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As YC was on a playdate the other day she missed out on doing our secret love notes.  Therefore we needed to come up with a Valentine’s craft for her to do. YC loves cutting things out and is always asking if she can have a piece of paper to cut up. It made sense then to do a craft that really concentrated on that love of cutting.

You will need:

  • Different coloured paper
  • Pencil
  • Pen
  • Scissors
  • Glue

On the piece of paper draw hearts of increasing size.

Cut them out and glue them on top of each other.

If you want you can get your little one to write a Valentine’s message on the back.

Top tip:

If you find that your little one is having problems cutting then draw a smiley face on their thumbnail and tell them to keep it facing up.

I remember being told by my reception teacher that you need to keep the scissors still (pointing up) and move the paper. This makes it much easier when you have rounded edges or fiddle parts to cut out.

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Nanny Anita
Norland Nanny

Nanny Anita is our resident Super Nanny. Having trained at the famous Norland College, in Bath, she has over 12 years experience, working all over the world with children from 2 months to 17 years old. Nanny Anita is an expert when it comes to keeping the little ones entertained and writes a column with Leonora called 'Get Crafty' for Little London magazine. Nanny Anita has been on hand to answer our reader questions, and she provides weekly arts, crafts and activities for families to do with their children at home. She really is a modern day Mary Poppins!

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