Monkey Valentine Card Holder

Make this darling Monkey Valentine Card Holder with your kids or for your kids! Add a bow tie for boys or a ribbon for the girls. Free pattern and easy instructions to create! - Design Dazzle

I absolutely love making Valentine card holders. It’s such a fun, creative, expressive activity for you and your kids! This Monkey Valentine Card Holder is so simple to make, and it is extremely adorable! What I really love about this is that it can be used for a boy or girl. If it’s for a girl, simply add a cute bow! For a boy, add a bowtie. This monkey was inspired by my Puppy Valentine Card Holder from last year- it’s amazing what you can do with a brown paper gift bag and foam sheets!

Supplies for Monkey Valentine Holder:

  • Paper Craft Gift Bag 8″ x 10″
  • light brown sheet of craft foam or felt (monkey head)
  • dark brown sheet of craft foam or felt (monkey face)
  • red sheet of craft foam or felt (nose)
  • hot glue gun and glue sticks
  • bubblegum pink craft paint and paint brush
  • brown craft marker
  • scissors
  • free Monkey printable
  • optional: ribbon for bow

This craft is as simple as printing out the template, tracing it onto the foam sheets, cutting it out and gluing it on! The free printable template is available at the bottom of this post. The pictures below show you how to assemble the monkey’s face. I love the simplicity of this craft! Your kids will love helping.

Step-by-step tutorial for how to make a monkey Valentine holder for your little monkey. Check it out on Design Dazzle!

  • First, print out the free template.
  • Cut the template out and trace it onto the foam sheets.
  • Begin assembling the monkey’s face on the paper bag. As you can see, we start building the monkey’s face from the bottom to the top, starting with the head and ending with the cute heart nose.
  • It helps if you draw the mouth with the brown craft marker and lightly paint on the cheeks first. Place the eyes, nose and ears on next. Make sure you know where you want to put everything before you use the hot glue gun to place it!
  • The last step is adding a cute bow or bowtie. Now your kids are ready to fill it with yummy Valentine treats!

Your little monkey will love this monkey Valentine card holder. Check out the simple tutorial on Design Dazzle!

This monkey is so cute for your little girl or little boy!

This monkey Valentine holder is equal parts simple and cute! Find the tutorial on Design Dazzle.

Your kids will love helping make this super cute Valentine holder for their class parties. I hope you love this simple, fun Valentine craft as much as I do!

Make a Valentine Card Holder with your kids - Monkey style!!! Free pattern! Design Dazzle

Both the girl and boy version are darling! Not sure which one is my favorite!

The Monkey Template is FREE and available for immediate download by subscribing to Design Dazzle!

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Posted on February 1, 2015
Categories: crafting with kids, diy tutorials & creative ideas, fun printables, holiday awesomeness, holiday ideas, toni's projects, ideas and tips, valentines

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  1. Kim says:
    February 8, 2017

    Love this! Thank you for the free printable! I just made the sample and my TK class will be making these for Valentine’s Day!

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