Gloomy weather in the winter leaves us a little stir crazy. Luckily, Valentine’s Day is almost here, and it gives us a chance to celebrate!
It’s still cold out there, but craft time provides a reason to stay inside with the ones you love. Here are some easy Valentine’s Day crafts to help us heat things up.
Valentine Fortune Cookies
Fold these fortune cookies together from scrapbook paper or even plain paper the kids decorate all on their own, then slip in a little message. If inspiration lags, a quick Google search will return a list of fortune cookie wisdoms to use. Tip: Using thinner paper will make bending and folding easier. Get the tutorial at Happy Hooligans.
Valentine Love Trucks
Get the tutorial at Glued to My Crafts.
Heart-Shaped Dog Valentine
For the dog lovers out there, this adorable heart-shaped dog valentine will warm your heart.
Get the tutorial at Crafty Morning.
Cardboard Roll Heart Art
Get the tutorial at Happy Hooligans.
Rainbow Heart Suncatcher
Get the tutorial at Fireflies and Mud Pies.
Shake it Up Hearts
Put on some music and let your littles work out some pent-up energy by making these paint shakers while you have a family dance party.
Get the tutorial at Sunny Day Family.
Conversation Heart Bingo
Get your preschooler talking with Conversation Heart Bingo. As you play, you’ll have a great opportunity to work on colors and phrases.
Get the tutorial at Artsy-Fartsy Mama.
Painted Heart Toast
Warm up with a bowl of soup and painted heart toast on a cold afternoon. Your kids will appreciate you allowing them to play with their food.
Get the tutorial at Messy Little Monster.
These butterflies will make anyone’s heart flutter because each one includes your little’s handprints. How cute is that?
Get the tutorial at Teaching Mama.
Love You To Pieces
The printable in this craft helps speed up the process — perfect for a last-minute Valentine’s Day idea!
Get the tutorial at Fun Learning for Kids.
Roll up some play dough and cut out hearts with this simple play tray for kids.
Get the tutorial at @mama.and.og on Instagram.
Paper Crepe Heart
This beautiful paper heart craft can be used as Valentine’s Day decor or as a gift for someone you love.
Get the tutorial at Artsy Craftsy Mom.
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