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Teach your kids how to fold origami hearts for Valentine's Day

Amy is a stay-at-home mommy to her 1-year-old daughter, Hailey Mae. She is a lover of all things domestic and blogs about her cooking, crafting, and parenting adventures on her personal blog, The Artful Blogger.

Try this fun paper craft with your kids on Valentine's Day

Instead of the typical paper valentine, show your love with handmade origami hearts. It's easier than it sounds, and our simple tutorial will show you how.

Supplies:

Try this fun paper craft with your kids on Valentine's Day

  • Origami paper

Directions:

Try this fun paper craft with your kids on Valentine's Day

1. Fold the origami paper into quarters.

Try this fun paper craft with your kids on Valentine's Day

2. Fold in the 2 sides so that they meet in the middle.

Try this fun paper craft with your kids on Valentine's Day

3. Turn the paper over, then fold down the top 1/4 inch of the paper.

Try this fun paper craft with your kids on Valentine's Day

4. Flatten out the fold, as shown.

Try this fun paper craft with your kids on Valentine's Day

5. Fold in the 2 inside corners of the paper, as shown.

Try this fun paper craft with your kids on Valentine's Day

6. Fold up the bottom half of the paper.

Try this fun paper craft with your kids on Valentine's Day

7. Fold the edge of the paper back down so that it lines up with the crease.

Try this fun paper craft with your kids on Valentine's Day

8. Fold up the 2 bottom corners of the paper to complete the heart design.

Try this fun paper craft with your kids on Valentine's Day

9. Now your origami heart is complete.

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