Kids Valentine Crafts: Fun Projects to Make Together

It's that time of year! Share a little love with these fun crafts to do with the kids to celebrate Feb. 14.

The official countdown is on to Valentine’s Day 2021! Have your children already been thinking about what kind of cards they want to give to their classmates? What about making some handmade gifts to surprise family members with?

From sweet treats to small gifts, Valentine’s Day provides so many fun red-white-and-pink crafting opportunities. Here are some of our favorite kid-friendly valentine crafts for to get you and your family excited for some Valentine’s Day DIY projects.

No-Sew Heart Pillow

You don’t have to sew to make a pillow. Krokotak shows you how to create a no-sew pillow with fleece by twisting and tying the ends.

Valentine Crowns

Get ready for your Valentine’s Day party outfit! Cutting Tiny Bites created this charming crown your child is sure to love.

Silly Heart Puppets

Time to put on a Valentine show! Creative Family fun made these silly heart stick puppets that are guaranteed to make your child laugh.

Valentine Pompom Painting

Painting with pompoms is a great activity for toddlers just starting to craft. Tips From a Typical Mom put those tools to work to make this adorable Valentine DIY.

Small embroidery projects like these Valentine’s Day samplers are a great way for children to practice simple sewing skills. And they make for great gifts, too! This idea is from Ruth Soukup of Living Well Spending Less.

Valentine’s Day Painted Mason Jars

Round up empty mason jars from your pantry and turn them into heart-ready vases to present to a teacher, a neighbor or a family member with this nifty craft idea from Mason Jar Love. File this one under easy crafts for kids to make – with a impressive payoff!

Here’s a fun gift to surprise your children with! The secret pocket, created by See Kate Sew, perfect for holding a small valentine or even a gift card to a favorite store for older children.

Have you ever used PicMonkey to edit photos? You’ll love this DIY valentine idea that mashes up yummy candy and a cute photo, from Just Another Day in Paradise. If you’re looking for a fun way to package something sweet, try this approach.


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