Valentine’s Day activities for kids including Valentine art projects, baking ideas and books for celebrating love & friendship.
Updated December 2022
If you haven’t already, that is.
We get started including hearts in our creative making and playing on the early side. Sometimes a full month in advance, because, well, HEARTS! But in the interest of keeping things a little more seasonally appropriate for the rest of you we decided to wait until February 1st for this post.
So here you go!
A whole month of Valentine crafts and activities for kids, including heart art, craft projects, handmade gifts, Valentine treats, books about Valentine’s Day, and more!
Valentine’s Day Activities for Kids
5 Valentine Art Project Activities
There’s always simply drawing, collaging, or painting on heart-shaped paper, but here are some more elaborate heart art activities.
4) Papel Picado
6 Easy Valentine Crafts for Kids
5 Homemade Valentines Kids Can Make
(See also the color-mixing Valentines under heart art activities and the process art Valentine’s under crafts above.)
4 Valentine’s Day Activities for Kids
5 Homemade Gifts for Valentine’s Day
25) Clay Coil Hearts
4 Valentine’s Day Baking Activities
You can cook just about anything in a heart shape, right?
Read Valentine’s Day Books for Kids
31) Head to the library and check out some books about Valentine’s Day.
Need some suggestions? Ask your children’s librarian or try some of these:
- The Day it Rained Hearts by Felicia Bond
- Franklin’s Valentines by Paulette Bourgeois
- Pete the Cat: Valentine’s Day is Cool by James and Kimberly Dean
- Roses are Pink, Your Feet Really Stink by Diane deGroat
- The Biggest Valentine Ever by Steven Kroll and Jeni Bassett
- How Do I Love You? by P.K. Hallinan
- If Kisses Were Colors by Janet Lawler
Would you like a printable version of 30 Valentine Activities for Kids to hang on your fridge?
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More Valentine’s Day Crafts for Kids
- 12 Valentine’s Day Crafts for Kids
- 19 Valentine’s Day Craft Ideas for Kids
- How to Make Coffee Filter Heart Crafts for Valentine’s Day
- How to Make a Valentine’s Day Mailbox
- Valentine’s Day Drawings: Heart Mandalas for Kids
- 10 Valentine Craft Ideas for Kids
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