We Round-up 10 Of Our Favourite Valentine Crafts For Kids
Looking for the best Valentine crafts for kids? We round-up ten of our favourite Valentine's Day crafts and art projects for children.
Get Crafty This Valentine's Day
Love is in the air, and what better excuse do you need for getting out the glue sticks? Children love crafting, and making things with a Valentines theme – on the days around Valentine’s Day, and beyond – is a great excuse to mix things up and get creative.
Here’s our round-up of Valentine's Day craft ideas that includes five-minute crafts, crafts for toddlers and fun crafts for older children.
Here 10 Of Our Favourite Valentine Crafts For Kids:
1. A heart glitter shaker
A love-themed sensory toy that’s also fun to make, this heart glitter shaker is also a handy way of recycling jars you have around the house and using up all that pesky glitter. The how-to guide is on the Hobbycraft blog here.
2. Paper heart garlands
This Valentine craft will use up all your scraps of spare paper and any string you have lying around. It will also make your house pretty! What's not to love? Get crafty with this idea for colourful heart garlands from Rex London.
3. A simple heart card
Why not share the love with these simple homemade cards? If your child isn't old enough to master sewing yet, you can get them to draw inside.
4. Make heart-shaped ladybird stamps
Grab your leftover loo rolls and get stamping. We love this simple idea for heart-shaped ladybird stamps from Hello Wonderful.
5. Salt dough heart footprints
Do you have a small baby? This is a great keepsake craft for you to make to give to others. These salt dough heart footprints use store-cupboard ingredients and you can keep them plain or decorate them as elaborately as you like. Find out more over on Red Ted Art.
6. Colourful lacing hearts craft
Another Valentine craft that uses recycled materials, this one is a good practise for fine motor skills and also means you can get creative with the crayons and paints. Read the guide to making these hearts over on The Imagination Tree.
7. Clay heart trinket tray
Use flowers and leaves from your garden or the park to make these simple clay trinket trays from Little Pin Learners, as seen over on Instagram.
8. Valentine’s Day slime
Do your older children love slime as much as ours do? There are lots of ideas for making slime with a Valentine’s Day theme on this post. This is strictly one for the older children!
9. Heart-shaped crayons
Speaking of crayons, what better way to use up all the broken crayon pieces you have lying around the house? This craft uses a heart-shaped mould (which you can buy online) to remake old crayons into something much more lovely. Find out more here.
10. Simple heart-shaped wands
Share the love with these simple heart-shaped pipe-cleaner wands from Cinta & Co.
Loved our Valentines crafts for kids? Here are more ideas and inspiration for children’s activities:
- If this has inspired you to get creative, make sure you read our post on arts and crafts using recycled objects.
- You can also follow our Valentine’s Craft Activities for Children board on TalkMum Pinterest.
- If you’re looking for more activities for children, check out our Wellkid Peppa Pig activity ideas.