Valentine Crafts For Kids They'll Love to Make (2024)

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.

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Valentine’s Day is that special time of year when little hearts flutter with excitement and classrooms buzz with the anticipation of sweet exchanges.

I remember those days fondly, the thrill of crafting my own Valentine’s Day box, an annual tradition that was almost a rite of passage.

I insisted on doing it all by myself, without any help from my parents. It was my own project, a token of my creativity and independence.

Fast forward to today, and although times may have changed, one thing remains steadfast – kids’ love for crafting, especially when it comes to Valentine’s Day.

In the spirit of this cherished occasion, I’ve embarked on a delightful journey to gather over 35 easy valentine crafts for kids, a collection that’s sure to spark joy and creativity in your little ones.

Whether you’re a parent, guardian, or teacher, you’ll find these ideas perfect for igniting a spark of creativity in children, making this Valentine’s Day not only memorable but truly special.

From simple cut-out hearts to more intricate projects, each craft in this collection has been selected with care, ensuring that there’s something for every skill level and interest.

So, are you ready to dive into a world of hearts, glitter, and construction paper? The hardest part, I assure you, will be choosing which of these 35+ valentine crafts to try first!

Scroll down, and let’s start this crafty adventure, creating memories and masterpieces that will be cherished far beyond February 14th. Let the magic of Valentine’s Day crafting begin!

Valentine Crafts for Kids

Valentine's Day is such a fun time to make things with your children - here are 35+ easy valentine crafts for kids that your littles will love.

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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.

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Our Friendship Rocks

Photo Credit:Maggy Woodley

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!

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Valentine Gnome Craft

Photo Credit:easy-crafts-for-kids.com

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.

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Unicorn Valentine Box

Make a DIY valentines box that looks like a unicorn! This is easy to do with a shoebox and Duck Tape.

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Rocket Valentine

Photo Credit:www.simpleeverydaymom.com

Sam says that kids will have a blast making these rockets! They are really easy with the template she provides.

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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!

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Pugs & Kisses Box

Photo Credit:Steve Carrell

It’s so easy to make this “pugs and kisses” valentine box! So sweet for either boys or girls, and great for the classroom.

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Heart Art

Photo Credit:www.projectswithkids.com

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!

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Heart Glasses

Photo Credit:Leslie Manlapig

Upcycle some cereal boxes to make these awesome glasses. With red cellophane lenses, everything will look rosy!

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Button Heart

Photo Credit:eighteen25.com

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.

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Valentine Heart Leis

Photo Credit:makezine.com

These would actually be a cute Valentine's Day "card" to give to classmates. Everyone can wear them for the day.

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Heart Shaped Crayons

Photo Credit:princesspinkygirl.com

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.

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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!

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Heart Bookmarks

Photo Credit:www.5minutesformom.com

The pom-pom bookmark gets a cute upgrade with a little felt heart for Valentine's Day!

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Watercolor Heart Art

Photo Credit:www.peanutblossom.com

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.

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Puzzle Wreath

Photo Credit:afewshortcuts.com

Have your kids give an old 100-piece puzzle a new life as a heart wreath! This is a perfectly easy Valentine craft for all ages.

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Heart Bracelets

Photo Credit:www.merrimentdesign.com

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!

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Heart Necklaces

Photo Credit:amazingmae.blogspot.com

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).

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Cupid's Arrows

Photo Credit:www.gingersnapcrafts.com

I love Valentine crafts for kids that use Duck Tape! These sturdy arrows are perfect for tying to gifts or using in holiday displays.

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Handmade Cards

Photo Credit:Aki Altuna

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!

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Heart Shaped Basket

Photo Credit:happyhourprojects.com

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.

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Toilet Paper Roll Unicorn

Photo Credit:www.craftsonsea.co.uk

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!

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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.

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Twig Arrows

Photo Credit:www.carolynshomework.com

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!

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Heart Thumbprint Art

Photo Credit:www.adabofgluewilldo.com

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.

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Heart Window Clings

Photo Credit:Amy Anderson

These valentine window clings are so easy – all you need is colorfulacrylic paintandMod Podgeto make this fun glass clings for kids!

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Box of "Chocolates"

Photo Credit:simplisticallyliving.com

Those are some cute playdough chocolates. They almost look real. My favorite part of this craft is emptying the box of the real chocolates!

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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!

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Valentine Pom Pom Garland

Make a Valentine's Day pom pom garland for your holiday decor. The heart poms are easy to create.

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Heart-Shaped Borax Crystals

Photo Credit:club.chicacircle.com

If you let boiling water mixed with Borax cool it forms crystals! How cool are these hearts?

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String of Hearts Garland

Photo Credit:pagingsupermom.com

Learn how to make a simple Valentine's Day garland using pretty colors of construction paper! This is so easy and fun.

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Valentine Fairies

Photo Credit:lets-explore.net

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.

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Sharpie and Alcohol Valentines

Photo Credit:happyhooligans.ca

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!

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Sticky Heart Collage

Photo Credit:handsonaswegrow.com

Nothing goes to waste! Jamie's boys cut out hearts to make garland and then created this collage in a window. Nice.

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Valentine's Day Pencils

Photo Credit:www.thegunnysack.com

Your kids will love making red pencils with silver curls and sparkly pencils with red heart tops.

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Valentine's Day Slime

Photo Credit:thefarmgirlgabs.com

Pink glitter and heart confetti makes a great Valen-slime! What do you think? Kids will love this.

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Yarn Hearts

Photo Credit:www.2littlehooligans.com

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.

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Handprint Heart Tree

Photo Credit:www.thebestideasforkids.com

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 kids craft collections and themes:

4th of JulyAnimalsApplesBoredom BustersCandy CaneChristmasChristmas OrnamentsChristmas TreesClayCoffee FiltersCotton BallsEarth DayEasterFallFlowersFrozenGhostHalloweenLove BugsMacaroniMickey MouseMinionsMonstersMoonMother’s DayMummiesMushroomsNaturePaper BagPaper CupsPine ConesPipe CleanersPokemonPopsicle SticksPreschool CraftsPresident’s DayPumpkinReindeerSantaSnowflakesSnowmenSt. Patrick’s DayStarsStrawsSummerSuper MarioThanksgiving

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