Valentine’s Day is a great day for lovers to celebrate, for families to enjoy an outing and for kids to do exciting Valentine’s Day-themed activities like crafting, drawing, and decorating!
We have compiled a list of exciting ideas for Valentine’s Day crafts for kids that every child must try to celebrate this Valentine’s Day. From crafting beautiful cards to making lovely bouquets, kids can try these crafts at school or at home with their family
DIY Valentine’s day décor crafting ideas
Adding Valentine’s Day cheer to their houses or walls is an excellent idea for kids to show their creativity. From the heart-shaped ragged wreath to mason jar décor, kids can make tons of of creative crafts from bottles, jars, paper, and foams sheets, to enjoy Valentine’s Day to the fullest.
1. Ragged Heart Wreath
This wreath requires buying a frame, but is so easy to make! It’s a fun, festive way for kids to show their crafts to the whole neighborhood! Thanks to Polkadot Chair for this lovely Ragged Heart Wreath tutorial!
2. Heart Garland
You only need paper, scissors and string to create a heart garland! Kids will love decorating the walls with their handmade decorations. Mix things up with glitter, patterned papers, twine, or clothes pins to make some completely unique Valentine’s Day crafts!
Your paper hearts can also be strung vertically for a fun effect!
3. Mason Jar Decorations
Mason jar’s can be decorated with paper and glue, spray paint, or glitter for another around-the-house decoration. Add a votive candle for mood lighting, or fill them with Hershey’s to make a “jar of kisses!”
One of our favorite mason jar tutorials is this easy Valentine Glitter Votive from Mason Jar Crafts Love!
DIY Valentine’s day gift ideas
Everybody is fond of receiving gifts, especially from friends and family. Valentine’s Day is a day of love, and kids can craft tons of gifts for people around them.
Some gift ideas include roses and flowers with homemade chocolates, baking a cake and decorating with pink frosting or candied hearts, and decorating jars with love quotes or candies inside. Here are a couple of our favorites Valentine crafts that make great gifts:
4. Valentine’s Day Cookies
Just break out your favorite sugar cookie recipe, some red dye and sprinkles, and you’re all ready to make festive, heart-shaped Valentine’s Day cookies!
5. DIY Valentine’s Day Card
Valentine’s Day cards are a great project for kids to add some love and creativity. Valentine’s Day represents a day of love, and you can help your kids spread the love by crafting cards they can give to friends and family. They can write fun quotes inside and use a wide array of materials like glitter, markers, and patterned sheets of paper.
Here are some of our favorite pun-filled Valentine’s Day quips:
- Bee mine 🐝
- Some bunny loves you 🐰
- I love you like no otter 🦦
- You are ink-redible 🦑
- I love you so matcha 🍵
- I like you a latte ☕️
- You’re dino-mite 🦖
Our favorite YouTube channel for teaching kids to draw, Art for Kids Hub, has easy-to-follow tutorials for just about anything you can imagine!
6. DIY Valentine’s Day Crafts Flower Bouquet
Flowers have often been used to show love and affection towards your loved ones. Kids can show off their creativity on this lovely occasion by crafting a beautifully made embellishing paper flowers bouquet.
Check out our Origami Tulip Tutorial for a bouquet-worthy flower!
7. DIY Valentine’s Day Crafts Bookmark
Reading books is a hobby enjoyed by millions of people worldwide, and many use bookmarks to keep track of their place. Why not have creative, trendy bookmarks in your book? For that purpose, crafting a beautiful red Valentine’s Day-themed bookmark is a fun idea!
We love this origami heart corner bookmark by MsWellpappe: