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Valentine's Day Crafts


Flying Cupid Mobile
The Flying Cupid Mobile is the perfect decoration for your party or classroom.
The Flying Cupid Mobile is the perfect decoration for your party or classroom.

A Flying Cupid Mobile placed high over a Valentine's party, or just in your room, might help someone steal your heart.

What You'll Need:

Pencil

Paper

Scissors

Light cardboard

Large needle

Colored markers

Black fine-tipped marker

Clear nylon thread

Dowel

Use Cupid's body and wings pictured above as a pattern to draw your own. Cut out the paper patterns and use them to trace the parts onto the cardboard. Mark where the holes for the thread will be with a dot. Cut out the cardboard wings and body. Push the needle through the dots to make holes.

Color Cupid's body and draw feathers on the wings; use a fine marker to make his eyes and mouth. Sew the wings to the body. Attach a long piece of nylon thread to each of the outside holes on the wings. Tie these threads to the dowel, as shown. Hang up your mobile. Poke Cupid's tummy, and watch him fly.

In the next section, see how to put a new twist on an old favorite with easy-to-make Heart Flowers.

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