These simple Valentine’s crafts for kids are perfect for kids of all ages to enjoy making and creating. They will be so excited to see their Valentine’s Crafts hanging up around your house.
Valentine’s Day Crafts for Kids
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and if your kids are like mine they are in full-blown Valentine’s draft mode.
Finding simple Valentine’s Crafts for kids to make can sometimes be a challenge, but these 13 Valentine’s crafts for kids are simple and fun to do that your kids will love.
13 Valentine’s Crafts for Kids
1. Melted Crayon Hearts
This is the perfect Valentine’s craft for kids. We all have a ton of old broken crayons laying around and white printer paper.
So, glue the crayons on the white paper in the shape of a heart. Take a blow dryer and heat up the crayons until they melt into the middle of the heart shape you made.
Once the center is filled you now have a beautiful Valentine’s craft to hang as decoration or give to a friend.
2. Heart-Shaped Pancakes
Heart-shaped pancakes are a fun way to craft with your kids in the kitchen.
Mix up your favorite pancake mix and then take a heart-shaped metal cookie cutter place it on the griddle and pour the batter into the cookie cutter.
These make such a fun afternoon snack.
3. Make Homemade Cards
One of the best Valentine’s Crafts for kids is helping them make homemade Valentine’s Day cards.
Kids love creating Valentine’s Day cards and giving their creations to others to show friends and family how much they mean to them.
These creations can be simple with one of these homemade Valentine’s Card Ideas.
4. Valentine’s Day Headbands
Valentine’s Day headbands are fun to make. All you need to make for these are adhesive-backed foam heart cutouts from your local dollar store or craft store and white poster board.
Take the white poster board and cut it in thick strips. Measure your kid’s head and then staple the back so it will fit.
Let your kids decorate their own hats by adding their own style by placing adhesive stickers on their Valentine’s Day Headband.
5. Pipe Cleaner Hearts
Gather up all the pink, red, and white pipe cleaners you can find. Pipe cleaners can provide lots of Valentine’s crafts for kids.
There are so many Valentine’s crafts for kids you can do with pipe cleaners. You can make hearts, a heart on a stick, or even a heart banner by making multiple hearts out of pipe cleaners and then linking them together with more pipe cleaners.
6. Fingerprint Heart Canvas
Making a fingerprint heart canvas is a simple Valentine’s craft for kids to do as a family.
Take a pencil and lightly draw the shape of a heart or multiple hearts on your canvas.
Place red and pink paint on a paper plate. Take your finger and dip in the paint then place your finger on the canvas and follow the heart outlines you drew.
Keep repeating this step until you have completed your heart. You may even want to fill it in with your fingerprints.
7. Tissue Paper Heart
To make tissue paper hearts, all you need is red and pink tissue paper and a white piece of paper.
On your white piece of paper, draw a good size heart then take the tissue paper and cut it into small squares.
Grab a pencil and wrap the tissue square around the end. Dab some glue on the tissue paper and then place it on the white paper inside the heart you drew.
Lift the pencil up and start the process over until you have filled the whole heart.
Alternate colors or make a pattern. Let your kids decide how they want their tissue paper heart look. This is a classic Valentine’s craft to do with your kids.
You will love it so much you might want to frame it.
8. Yarn Hearts
Get crafty with the extra yarn laying around your home. Cut some strips and take some Elmer’s glue and make different size hearts with the glue on your paper.
Then place the yarn over the glue and then allow the glue to dry. There you have it. Yarn hearts.
9. Decorate Valentine’s Cupcakes
Kids love creating in the kitchen, so why not decorate Valentine’s Day cupcakes. With these 5 cupcake decorating ideas your kids will create some really gorgeous cupcakes they will enjoy eating.
10. Noodle Necklace
Noodle Necklaces are the perfect Valentine’s Craft for toddlers. Take some raw noodles and some washable markers and let your kids color them red and pink.
Next, string the red and pink raw noodles on the string.
Now your kids have a colorful noodle necklace for a new Valentine’s necklace to wear.
11. Shaving Cream Valentines
Grab some shaving cream and an apron because it’s about to get messy.
Spread the shaving cream on a flat surface and let them have fun drawing heart shapes with their little fingers.
Your kids will love getting a little messy with this Valentine’s craft.
12. Valentine’s Day Coloring Pages
Valentine’s Crafts for kids don’t have to be overly complicated or messy, sometimes some simple Valentine’s Day coloring pages are the perfect afternoon art project.
These coloring pages are perfect because once you download them your kids can color them over and over again.
Who knows, it might be the perfect way for you to relax too!
13. Valentine’s Day Mailbox
My kids love creating Valentine’s Day mailboxes to take to school to hold all their Valentine’s their friends give them.
Each year they decorate it with something that they love that year. We have made baseball mailboxes, Harry Potter, Cows, Penguins and more. I bet we might have a Unicron mailbox this year.