20 Lovely Valentine’s Day Craft Ideas for Kids

This list is packed full of so many different ideas that can be used for a wide variety of ages. Here are 20 lovely Valentine’s Day craft ideas for kids.


Whether you are exchanging Valentines this year, or you want a fun activity for your kids to do to celebrate Valentine’s Day, you can’t go wrong with a craft!

My kids love crafting, especially when holidays are involved, and Valentine’s Day is no exception! If you are looking for a few fun Valentine’s Day craft ideas to do at home or in your classroom, these Valentine’s Day craft ideas are perfect!

This list is packed full of so many different ideas that can be used for a wide variety of ages. Here are 20 lovely Valentine’s Day craft ideas for kids.

Valentines Day Craft Ideas for Kids

Valentine’s Day Craft Ideas for Kids

Thumbprint Magnet

These thumbprint magnets, from Messy Little Monster, are adorable and would make a great Valentine’s Day gift for family.

Salt dough is simple to make and you’ll have these ready in a flash. Don’t forget to have some magnets on hand, so your ready to finish your project. I know when I’m missing something, it just never gets completed.

Glitter Hearts

I love these glitter hearts from Buggy and Buddy. So easy and would make a great Valentine for kids to exchange. I know glitter makes moms panic, but these are so elegant and easy, it will be worth the clean up. And what holiday needs glitter more than Valentine’s Day?

And to make the clean up easier, you can get these handy Tidy Trays that allow you to funnel that excess glitter right back into the jar.

Paper Heart Flower Craft

If you can’t deal with the glitter, no matter the fancy tray, then Easy Peasy and Fun has the perfect craft for you. With just some paper, folding, and a pencil, you can create a cute craft to give in your Valentine’s exchange.

DIY Felt Heart Mobile

Oh my, this is the cutest! I love felt crafts and this is beautiful. By Sew Yeah via Red Ted Art, you’ll be ready to start sewing after seeing how wonderful this is.

Paper Plate Valentine Puppy Craft With Heart Shapes

Your puppy loving kids will adore this cute craft from Artsy Momma. This is an easy craft with items you probably already have on hand.

Bee Valentine’s Mailbox

Does your little one need a mailbox to hold all their Valentine’s Day cards? This little bee mailbox from Mom Endeavors will “bee” perfect.

Heart Plush in Matchbox

Another felt craft, this one from She Saved, for me to love! This would also make a great craft for the kids to give family members, and they get to practice some needle skills.

Valentine’s Day Heart Stone Craft

Everyone, littles to teens, will love to create these painted Valentine’s stones from Kids Activities Blog.

Simple Valentine’s Day Heart Suncatcher

Decorate for Valentine’s Day with these simple, but beautiful, suncatchers from Happiness is Homemade.

Valentine’s Mailbox

If you need a Valentine’s craft even the boys will love, this Valentine’s mailbox from Princess Pinky Girl will do it.

Valentine’s Day Craft Stick Puppets

Need a low mess craft for a group of kids? These craft stick puppets from Pint Sized Treasure would be a fun fit.

Valentine’s Day Mason Jar Craft

I love these mason jar candle holders and you could use them year after year. The Mom Maven has all the details.

Tissue Paper Flower Lollipops

For an easy and cute gift for your homeschool co-op or class, these tissue paper flower lollipops would get any kid excited. From The Happier Homemaker, these are quick and simple.

Cardboard Lacing Hearts

From Our Kid Things, another mess-free craft that you might just have everything you need on hand. These would be so cute to create and dangle from a fixture.

Love Bug Paper Plate Kid Craft

This love bug from A Night Owl is great for your youngest kids that love to cut and glue. Super easy and no special supplies are needed to have some Valentine’s Day fun.

Toilet Paper Roll Owl Valentine’s Day Craft

I love owls, so this little cutie from Mommyhood Life is high on my list of Valentin’s Day craft ideas. So cute!!

Puffy Heart Craft

This is the perfect craft for all you fun moms out there who relish in the crafty mess. No doubt, the kids would love to make this puffy heart from Fantastic Fun and Learning.

Heart Pocket Valentine’s Day Craft

From Meet Penny, this heart pocket Valentine’s Day craft would be fun and quick to create with materials you find in your kitchen and homeschool room.

Heart Butterfly Craft

Another little love bug for your youngest kids, this heart butterfly craft from Glue Sticks & Gum Drops is cute and easy for little fingers.

Picture Frame Valentine’s Day Craft

Using stickers and popsicle sticks, you little one will so proud when they’ve completed this adorable frame. From Hunny I’m Home, this simple craft will be perfect for your toddler.

Fun Valentine’s Day Craft Ideas for Kids

Valentine’s Day is a great opportunity to shake the wintertime blues. Any of these lovely Valentine’s Day craft ideas for kids would lead to smiles and happiness at what they created.

If you’re looking for some even easier ideas, grab my pack of 52 Valentine’s Day Coloring and Activity Pages. It will give the kids activities and coloring to last the month of February!

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About Bethany Ishee

Bethany is the mom of six, always-homeschooled children, who one day realized she'd lost herself in the process, probably under a pile of laundry. Her eclectic style of homeschooling draws upon Classical to Unschooling and everything in between.  While homeschooling her children and writing about learning outside of school, she tries to find time to read a book, drink coffee, and pay the bills.

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