Have you ever wanted to look at life through rose-tinted glasses? Recycle some empty toilet paper rolls and cardboard to create something cheerful and extraordinary for a Valentine’s Day party with the kids.
With this DIY Valentine’s Day glasses craft sure you will have fun during the making and will make you smile seeing the lovely result.
Valentine’s Day Toilet Roll Glasses
With just a few straightforward steps, you and your kids will be able to make a wonderful pair of DIY heart glasses that everyone in the family is sure to love. So let’s get started on the most heartfelt craft of the year!
What Will You Need for Valentine’s Cardboard Glasses?
- Toilet paper rolls for crafts
- Cardstock or cardboard
- Self-Adhesive Heart Gems or other Valentine’s Day related mini stickers
How to Make DIY Heart Glasses for Valentine’s Day?
Form a toilet paper roll in a heart shape. Pinch the toilet roll to get the pointy part of the heart, then make an inverted crease on the opposite side for creating the heart’s arch. Create the lenses by cutting two rings from this roll (about 1 cm wide).
Measure your child’s face and according to that cut another toilet paper roll, cardstock, or piece of cardboard to make the temples and the bridge of the glasses.
You can also download our free template of glass temples in 3 different sizes.
Your kids can start decorating the different parts of Valentine’s glasses.
1. Use paint to add colors with a paintbrush
2. Markers to draw on them
3. Dip your little one’s fingers in paint and print heart shapes on the frame
4. Stick different stickers to make your cardboard glasses look lovingly fancy
Once the pieces dried carefully, glue them together.
When attaching the glasses’ bridge, fold both ends of the cardboard strip, that’s where you will put the glue.
It’s important to remember that while glue guns are great for adults, children should be reaching for the school glue instead.
In the end, it’s time to have some fun wearing those lovely DIY Valentine’s Glasses! Kids can wear fancy dresses with glasses on, play a fashion show, or simply do a photoshoot. 🙂
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And don’t forget to let us know how your glasses turned out down below in the comment section!