Love-Zine Valentine's Day Craft for Kids

Valentine's Day zine and Gelatos

Hi everyone, Mou Saha here with a tutorial for creating fun quick Valentine Love-Zines with kids using Gelatos. I have made a complete materials list for you.


Gelatos® - Banana - #771227

Gelatos® - Bubble Gum - #771210

Gelatos® - Margarita Mix - #771233

Gelatos® Colors - Snow Cone - #771232

Gelatos® - Metallic Melon - #771231

Gelatos® - Metallic Mint - #771203

Goldfaber Aqua Watercolor Pencil - #199 Black - #114699

Printer Paper – 8.5 x 11 inches


Paper with Gelatos scribbled

On an 8.5 x 11 inches printer paper, make some scribbles with your favorite Gelatos color. Lightweight papers like printer paper are easier to fold.

Gelatos with Gelatos scribbled

Fill up the page with more scribbles with other colors of Gelatos.

Paper folded with Scissors

Let’s fold the paper to make the Love-Zine.

1. Fold paper lengthwise in half. Line up the edges and crease well. Open.

2. Fold paper widthwise in half. Line up the edges and crease well. Open.

3. Fold edges to center widthwise in halves. Line up the edges and crease well.

4. Fold back widthwise like step 2. Cut straight from center to first crease with scissors.

Zine with Gelatos scribbles

Folded back upon itself, this is what the zine should look like.

Zine with scribbles

Gather and fold like a book as shown. Re-crease if needed for a neat stack.

Zine with Gelatos scribbles and a Goldfaber Aqua Watercolor Pencil

Write love messages on each surface with a color pencil. I hope you enjoyed today’s tutorial on making Valentine Love Zines. Happy Valentine’s Day to y’all!

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