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Click on the link to download the .pdf template for the pop-up Valentine Heart:
Valentine Heart Template
Print out both pages from the template onto heavy paper, such as card stock or construction paper.
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Using a ruler as a guide, take the rounded end of a paper clip (or a ball point pen that has run out of ink) and press along the dotted lines of the heart print-out.
Cut the heart print-out from the sheet by carefully following the solid, black lines around the edges...
...until the pop-up piece is removed.
Flip the pop-up piece OVER so the dotted lines are not visible.
Lay the pop-up piece on a flat surface and take hold of the right side.
Carefully fold the entire right side over onto the left side and crease it flat.
Take hold of the smaller heart at the left...
...and carefully fold it all the way over to the right, creasing it flat.
Flip the entire pop-up piece over. Take hold of the smaller heart at the right...
And fold it all the way over to the left, creasing it flat.
When you open the pop-up piece it looks like this. COLOR your pop-up with colored pencils or crayons. Set the pop-up piece aside.
Using a ruler as a guide, take the rounded end of a paper clip (or a ball point pen that has run out of ink) and press along the dotted line running down the center of the card print-out.
Cut the card from the sheet by carefully following the solid, black lines around the edges.
Fold the card in half along the dotted lines to crease it, then open it again.
Apply white glue to each heart printed on the left and right sides of the card.
Place the two smaller hearts of the pop-up piece over the glue areas on the card and carefully press down letting the glue dry.
After the glue has dried carefully close the card.
Your pop-up Valentine is finished! Now give it to that special someone!
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