Ornamental hearts

Ornamental hearts

This children’s craft allows reusing used cardboard and turning it into a nice ornamental motif to make a Christmas card, Valentine’s card or birthday card. It is also a good complement for any other craft.

Ornamental hearts


  • To learn to recycle domestic containers.
  • To develop skill.


  • Cardboard containers of different thickness.
  • A pencil.
  • Scissors.
  • Paint.
  • A sponge.
  • A cardboard dish.

Pasos a seguir

Draw hearts on the different cardboards and cut them out.

Ornamental hearts paso 1

Put paint on the cardboard dish and use a piece of sponge to paint.

Ornamental hearts paso 2

Wet the sponge in paint and give a first coat to each heart. Leave it to dry.

Ornamental hearts paso 3

Put a drop of paint of a different colour on the heart and spread it irregularly on all the surface with a well drained sponge. Make the same with the rest of the hearts. Leave it to dry.

Ornamental hearts paso 4

The hearts are ready. Now you can use them to make a greeting card or to complete another craft.

Ornamental hearts paso 5


  • Edad:3 years
  • Tiempo:30 minutes
  • Dificultad:Low

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