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40 Easy Peasy Valentine’s Day Crafts for Kids (2024)
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40 Easy Peasy Valentine’s Day Crafts for Kids (2024)

Valentine's Day Crafts for Kids

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate than by making some easy peasy Valentine’s Day crafts for kids? Whether you’re a teacher looking for easy Valentine’s Day craft ideas for your class or a mom planning a Valentine’s Day party, there’s something for kids of all ages on this list! (And even adults too!) Making Valentine’s crafts isn’t just a fun idea; it’s a great way to practice fine motor skills and bond with family members. So, embrace the Valentine’s Day spirit and join us as we explore 30 easy Valentine’s Day crafts ideas that are sure to make your love bugs smile.

Fun Valentine’s day Crafts for kids, Teens and Tweens… and Even Adults!

Make these fun Valentine crafts just for enjoyment or use them as a handmade Valentine’s Day gift for a loved one. 

1. DIY Lips Planter

Bring some personality to your DIY Valentine’s Day decor with this fun lips planter!

2. Rhinestone Heart Tumbler

This rhinestone conversation heart tumbler is the perfect DIY Valentine’s gift – but you might want to keep it for yourself!

3. Felted Heart Elbow Patch

Holidays are a great time to repurpose some of your old clothes. Older kids will love making these fun DIY felted felted heart elbow patches to wear on Valentine’s Day!

4. Heart String Art

This string heart art project is great for crafters of any skill level!

5. DIY Paper Heart Flowers

These paper heart flowers make such cute Valentines!

6. DIY Clay Heart Pendants

Make your own clay using corn flower and glue to complete these adorable clay heart pendants. This is one of those fun ways to make your own DIY Valentine’s day accessories or gift them as a handmade Valentines present.

7. DIY Fabric Hearts

Need more creative ideas for homemade Valentines? Try these DIY fabric hearts!

8. Paper Strip Hearts 

This simple craft is the perfect DIY decor for those Valentine’s Day parties! 

9. Valentine’s Day Wreath

If you’re a season wreath person, try make a wreath in a heart shape using Valentine’s themed ribbon.

10. Painted Heart Clay Necklaces

This fun craft makes a great gift. The end result is so cute!

11. Pom Pom Heart Garland

Pom Poms garlands make a perfect decoration for Valentine’s Day parties! Check out how to make your own pom poms here. 

12. Tissue Paper Wreath

Nothing says Happy Valentine’s Day quite like this tissue paper wreath! Teens or tweens can even hang it on their bedroom door.

13. Heart Stamped Tea Towels

Handmade Valentine’s gifts like these heart stamped tea towels are a great way to show someone you care about them!

14. Cupid’s Bow Wall Hanging

This fun Valentines craft is great for older children that want to make their own festive bedroom decor!

15. Origami Hearts with Wings

Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to learn how to make origami! Use construction paper, white card stock, or shop origami paper at your local craft store.

16. Rose Filled Heart Card

Homemade Valentines cards are an easy way to include younger children in Valentine’s day. This rose hearts card is such a cute & easy craft for kids to make!

17. Canvas Heart Painting

Try heart painting in three ways: with cotton swabs, credit cards, and cling wrap! This is a perfect way to add some of your own creativity to your Valentines crafts.

18. Pom-Pom Monsters

How cute are these little pom-pom monsters?! These are a fan favorite with tweens. Side note – if you add antennae instead of hearts you can turn them into love bugs! If you want to make DIY pom poms for this craft, check out this post. 

19. Pipe Cleaner Heart Rings

This fun and easy Valentines craft is perfect for tweens!

20. Ribbon Loop Tree

For those that have a hard time giving up their Christmas tree.. let’s make Valentine’s Day trees a thing!

21. No Sew Fleece Heart Pillows

I love no-sew crafts! This fleece heart pillow is so festive. Also check out this no sew sock snowman for another fun Winter craft!

22. DIY Valentine’s Day Decor from Scrap Wood

Use some scrap wood to make DIY Valentine’s Day decor that you can reuse each year. Or let your teen decorate their bedroom!

23. Valentine Sock Gnomes

Christmas gnomes are so cute, so it makes sense that Valentine’s themed gnomes are just as cute!

24. Conversation Heart Soap

Soap making is a great craft for teens and makes a practical Valentine’s Day gift! Check out this post for my tips and tricks on making soap.

25. Valentine’s Day Fortune Cookies

These Valentine’s Day fortune cookies are a great option for origami beginners.

26. Yarn-Wrapped Pipe Cleaner Heart

This technique takes advanced fine motor skills, so it’s best for older kids.

Easy Valentine Crafts for Younger Kids

27. Jim Dine Heart

Frame this Jim Dine inspired heart art and give it as a thoughtful Valentine’s Day gift!

28. Yarn Wrapped Cardboard Hearts

This easy peasy Valentine craft doubles as great fine motor practice for younger kids and makes such a cute homemade Valentine! 

29. Valentine’s Day Salt Dough Conversation Hearts 

Use ingredients you already have in your pantry for this DIY Valentine’s Day craft that you can keep for years to come!

30. Heart Worry Stones

Spread some kindness and encouragement with heart worry stones. Paint a heart on the front and an encouraging message on the back for when times get tough, then give to a friend! Check out my tips and tricks for painting rocks here.

31. DIY Folded Heart Card

Skip the store-bought Valentine’s cards and make this DIY folded heart card instead!

32. Paper Plate Sewing Craft

Another one that’s great for fine motor skills for little hands – paper plate sewing hearts craft!

33. This Much Valentine Card

Another great option for homemade Valentine cards! All you need is your child’s handprint, paper, and a glue stick.

34. Shake It Up Heart

This no-mess splatter painting is one of the most kid friendly things I’ve ever seen! It’s perfect for young kids as small as one year old.

35. Stained Glass Heart Suncatcher

I love these stained glass heart suncatchers. The finished product is just as good as store-bought stained glass!

36. Thumbprint Heart Gem Magnets

Valentines Day crafts that double as DIY gifts are the best! These thumbprint heart magnets are a perfect gift for parents and grandparents.

37. Valentine’s Day Slime

Making slime is one of those favorite kids activities – why not add some different materials to make it Valentine’s Day slime?

38. Toilet Paper Roll Heart Stamps

The best part about this fun Valentine’s Day craft is that it’s super affordable! All you need is are some toilet paper rolls or a paper towel tube, paint, and paper. 

39. Valentine’s Day Treat Poppers 

These Valentine’s Day treat poppers are such a fun addition to Valentine’s Day parties!

40. Paper Heart Fan

If you need a simple Valentine’s Day craft at the last minute, try these folded paper heart fans!

There’s definitely no shortage of fun Valentine’s Day crafts on this list. Now the only thing to do next is pick one and start crafting! Happy Valentine’s Day & have fun!

Looking for DIY Valentine’s Day gift ideas for teens? Check out this post!