Boy do we have a treat for you today! If you are looking for a cute and simple craft for kids to make for Valentine’s Day, you are going to love this adorable Robot Valentine Craft. It couples both as a cute Valentine craft and a sweet Valentine card that kids can give to their Mom, Dad, grandparents or friends. In this post, learn how to make this cute robot Valentine craft with our helpful template, step-by-step tutorial and video.
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How to Make a Robot Valentine Craft
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- robot Valentine craft template <—- GET THE TEMPLATE HERE
- gray cardstock
- colored cardstock (colors of your choice)
- googly eyes
- pony beads
- small heart punch (or heart stickers like these )
1. Begin by downloading and printing out the robot Valentine craft template on gray cardstock.
2. Cut out the card you would like to use from the template and then fold it in half along the dashed line on the template.
3. Choose a color you would like to use for the background of your robot. Place your folded Valentine card in the middle of the cardstock to begin designing your robot.
Time to design your Robot for your Valentine Craft
4. Use different colors of cardstock to cut out different shapes to design a robot around the Valentine card.
This is a great opportunity for kids to use their creativity to design their own unique robot. For now, simply lay the pieces out on your cardstock as you design your robot.
5. For the front of our Valentine card we cut out a red heart and glued it inside a white rectangle. Glue this piece on the front of your Valentine card.
6. When you are happy with the design of your robot, glue the individual pieces onto and around the Valentine card. Then add glue on the back of the robot and glue it down on your background cardstock paper.
7. To make your robot Valentine craft extra festive, cut out small hearts with a heart punch and glue them at the top of your robot for antennae. You could also use small heart stickers.
8. Glue googly eyes onto the face of your robot Valentine Craft.
9. Use markers to add details to your robot like lines to connect your antennae to the robot head and a smile. You might also like to add lines on your arms or legs. Or for an extra fun treat, draw a heart monitor across the heart in the center of your Valentine card.
The inside of the Valentine card has adorable robot sayings
The heart monitor goes along great with the card that reads “My Heart “BEEPS” for you!” on the inside. The other option reads “I’m NUTS and BOLTS about you!”
If you don’t like either of these sayings you can simply cut out a rectangle from gray cardstock, fold it into a card and then write your own personal message on the inside.
10. Add some Tacky glue dots on the front of your card and glue pony beads on it. This fun touch looks like knobs and buttons on the front of your robot. It also adds a great dimensional touch to the Valentine’s Day craft.
Your Robot Valentine Craft is complete
For an extra special Valentine’s day touch, cut out small hearts from a heart punch and glue them around your paper. You could also use heart stickers as an alternative.
Video Tutorial: How to Make a Robot Valentine Craft
Watch the video below to be guided through each step of this Robot Valentine Craft.
You can view more easy kids craft tutorials on our Facebook page, or right here on our website.
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