. It is quick and easy to craft and requires just a minimal of materials.



Paper Craft for Spring - Paper Heart Plant Stick 2

For this project you will need:

- white cardstock
- scrapbooking paper in color and design of choice
- scrap piece of cardstock matching scrapbooking paper
- round or heart buttons that match the papers
- wooden shishkabob skewer
- satin ribbons and or raffia matching the colors
- hot glue gun or thick craft glue
- sewing thread and needle
- scissors
- decorative edged or scallop edged scissors

Ages 8 and older

Craft Pattern:

Pattern - Valentine Hearts

Heart Templates





Illustrated Craft Tutorial:

Paper Heart Plant Poke Tutorial To make this project, just follow these step-by-step instructions for paper heart plant poke.


Alternative craft ideas:

One alternative is to make the basic heart as explained in the tutorial and omitting the ribbon and stick. Kids can punch a hole in the top center and make a hanging heart....

...Or another alternative is to create a refrigerator magnet using the heart by omitting the ribbon and stick and by gluing a wooden clothespin on the backside of the heart. Stick 2 pieces of self-sticking magnets to the other side of the clothespin.

Paper Craft for Spring - Paper Heart Plant Stick
The bow for this heart was created using raffia and ribbon.

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By varying the colors of the papers, a lot of nice looks can be created. Caution is recommended when sewing the button and when using the hot glue gun.




More Spring Season Craft Themes:

Spring and Easter Paper Crafts

Spring and Easter Wood Crafts

Spring and Easter Textile Crafts

Spring and Easter General Crafts

Spring and Easter Crafts for Kids

Spring Season Greeting Cards

Valentineís Day Crafts

St. Patrickís Day Crafts

Easter Crafts

Easter Chick Crafts

Decorating Easter Eggs

Easter Bunny Crafts

Motherís Day Crafts

Spring Craft Patterns

Nature Crafts

More Spring Crafts for Kids:

Paper Flowers

Paper Heart Plant Poke

Paper Flower Bouquet for Motherís Day

Rita the Friendly Rat

Fuse Beads / Perler Beads Clover

Colorful Hanging Hearts

St. Patrickís Day Paper Mobile

Fun Foam Tiger Pouch

Chinese New Year 2009 Ox Pendant

Valentineís Day Heart Decoration

Paper Craft for Spring - Paper Heart Plant Stick





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