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25 Simple Valentine Crafts for Kids

If you’re looking for some simple, easy valentine crafts for the classroom or at home than look no further. We have put together a list of over 25 valentine crafts for kids that you are going to love.

These quick Valentine’s Day crafts for kids only require some basic craft supplies. Its perfect for beginners, the “non-crafty”, or anyone looking for a cute valentine craft

Also check out these fun Valentine’s Day Coloring Pages

Valentines Day Crafts for Kids to Make

1. Valentine Fingerprint Love Canvas

fingerprint painting

Fingerprint Love Canvas from Farmwife Crafts definitely brightens up any space and will put a smile on your face every time you look at it.

2. Wonderful Heart Flowers

This is the best DIY Valentine Day card you can make with your kids. It is super easy to make and reveals your message within.

The Wonderful Heart Flowers is perfect for a Valentine Day classroom craft or fun valentines day handout for your little one to give to their classmates.

You can get the tutorial here from Easy Peasy and Fun

diy valentine day card.  a heart made to look like a flower.

3. Heart Bird Feeder Valentine Craft

heart birdfeeder craft

These Valentine’s Day Bird Feeders are a simple craft and make for a cute little gift! All you need is: flour, water, unflavored gelatin, corn syrup and birdseed. Add a cute valentine day tag and you’re all set.

You can get the full tutorial here at Simple Joy

4. Thumbprint Heart Glass Magnet

Simple homemade keepsakes like these DIY thumbprint heart magnets are always a favorite with friends and family and are a great gift idea for Valentine’s Day.

All you’ll need for this valentine craft for kids are magnets and clear glass for crafts. You might not have those at home, but you can get them fairly cheap on Amazon or at your local crafting store.

See the full tutorial at Rhythms of Play.

thumbprint heart glass magnet valentine craft for kids

5. Handprint Flower Bouquet

This Valentine’s Day craft uses hand cutouts to create the flowers. You wrap these cutouts around pipe cleaners and add leaves to make a Valentine Day bouquet.

Get the full tutorial here

6. Thumbprint Heart Jars

This is one of our favorite Valentine crafts for kids because for each heart, add your fingerprint to a painted mason jar.

On Valentine’s Day, you’ll have a perfect place to put your flowers.

thumbprint heart jar

7. Valentine Heart Wreath

This heart wreath is pretty simple to make. All you need is pastel construction paper, a paper plate, glue, and ribbon to hang it with.

Check out the Resourceful Mama for the full tutorial.

8. Salt Dough Hearts

Did you like conversation hearts as a kid? We love these salt dough hearts because they look simply adorable and can be personalized to look like conversation hearts! And the best part is you can make these to give away as Valentine’s day gifts!

Go to Best Ideas for Kids for the recipe

9. DIY Valentine Slime

You and your kids will LOVE making this easy DIY Valentine’s Day Slime project. This fun craft makes a great party favor too!

The Farm Girl Gabs has all you need to know on how to make valentine day slime.

10. Wriggly Heart Snake Craft

Make something different with the kids this Valentine’s day and try this adorable Wriggly Heart Snake Craft from Arty Crafty Kids. Kids will love how this snake bends, wriggles and opens up as a Valentine’s card!

11. Crown of Heart Valentine Craft for Kids

Who’s the king or queen of hearts in your house? Your little one! Show your child how loved he or she is with this valentine crown. A little red paper, scissors, and a bit of glue can turn an ordinary day into the royal treatment.

12. Tin Foil Heart Valentine

This tin foil heart Valentine’s Day craft from i heart crafty things have the same heart shape, but they are all unique. This easy valentine craft is perfect for your class or kids to create their own unique pictures and colorful designs.

It’s a fabulous craft for kids (and even adults) of all ages.

13. Paper Plate Heart Craft

All you need for the paper plate heart craft is some paper plates, scissors, a hole punch and some yarn and you are all set to make this simple heart sewing craft.

The best part is the craft is adaptable for kids of all ages so you can make this one together as family.

After everyone is finished making their heart, add some holes at the top, lace all of your paper plates together and you have a colorful and darling Valentine’s Day heart banner.

14. Rainbow Heart Valentine Craft

Keep things mess free with this rainbow heart craft that is just perfect for Valentine’s Day. Change up the colors if you don’t want a rainbow. Regardless you’ll love these crafts from Messy Little Monster.

15. Spin Painting Valentine’s Day Craft

Spin painting is so fun and easy for kids of all ages! Our spin art hearts make the perfect Valentine’s Day art project and can be used in so many ways.

16.Toilet Paper Piggies Craft

Save those toilet paper and paper towel rolls to make these sweet-and-simple cardboard tube piggies bearing heartfelt Valentine’s Day messages.

Get the tutorial at Creative Me Inspired You.

17. Cotton Ball Heart Painting

Your child will love going to town on a piece of canvas with paint-dipped cotton balls. For minimal mess, this crafter recommends using a clothespin for each cotton ball.

Get the tutorial at Sunshine Whispers.

18. Hand and Feet Love Valentine Painting

This hand and feet love canvas painting is one you can keep forever. I just love the ombre background, but you can make it with a solid background or add some glitter.

19. Valentine’s Paper Bag Owl Puppet

This paper bag owl puppet from i heart crafty things is made wish washi tape, paper doily, cardstock and a baby bag.

20. Easy Mosaic Heart Craft

This easy mosaic heart craft is perfect for toddlers and preschoolers and makes a super pretty Valentines Day craft for kids! Practice scissor skills with this sweet Valentines Day activity that would great on a card or as a garland.

Get the full tutorial here from Crafts on Sea

21. Valentines Day Headbands

For this Valentine Day headband you can cut out hearts or use the foam hearts and glue them on. Decorate with markers and you’re all set.

It is a simple and fun valentine craft for kids.

22. Heart Peacock Craft

Isn’t this peacock just the cutest?! If you have toddlers or young preschoolers, I would suggest prepping this activity by cutting out the hearts in different sizes and colors ahead of time. If your children are older, then they can cut the hearts out themselves.

Get the full valentine crafts for kids tutorial here.

23. Valentine Hedgehog Craft for Kids

Kids of all ages will enjoy creating a happy hedgehog craft with hearts, paint, pompoms, and our printable hedgehog template.

It’s the perfect Valentine hedgehog craft for home or school!

24 Valentine Love Birds

Transform paper plates into little love birds with this quick and easy craft. You could make a whole flock of paper plate love birds and turn them into pretty bunting. It makes for a great way to involve kids in Valentines day.

25 Valentine Unicorn Paper Plate Craft

Calling all unicorn fans, this super cute and easy Valentines Day unicorn paper plate craft is sure to impress all unicorn lovers. 

Check out the full tutorial here




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