Simple Valentines Craft for Kids ~ Heart Hippopotamus
Who doesn’t love a cute hippo? Since my hubby’s favorite animal is the Hippopotamus, we decided to make a simple Valentines hippo. Seriously adorable! We have been creating a number of Heart animals recently, but this little cutie might be my favorite.
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- Grey, pink, white and black paper
- Circle Punch ~ optional, but my kids love using ours!
- Printable Hippo PDF
Print out our Hippo PDF, and cut out the pieces to use as a template. Trace the cut out shapes onto the appropriate colored paper and cut out. Then assemble and glue the pieces together. Easy peasy!
I love the oversized eyes, heart nostrils and the giant teeth. Adorable! Anyone obsessed with hippos?
Have you read the books “The Hiccupotamus” by Aaron Zenz or the “Hidden Hippo” by Joan Gannij? Both are books are super fun, and perfect to read alongside creating this adorable little hippo. Love it!