Make Stenciled Heart Paintings
Create striking pieces of art using handmade heart stencils in this hands-on Valentine's Day art project! Simple, easy-to-follow steps make this activity perfect for younger children. Painting is not only a good way to introduce your little one to the artistic process and help develop her aesthetic eye, it also helps improve her focus and fine motor skills. And as she mixes paint together to create her own unique colors, she'll get a hands-on lesson on the color wheel!
What You Need:
- Card stock or other thick paper
- Construction paper
- Tempera paints in various colors (try using white and the three primary colors: blue, red, and yellow)
- Washable paint palette or tray