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Here's an easy homemade Valentine's card that looks very impressive. We made a button heart but you could try other shapes for different occasions. Look out for big bags of mixed buttons in discount craft stores.



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Time: 15 minutes plus drying time
Age: 5 to 10s, over 10s
Level: Easy

Materials
Plain card
Strong glue
Lots of mixed buttons
Pen
Scissors

Method
Draw a heart shape on a piece of plain card and cut out. Try drawing around a cookie cutter as a template with younger kids.



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Cover the heart shape with strong glue.
Cover the glue with buttons. For a neat shape, try putting small buttons around the edge first and then work into the middle. For a more quirky shape, try bigger buttons and don't worry about going over the edges.



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Try a neat edge with small buttons...




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... Or go for a more quirky look with an irregular edge and different colours


Allow to dry, then glue the button shape into a piece of folded plain card.



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Send to a secret Valentine!

Categories
#Valentines Day
#Heart
#Buttons
#Greetings card
#Collage
#5 to 10s
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