Easy Valentine Crafts for Kids: Heart Votives

If you’re looking for easy valentine crafts for kids, you’ll love these heart votives! Kids always enjoy making them, and these tissue paper votives also make sweet valentine gifts for teachers and loved ones.

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Makes a great teacher gift for Valentine's Day! (Tissue Paper Heart Votive Craft for Kids)~ BuggyandBuddy.com


Lucy still remembers making this mason jar lantern a little over a year ago. She was so proud of her creation and absolutely loved watching the lantern glow in the evenings. I thought we’d create a smaller version of the craft and make it heart-themed just in time for Valentine’s Day! (This post contains affiliate links.)


Easy Valentine Crafts for Kids: Heart Votives

Materials for Heart Votives

Directions for Making Heart Votives

1. Start by cutting out some small, red hearts from your tissue paper squares.  Set them aside next to some white tissue paper squares. (Or whatever colors you’ll be using)

tissue paper votive craft for kids


2. Brush some Mod Podge onto your votive.

votive craft for kids using Mod Podge


3. Place a white tissue paper square onto the Mod Podge. Paint some more Mod Podge over it.

tissue paper votive craft


4. Continue doing this until the entire votive is covered in a layer of tissue paper squares. (You can overlap the squares- it gives the votive a unique look!)

tissue paper votive


5. While the votive is still wet, add your tissue paper hearts to the votive. Gently place one heart onto the votive and paint a layer of Mod Podge over it. Continue doing this until you’ve scattered them all around the votive.

heart votive craft for kids


6. Let the votive dry completely.

Perfect for Valentine's Day! (Heart Votive Craft for Kids)~ BuggyandBuddy.com


7. Place a tea light inside the votive and light up your evenings!

Perfect for Valentine's Day! (Heart Votive Craft for Kids)~ BuggyandBuddy.com

Easy Valentine's Day Craft for Kids: Heart Votives



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