Love is in the air and I love celebrating valentine’s day, as do the children. Decorating the home with hearts and creating cards and gifts to share with our family and friends is so much fun. Here are some of our favourite simple kid’s crafts to make for Valentine’s Day. Hopefully, you will love these ideas as much as we do!
Simple Crafts for Kids to Make for Valentine’s Day
Bubble Wrap Printed Heart Card for Toddlers to Make
Bubble wrap is always a favourite in our house and not just to pop give these bubble wrap printed heart cards a go and try and limit the popping till after they have finished printing.
Easy Torn Paper Heart Card for Preschoolers
I love how simple and easy this valentine’s day card idea is, yet it’s really effective. Another bonus is that you don’t need a lot of craft supplies to complete it which means that is perfect for some last minute spur of the moment crafting when the kids just have to make a card.
Valentine’s Tissue Paper Heart Card
Another Simple Card to make with toddlers and preschoolers our scrunched up tissue paper heart card.
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Valentine’s Day Wrapping Paper
How simple is this valentine’s art activity? I think it would make perfect wrapping paper for a valentine’s gift.
String Art Heart Craft for Kids to Make
Work together as a family to create this simple string heart art canvas a perfect addition to your wall that will work year round.
Valentine’s Day Love Bug Book Marks
PRINTABLE VALENTINES GAMES IN OUR RAINY DAY MUM STORE
Some fun Valentine’s Cards for Toddlers and Preschoolers to make too!
Easy Valentine’s DIY Crayons
These DIY heart crayons would make a perfect present for the kids to give to their valentines and also makes use of all the tiny bits of crayons we have lying around.
Sewn Paper Plate Heart
Great beginner sewing project for kids to make this paper plate heart that would look great for decorating the house for valentine’s day and will help with fine motor skills. My eldest has a thing for yarn-based crafts at the moment.
Yarn Wrapped LOVE Letters
Another yarn-based craft to have a go at some Love Letters for the home. I could see these on my daughter’s wall and maybe even changed to her name.
Valentine’s Sun Catchers
These upcycled sun catchers might be simple to make but the definitely have the wow factor. I have a feeling they will decorating our windows all year around!
Paper Plate Love Birds
This is a little different from all the heart shaped valentines crafts out there, but my craft obsessed children can’t wait to make these love birds and paint them all sorts of different colours.
Homemade Clay Heart Bunting
I can’t wait to try this homemade clay recipe, and I think my kids will love decorating all the hearts. I can see these hearts looking lovely hanging up on the staircase! If you don’t have all of the ingredients to make these hearts why not try out Bakers Clay recipe that uses kitchen cupboard ingredients or even salt dough.
Valentine’s Puppet Craft for KIds
Finally, I love how this valentine’s puppet craft is a simple make but can give hours of open-ended fun. My kids love anything puppet related at the moment as they have big imaginations so these are going to be firm favourites in our puppet theatre!