30 Valentine Crafts and Activities for Kids

30 Valentine Crafts and Activities for Kids (with Printable List!)

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30 Valentine crafts and activities for kids, including heart art ideas, class Valentine’s, handmade gifts, and a list of favorite picture books about Valentine’s Day

30 Valentine Crafts and Activities for Kids

It’s February! And you know what that means, right? It’s time to start thinking about heart art and Valentine crafts!

If you haven’t already, that is.

I don’t know about you, but we start making hearts part of 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 I decided to wait until February 1st for this post.

So here you go!

A whole lot of Valentine crafts and activities for kids, including heart art, craft projects, handmade gifts, Valentine treats, books about Valentine’s Day, and more!

30 Valentine Crafts and Activities for Kids

Note: Please feel free to add your own favorite Valentine’s Day crafts and activities in a comment at the end of this post!

Valentine Crafts for Kids - 5 Valentine Art Projects

5 Valentine Art Projects

There’s always simply drawing, collaging, or painting on heart-shaped paper, but here are some more elaborate heart art activities.

1) Heart symmetry painting

2) Faux stained glass Valentines with black glue

3) Modern cardboard heart art

4) Valentine heart melts

5) Heart art and a lesson in mixing colors

Valentine Crafts - 6 Craft Projects for Kids to Do

6 Valentine Crafts for Kids

6) How to make suncatcher heartstrings with melted crayon hearts

7) DIY heart crowns

8) How to make a Valentine’s Day bunting with painted heart doilies

9) 10 Valentine crafts to make from kids’ process art

10) How to make heart suncatchers with lace and ribbons

11) Modern DIY Valentines Day shirts

Valentine Crafts - 5 Class Valentins for Kids to Make

5 Class Valentines Kids Can Make

(See also the color-mixing Valentine’s under heart art activities and the process art Valentine’s under crafts above.)

12) Valentine’s Day photo cards for kids

13) Glitter rock Valentines

14) Get creative with metallic art on black hearts

15) Heart butterfly Valentines

16) Process-oriented lacing heart Valentines

Valentine Crafts for Kids - 4 Valentine Activities

4 Valentine Activities for Kids

17) Painting a map of my heart

18) An interactive heart drawing activity

19) Valentine activity pack for kids

20) Hearts and lace prints in playdough

Valentine Crafts - 5 Handmade Gifts Kids Can Make

5 Handmade Heart Gifts to Make

21) Lace heart ornaments and magnets made out of air dry clay

22) How to make heart shirts for kids

23) Heart pillows that double as soothing hot/cold packs

24) How to make DIY gift bags for Valentine’s Day

25) Heart sculptures from plaster of Paris

Valentine Crafts - 4 Valentine Treats to Bake with Kids

4 Valentine Treats to Bake

You can cook just about anything in a heart shape, right? We’ve made heart cookies, of course, but also heart cakes, heart lollipops, heart-shaped hand pies, heart pizzas, heart pretzels, and even heart-shaped doughnuts!

26) Bake heart-shaped cherry hand pies

27) Make cranberry oatmeal heart cookies

28) Paint heart cookies

29) Make peanut butter cups in heart molds

7 Books about Valentines Day for Kids

Read Valentine Books for Kids

30) Head to the library and check out some books about Valentine’s Day.

This post contains affiliate links.Need some suggestions? Ask your children’s librarian or try some of these:

Would you like a printable version of 30 Valentine Activities for Kids to hang on your fridge? You’re in luck! Just click on the image below and get a PDF delivered straight to your inbox!

How about you? What are your favorite Valentine crafts and activities for kids? Something from this list or something different? Please share in the comments!

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Looking for Valentine crafts and activities for kids? Here are 30 heart art ideas, Valentine craft projects, activities, and list of favorite picture books about Valentine's Day. Plus a free printable list! #valentinecrafts #valentinesday #kidscrafts #kidsactivities

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