From the Heart Bag

Lesson #10188

Create fun treat bags for school events.

Grade Level:

Design unique Bags for holidays and special occasions. Students may fill their Bags with hand-made gifts and write special messages for their parent, guardian or loved ones to read.

Create decorative bags for loved ones and year-round creativity.

A11024-Sizzix Bigz Die - Shapes, Layered #2 A11026-Sizzix Bigz XL Die - Bag w/Handles #2

Supplies Used: Cardstock or Construction, Colored Tissue, Confetti, Glue, Ribbon, Scissors, Tape (Double-Sided)

The teacher will die-cut the materials for student use prior to the lesson.

  1. Die-cut two Bags using cardstock or construction paper. Fold on all the perforated lines.
  2. Place glue or double-sided tape along the side flap of the piece with Handles. Assemble the two pieces with Handles to create the Bag.
  3. Place glue or double-sided tape on the bottom flaps on the Bag. Adhere the rectangular piece to the bottom of the Bag.
  4. Cut a piece of cardstock and adhere to the completed Bag
  5. Die-cut Hearts and adhere to the Bag. Embellish as desired and fill with confetti or shredded tissue paper (see Main Photo).

Fine Arts: Visual Arts

Standard 3: Choosing and Evaluating a Range of Subject Matter, Symbols and Ideas

  • K-4 - Students select and use subject matter, symbols and ideas to communicate meaning.

Standard 5: Reflecting Upon and Assessing the Characteristics and Merits of Their Work and the Work of Others

  • K-4 - Students understand that there are various purposes for creating works of visual art.

Source: National Standards for Arts Education