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Valentine Crafts For Kids You’ll Love

I always gave out Valentines when I was young, but it’s also fun to do crafts – here are 18 Valentine crafts for kids that your littles will love.

18 Valentine crafts for kids you'll love

It’s always fun to trade Valentine’s at school. 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 18 to try first! Just scroll down to see them.

Valentine Crafts for Kids


Pencil Toppers

These painted pencils with pipe cleaner toppers make great classroom or teacher gifts.

Find the step-by-step at The Gunny Sack


Tissue Paper Wreath

Use flowers made out of tissue paper circles to create this festive wreath.

Find out how it was done at Hands On As We Grow


Egg Carton Art

Recycle an egg carton by turning it into heart art with red paint and a frame.

Get the step-by-step at A Little Hut


Twig Arrows

You can put this cute craft together with some bits of felt and twigs.

Learn how to make them at Homework


Charm Bracelet

You can make this easy bracelet out of pony beads and scrapbook paper.

(Spoonful is no longer online so use the photo for inspiration)


Heart Crayons

Melt your crayons in a silicone mold, making unique heart shapes.

Learn how to make them at Mom Luck


Key to My Heart

Make a sweet keychain for a beloved family member using clay and aluminum foil.

(Spoonful is no longer online so use the photo for inspiration)


Puppy Mask

Kids will love making and playing with these animals masks, created with paper and popsicle sticks.

(Spoonful is no longer online so use the photo for inspiration)


Paper Lei

Celebrate Valentine’s Day in style with these easy paper heart leis.

See how they were made at Make: Craft


Wrapped Hearts

Any child will be able to do this craft – it’s easy to wrap floral wire hearts with yarn.

Get the instructions at Family Chic


Finger Painting

Make your own love tree, with your fingers and leftover craft paint.

Learn more about the project at Scrumdilly-do


Bird Seed

This natural Valentine’s Day craft has the added benefit of feeding the birds.

Learn how to make them at No Time For Flashcards


Perler Beads

I love perler beads! Use them to make these sweet heart shapes.

Get the how-to at Camille Styles


Valentine Boxes

Turn old cereal boxes into Valentine holders with paper and paint.

Find the instructions at Plaid


Rose Bookmarks

Show someone how much you love them with a pretty paper rose on a stem.

(Spoonful is no longer online – get similar instructions here)


Glass Clings

These easy glass clings were made with Mod Podge and acrylic paint.

See how they were made at Mod Podge Rocks


Valentine Fairies

Turn heart doilies into a fairy skirt – and kids can add their own faces.

See how they were made at Let’s Explore


Yarn Hearts

These are so simple but so cute – and a great way to use up leftover yarn.

Learn how they were made at 2 Little Hooligans

Which of these Valentine crafts is your favorite – which have your kids tried? I’d love to know in the comments!

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