I always gave out Valentines when I was young, but it’s also fun to do crafts – here are 35+ Valentine crafts for kids that your littles will love.
It’s always fun to trade classroom Valentine’s at school. Even more fun? Making your own Valentine’s Day box. I looked forward to it every year! I didn’t want my parents’ help – I wanted to make it myself. And I always did. It was a rite of passage!
At least it was “back in the day” – I wonder what it’s like now? Times have changed I’m sure, but what hasn’t changed is that kids love crafting for Valentine’s Day!
There are so many fun ideas for valentine crafts for kids that it’s hard to narrow them down. But I’ve pulled together a collection that I think you and your little ones are going to love to try. The hard part will be picking one of the 39 to try first! Just scroll down to see them.
Valentine Crafts for Kids
Valentine's Day is such a fun time to make things with your children - here are 35+ Valentine crafts for kids that your littles will love.
Origami Heart Bookmark
Learn how to make an origami heart bookmark in a matter of minutes! This is so easy, you'll want to make hundreds of them.
Pom Pom Monsters
If you’re looking for an easy Valentine’s Day craft to make with the kids then you’re in luck! Learn how to make pom pom valentine craft monsters with heart antennas. These are great for kids to play with at home, and easy enough to make in large quantities for classroom valentines.
Our Friendship Rocks
You can use these as classroom valentines by adding an "Our Friendship Rock’s" card. These also make cute gifts to spread around the neighborhood. They are easy to make with fingerprints!
Valentine Gnome Craft for Kids
With the free template on this site, this Valentine's Day gnome is super easy to make. Isn't he adorable? Kids will love this simple paper craft idea.
Unicorn Valentine Box
Make a DIY valentines box that looks like a unicorn! This is easy to do with a shoebox and Duck Tape.
Sam says that kids will have a blast making these rockets! They are really easy with the template she provides.
Love U Frame
Do you love duck tape crafts? Create a simple Valentine's Day frame using patterned tape and Scrabble letters. Makes such a sweet gift!
Pugs & Kisses Box
It’s so easy to make this “pugs and kisses” valentine box! So sweet for either boys or girls, and great for the classroom.
Grab some Q-Tips and paint for this Valentine's Day heart art. If you aren't very good at cutting out hearts, Angela even provides a template for you!
Upcycle some cereal boxes to make these awesome glasses. With red cellophane lenses, everything will look rosy!
It's nice when kids can make a craft that looks good enough to use as a decoration! This easy Valentine's Day craft for kids is not only fun, but it looks awesome.
Valentine Heart Leis
These would actually be a cute Valentine's Day "card" to give to classmates. Everyone can wear them for the day.
Heart Shaped Crayons
Save all of those bits and pieces of crayons when you are cleaning up. You can make these cool hearts to pass out on for valentines.
Paper Heart Decorations
Hang them up in clusters or add a single one to a doorknob, however you use your paper heart decorations, they're bound to make you smile!
The pom-pom bookmark gets a cute upgrade with a little felt heart for Valentine's Day!
Watercolor Heart Art
Painting with watercolors is always fun for kids. This rainbow heart art turns out beautiful and can be a fun Valentine's Day gift for grandparents.
Have your kids give an old 100-piece puzzle a new life as a heart wreath! This is a perfectly easy Valentine craft for kids of all ages.
What little girl wouldn't want to wear a cute paper heart bracelet or two for Valentine's Day? I think I'd like to make a few for myself!
Salt dough hearts on ribbon creates a cute necklace! These remind me of the gingerbread hearts they have for Oktoberfest (google it, you'll agree).
I love Valentine crafts for kids that use Duck Tape! These sturdy arrows are perfect for tying to gifts or using in holiday displays.
If you’re looking for ideas for valentines day cards for kids, you’ll love this handmade decoupage card. It’s so easy and requires minimal supplies!
Heart Shaped Basket
Practice some weaving skills with this heart shaped basket made from Duck Tape! I love this idea for gifting candy to family, friends, coworkers, classmates, or neighbors.
Toilet Paper Roll Unicorn
Make a sweet Valentine's Day unicorn using recycled materials. I love the hearts at the base of the horn. And those rosy cheeks? Adorable!
Valentine's Day Perler Beads (50+ Patterns!)
Get over 50 patterns for Valentine’s Day perler beads! There are a variety of patterns including hearts, flowers, Cupid, and more.
Here’s a sweet little project that your little crafters can make for Valentine’s Day. Any cupid would love to use one of these felt and twig arrows!
Heart Thumbprint Art
This heart art would make a cute Valentine's Day card for the grandparents! It doesn't take much time to make at all, and kids will have so much fun painting.
Heart Window Clings
These valentine window clings are so easy – all you need is colorful acrylic paint and Mod Podge to make this fun glass clings for kids!
Box of "Chocolates"
Those are some cute playdough chocolates. They almost look real. My favorite part of this craft is emptying the box of the real chocolates!
Heart Wall Decals
Learn how to make wall decals the easy way! Customize with any shape and the best part - they are removable. Kids will love putting these on the wall of their bedroom!
Valentine Pom Pom Garland
Make a Valentine's Day pom pom garland for your holiday decor. The heart poms are easy to create.
Heart-Shaped Borax Crystals
If you let boiling water mixed with Borax cool it forms crystals! How cool are these hearts?
String of Hearts Garland
Learn how to make a simple Valentine's Day garland using pretty colors of construction paper! This is so easy and fun.
This is a cute way to use heart doilies in a craft! These simple and adorable little Valentine fairies are perfect for handing out in class.
Sharpie and Alcohol Valentines
Get a really cool marble effect by having the kids color the hearts with different color Sharpies and then put a bit of alcohol on them and watch the colors blend!
Sticky Heart Collage
Nothing goes to waste! Jamie's boys cut out hearts to make garland and then created this collage in a window. Nice.
Valentine's Day Pencils
Your kids will love making red pencils with silver curls and sparkly pencils with red heart tops.
Valentine's Day Slime
Pink glitter and heart confetti makes a great Valen-slime! What do you think? Kids will love this Valentine's Day craft!
Just wrap heart-shaped wood or even cardboard with a couple colors of yarn. Place them around the house or glue them to a canvas like she did here.
Handprint Heart Tree
Handprint crafts are always fun, and this heart tree is no exception! his would look so lovely on display in a classroom or up in an office for some Valentine’s day decorations.
Which of these Valentine crafts is your favorite – which have your kids tried? I’d love to know in the comments! I’d also love for you to check out the following craft ideas:
Tuesday 20th of July 2021