Classroom Valentines #4: Crepe Paper Valentine Flowers

Who says Classroom Valentines need to be boring and store-bought? How about some charming handmade flower Valentines that come together with a few, inexpensive items? Keep reading for the complete instructions and for additional Classroom Valentines you can make with and for your kids.

Classroom Crepe Paper Valentine Flower tutorial by Jen Gallacher from www.jengallacher.com. #valentines #valentinesday #valentinesdaycraft


These charming Valentines use the most basic of supplies: straws, cardstock, crepe paper, tags, ribbon, and heart stickers. Easy Peasy and they come together quickly.

Classroom Crepe Paper Valentine Flower tutorial by Jen Gallacher from www.jengallacher.com. #valentines #valentinesday #valentinesdaycraft

Crepe Paper Valentine Flower Tutorial:


Step 1: Accordion fold or pleat crepe paper into a circle and staple in the center. If you prefer, staple them to a punched circle of cardstock.

Classroom Crepe Paper Valentine Flower tutorial by Jen Gallacher from www.jengallacher.com. #valentines #valentinesday #valentinesdaycraft

Step 2: Thread ribbon through gold rimmed circle tags and add heart stickers to the center of each tag.

Classroom Crepe Paper Valentine Flower tutorial by Jen Gallacher from www.jengallacher.com. #valentines #valentinesday #valentinesdaycraft

Step 3: Glue a paper straw to the back of the paper flower. This is where a punched circle comes in handy!

Classroom Crepe Paper Valentine Flower tutorial by Jen Gallacher from www.jengallacher.com. #valentines #valentinesday #valentinesdaycraft

Step 4: Fold a strip of mint green cardstock in half and cut out half oval shapes along the fold. Open to create a leaf. Glue the leaves to the straw.

Classroom Crepe Paper Valentine Flower tutorial by Jen Gallacher from www.jengallacher.com. #valentines #valentinesday #valentinesdaycraft
You can use red, pink or whatever color of crepe paper you want for this Valentine.

Classroom Crepe Paper Valentine Flower tutorial by Jen Gallacher from www.jengallacher.com. #valentines #valentinesday #valentinesdaycraft


Take a moment to pin this project to Pinterest so you can remember these steps for later.

Classroom Crepe Paper Valentine Flower tutorial by Jen Gallacher from www.jengallacher.com. #valentines #valentinesday #valentinesdaycraft

Classroom Crepe Paper Valentine Flower tutorial by Jen Gallacher from www.jengallacher.com. #valentines #valentinesday #valentinesdaycraft

You can find additional Classroom Valentine ideas HERE, HERE, and HERE. Keep watching for new ideas coming soon!

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