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Fingerprint Heart Card

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Valentine’s Day is a perfect holiday to create handmade cards. We like to use handprints or fingerprints since they make great keepsake cards. This fingerprint heart card is so easy to do it’s perfect for toddlers and preschoolers (with some cutting help). Parents and grandparents will love to receive this handmade card!

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Valentine Fingerprint Heart Card

The fingerprint version of this heart card is an easy Valentine’s day card for toddlers to make. Adults will need to help by cutting out the templates and then kids can stamp their fingerprints on the heart card. You could also have kids just color the card with markers or paint. It’s an easy one to set-up and a great gift personalized with a photo!

Valentine Fingerprint Heart Card

Fingerprint Valentine Heart Card

Here is what you need to make the fingerprint Valentine heart cards: 

  • Pink and red paint – non-toxic kids paint will work well
  • White cardstock
  • Red or pink glitter paper (if you want to make the glitter heart versions)
  • Scissors
  • Pictures
  • Heart template – you can get the template by subscribing to our newsletter on the form with the preview of the heart template.

Watch the full tutorial video here before you get started!

Directions to Make a Valentine Heart Card

1. First print off the heart card template. You can get the template after these directions by subscribing to our newsletter on the form with the preview of the heart template. You can also free-hand draw your hearts or make your own by folding over a piece of paper and drawing half of the heart.

Fold over a piece glitter paper or white cardstock and then trace the template.

Trace Heart Card Template

2. Cut out the cards and the inside heart for the photo.

Cut out Heart Card Template

3. Add fingerprints to the white cardstock heart. We used red and pink paint.

Add Fingerprints to Heart Card

4. Add a photo by taping or gluing the photo on the inside of the card.

Add Photo to Heart Card

5. Write your special message inside!

Valentine Fingerprint Card

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More Valentine’s Day Crafts for Kids

These heart handprint salt dough ornaments are the perfect Valentine’s day craft!

Handprint Ornament

Make a handprint Valentine card with your own personalized heart messages inside. We love how easy this card is to make!

Handprint Valentine Card Cover

For another handprint card idea – see this handprint suncatcher craft.

I Love You to Pieces Craft

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Fingerprint Valentine Heart Card for Kids

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