17 Easy Valentine’s Day Crafts for Kids
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, which means it’s time to start thinking about Valentine crafts for the kids and other fun projects. Because what’s more special than something handmade with love and care?
Here we have compiled a list of kids favorite Valentine’s Day crafts, they can also make! 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.
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.
Heart Shaped Valentines’s Day Animals
Housing A Forest has lots of great ideas and tutorials to make animal cards out of hearts. If your kids are making handmade Valentines this year, why not make a zoo of all kinds of animals? They’re fun to give and receive!
Solo Cup Heart Man
This googly-eyed heart man requires just a few supplies and can make for a fun desk decoration for Valentine’s Day. Get your kids started with some scissors and construction paper, and follow the instructions by Crafty Morning.
Valentine Fingerprint Photo Frame
This colorful picture frame makes a great Valentine gift for grandparents, plus kids will love getting hands-on and a little messy. Thanks to One Artsy Mama for this great idea.
Cupid’s Arrow Valentines
Turn pencils into Cupid’s arrows and aim for the perfect non-candy Valentines. You’ll find the instructions and printable tags at This Mama Loves blog.
Borax Crystal Hearts
Not only is this clever craft from Club Chica Circle a cool science experiment for the kids, it also results in sparkly Valentines décor. Whip together your ingredients and watch the crystals grow.
Despicable Me “You’re One in a Minion” Twinkie Valentines Day Craft
The adorable, kooky minions from Despicable Me and the Minions movies were a hit among kids and parents alike. With Crafty Morning’s instructions, you and your kids can craft these minion Valentines to hand out to all their classmates.
Paper crafts Flowering Tree
Kids of all ages can participate in this easy craft that makes a great gift for parents or grandparents. Grab the construction paper, scissors, and glue and follow Krokotak’s tutorial.
DIY Window Clings
This DIY window cling project is a fun tracing activity for kids that results in cute Valentine decorations to stick to the windows. You’ll find directions and printables at The Connection We Share.
Fruit Roll-Up Fortune Cookies
You and your kids may get a little sticky crafting these sweet, fun Valentines. Fortunately, this unique idea is sure to be a hit! Create these fortune “cookies” following easy instructions from She Knows.
Pom Pom Monsters
Stray from the traditional Valentines cards and candy this year and have your kids make these adorable pom pom monsters for their friends. These little guys make cute Valentine desk pets. Find the tutorial at Practically Functional.
Recycled Seed Paper Valentines
Looking for a unique Valentine idea? These recycled paper hearts will grow when you plant them! Teach your kids how to recycle paper while making these seed paper Valentines. This idea courtesy of JaMonkey.
String of Hearts Garland
Looking to spruce up your home for Valentine’s Day? Ask for your kids’ help to make this colorful heart garland. This project is easy, and you’ll only need construction paper, staples, and string. Follow Paging Supermom’s simple directions.
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.
Toilet Roll Love Bugs
Repurpose your empty toilet paper tubes to make these love bugs for Valentine’s Day. Kids of all ages can participate in this craft from Red Ted Art.
Woven Heart Basket
Woven heart baskets have been a popular Valentine craft for years. They require minimal supplies and the result is a cute gift that will hold a few pieces of candy. Check out The Artisan Life for the tutorial.
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.
Hope you like these Valentine’s Day Special Crafts for Kids.