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Melted Crayon Heart Paintings – Colorful Valentines Day Art for Kids

by Jean Van't Hul
January 20, 2015

Try melted crayon heart paintings for fun Valentine’s Day art for kids. An easy process art activity that you can give to your Valentine!

If you’re looking for ideas for Valentine’s Day art projects, try this crayon melt stained glass project that you can give as a gift or hang in the window.

We’ve combined some of our very favorite art techniques (and subjects) into an art activity that is so fun and easy to do!

Crayon Melt Valentines Day Art for Kids - Drawing with the melting crayons

First, we did melted crayon drawings…

Crayon Melt Valentines Day Art for Kids - Painting over the drawing with watercolors

…then we painted over and around our melted crayon hearts…

Crayon Melt Valentines Day Art for Kids - Adding a layer of oil

…and finally we added a coat of vegetable oil to give each Valentine artwork a stained glass effect.

Crayon Melt Valentines Day Art for Kids - Hanging in the window

I wrote this post for my friend Anna Ranson’s site, The Imagination Tree

You can read the whole post there, including the details about the materials and steps of how we made the hanging frames.

Crayon Melt Valentine’s Day Art for Kids

And while you’re there, make sure to see her many Valentine arts and crafts ideas, such as:

Crayon Melt Valentines Day Art for Kids

Want more ideas? Click here for 30 Valentine Crafts and Activities for Kids (with a FREE printable list!).

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