Time to create these fun Wonderful Halos Valentine’s Day Craft creatures! Nothing says “I love you” than these adorable mandarin critters made by you and the kids. From the classroom, homeschool area, for lunches or just a fun craft these are perfect for all ages. My son and I created these, pictured above, on his Superintendent day-off from school. They are super easy to make and you can use anything you have on hand. I will share below what we used for those who are interested.
Last year, we created a Valentine Halo Love Bugs Craft, check those out as well!
What you will need to create this Wonderful Halos Valentine’s Day Craft:
• Halos mandarins
• Colored, white, and black heavy paper or cardstock
• Hole punch
• Glue stick
• Black marker
• Adhesive dots
We used instructions created by Jodi Levine:
1. Cut out a large heart for each face, about 5 to 6” across. a. Here is a Tip: To cut symmetrical hearts, you can fold the paper in half and cut half a heart along the fold.
2. Make eyes and a nose by punching two white holes and using the marker to make black dots in the centers. Cut or punch out a black dot for the nose. a. Another Tip: You can trace a dime to get a perfect circle!
3. Bear: Cut a pair of small hearts for the ears. Turn a large heart upside down and use the glue stick to adhere the small hearts upside-down behind the face. Glue on the eyes.
4. Fox: Cut a pair of small orange hearts for the ears. Cut a set of even smaller white hearts for the fur inside the ears. Cut out a medium white heart and then cut it in half for the cheek fur. Glue the orange ears behind the large heart face, pointy side up. Glue the smaller white hearts on top of the ears. Glue on the eyes. Glue the medium white heart halves on the cheeks, leaving room for the mandarin snout
5. Puppy: Make ears by cutting a pair of small hearts with long lobes. Turn a large face heart upside down and glue half of each ear heart behind it. Cut a long skinny red heart for the tongue and glue the pointy end to the back of the face. Glue on the eyes.
6. Use a couple of adhesive dots to adhere a mandarin “snout” to each animal by cutting out a small circle with the black paper. Add another adhesive dot on top and press on the black dot nose.