Valentines Day Heart Game
You will design a Valentines Day heart by rolling the die and collecting the different patterns required to create it. First, trace the heart onto another sheet of heavy white drawing paper. Next, roll the die to select the first pattern from the first column and draw it in one of the areas of the heart. Roll the die four more times, drawing each selected pattern in one of the other areas. Using washable markers, outline everything. Be sure to outline large areas where they meet parts of the design.
Dip a small brush in water and carefully smudge it in the marker lines to paint in the shapes. If you need to neatly add more “paint” to larger areas, smudge some marker on a scrap piece of paper and use that as a paint palette. Allow each area to dry slightly before moving on to a neighboring area of the design. When dry, cut it out. If you’re short on time, design directly onto the print out from page 4 and color with dry media such as markers, crayons, and colored pencils.
Simply print out the game and picture directions back-to-back, give them dice, and watch them have fun creating their own valentine heart. Once completed, use the writing prompts to connect literacy to your lesson.
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade
Main Learning Objective
Students will be able to design a valentine heart using 5 unique patterns and paint it in using a marker painting technique
- Drawing Paper
You Will Receive
- 7-page, non-editable PDF (Valentines Day Heart Game)
- 9-page non-editable PowerPoint presentation
- Dice game
- Step-by-step picture tutorial and directions
- 2 Writing prompts
This activity was a great addition to some Valentine STEAM centers! My students love the roll and draw activities! – Kristin A.
This is a wonderful activity that allows the students to be creative and goes along with many holiday themes! – Lauren W.
My students enjoyed this project. There are some variations that can be made that are fun as well! Thanks for a fun art day! – Sally S.
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