How to Make a Paper Valentine Treat Basket for Mom Gift as a Classroom Project.

To make a Paper Valentine Treat Basket (a great gift for Mom)

This paper basket craft is easy for kids and can be made for an Easter or Valentine's Day with a simple change of colors. Add a bunny or an egg for a fun, festive diy Easter Basket. Enjoy!

How to make an Easter or  Valentine's Treat Basket with paper.
How to make an Easter or
Valentine's Treat Basket with paper.

Follow the steps as pictured then add embellishments such as crepe paper, heart cut-outs, and glitter. Poke a hole in two opposite sides and insert two braided (twisted) pipe-cleaners forming a handle. Inside the basket, make a "t"with the pipe-cleaner to lock in place. Fill your paper Valentine treat basket with candy or trinkets when complete. It makes a great classroom project valentine for friends.

How to make a valentine treat basket for Mom gift
Valentine Gift for Mom kids can make.

Use a paper plate as a pattern, trace onto construction paper, and fold on the lines shown.
Fold corners in , glue, and tape to secure.

Paper base should look like this when done folding.

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Lora Langston
Lora Langston

Lora is a homeschooling mom, writer, creator of Kids Creative Chaos, and Director of the Play Connection.