Valentine’s Day crafts for kids

Kids can spread the love this Valentine’s Day by getting crafty! These adorable Valentine’s Day crafts are perfect for sharing with parents and siblings, or for bringing into the classroom for their classmates and teachers!

1. Gumball bead jewelry

Make some special jewelry for mom! This colorful craft is a creative way for kids to say “I love you” to those they care about. All they need is gumball beads, string, and a safety pin.

2. Heart-shaped paper frog

Ribbit, ribbit… this cute little frog is the perfect way to spread Valentine’s Day cheer! With a heart-shaped body and hearts in his eyes, froggy is great for sending a thoughtful note to someone you love.

3. Pop-up card

Help your young artist get creative with fun 3-D pop-up cards. When their special someone opens the card, a three-dimensional heart will stand out! You can view step-by-step instructions on our site.

4. Tissue paper flowers

Tissue paper flowers are a classic way to show you care! This simple activity is great for first grade and up. Kids can get creative with mixing tissue paper colors to craft their own unique flowers this Valentine’s Day.

5. Valentine’s Day charms

These felt, heart-shaped charms will give you a dose of luck this Valentine’s Day! Older kids will have a blast practicing their sewing skills to string these one-of-a-kind creations onto a chain, a bracelet, or a necklace

6. Coupons

Coupons: good for one hug, one carwash, one night of washing dishes, or even a massage! With a little imagination, children will come up with fun ideas for free acts of kindness. Kids and parents alike will enjoy these redeemable Valentine’s Day coupons this February.

7. Heart-shaped photo garland

Use this printable worksheet to make your own heart-shaped photo garland. Kids can cut out the hearts, add photos of loved ones (friends, family, pets), and string the hearts together. This is a great way to decorate their home or classroom with images of those they love.

8. Animal-themed valentines

Kids can use adorable animal photos from magazines or newspapers to make these cute and hilarious Valentines! Head over to our site for instructions and tips.

9. Science-themed valentines

These science-themed Valentine’s Day cards are pretty humerus! The fact that they’re printable makes them even better. Kids can simply print, cut, label with names, and take them to class. Alternatively, these are also a great way for science teachers to spread the Valentine’s Day spirit in their classrooms!

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