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10+ Easy Valentine’s Day Crafts for Kids

10+ Easy Valentine’s Day Crafts for Kids

We’re always short on time. So, I like crafts to be quick and easy and these 10+ Easy Valentine’s Day Crafts for Kids are some of the best ones I’ve found.

I’m that mom…

You know, the one that waits until the night before Valentine’s Day and panics because I didn’t plan anything fun to do the next day. Crafting with children is not in my skillset. You’d think by kid number 8 I’d have gained some type of patience for it, but alas, I have not. So, the quicker and easier the better.

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This Valentine’s I thought I would get started earlier and find some really cute and easy crafts to do with these kiddos of mine. I wanted to share them with you, because, well, I can’t be the only last-minute mom in the world. I know there are a few of you reading this saying, “THANK YOU!” Well, you’re very welcome. I hope this little list helps you.

10 Easy Valentine’s Day Crafts for Kids

Valentine's Day handprint flower craft keepsake

A Valentine’s Day keepsake dressed up like a flower. I love the idea of keepsakes that show us how small our children once were.

Easy Cotton Ball Heart Painting Art! allows for colorful creativity and helps develop fine motor skills.

Heart Butterfly Craft for Valentine’s Day is so cute and these little critters could easily become refrigerator magnets. Just add magnetic tape to the back and there you go! To make this craft go a little quicker with the kids, paint the clothespins ahead of time.

This Valentine’s Day Heart Craft for Kids is adorable. Very few supplies are needed and kids can learn how to fold paper to make a fan.

I love these Silly Heart Puppets! They’re the perfect craft to help eliminate some of the many craft sticks we have lying around.

Kids, children, doing Valentine’s day arts and crafts with hearts, pencils, paper

The cutest little kid craft is on this blog page and it’s so simple to put together. I Love You to Pieces, I mean what little kid doesn’t want to cut up little pieces of paper and glue them into a heart shape? They all do, and when they’re done just grab the vacuum and suck the scraps off of the floor.

The thing I like most about this Heart Penguin Craft for Kids is that children can see how shapes can be used to make up different pictures.

A little Valentine’s Day sewing project to build those motor skills, anyone? That’s what you’ll find in this sew crafty Threaded Heart Paper Plate Craft for Valentine’s Day. See what I did there?

I absolutely love the idea of showing our feathered friends some love on Valentine’s Day, and this heart-Shaped Valentine’s Day Birdfeeder is the sweetest gesture of love ever.

Love Bug Magnets are an easy Valentine’s Day craft that would serve a purpose long after Valentine’s Day.

Homemade Valentine’s Day Cards

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Making Valentine’s Day cards is another fun craft for your kids. This would be something great for older kids too.

These would make great Valentine keepsakes for grandparents, aunts, or uncles. It gives older kids the opportunity to be creative too.

What you’ll need:

  • White or colored cardstock
  • Scissors – regular or ones that cut designs
  • Glue – something that really sticks like E6000 or hot glue
  • Markers
  • Sequins, buttons, or other embellishments

Making time to have fun in our homeschools with our children should be a top priority. It builds bonds, strengthens relationships, and makes memories.

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