Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day Arrows

We're getting ready for Valentine's Day with a cute arrow kids craft from Creative Maker Kim. 

Made By: Kim Rippere
Time:
5-10 minutes
Level:
Beginner
Size:
Approximately 11" x 2.25"

Here's what you need:

  • Mini Glue Dots®
  • Pink-Striped Straws
  • DCWV Jewel Toned Textured Pink/Light Pink paper
  • Pink Flat-backed gems - two sizes
  • Scissors

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Here's what you do:

To create the feathers, cut a rectangle 2.25" x 4.75" from pink paper and fold in half lengthwise. Cut one end off at approx. a 45º angle. Then cut parallel lines down the length, approximately .25" apart, but do not cut through the fold. 

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To create the feather hearts, cut three hearts from the paper about 1" square. Using Mini Glue Dots, attach a flat-backed gem to the center of each heart. 

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To create the arrow, cut two different size hearts from the paper and adhere them together in a stack with Mini Glue Dots.

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Put three Mini Glue Dots on the straw on one end, covering a 2" area and attach the feather, as shown.

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Attach the hearts to the straw as shown with Mini Glue Dots.

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Use either format of Mini Glue Dots below to complete this project:

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