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This paper heart wreath is a fun and easy craft for kids to make for Valentine’s Day! Kids will love coloring the hearts to make this wreath using our free printables. You can even print on colored paper and have younger kids add embellishments to make it their own!

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Paper Heart Wreath Craft

Paper Plate Heart Wreath

This paper plate heart wreath is made with our free printable template, a paper plate, and some basic coloring supplies. 

You can also use the heart templates to trace on construction paper or cardstcok and make a paper version.

DIY Paper Heart Wreath

It’s easy to hang up with some ribbon and will add a festive Valentine’s Day touch to any space!

Paper Heart Wreath DIY

Supplies Needed

  • Coloring materials – you can use markers, colored pencils, crayons, or even watercolors.
  • Heart templates – get the free printable templates at the bottom of the post
Paper Plate Heart Wreath Craft

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How to Make a Paper Heart Wreath

1. Print off the free printable hearts.

You can get the free printable templates at the bottom of the post (on the form with a preview of the template).

Printable Hearts for Wreath

2. Color the templates.

You will need to color 5 of the small hearts and 5 of the large. 

Use any coloring material you may have on hand, such as markers, colored pencils, or crayons. Kids can even use watercolors to color them in.

If you’d rather not color the templates, you can use the heart to trace on colored cardstock or construction paper instead.

Color Heart Templates

3. Cut out the small and large hearts.

Cut out hearts

4. Cut out the center of a paper plate.

Cut the middle out of the paper plate. 

5. Paint the paper plate pink or red. 

This is optional, but some of the paper plate might show through depending where you glue the hearts on.

Paint Paper Plate Pink

6. Fold up hearts to give them a 3D look.

Fold up the hearts a bit so the edges stick out and look 3D before gluing. 

7. Glue the hearts to the paper plate.

Glue the five large hearts down first by spacing them out throughout the paper plate.

Glue large hearts to paper plate

Then glue the small ones on top in the middle of each large heart. 

Glue small hearts to paper plate

8. Add a bow to the top of the wreath.

Glue the bow to the small heart at the top of the wreath.

Add Bow to Top of Wreath

9. Add a loop of ribbon to the back for hanging.

Tape the ribbon to the back for hanging.

Printable Paper Heart Wreath

These paper heart wreaths are a fun way to decorate a space for Valentine’s Day!

Kids can also design their own hearts by using our heart template!

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