Make a Heart Stamp

About This Activity

Show some love with this fun and easy craft that repurposes old cardboard into an adorable heart stamp.

Ages: 3+

Level:
Easy

Materials: Printed activity sheets; pencils; crayons or colored pencils

Instructions

1. Print out activity sheet.
2. Have fun tracing the different patterns with a crayon, pencil, or colored pencil.
3. Get creative tracing on new surfaces- on salt trays, a steamed window, in the air, on your palm, anywhere you can think of.
4. Try your superpower! Look for different patterns around you, in nature, art, buildings, everywhere!

How Your Kid Benefits

This activity engages fine motors skills, pattern recognition, pre-handwriting and eye hand coordination skills.

Bonus Benefit!

Bilingual children were found to have a higher aptitude for standardized tests and found in a study that followed children throughout their acquisition of a second language.

Note to Grown-Ups

Art time is a great opportunity to practice mindfulness. If your child is working on an art project independently, encourage them to do so mindfully by working in a quiet, calm, focused way. This activity works well as a supplement to the Art section of the Canticos app.

Activity Sheet

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