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Easy Valentine's Day Crafts For Kids

Updated on January 13, 2016

The Valentine Crafts For Kids you find on this page are inexpensive but easy to make and they are cute as can be. Your kids are going to fall in love with you all over again when you treat them to these craft projects that all have a Valentine's Day theme.

Pixie Stick Hearts

Craft Idea #1

To make these simple but lovely little hearts you will need some:

construction paper or colorful paper stock
ccissors (you could also use pinking shears or fancy edged scissors)
metallic ink pens
Pixie sticks
craft glue

Those are basic crafting supplies you probably have in your home already. You can get started right away!

Valentine's Day Mailbox

Craft Idea #2

How about making a Valentine's Day Mailbox so your kids have a place to put their cards? It's easy and fun. You can find the directions at All Crafts and you will need:

  • a flip-top tea box
  • craft paint
  • a plastic container lid
  • a brass paper fastener
  • pencil, ruler, pointed scissors, hole punch, foam or reg. paint brush
  • optional' craft foam letters, stickers

Fairy Valentine Tree

Craft Idea #3

Make your own Fairy Tree for Valentine's Day with your kids. Look how adorable this completed project is and it's easy to make. It is from Disney so what else would it be but wonderful! You don't need a lot of supplies to make this fairy tree - all you will need is:

  • scissors
  • assorted color cardstock or construction paper
  • a craft knife
  • stickers and decorations

Jigsaw Puzzle Heart

Craft Idea #4

Your kids will have a blast making this cute Jigsaw Puzzle Heart. And what a great decoration it will make for your home. This is another fun but simple craft that can be completed in an afternoon. The supplies you will need are:

  • jigsaw puzzle pieces painted pink or red
  • pink or red paint
  • paint brush
  • craft sticks
  • white paint
  • a marker
  • red or pink yarn to make a hanger

Glitter Rock Valentine's Day Crafts

Craft Ideas #5

The Artful Parent is where I found the directions to make these sparkling Glitter Rocks. All you have to do is get some rocks, some craft glue, and some glitter...and you've got a kids craft project that will delight the kids who make them and the kids who receive them. This craft idea can be used for any holiday by changing the colors of the glitters and the shape of the holiday symbols.

For Valentine's Day I would try pink, red, and purple glitter but you can use whatever you have or let your kids pick their own colors.

Stained Glue Heart Suncatchers

Craft Idea #6

To make these beautiful string and glue hearts you will need the following supplies:

  • White string
  • Thread
  • Wax paper
  • Tape
  • Elmer’s Glue
  • Paper cup
  • Watercolors (reds & pinks)
  • Paintbrush
  • Scissors
  • Optional: glitter
  • Plus you can print out a free heart template.

Valentine Yarn Hearts

Supplies you will need to make these cute yarn hearts are: rustic floral wire, wire cutters, yarn and scissors.
Supplies you will need to make these cute yarn hearts are: rustic floral wire, wire cutters, yarn and scissors.

Craft Idea #7

Form a heart with your rustic flower wire, string some yarn around it and make a design by going back and forth across the front and back of the heart. These yarn hearts are super simple to make and they look it's a fun craft project for the kids.

Choose reds, pinks, and purples for your yarn, plus you can add other colors to really create a festive Valentine's Day window display.

Valentine’s Day Embroidery Hoop Art

Embroidery hoop art is gorgeous!  Get some fabric, cut out felt designs and heart shapes.  Glue them onto your fabric and secure it in the hoop.  Easy peasy and beautiful.
Embroidery hoop art is gorgeous! Get some fabric, cut out felt designs and heart shapes. Glue them onto your fabric and secure it in the hoop. Easy peasy and beautiful.

Craft Idea #8

This craft idea, Embroidery Hoops, is so easy to make, and look how great they look. The directions I found called for sewing, but I think glue would work well too.

You will need embroidery hoops in different sizes, felt in holiday colors, extra material scraps, embroidery thread, needles, pink and red buttons, sticky fabric glue or a hot glue gun with glue stickers and scissors. I don't sew, but this craft would be manageable even for me.

And if you don't want to sew, use the glue. I really like these. They might be nice with handprints in them. They would last forever and a Grandmother would really, really appreciate this gift idea! (Hint Hint)

Valentine’s Day Beautiful Recycled Centerpiece

You can craft sticks and newspapers into a beautiful centerpiece with a Valentine's Day theme.
You can craft sticks and newspapers into a beautiful centerpiece with a Valentine's Day theme.

Craft Idea #9

You will need:

  1. 1. Sticks
  2. Loc voc spray paint
  3. 3. Recycled paper.
  4. 4. Scissors
  5. 5. A pencil
  6. 6. Hot glue/hot glue gun
  7. 7. A large jar or vase

Such a simple idea with such beautiful results.

How To Make Heart Shaped Soap


Craft Idea # 10

I love these heart soaps and they aren't that difficult to will find the directions on Martha Stewart. You will need a few supplies and they are:

  • Nonstick 9-inch square pan

  • Heart-shape cookie cutter

  • Glass measuring cup

  • Glycerin soap

  • Bench scraper

  • Soap colorant or food coloring

  • Spray bottle filled with rubbing alcohol

  • Cutting board

  • Needlenose pliers

  • 1/8-inch metal letter stamps
  • Masking tape

I can't imagine a mom or sister or daughter anywhere who wouldn't be happy to get these pretty heart shaped soaps!


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