Fun and Easy Valentine Crafts for Kids

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Here are some great ideas for fun and easy Valentine crafts for kids. Grade-schoolers love making and sharing Valentine's creations with friends and family. And what better way for kids to say "I love you" than with Valentine crafts that they lovingly created with their own hands?

Try any of these fun Valentine crafts with your child; you'll find yourself having fun making and sharing them too!


Valentine Heart Wreath

Paper heart wreath
Katherine Lee

This beautiful paper heart wreath is a perfect Valentine's craft for kids. It's simple and fun to make, and your kids will be able to proudly hang it up around the house or share it with friends.


Easy, Pretty, and Budget-Friendly Valentine Cards for Kids

Homemade Valentine's Day paper cards
Katherine Lee

Need to make a bunch of Valentine cards for your child's entire class? These super-simple and pretty homemade Valentine cards are perfect because they are no-fuss, no-mess, and very budget-friendly. Plus, they're fun to make!


Easy Mini School Valentine Cards You Can Make in Minutes

Mini homemade Valentine's day cards
Katherine Lee

With just a few materials, you can make these easy and pretty mini Valentine cards for the whole class in just minutes. 


Valentine Treats Gift Wrap

Valentine themed candy wrappers
Katherine Lee

With just some decorative paper or washi tape, you can transform ordinary candy bars and other Valentine treats into pretty Valentine gifts. It's so easy and budget-friendly, you and your child will want to make some for the whole class!


Tissue Paper Flower Craft

tissue paper flowers. Katherine Lee

You won't believe how easy these beautiful tissue paper flowers are to make. They are the perfect craft for kids for spring, Valentine's Day, or any other occasion.


Heart-Shaped Valentine Folded Love Notes

Folded heart love notes are a perfect Valentine's Day craft for kids. Katherine Lee

These pretty folded heart-shaped notes can be made in minutes. All you need is some pretty paper (like origami or wrapping paper), a large cookie cutter, and some scissors. How easy is that?


How to Make Pretty Valentine Card Holder Sleeves in 7 Easy Steps

Pretty and easy Valentine card envelope sleeves to make with kids. Katherine Lee

Colorful paper and a large paper doily are all you need to make these gorgeous Valentine card holder envelopes. They're the perfect place to store all those Valentines your child will get from school!


10 Easy Valentine Box Ideas

Valentine crafts for kids - paper mailbox Valentine box
Here's what your finished mailbox Valentine box will look like. Katherine Lee

Where to put all those school Valentines? Easy, adorable, and fun Valentine boxes to make with your child. And when Valentine's Day is over, your child can use these boxes to store toys, trinkets, and other small treasures!


How to Make Pretty Pencil Valentines

Pretty pencil Valentines. Katherine Lee

These pencil Valentines are the perfect quick and easy non-Valentine gift. And if you're having a Valentine party for kids, you can put a whole bunch in a cup and put them on the table for kids to share while they make their own Valentine cards and crafts. So practical and pretty!


Felt Lip Balm Holders in 5 Easy Steps

Cute felt lip balm holders make great non-candy gifts. Katherine Lee

Need an idea for a great non-candy Valentine gift? These pretty felt lip balm holders are super-easy to make; you can whip up a bunch in minutes!


How to Make Colorful Hearts Cards

Colorful hearts cards are easy and fun to make. Katherine Lee

If you have a heart-shaped paper punch and some colorful or patterned paper or washi tape, you can whip up some pretty heart-adorned Valentine's Day cards in no time! Kids will just love making these hearts and gluing them on to make pretty Valentine cards to share.


Homemade Valentine Cards - a Butterfly Valentine to Make with Kids

Homemade Valentine Cards
Katherine Lee

This cute butterfly card is a cinch to make, and your kids will absolutely love gluing on the hearts to decorate the wings. If you need to make a bunch for friends or your child's classmates, you can simply make several pieces and assemble them. Fun, adorable, and efficient!


Vellum Heart Valentine Garland

Valentine garland
Katherine Lee

You'll love making--and showing off--this pretty, light-catching Valentine garland. Vellum paper makes the ideal material for a garland because it's translucent, and light shines through it in a gorgeous way. And you and your child will love how easy this project is, making it one of the ideal Valentine crafts for kids.


How to Make a Linking Hearts Valentine Chain

Easy and fun linking hearts paper chain. Katherine Lee

Kids will love making this easy linking hearts chain, and parents will love how easy and inexpensive it is to create. All you need is a cookie-cutter, paper, scissors, and glue!


Handmade Vellum Flower Valentine Card

handmade vellum paper Valentine card
Katherine Lee

This elegant and beautiful handmade vellum paper Valentine card is so easy to make, you and your child may want to make several to share with friends and your child's classmates.


Pop-Up Valentine's Day Card

Katherine Lee

Create your own adorable pop-up Valentine's Day cards with these easy step-by-step instructions. Your grade-schooler will love making these Valentine's Day cards almost as much as he will enjoy sharing them with his friends and classmates.


Quilled Homemade Valentine Cards

Homemade Valentine Cards
Katherine Lee

Using quilled paper hearts to decorate Valentine cards is a simple yet elegant project that's fun for kids to do. Younger kids can help decide where the hearts will go on the card while older kids may be able to curl the strips of paper to form the hearts and help glue them onto the cards.


A Simple, Beautiful Valentine's Day Card

Katherine Lee

One of the most fun Valentine's Day crafts for kids can be making Valentine's Day cards. This simple, easy-to-make beautiful Valentine's Day card can be made using old wrapping paper and magazines—perfect for teaching kids the value of reusing materials and not wasting resources!


Fast and Easy Valentine Heart Paper Garland

Katherine Lee

Here is a quick and easy Valentine heart paper garland that's festive and fun to make. Best of all, you can use leftover holiday gift wrap or other pretty paper to make these fun Valentine's Day decorations.

By Katherine Lee
Katherine Lee is a parenting writer and a former editor at Parenting and Working Mother magazines.