Easy Valentine Heart Locket


This is an easy little craft for kids to make for Mom. They can draw a picture, write a message or glue a photo on the inside hearts, that just slide apart for Mom to see. A great little treasure to give for Valentine's day!

Items needed: 

  • Foam HeartsĀ  1 1/2 - 2 1/2 inch diameter (or cut from craft foam)
  • Small glitter HeartĀ  (or other small heart)
  • Pens, Photos, Glue
  • Cording, approx 24 " each
  • Hole Punch
  • Scissors


  1. Punch hole in 3 large Hearts
  2. Glue small Heart onto front Heart.
  3. For 2nd and 3rd Heart, let kids draw a picture, write a note or paste a small photo of themself onto the Heart.
  4. Set Hearts on top of each other in correct order, then thread cording through holes.
  5. Make a knot close to top of Hearts, not too tight as you want the Hearts to slide sideways or pull apart to see inside of 2nd and 3rd hearts.
  6. Tie ends of cording together and your Valentine Heart Locket is ready to give.