Easy to Make Heart Shaped Bean Bags for Kids Valentine Games

Kids love bean bag games any day of the year. You can make the games a little more festive for a Valentine theme with these heart shaped bean bags. The bean bags are easy to make, and perfect for kids of all ages to use with games of toss, from target games to alphabet games. 

DIY heart shaped bean bags for Valentine games - Preschool Toolkit

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This tutorial is for bean bags made with a sewing machine.

If no-sew is a better option for you, I listed some sites at the end of the post where you can find just what you need!


How to make a heart shaped bean bag - Preschool Toolkit



1. Trace a heart shape onto red fabric with white chalk or a fabric pencil.


Sewing heart shaped bean bag for preschool games - Preschool Toolkit


2. Stitch along the chalk line, leaving a 2 inch (5 cm) opening for adding beans or rice.


Make heart shaped bean bags for Valentine games - Preschool Toolkit


3. Pull the fabric from the inside to the outside so right sides are out.


Making heart shaped bean bags for preschool games - Preschool Toolkit


4. Fill the bean bag with beans or rice. 

Sewing heart shaped bean bag for valentine games - Preschool Toolkit


5. Sew the opening by hand or on the sewing machine.

Your bean bag is ready for Valentine fun! 


Fun ways to play with bean bags.


You might also like these no-sew options!

1. Use a glue gun : Mama OT

2. Use duct tape : Frugal Fun for Boys and Girls

3. Use hemming web : The Train Drivers Wife


Create your Valentine theme with ideas from our Valentine Pinterest board.

Follow our Indoor Play  on Pinterest for more games and activities!


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