an activity for preschoolers:

before you begin:
Pipe cleaners, letter beads, assorted other beads, and yarn for hanging

activity goals:
To create a representational craft using different colors and textures.

A hanging gift for a family member is perfect for Valentine's Day!

let's get started

step 1
Begin by picking out a special message in alphabet beads
step 2
Make a crease in a pipe cleaner at the half-way mark
step 3
Along with some other decorative beads, begin stringing the beads onto each side of the pipe cleaner "V", making sure to spell out the message or name in order
step 4
When finished, bring the ends together and twist to form a heart shape
step 5
Add a strand of yarn for hanging