Home    Subscribe    Write for Us    FAQ    Contact    HubGarden    Login
Share your craft ideas for a share of the ad revenue. Click on Write For Us.

Heart Shaped Animal Zoo

by Janine (follow)
Easy (884)      Under 5s (593)      Animals (106)      Paper (85)      Heart (29)      Rabbit (23)      Crab (4)      Owl (3)      5 to10s (2)      Koala (2)     
What can you create from a heart shape? A whole zoo! These animals were created from different colour and sizes of heart shapes. Create your own zoo, decorate a card or send a picture to someone special.



Zoo

Time: 10 minutes per animal
Age: Under 5's, 5-10's
Level: Easy

Materials
Scrap Paper (construction and scrapbook would be great)
Scissors
Glue

Method
We gained our inspiration from reading "My Heart Is Like a Zoo" by Michael Hall. Our animals all came from the illustrations in his book.



Zoo


Spread out the paper and pick your animals.
Start cutting heart shapes.
Glue your heart shapes into animal creations.



Walrus

Make as many or as few animals as you want!



Walrus



walrus


Be prepared for a little paper mess!



Zoo


As I was preparing the hearts for the animals, my preschoolers would count how many hearts made up each animal, which hearts were the same size and how many, what orientation the hearts were in (sideways, upside-down ect.). It was a great way to spend a crafting afternoon!

Categories
#Animals
#Heart
#Paper
#Easy
#Under 5s
#5 to10s
#Zoo
#Crab
#Walrus
#Rabbit
#Catepillar
#Owl
#Koala
I like this Article - 7
[ print friendly ]
More Articles by Janine
Hand sewing is a great task to teach patience, persistence and fine motor skills
9 likes
A unique and fun way for children to add their mark in the garden
6 likes
Use up miscellaneous scraps of Christmas material to make these great Christmas balls to decorate th...
5 likes
A simple and cute way to present a sweet for Valentine's day! These easy to make Bee My Valentine's ...
6 likes
Decoupage coffee cans with comic paper to create a fun money bank or storage containers for kids' ro...
4 likes
Zipper pulls are an easy way for kids to add their own signature to a backpack or jacket
6 likes
view all articles by Janine
Articles by Janine on Other Hubs
Add some pizzazz to a wall in your house without spending a lot of money on wall decals, stencils or...
5 likes
A simple terracotta pot gets a fun makeover with chalkboard paint! A great way to personalize a pot ...
8 likes
Duvet covers for children are expensive and often do not come in the fabrics or colors your are look...
5 likes
At a fraction of the price of getting your photos mounted on canvas in the store, these canvas art p...
5 likes
ID: 19709
[ Submit a Comment ]
Trending Articles
This is a fun activity that can get a little messy
1 like
A lovely spring craft for toddlers to create
3 likes
Box pinatas are a quick and easy alternative to papier mache pinatas
5 likes
For some students, math isnʼt always their favorite subject
1 like
Loom flowers are so easy, so fun, and if you make your own loom and use leftover yarn, they wont cos...
5 likes
With a flower loom, kids can easily create cute flowers, out of yarn, that can be used to decorate j...
3 likes
If your child loves to draw, this is a great activity for them to encourage their creativity
1 like
Upcycle a breakfast cereal box and hop into Easter with this cute Easter Bunny Mask
3 likes
Here's how to make a colourful elephant from a recycled milk bottle and tissue paper
6 likes
This cute and fun Christmas card can be made by little ones with the help of an adult
3 likes
Categories
Under 5s (593)
Any Age (405)
Over 10s (384)
Baby (12)
Links (1)
Easy (884)
Medium (247)
Hard (37)
 
Copyright 2012-2018 OatLabs ABN 18113479226. mobile version