Skills: Small motor skills. Painting.
Letters/Sounds: H (heart). R (red), P (pink)
Black card stock or construction paper, cut to 10"x6".
Red and pink finger paint or other wahable paint.
3 sticky notes.
Fold the 3 sticky notes in half so that the sticky part is at the top and turned to the inside.
Draw 1/2 a heart onto the sticky notes so that the top curved part of the heart is at the top where the sticky side of the paper is.
Cut along the pencil marks.
Place the three hearts onto the black paper so that there is enough space around the hearts to paint with your finger tips.
Use your fingertips to "dot" paint around the heart shapes. Make sure to get the paint on the edge of the sticky notes, so that the heart shape is noticable. You can tell kids that it is okay to get paint on the heart shapes, so that they don't avoid the hearts.
Let your painting dry for 2 hours. Once the paint is dry, remove the heart shaped sticky notes. Your finger painting heart art is ready to enjoy or to give as a gift!
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