Whether you’re looking for classroom activities, handmade Valentines ideas for kids, or some at-home crafting inspiration, every kid will love these 18 super cute DIY Valentine crafts. Each of these DIY Valentine crafts is simple enough for every age to enjoy. Use supplies from around the home or make a trip to your local arts and crafts store. Get ready for a whole lot of Valentine’s Day fun!
18 Super Cute DIY Valentine Crafts for Kids
As both a mom and a former teacher, I love to hunt for activities that work great in the classroom and at home. When it comes to holidays, I always make time for some extra themed arts and crafts in our schedule. My kids love getting creative, and I appreciate having some time to get creative myself. The thought of February alone gets me excited about Valentine’s ideas for kids and all the cute DIY Valentine crafts to be made!
Whether you’re a room parent who helps out in your child’s classroom, a youth group leader, a homeschool parent, or just a crafting fanatic, these adorable Valentine’s ideas for kids are just as fun for you to make as they are for your little ones. All you need are some standard craft supplies and a little bit of time to make Valentine’s Day extra sweet this year. Let me know if you try any of these DIY Valentine crafts and enjoy!
Can you believe this adorable marbling effect is created with shaving cream? These DIY Valentine crafts just need some paint and a few household supplies. See more on Hello, Wonderful on how to make this Shaving Cream Heart Art.
Hello, Wonderful took your average paper chain to the next level with this sweet Rainbow Heart Wreath! Doesn’t it remind you of colorful conversation hearts? Add colorful pompoms and ribbon to make this craft extra special. Your kids can keep them hanging in their room all year round!
Looking for DIY Valentine crafts for younger kids? Even your littlest ones can create this painted heart flower. These make an adorable, framed print you can keep for years. Add this to your list of Valentine’s ideas for kids at the elementary level.
Take finger painting to a whole new level! All you need is a canvas, masking tape, and finger paint for this fun Valentine Art project. Can you believe how professional it looks for a kid’s craft? I’d love to have this hanging in my home!
This Paper Plate Stitched Heart isn’t just a great aesthetic addition to these cute DIY Valentine crafts. It also helps little kids practice their hand-eye coordination as they thread the needle through each of the punched holes. Talk about a win-win!
On the hunt for Valentine’s ideas for kids that will suit any age? Kids from toddlers to tweens will be obsessed with these Hersey’s Kisses Bling Rings. They’ll want a few for themselves, and some to give away to their friends! Teachers can make these to give away to their class as a treat, too.
Bee mine! These Buzzy Bumble Bee DIY Valentine crafts are made with just paper and glue. They are just as cute as they are simple to make!
Let kids practice their scissors skills with these Valentine Caterpillars. They can pick their favorite colors to customize their caterpillars however they like. Too cute!
Who else has kids that LOVE slime? Slime has come back in a big way recently, but I don’t predict it will ever go out of style. It’s one of my go-to activities for family fun, so it had to make the list of these Valentine’s ideas for kids. Adding glitter hearts to the mix makes it a perfect DIY Valentine craft. Make your own Glitter Valentine Slime!
Recycle in style! I love DIY Valentine crafts that use regular old household objects like toilet paper rolls, including this Heart Stamper. Use this heart stamp to create art, wrapping paper, gift bags, and more!
Make this Very Strawberry Valentine’s Craft with your kids using craft paper, scissors, and glue. Everything except for the eyes and mouth is heart shaped. I love DIY Valentine crafts like this!
Have kids who love unicorns? Let them make this Valentine Unicorn Craft from Glued to My Craft. Pick up some craft foam, googly eyes, and yarn for this one. The head is heart-shaped!
Need DIY Valentine crafts for the pizza lovers in your life? I’m in love with this Heart Pizza Pie Valentine because, well, who doesn’t love pizza!
Recycled Valentine’s ideas for kids are a win in my book! Wash and save your empty cans, peel off the labels, and paint them to create these Valentine Windsocks to hang in your tree. They would look great hanging from a porch as well.
Too cute! These googly-eyed Love Bugs are made with yarn and pipe cleaners. You’ll never guess what the inside of the Love Bugs is made out of!
More super cute DIY Valentine crafts made from paper! Check out this tuxedo adorned Penguin Craft. It has a heart face, heart beak, and heart feet! You could make a whole heart inspired Valentine’s Day zoo with these paper Valentine’s ideas for kids.
Let your little love bugs have some much fun creating their own Valentine Love Bug. All you will need is a little bit of glue, a toilet paper roll, and a few other basic craft supplies.
Little Pink and Red Foxes are next up in our animal Valentine’s ideas for kids lineup! Your kids will love this adorable fox craft.
What a throwback! Did you make one of these accordion Heart Men when you were in elementary school? I did. Pass on the tradition to your kids this year and make these DIY Valentine crafts with them!
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