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19 Easy Valentine’s Crafts for Kids

by Jean Van't Hul
December 1, 2022
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Fun and easy Valentine’s crafts for kids that are filled with heart art for a whole month of Valentine’s Day fun!

Updated December 2022

Are you looking for some great Valentine’s Day arts and crafts activities to share with your kids? Maybe they want to make valentines for their classmates, or maybe something special for a grandparent.

Here are some of our favorites!

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Easy Valentine’s Crafts for Kids

Photo by Jean Van’t Hul

1. Heart Mandalas

A Valentine’s take on the back-and-forth mandala drawings we do around the year. We love the process of creating a joint artwork.

2. Faux Stained Glass Valentines with Black Glue 

Learn how to make faux stained-glass valentines with black glue and watercolors.

3. A Valentine’s Day Bunting

Liquid watercolors and paper heart doilies combine to make this colorful window display.

4. Heart Melts 

We’ve combined some of our very favorite art techniques (and subjects) into an art activity that is fun to do, sweet to gift, and gorgeous hanging in the window.

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5. Heart Blot Art

Create unique heart art with symmetry painting. Kids of all ages, especially toddlers, LOVE this easy art activity!

6. Metallic Valentines

Looking to make something a little different this year? Try these metallic art supplies for homemade valentines.

7. Painting a Map of My Heart 

A sweet painting activity for kids.

8. A Heart Suncatcher

These easy suncatchers are made with paper plates, contact paper, and index dividers!

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9. Suncatcher Heartstrings with Melted Crayon Hearts 

Create this Valentine’s Day garland with melted crayon hearts.

10. DIY Stained Glass Heart Crowns

These stained-glass heart crowns are fun to make and even more fun to wear!

11. Easy Foil Heart Valentines

Create melted crayon heart drawings on heated foil with this easy project.

12. Beaded Salt Dough Heart Ornaments

Sparkling heart suncatchers make a great Valentine’s Day gift or decoration.

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13. Beautiful Free Form Hearts 

These heart suncatchers would make amazing Valentine’s Day gifts

14. Glitter Rock Valentines

These glitter rock valentines are simple for kids to make and fun to give to friends. All you need are small rocks, glue, and glitter!

15. Coffee Filter Hearts for the Window

Make heart shaped coffee filter snowflakes for a beautiful window decoration!

16. Lace Hearts in Clay

Learn how to make lace heart ornaments and magnets. Easy to make with air dry clay, doilies or lace and beads, and a perfect gift for your Valentine!

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17. Papel Picado for Kids

Learn how to create beautiful paper designs with tissue paper. For the perfect Valentine’s Day garland, try adding heart shapes.

18. Heart Sculptures 

Heart shaped balloons and plaster of paris = amazing heart sculptures!

19. Homemade Valentines with Cardboard Hearts

Paint and decorate cardboard hearts for fun DIY Valentines!

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And be sure to try these Heart Shaped Cherry Hand Pies … they’re delicious!

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Looking for even more Valentine crafts for your family? Check out our Valentine’s Arts and Crafts bundle from the Kids Art Spot!

Filled with 10 fun Valentine activities, each with a step-by-step video tutorial and printable instructions, plus 10 fun drawing invitations to encourage your kids to think and draw creatively. PLUS, you get 10 bonus Valentine activity printables AND 10 printable posters!

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19 Easy Valentine\'s Crafts for Kids

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