Make kids' quiet time more interesting and a lot more fun by doing Valentines day kids crafts. We have a cool heart-shaped dog easy craft for preschoolers, read below for the step-by-step instructions.
Today, people must adapt to different situations, competition is more challenging, and changes occur quickly.
Every day something new appears, and that is where we must modify our lifestyle; the same thing happens with children.
Although we believe that their life is easy and do not have significant concerns, it is not like that.
Their day to day is involved in changes and challenges. Just like us, children experience all kinds of emotions and must adapt to different changes.
When people are creative, they have a greater capacity to adapt to changes. They can see situations from another point of view and find various solutions to the various difficulties they may face along the way.
We could say that creativity is essential for children to adapt and solve different situations in their lives independently.
It is quite common to see how children let their imaginations fly and create new things because they are creative beings by nature.
However, it is crucial to bear in mind that children develop most of the useful skills for their life from 0 to 6 years of age. It is at this stage when we must enhance their ability to create.
Creative children have a greater capacity to face new challenges that lie ahead of them.
They also develop their critical thinking, explore the world around them, and know themselves better. Without a doubt, creative children end up being much happier.
Montessori activities allow children to develop their physical, cognitive, and emotional skills through games, exploration, and manipulation of materials.
Children are beings endowed with many abilities. From their birth, some skills are strengthened, and others are stimulated.
Allowing children to carry out different activities promotes their autonomy and independence. It prepares them for the various challenges that they will face throughout their lives.
All this learning is given only through experience. It is not the same to tell the child how to make a craft as for him/her to learn it by his/her own hands.
The elaboration of crafts will allow children to stimulate the brain, generate new concepts, enhance creativity and problem solving, and help the precision of movements with the fingers and hands.
THEME: VALENTINES DAY KIDS CRAFTS
HOW DO WE DO THIS ACTIVITY?
Age: 4-6-year-old children
Goal: Through this Valentines day kids crafts activity, the children will stimulate their creativity and precision in their hands and fingers' movements.
Difficulty level: Average. This Valentines day kids crafts activity is designed for children to carry out autonomously through the following instructions.
- Precision in hand and finger movements
- Following instructions
- A big white heart previously made
- Two medium-size pink hearts previously made
- A container
- Two small black circles previously made
- Two white circles smaller than the black ones
- A nose previously made
- A tongue previously made
- Glue in a container
- A paintbrush in a container
- A tray
Glue the pink hearts on top of the white heart creating two ears.
In the middle of the heart, glue the black circles for the eyes. Then glue the smaller white circles inside the black circles. Next, glue the nose, mouth, and tongue.
Dog-shaped heart Valentines day kids craft
FREE PRINTABLE WORKSHEETS FOR KIDS
After their Valentines day kids crafts, give kids new worksheets. Click the link below to download our free printable dog-themed worksheets.
HOW DO WE DO THIS VALENTINES DAY KIDS CRAFTS ACTIVITY WITH CHILDREN OF DIFFERENT AGES?
CHANGES FOR CHILDREN UNDER 4 YEARS OLD
This Valentine's day kids crafts activity can be done with younger children. To lower the difficulty level, it is necessary to change materials. In this case, you can use a pre-printed drawing with the design children prefer to create the card. Children can also use Play-Doh or paint to do the shapes they want. That way, children will do an exercise according to their abilities and development.
MODIFICATIONS FOR CHILDREN OVER 6 YEARS OLD
This Valentine's day kids' crafts activity can be developed with older children. To increase the difficulty level and make it more interesting, children can cut out the hearts and make a dog body. This way, children will develop an appropriate activity for their development and abilities.
VIDEO DESCRIPTION - HEART SHAPED DOG VALENTINES DAY KIDS CRAFTS
In this Valentine's day kids crafts video, you will find a detailed description of the "HEART SHAPED DOG" activity designed for children 4-6 years old, in which they will do a heart with a dog's face. This will allow children to develop different skills such as creativity, memory, attention, precision in hand and finger movements, autonomy, patience, and following instructions.
The materials needed are a big white heart previously made, two medium-size pink hearts previously made, two small black circles previously made, two white circles smaller than the black ones, a nose previously made, a tongue previously made, glue in a container, a container, a tray, and a paintbrush in a container .
Do you like this Valentines day kids crafts? Make sure to check out our other Valentine's Day activities.
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Get super cute Valentine's day outfit for your little ones, check out this Valentine's Day Rainbow T-shirt for Kids.
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