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Cupid's Arrow Valentines

Shoot a message of love on February 14!

Learning Benefits

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Dramatic Play
Following Directions

What you need:

  • Paper towel roll
  • Construction paper
  • Glitter
  • Stickers
  • Crayons
  • Colored cellophane
  • 2 rubber bands
  • Glue
  • Feathers

What to do:

  1. Decorate the paper towel roll with construction paper, glitter, stickers,
  2. Seal one end with cellophane and a rubber band, then drop a valentine message inside. Seal the other end the same way.
  3. Cut a large triangle of construction paper and glue it to one end of the roll like an arrowhead, then glue feathers to the other end like an arrow's tail. Let dry.
  4. Present to your favorite valentine!

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