sign in

Don’t have an account? Register now.

e-mail address:
password:
  cancel
  Forgot your password?
Click here to be e-mailed a new password.
 
Valentine’s Day Door Wreath
Valentine’s Day Door Wreath
crafts & activities
share with your friends!
send a quick e-mail about this to up to three friends.

to: add
from:
message:
send   cancel
Valentine’s Day Door Wreath

For your privacy, Lakeshore will not be sending your information to any third party.
email Pin It

Children can greet their friends with a heart-shaped wreath that says welcome!

This activity is appropriate for:
1st grade - 3rd grade / 6 - 8 years

You will need:

  • 10" circle of cardboard for each child or Classroom Collage Box
  • 8" paper plate for tracing
  • Construction Paper - 9" x 12" (about twenty 1 1⁄2" x 6" strips of red, white, and pink construction paper for each child)
  • 2 long strips of red construction paper (about 12") for each child
  • 2 medium strips of white construction paper (about 8" long) for each child
  • 2 short strips of pink construction paper (about 6" long) for each child
  • Safety Scissors
  • Help-Yourself Glue Tubes
  • Stapler
  • Tape
  • Short piece of string or ribbon

Directions

  1. Start with a 10" cardboard circle (this can be pre-made or cut out of old cardboard such as a cereal box). Trace the perimeter of an 8" paper plate in the center of the cardboard, then cut out the center to make a ring.
  2. Glue the ends of the 1 1⁄2" x 6" construction paper strips together to make rings.
  3. Glue the rings in an alternating pattern onto the cardboard ring.
  4. For the 3-D valentine heart in the center of the wreath, you will use the 6", 8" and 12" construction paper strips. Lay the strips down on top of each other in this order: pink, white, red, red, white, pink. One end of the strips should be flush with each other. Staple that end of the strips together.
  5. Fold back the strips from the unstapled end so that they bow out into a heart shape. Staple the strips together at the point where they meet.
  6. Tape one end of a piece of string or red ribbon to the top of the wreath (leaving enough extra string or ribbon on top for hanging). Attach the other end to the 3-D heart so that it hangs in the middle of the wreath.
  7. Your Valentine’s Day wreath is ready for display!
more great crafts & activities
Math Social Studies Language arts
Math Monsters
My Fish Counting Book
Practice Makes Perfect
Manipulating Money
Race and Solve
Mapping Mania
more
Famous Person Profile
Papier-Mâché Globe
Time Capsule
Time Line of My Life
Make a School Map
Stringing Together
more
Reading Rainbows
“Let’s Talk About Spring”
Mystery Can

“If We Ran the Zoo” Animal Train Bulletin Board
Lucky Day Sight-Word Game
more
Science Seasonal Just for fun
Butterflies in the Sky Mural
Ladybug Rocks
Spring Sprouts
Flowers Drink Up Spring
Flowerpot
Color-Mixing Leaves
more
Fall
Fall Handprint Trees
Whooo Am I? Owl Craft
Counting Corn
Autumn Owls Leaf Collage
Fall Leaf Wreath
more
Diving Dolphins
Personalized Key Chains
Summertime Flower Leis
Butterfly Snack Bags
Flowerpot Picture Frame
Fun with Bubbles
more
Classroom fun Special days Multicultural
Wise Owl Snack Bags
Sandpaper Shapes Sand Castle
Who Am I? Photo Puzzle
“All About Me” Tree
A Healthy Picnic
Spring Learning Centers
Flower Bookmark
more
October Holidays
Spooky Spiders
Paper Bag Scarecrows
Jack-O’-Lantern Jars
Halloween Countdown Calendar
Giant Pumpkin
Jack-O’-Lantern

November Holidays
Veterans Day Flag
Pattern Block Turkeys
Turkey Table Toppers
Being Thankful Sunflower
Native American Rattles
Colorful Napkin Rings
Pilgrim Hats
Turkey Place Card Holders
Colorful Cornucopia
Turkey Handprint Apron
Turkey Plate
Fall Table Settings
Turkey Memory Match-Ups
Remember the Day in Photos
Pin the Tail on the Turkey
Thanksgiving Table Art
Turkey Trot Relay Game
“A Festive Feast” Brain Teaser Game
Terrific Turkey Centerpiece

December Holidays
Peppermint Candy Handprint Plates
Holiday Treats Gift Bag
Holiday Scrapbook
Decorative Gift Tags
Gingerbread Man Notepads
Holiday Card
Holiday Card Stand
Holiday Candle Holder
Holiday Snack Sticks
Hanging Holiday Symbols
Reindeer
Celebration Candle
Candy Cane Ornament

January Holidays
New Year’s Hat
New Year’s Rocket
Party Masks
“I Have a Dream” Quilt
Sharing the Dream of Dr. King

February Holidays
Chinese New Year Parade
Chinese New Year Drums
Handprint Heart Frame Photos
Valentine’s Day Door Wreath
Valentine Mobile
Valentine’s Day Card
Valentine Tic-Tac-Toe
Love Bug
Valentine Mailbox
Cup of Cocoa Valentine’s
Day Card

Valentine Necklace
Valentine Caterpillar
Valentine Learning Centers
Giant Valentine
Patriotic Pencil Holders
Presidents’ Day Masks
Presidents’ Day Puppet & Poem

March Holidays
Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!
“Red Fish, Blue Fish” Fishbowl
Leprechaun Hat Pencil Holder
Saint Patrick’s Day Pop-Up Card
Shimmering Shamrocks
Shamrock Door Hanger
Rainbow “Pot of Gold”
Leprechaun Hunt

Earth Day
Caterpillar Garden Critters
Reusable Earth Day Bags
Recycled Robots

Mother’s Day/Father’s Day
3-D Mother’s Day Card
Mother’s Day Tea
Mother’s Day Bouquet
Mother’s Day Teacup Cards
Mother’s Day Card
Bear Hug Mother’s Day Card
Mother’s Day Puzzle Photo Frame
May Day Basket
Father’s Day Trophy
Father’s Day Frames
Father’s Day CD Photo Coaster
Shirt & Tie Father’s Day Card
Father’s Day Card

Patriotic Holidays
Patriotic Noisemakers
Foam Star Paper Chains
A Flag Day Parade
Star-Studded Napkin Rings
Independence Day Drum
Fourth of July Firecrackers
Uncle Sam Hat
Star-Spangled Shaker
Stars & Stripes Place Mat

September Holidays
Grandparents Day Card
more
Pen Pal Project
Papier-Mâché Basket
Papier-Mâché Globe
Family Flag
People Shapes™ Quilt
History & Heritage Interview
Festive Fan
more