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Easy DIY Valentine's Day Crafts for Kids to Make

Updated on January 19, 2015

Get Crafty with The Kids This Valentines

Valentine's Day is the best time for craft with the kids. They will love to make the neat heart shaped animals featured here. You won't need much skill to make them. Take a look at them and decide which of them you would like to make with the little ones or have a kiddy party and make a few each!

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Heart Panda

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1) Heart Panda

To make this you need, black/white construction paper, two googly eyes, scissors, a black marker, and glue. Cut out a big white heart with a rounded bottowm. Two black hearts make up the ears , and add goggly eyes.

Heart Caterpillar

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2) Heart Caterpillar

Cut out small hearts to make this cutie. Overlap them to form the body. Use a black sharpie to make legs and smile.

You’re The PURR-Fect Valentine

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3) You’re The PURR-Fect Valentine

Cut out three red hearts (two big, one small) and a big pink heart. Add googly eyes and a black sharpie makes the whiskers.

Paper Heart Frog

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4) Paper Heart Frog

Get two green sheets of construction paper, scissors, glue, and a little bit of white and red paper. You can use a template to draw the frog or just draw it free hand.

Cute Dog Valentines

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5) Cute Dog Valentines

Cut out two big red and pink hearts from construction paper. Halve the pink heart to make the ears. Use heart shapes to form the eyes and the nose also.

Paper Heart Fox

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6) Paper Heart Fox

Supplies needed include: orange/black/white paper, scissors, glue, and big googly eyes. The sharp heart shape is perfect for the fox face.

Heart Tiger

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7) Heart Tiger

This tiger is so like Garfield and makes a cute little valentines to give to grandparents.

Toilet Paper Heart Stamp

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8) Toilet Paper Heart Stamp

Upcycling cardboard tubes for heart stamps is the best idea. A piece of tape is wrapped around the whole tube. Use red paint for the 'ink'.

Lion Heart

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9) Lion Heart

Cut out a big orange heart and a smaller yellow one for the inside. Fringe the outer heart to look like fur.


Love You to Pieces

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10) Love You to Pieces

Draw a big heart on a white sheet of paper.Use different colored post its to 'color' it in. Write “I Love You to Pieces”.

Heart Chick

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11) Heart Chick

You need orange/yellow/white construction paper, glue, scissors, and a black marker. Form the chick's body out of the yellow hearts and the legs and beak from the orange.

Folded Heart Mouse

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12) Folded Heart Mouse

Fold a pink paper heart in half and use small hearts for ears to make this little mouse.

Red Solo Cup

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13) Red Solo Cup

This little guy is the perfect way to recycle your cups. Just add eyes and some paper trim for legs and arms.

Heart Pig

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14) Heart Pig

Use two shades of pink for this little piggy. Cut a big pink heart that is rounded on the bottom and top.

Bee Mine

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15) Bee Mine

2 same sized yellow hearts make the wings of this bee. Why not build a whole bee mine themed party around this.

I Love You Beary Much

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16) I Love You Beary Much

This bear is definitely one to treasure forever, don't you just love the white hearts on his feet?!

Heart Elephant

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17) Heart Elephant

You could make this little guy out of grey and pink paper if you prefer a more authentic look.

Fingerprint Heart

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18) Fingerprint Heart

Two little thumb prints for this adorable heart. Laminate it and make as gifts for relatives a record of your child's thumb print for memory books.

Heart Monkey

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19) Heart Monkey

If you have a few naughty little monkeys then they will love to make this guy. Get plenty of brown construction paper and let them write their names on their own monkeys.

Heart Raccoon

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20) Heart Raccoon

This raccoon is made very similarly to the panda and the fox.

Hershey Kiss Craft

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21) Hershey Kiss Craft

Crumpled tin foil formed into the shape of a Hershey's kiss is the idea of this craft. You can make it as big or as small as you like.

Heart Fish

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22) Heart Fish

Two pink hearts about the same size, and a small skinny heart make this fishy wonder. Get some nice silver paint to draw in the scales.

Heart Penguin

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23) Heart Penguin

This is by far my most favorite of all the paper animals featured. Who can resist an adorable penguin formed from hearts ?!

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    • ezzly profile image
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      ezzly 2 years ago

      Thanks grants world , hope your 3 year old enjoys :)

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      Grant Handford 2 years ago from Canada

      wow great selection of crafting ideas for Valentines Day. I am going to show your pictures to my 3 yr old and see if her wants to make something. That is if he will sit for 10 minutes LOL. Tweeting, Google+ ing Pinning and sharing.

      Great stuff,

      Cheers.

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      ezzly 2 years ago

      Thanks for stopping by Deborah , yes they are too cute :)

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      Deborah-Diane 2 years ago from Orange County, California

      These crafts are so adorable! Perfect for both children and adults!

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      ezzly 2 years ago

      Thanks pstraubie totally agree it's a great learning tool for kids, look forward to seeing your next article :)

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      Patricia Scott 2 years ago from sunny Florida

      Sweet activities for a sweet holiday. Kids love crafting which makes it an effective tool for learning.

      I will be sharing some of my activities for the Love Holiday in a few days (I hope).

      Pinned shared voted up++++ g+ and tweeted

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      ezzly 2 years ago

      Thanks for visiting RT , got to love kids creativity ! Have a great Valentines

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      RTalloni 2 years ago from the short journey

      Such cute crafts for both boys and girls to do as Valentine's Day activities. There is a lot of room for them to express their creativity by personalizing the projects in this list.

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      ezzly 2 years ago

      Aw thanks for visiting Flourish, hope to see some snaps of the little ones artwork :)

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      FlourishAnyway 2 years ago from USA

      These are adorable. Passing this along to the little ones in my extended family, hoping I'll get some homemade crafts back for Valentine's Day. I miss all the kid art.

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      ezzly 2 years ago

      Thanks for visiting DDE hope you have a lovely Valentines !

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      Devika Primić 2 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Awesome ideas. I like the creative mind you have and a special day indeed with such simple thought sounds perfect.