Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, which means it’s time to start thinking about Valentine cards for the kids’ classmates, décor, and other fun projects. Because what’s more special than something handmade with love and care?
We’ve curated 75 craft ideas for kids of all ages, from toddlers to tweens. These creative ideas for kids Valentine’s Day crafts will inspire you and the kids to make gifts for all your loved ones this year. Regardless of your artistic abilities, you’ll find inspiration to plan an easy ‘crafternoon’ or a whole week of crafting fun.
Cardboard Tube Heart Stamps
cardboard tube heart stamps
This project from Rust & Sunshine is great for kids of all ages, especially little ones still learning their motor skills. All you need is an empty paper towel or toilet paper tube and some tape.
Melted Crayon Hearts
melted crayon hearts
Put your kids’ old and broken crayons to use with this project that results in a great gift for their friends. Mom Luck provides instructions on how to make this fun and easy craft with your kids.
This Much Card
this much card
Get hands-on with this fun, accordion-style Valentine’s card using supplies you likely have around the house. Check out A Day In My Life’s blog for the easy instructions.
What better way to deliver Valentines than by stuffing them in a kooky monster’s mouth? Using an old tissue box and the instructions on Giggles Galore’s website, you and your kids can make this adorable monster box.
Snow Globe Valentine
snow globe valentine
Have some empty baby food jars? Recycle them to create special Valentine’s Day keepsakes for your kids’ friends. With just a few supplies, they are easy to make. Just follow Dandee’s step by step instructions.
Baking Cup Flowers
baking cup flowers
Looking to make unique Valentines for your kids to share this year? Pick up some lollypops and colorful cupcake liners to make these adorable (and sweet!) flowers. Skip to my Lou provides step-by-step instructions with photos so you can send your child to school with a bouquet of sweet Valentines.
The Day It Rained Hearts Valentine’s Day Decoration
the day it rained hearts valentine’s day decoration
This cute craft is based on a children’s Valentine’s Day book about a girl who caught hearts that rained from the sky and studied them to find that each was unique in its own way. Following i heart crafty things’ instructions, you and your kids can craft Valentine’s décor with a special story behind it.
Valentine’s Day Pencils
valentine’s day pencils
Get crafty with school supplies to make these fun and festive Valentine pencils. Thanks to The Gunny Sack for this cute idea.
A Long Distance Hug
a long distance hug
Send a hug to a long distance relative or friend with this cute craft. Combining cutouts of your child’s handprints and a ribbon the length of their arm span, it’s as close to the real thing as you can get. This idea courtesy of The Party Event.
Valentine Puppy Craft
valentine puppy craft
This is the perfect craft for anyone who loves puppies. Did you know you can make a cute puppy face with nothing but heart shapes? All you need is construction paper, scissors, and glue. Follow Crafty Morning’s instructions.
Heart-shaped suncatchers are a great way to decorate for Valentine’s Day and add a warm glow to any room with a window. Follow the instructions by Makobi Scribe.