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Easy Flower Photo Preschool Craft

Around here, we’re already coming up with lots of fun Valentine’s Day ideas for kids. We love to celebrate holidays with easy kids crafts and Valentine’s Day is no different!

Today we’re sharing this flower preschool Valentine craft! It’s perfect for not only preschool, but also pre-k, kindergarten and even first graders!

It’s quick and cute Valentine craft for kids that’s great for creating at home or in the classroom!

Read on below to see how to make this simple flower valentine craft.

Preschool Valentine Craft Idea

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Supplies:

Directions:

Punch out 12 hearts from the various pink shades of cardstock.

Punch out 3 flower centers using the scalloped paper punch and the yellow cardstock.

Cut out your child’s (or student’s) face.

Assemble the flowers by positioning 4 hearts in a circle, with the pointed edge in the middle. Use the glue stick to apply glue all along the yellow scalloped center and place the center on top of the arranged hearts to glue them all together. Repeat for all 3 flowers.

hand gluing flower center to paper flower

On one flower, glue the child’s face in the center of the flower.

hand gluing photo to paper flower

Attach the stem by taping the green pipe cleaner to the back of the flower petals.

hand taping pipe cleaner stem to paper flowers

On the same flower, make 2 leaves by punching out a heart from green paper and cutting it in half. Attach to the back of the green pipe cleaner with a glue dot.

hand attaching leaf to photo valentine craft

To make the background of the card, cut out a small hill from the green cardstock. Glue the hill onto the bottom of the sky blue cardstock page.

hand gluing grass to blue paper

 Use 2-3 glue dots to secure each of the flowers onto the background page.

hand stretching glue dot on flower stem craft

Use the black marker to write the words, “I love you bunches!” on the top of the page.

hand writing on valentine craft

This flower Valentine craft is so much fun for kids to make at home or in the classroom.

If you’re making this at home like we did, you can have your kids give it to Dad, Grandma or Grandpa.

If you’re making this craft at school, it would be an adorable Valentine’s Day card for mom!

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Either way, kids will have fun making this cute and pun-y Valentine.

Valentine Ideas For Kids

Reading books is another great option for any theme or holiday! These Valentine’s Day books are some of the top picks. Add them to your home library or see if your local library has them on hand.

Love From The Crayons If your kids love any of the Crayon books, they’ll want to read this Valentine version where the crayons explore the bright colors and subtle shades of love.

The Invisible String – This is a sweet story all children will want to hear. It’s about a mother who tells her two children that they’re all connected by an invisible string.

Little Blue Truck’s Valentine – Join Little Blue Truck as he delivers Valentine’s Day cards to all his farm animal friends. As he does, he wonders, will anyone give one to him?

Have some open-ended exploratory play with this Valentine themed play dough set or this Valentine sensory bin.

Get Our Favorite Valentine Crafts For Kids!

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Flower Preschool Valentine Craft

Prep Time: 8 minutes
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 18 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Make this adorable flower preschool Valentine craft to give to someone special!

Materials

  • Colored cardstock
  • Green pipe cleaner
  • Photo of your child's face (about 1" big)
  • 2" Heart paper punch
  • 1.5" Scalloped paper punch
  • Glue stick
  • Glue Dots
  • Tape
  • Black marker

Instructions

  1. Punch out 12 hearts from the various pink shades of cardstock.
  2. Punch out 3 flower centers using the scalloped paper punch and the yellow cardstock.
  3. Cut out your child's (or student's) face.
  4. Assemble the flowers by positioning 4 hearts in a circle, with the pointed edge in the middle. Use the glue stick to apply glue all along the yellow scalloped center and place the center on top of the arranged hearts to glue them all together. Repeat for all 3 flowers.
  5. On one flower, glue the child's face in the center of the flower.
  6. Attach the stem by taping the green pipe cleaner to the back of the flower petals.
  7. On the same flower, make 2 leaves by punching out a heart from green paper and cutting it in half. Attach to the back of the green pipe cleaner with a glue dot.
  8. To make the background of the card, cut out a small hill from the green cardstock. Glue the hill onto the bottom of the sky blue cardstock page.
  9.  Use 2-3 glue dots to secure each of the flowers onto the background page.
  10. Use the black marker to write the words, "I love you bunches!" on the top of the page.

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