Valentine's Day Cards


Secret Heart Valentine
A secret heart valentine is no ordinary Valentine's Day card.
A secret heart valentine is no ordinary Valentine's Day card.

Shhhh! It's a secret heart, valentine. The secret heart valentine is a kids' holiday craft that's extra fun because of the secret compartment that holds a sweet surprise.

What You'll Need:

Colored paper

Ruler

Scissors

Pencil

Glue

Marker

Hide a heart in a colorful open-out Valentine card.

Cut four paper squares (8x8 inches, 6x6 inches, 4x4 inches, and 1-3/4x1-3/4 inches) each in a different color. Cut the smallest square into a heart shape, and set the heart aside.

Draw pencil borders from end to end on each side of the three larger squares. Make 2-inch borders for the largest square, 1-1/2-inch borders for the middle square, and 1-inch borders for the smallest square.

Cut out the corners created on the squares by the intersecting border lines. Cutting out the corners will create a tab on each square side. With scissors, round off the corners of the tabs.

Fold the tabs inward along the pencil lines. Using a small drop of glue, paste the smallest square in the middle of the medium square, and the medium square in the middle of the largest square.

Glue the heart in the middle of the smallest square, and write a tiny message in it. Now close the smallest square by tucking each of the four semi-circular flaps under the other. Close the medium square and then the biggest square in the same way.

Your secret hidden heart is ready!

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