Heart with Arrow Treats

Lesson #12158

Hit a bullseye by creating a heart treat for any special occasion.

Grade Level:
1-2, 3-5

Making this heart is simple and easy, and it’s fun to give for Valentine’s Day, birthdays, anniversaries, special occasions or when someone just needs to know you care.

Cutting slits in this Heart w/Arrow shape makes it a perfect holder for a pen or pencil to give as an award or gift. You can also insert a stir stick for hot chocolate or a straw for juice or milk.

A11182-Sizzix Bigz Die - Heart w/Arrow
Adhesive, Cardstock or construction paper, Craft knife, Marker or pen, Pencil, Stir stick, straw or lollipop
Adhesive, Cardstock or construction paper, Craft knife, Marker or pen, Pencil, Stir stick, straw or lollipop

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

  1. Die-cut Heart w/Arrow shape using cardstock or construction paper.
  2. Draw several straight lines with a pencil on the heart for any message you wish to write.
  3. Write a message with a marker or pen. Once the message dries, erase the pencil lines.
  4. Cut two 1" slits about 2" apart on the heart with a craft knife. 
  5. Insert a pencil, straw or lollipop into the two slits (Main Photo).
  6. If using a stir stick, insert the stick into the slits. Attach the point of the arrow to the front of the stir stick.
  7. Die-cut another arrow feather shape. Attach one feather shape to the end of the stir stick, and adhere the second feather shape in front, aligning the feather shapes (Main Photo). 
  8. When you fasten the stir stick, straw, lollipop or pencil to the heart, you have a work of heart!

Fine Arts-Visual Arts
NA-VA.K.4-2 Using Knowledge of Structures and Functions
Achievement Standard:

  • Students use visual structures and functions of art to communicate ideas

NA-VA.K.4-5 Reflecting Upon and Assessing the Characteristics and Merits of Their Work and the Work of Others
Achievement Standard:

  • Students understand there are different responses to specific artworks

Source: educationworld.com

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