Heart Mouse

With construction paper, cotton balls and pipe cleaners you can make a mouse entirely out of hearts!

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Fold pink paper.

Fold a piece of pink construction paper in half.
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Cut a heart.

Cut out a heart shape by starting at a folded end of the paper and cutting a tear drop shape. Careful not to cut the fold!
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Stretch cotton.

Stretch one cotton ball to loosen it up.
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Stuff the heart.

Place the cotton ball on the fold of your cut out heart and surround it with paper. Staple it shut.
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Cut a pipe cleaner.

Cut a piece of red pipe cleaner around your finger’s length.
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Attach a pipe cleaner.

Place the pipe cleaner tale at the round part of the heart and staple it.
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Add eyes.

Glue a wiggly eye on both sides of the pointy end of the heart.
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Cut two red hearts.

Cut out two hearts the size of a quarter from red construction paper.
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Glue ears.

Glue a small heart on both sides of the mouse’s head.
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