Valentines Decorations / December 30, 2018 / Gladys Hayden
They are made with salt dough and make great sculptures to have as keepsakes. Youll need: o 2 cups of plain flour o 1 cup of salt o 1 cup of water o oven o acrylic paint o knife o board o rolling pin o paintbrushes o baking tray o pen pencil or stylus Mix the two cups of flour into a bowl with one cup of salt and one cup of water with your hands until the dough is entirely moistened and sticks together. It should be like pizza dough easy to mold. Youll see the little grains of salt in the dough dont worry thats what it should look like. Roll out the dough into a sheet about a quarter of an inch thick. Then use your stylus pen or pencil to cut out a heart shape. Set this aside and roll out the dough again to cut out some smaller heart shapes. Once you have about three heart shapes in decreasing size you can press one on top of the other. Use a little water between the layers to act as a glue or paste.
Consider writing messages on each heart before hanging them up to further add to this gift for your partner. Children working on this project may also want to add special messages on each heart before hanging them up as well which adds an additional learning element to this fun project. When Valentines Day rolls around thats always a great time to have a party. Having great decorations make for an awesome party no matter what kind you have for your kids and their friends or just for the adults. When it comes time to sit down and plan everything out youre always looking for some great Valentines decorations ideas that wont be too over the top but will be totally unforgettable as well. Here are some awesome ideas for your party that dont cost a lot but will leave everyone with a totally unforgettable experience.
Punch two holes in the left and right side of each heart and string ribbon or twine through to create a heart paper chain. You can do this using colored construction paper and plain white paper as well. The construction paper and plain white paper works great for those interested in adding their own drawings doodles and embellishments to these Valentines day decorations. These simple paper craft projects are a great way to sit down and introduce basic Valentine decorations techniques to young children. Not only can you incorporate fine motor skills and use of adhesives into the lesson but you can effectively teach children the history of Valentines Day and why people like creating Valentines day decorations to hang in their homes. This is also a great way bring a bit of added romance for couples celebrating their first Valentines Day together.