This is such a an easy addition to our fun crafts for kids! Have you ever played with soft pastels? We decided to bring them out for this fun Valentines craft! We had a lot of fun creating different shades of hearts and also some really beautiful rainbow hearts!
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This is a technique that I did the first time all the way back in elementary school. I have changed the idea to make it really easy to do with your younger children too!
What you need for your Soft Pastel Hearts: (click here to grab all of your supplies in one place!)
- Soft Pastels.
- Painters Tape.
- Cotton Swabs.
How to make beautiful Rainbow Hearts:
Watch this video below to see how easy these are to make!
More details to creating your Heart Craft:
You can blend your pastels out or in to make your heart. First, I will show you details on blending in. Take one piece of paper and cut out your hearts. Then tape down to a second piece of paper. You want to make sure it is stuck to the table as well so it stays put while they are blending their pastels. Next, pick out your heart colors and make dots along the surface of your template. Then show your little one to press onto the dot and pull the color onto the bottom piece of paper, or into the heart.Carefully remove the tape to see your finished hearts!
The second way to create your hearts is to pull the color out. For this tape your hearts to your paper and put your colored dots on the heart. Pull the color onto the paper. When you are done carefully remove the hearts.
This is such a fun project. It even inspired Momma By Fire to create a Simple DIY Shower Gift