Puffy Heart Valentines

Create these special 3D heart cards using puffy paint and glitter.

Puffy Heart Valentines

Project Info

Difficulty Easy
Duration 15-30 minutes
Age 3+
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Materials

  • 1/4 cup Shaving Foam
  • 1/4 cup White Glue
  • Card
  • Glitter

Instructions

    1. Mix the Shaving Foam and White Glue together.
    2. Fold the card in the middle to create a greetings card
    3. Paint a heart on the front of the card using the puffy paint
    4. Sprinkle glitter over the heart whilst it is still wet
    5. Allow to dry

    Tips

    1. The puffy paint will "puff up" as it dries to create a lovely 3D effect
    2. You can add food coloring or paint to the puffy paint to make it colored
    3. For younger children, draw the heart shape on the card and have them "fill it in" with paint
    4. The texture of this paint is incredible - expect curious hands to enjoy exploring it - and making a mess with it!

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    Useful supplies

    Elmer's Glue-All Multi-Purpose Liquid Glue, Extra Strong, 7.625 Ounces, 1 Count
    Martha Stewart Crafts Valentine Mini Glitter Set
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    Neenah Creative Collection Classics Specialty Cardstock Starter Kit, 12 X 12 Inches, 72 Count (46408-02)
    $12.77 Buy on Amazon

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