KidLit Pick: Tools of the Heart

STUDIO 15 – This week’s KidLit Pick of the Week is TOOLS OF THE HEART book series written by Patrick Arguin. In this book series, learn valuable lessons about life’s challenges-all while allowing the child to feel comfortable and safe. Each theme explores and fosters inner resourcefulness and resilience!


Supplies: Small blocks of wood, gold spray paint, red and pink acrylic paint, fast dry latex caulk, paint brush, clear enamel glass sealer.

  1. Spray paint the blocks of wood with gold spray paint and let them fully dry.
  2. Draw a heart on the wood with the caulk and smooth it our using your finger-let it fully dry.
  3. Next, paint the caulked heart the color you have chosen. You will likely need 2 coats of paint.
  4. Lastly, spray the sealer on the blocks and let them fully dry.
  5. Wrap them up pretty as give as Valentine gifts!