Our family LOVES origami! It is one of our favorite 'go-to' gardening tools for when we need to take our mind off our 'weeds' and redirect our thoughts to a more positive place. Today on the #PullYourWeeds® Blog, Gardener Aidan is going to show you how make your own origami hearts and turn them into Valentine's for your classmates, family and friends!
Scroll down for step-by-step instructions!
Make your own Valentine's Day Cards with these adorable origami hearts!
These hearts are wonderful to make all your round and are a fun craft to do in the classroom. We also love to use post-it notes to create mini versions of the hearts!
(Scroll down to read the social & emotional benefits to origami)
Instead of treats we found these adorable mini journals with inspirational messages on the cover to include with Gardener Aidan's Valentine boxes. Journaling is also another one of our favorite, 'go-to' gardening tools!
Happy Valentine's Day Gardeners!
Social and Emotional Benefits of Origami :
❒ Develops fine motor skills, hand eye coordination and mental focus.
❒ Emotional satisfaction and gratification with the finished product.
❒ Improves spatial visualization skills and encourages hands-on learning.
❒ Valuable for brain and mind as it often requires both hands working together.
❒ It's fun for gardeners of all ages!