Crayon Melt Valentines Day Art for Kids

Melted Crayon Heart Paintings – Colorful Valentines Day Art for Kids

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Crayon Melt Valentines Day Art for Kids

If you’re looking for ideas for Valentines Day art for kids, try this one!

We’ve combined some of our very favorite art techniques (and subjects) into an art activity that is fun to do, sweet to gift, and gorgeous hanging in the window! 

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 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:

30 Valentine Crafts and Activities for Kids

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

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  • Reply
    jana
    January 21, 2015 at 2:56 am

    What a nice idea! I like this see-through effects.

    • Reply
      Jean Van't Hul
      January 21, 2015 at 5:32 am

      Glad you like it, Jana! We love giving art a stained glass effect this way!

  • Reply
    Sally
    February 2, 2018 at 9:54 pm

    Hi Jean! I tried to find the full right up on Imagination Tree but can’t find it. Any suggestions? Thanks!

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