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From My Heart To My Toes

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For Valentine's Day, using a child's handprints and footprints you can let other's know they are loved.

Materials Needed:

What to do:

  • Choose a paint colour.
  • At the top of the paper, paint child's left hand and place it on the paper, palm facing up.
  • Do the same for the child's right hand, overlapping the left hand to make a heart shape.
  • Next, paint the bottom of the child's foot and print it onto the paper (you can do both feet).
  • Wait for it to dry and write the following:
    From the bottom of my heart 
    To the tips of my toes 
    I Love You 

Hints and Tips:

  • Use coloured A4 paper
  • Frame it
  • Use different coloured paints
  • Add glitter

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Additional Info

  • Appropriate Age: 2 year+
  • Number of Children: Individual (1)
  • Developmental Milestones:

    manipulates objects
    has clear hand preferences
    identifies basic colours

  • Play Based Learning: Sensory Play
  • Interest Areas: Art and Craft
  • Games Categories: Art and Craft
  • EYLF Outcomes: Learning Outcome 1
  • Sub Outcomes:

    1.2 Children develop their emerging autonomy, inter-dependence, resilience and sense of agency
    1.3 Children develop knowledgeable and confident self-identities

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