Origami Heart Valentines

I am certainly no master at origami, but these hearts make me feel like a real whiz! They are super-fast to make and your kids will get the hang of it very quickly, sans frustration, I swear!

Check out this video that we made that shows you how easy and cute they are!

What you’ll need:

  • Origami paper
  • Scissors
  • Letter stamps
  • Ink pad
  • Glue dots


  1. Place a 6″ x 6″ square of origami paper colored-side down. Fold paper in half on the diagonal, bringing top corner to bottom one. Unfold. Fold in half again, bringing right corner to left one. Unfold.
  2. Fold top point of paper to meet center crease.
  3. Fold bottom point up to meet top fold.
  4. Fold right side up diagonally to align with center.
  5. Repeat on left side to meet center crease.
  6. Flip over folded paper; fold side and top points in 1/2″.
  7. Flip over and insert a slip of paper with a message into pocket of heart.
  8. Cut 3/4″ strips from origami paper.
  9. Stamp names in the center of each strip.
  10. Fold the ends around the name and trim off about ½”. Cut out triangles on the ends of the strip.
  11. Glue-dot the name strip to each heart.

February 6, 2018| Early Elementary, Everyday Crafts, Grown-Up, Holidays, Older Elementary, Paper, Tween to Teen, Valentine's Day