This Valentine’s Day marble heart painting for kids is easy to make and mess-free. It’s a fun activity that toddlers, preschoolers and elementary aged children will enjoy. Each heart your child makes will have a unique design. Grab one of those of recycled boxes or tray and start painting with your loved ones.
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Supplies for Marble Heart Painting
- White cardstock
- Paint (Valentine’s Day colors)
- Heart template
- Recycled box, plastic bin or tray
- First, tape white cardstock paper inside of a box, plastic bin or tray.
- Next, add a few drops of different color paint inside of the container with the paper.
- Let your child drop a few marbles inside of the container. Tilt the container to move the marbles around to paint the paper.
- Once your child is finished, carefully remove the paper then set it aside to dry.
- Finally, print the heart template then cut. Use it to trace a heart on the painted paper. Your child can make a Valentine’s Day card with heart.
My boys love this type of art project. We listen to music and shake the container while dancing. It’s a fun activity for your little ones. I love that it’s a mess-free craft because everything is contained in the box, tray or plastic bin. This makes cleaning up less stressful.
I was able to share this art project with viewers of Great Day Live on Channel 10 WTSP. You can view the segment here and see how much fun I had with the hosts.
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