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Heart Hippo Valentine’s Day Craft

Heart Hippo Valentine's Day Craft

I love craft time with my kiddos. With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, we have been busy making crafts made from hearts to hang around the house. Using pink, purple, and blue hearts, my children and I crafted some adorable heart-inspired hippos. My daughter cut and glued her hippo all by herself. My preschool son also glued his pieces on all by himself.

Materials

Instructions

  1. Cut one large heart, one medium heart, two elongated semi-circles, and one line with a curved end from the first color of paper.
  2. Cut four small hearts from the second color of paper.
  3. Cut two lines from the white paper.
  4. Glue the two white lines to the back top of the medium heart.
  5. Glue the top of the medium heart to the bottom of the large heart.
  6. Glue the line with the curved end to the back side of the large heart.
  7. Glue two small hearts to the elongated semi-circles.
  8. Glue the elongated semi-circles to the back of the medium heart on either side of the point.
  9. Glue the other two small hearts to the medium heart above the white lines.
  10. Glue two wiggle eyes to the medium heart above the small circles.
  11. Display the heart hippo Valentine’s Day craft.

Materials for Heart Hippo Valentine's Day Craft Paper Pieces for the Heart Hippo Valentine's Day Craft

Gluing the White Lines on the Heart Hippo Valentine's Day Craft Gluing the Hearts Together on the Heart Hippo Valentine's Day Craft

Gluing the Small Hearts on the Heart Hippo Valentine's Day Craft  Gluing the Eyes on the Heart Hippo Valentine's Day Craft

Finished Heart Hippo Valentine's Day Craft Finished Heart Hippo Valentine's Day Crafts

For more fun flamingo crafts, try my H Is for Hippo Handprint Craft. For more fun Valentine crafts, try my Heart Penguin Valentine’s Day Craft, Heart Flamingo Valentine’s Day Craft, Heart Panda Valentine’s Day Paper Plate Craft, Love Bug Valentine’s Day Craft, Valentine’s Day ‘I’m Falling for You’ Handprint Tree Craft, Valentine’s Day Paper Plate Cow Craft, Valentine’s Day Heart Butterfly Craft, and Valentine’s Day Heart Snail Craft.

Image Credits

Heart Hippo Valentine’s Day Craft © 2018 Heather Johnson
Materials for Heart Hippo Valentine’s Day Craft © 2018 Heather Johnson
Paper Pieces for the Heart Hippo Valentine’s Day Craft © 2018 Heather Johnson
Gluing the White Lines on the Heart Hippo Valentine’s Day Craft © 2018 Heather Johnson
Gluing the Hearts Together on the Heart Hippo Valentine’s Day Craft © 2018 Heather Johnson
Gluing the Small Hearts on the Heart Hippo Valentine’s Day Craft © 2018 Heather Johnson
Gluing the Eyes on the Heart Hippo Valentine’s Day Craft © 2018 Heather Johnson
Finished Heart Hippo Valentine’s Day Craft © 2018 Heather Johnson
Finished Heart Hippo Valentine’s Day Crafts © 2018 Heather Johnson

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