Get in the Loving Spirit With These 16 Valentine's Day Crafts Your Kiddo Can Make
Valentine's Day is all about expressing love, so start with a sweet DIY project that will thrill your kids and bring joy to your family or whomever is lucky enough to receive the finished product. From sparkly, homemade baubles little kids will fall for to classroom-ready treat bags waiting to be filled with candy and goodies, the following 19 Valentine's Day crafts are fun to make, wear, gift, and display.
If you're feeling creative, now's the time to make pink and red heart-shaped projects with your little ones, so break out the construction paper, glitter, paint, and glue (and some materials better off in adult-size hands), and get crafty with these Valentine's Day projects for kids of all ages. Keep reading to find the most darling and delightful crafts your little ones will love.
DIY Heart Blocks
DIY heart blocks from A Beautiful Mess are a fun and educational addition to Valentine's Day. Kids will love making them and then spelling words with them once they're completed.
Valentine's Day Hand Prints
Salt dough, paint, and gems combine for the sweetest handprints, perfect for Valentine's Day. Gift them to the grandparents or save them as a special memento.
Conversation Heart Pet Toy
Make a Valentine's Day gift for your other favorite little family member with A Beautiful Mess's conversation heart pet toy, created with felt and iron-on letters.
Foldable Chalkboard Heart
Foldable chalkboard hearts from The Things We'll Make are the perfect Valentine's Day present for kids. Add some store-bought chalk and you're winning the holiday.
DIY Sequin Heart Treat Bags
The Crafted Life's DIY sequin heart treat bags are so simple to make. Let your kids fill them with goodies for their classmates and friends.
Confetti Conversation Hearts
Kids will love creating – and ripping open — Love From the Oven's sweet confetti conversation hearts, vellum hearts decorated with Valentine's Day phrases and stuffed with pink, red, and white confetti.
To create these cool trapped hearts, you'll need balloons, plastic hearts or sequins, and water. Insert your items into the balloon, fill it with water, and freeze it overnight. Cut off the balloon to remove the ice ball and let your kids "rescue" the items inside, using warm water.
Conversation Heart Bags
Sarah Hearts' conversation heart bags are perfect for classroom favors. Let your kids personalize each one for an added touch.
DIY Conversation Heart Coasters
DIY conversation heart coasters from The Crafted Life are fun and functional. The coasters are made using wooden hearts, paint, and alphabet stickers.
Folded Paper Hearts
Design Fixation's folded paper hearts are quick and easy to make. Even better? They're created with things you probably already have around the house.
DIY Valentine's Treat Bags
Create and decorate Inspired by Charm's Valentine's Day treat bags from drop cloth and fabric paint. Fill them with goodies and candy, or put a small mason jar inside and fill it with flowers.
DIY Ceramic Heart Wall Hanging
Sarah Hearts' DIY ceramic heart wall hanging is a perfect group project. Let your kids decorate the ceramic hearts, then you can drill holes and string them together.
Wood Heart Cake Toppers
Wood heart cake toppers from Sarah Hearts look cute on cupcakes or even on a grilled cheese sandwich. Use a wooden rod without a sharp point, and voila, they're also Valentine's Day fairy wands.
DIY XO Painted Napkins
An easy DIY project that doubles as a Valentine's Day gift for teachers or grandparents, Sarah Hearts' DIY XO painted napkins are super cute, combining cotton napkins and craft paint.
DIY Heart Planter
Give your plants a Valentine's Day upgrade with The Crafted Life's DIY heart planter. The vinyl hearts are removable so you can update for every holiday.