This is a really adorable craft for kids to make around Valentine's Day. What is better than a garden of hearts that are little Valentines? This is a perfect craft for kids to make and give to their mom as a special Valentine.

What you'll need:

  • Dollar store sponge
  • Green paper
  • Foam hearts (or can cut out from construction paper or card stock.)
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Pencil
  • Green tissue paper
  • Permanent Markers
  • Three tooth picks
How to make your Mouse Valentines Garden Craft
  1. Cut out small (around 1 sq inch) squares from tissue paper
  2. Cut sponge in half-length wise
  3. Cut green paper the same size as the top of sponge
  4. Use extra green paper to cut out small leaf shaped papers
  5. Write Valentines messages on hearts
  6. Glue Green paper on top of sponge, immediately stick three toothpicks through the paper and into the sponge
  7. Make the grass by wrapping tissue squares around pencil end and pressing that onto the greet paper with glue.
  8. Tape hearts to tops of tooth picks
  9. Put little daps of glue onto leaves and place them on the sides of the tooth picks
  10. Let dry!
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