Over 40 Free Valentine's Day Craft Ideas for Kids to Make

Love is in the air!!!

We have put together over 40 free Valentine craft ideas for kids to make for Valentine's Day. There are many free Valentine gifts and craft ideas that can be used in the classroom, at home, and shared with friends.

We have cute preschool and toddler crafts that the tiny kids can enjoy.  We even have a baby craft! Check out the mess-free ideas below!!

Most of our Valentine craft ideas are simple and use materials that you have around the house just waiting to be put to use, especially used for a gift of love!

Wooden Decorated Valentine Hearts

There are many Valentine's for the classroom and gift exchange parties to be found in the stores, but nothing is as nice as making and receiving a homemade Valentine. 

Look below for Valentine painted rocks, pencil toppers, origami heart Valentines, washi tape bubble gifts, plastic canvas keychains, lollipop Valentine's and so many more creative ideas.

You'll love the printables for crafts that we found for you, too!  

If you are looking for Valentine's Day crafts for your kids to make to decorate the home, we have fun and sweet wreaths, unique heart garlands made from pages from an old book, and bubble paint picture frames.

If you want a grown-up craft to work on beside them, check out our page of wreaths with great Valentine wreath ideas!

Teacher and room parents will love the line up we have of Valentine's cards and gifts for parents and craft activities for the school Valentine's Day party. 

Take a look at the conversation heart necklaces, easy heart suncatcher, along with tasty Valentine Party treats like our Love Bug Valentine Fruit Cups and the paper heart cone, perfect to fill with popcorn for the party!!

Look below for great Valentine's gift and craft ideas for the home and the classroom!

Happy Heart Day!

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Over 40 Free Valentine's Day Craft Ideas for Kids to Make

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Bubble Art Photo Frame

This Valentine's bubble art photo frame gift is something kids can do for their loved ones. Free Tutorial. The Inspiration Edit

Bubble Valentines

Kids will love making the washi tape bubble valentines and giving them to classmates. Money Wise Moms

Candy Monster

With this free tutorial, you and the kids can make a set of fun DIY Valentine gifts for kids to give as a favor on Valentine's Day. Scratch and Stitch

Conversation Heart Necklace

Conversation Hearts are one of the most classic Valentine’s Day candy. Learn how to make a necklace with them with this free tutorial. B4 and Afters

Divine Valentine

Create unique Valentine’s Day hearts with this easy weaving project. Pacon

Easy Art Heart Painting

A mess-free Valentine's decoration a preschooler can make. Mom Brite

Easy heart Valentine card

A free craft card idea for toddlers. Kiddy Charts

Fabric Valentine's Day Card

How to make a Valentine's Day card with scrap fabric.

Heart Ornament

Learn how to make cute and simple heart ornaments from felt. This is a fun project even kid's can do.

Heart Painted Rocks

Paint rocks for Valentine's Day. I Love Painted Rocks

Heart Pencil Favor

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and it is time to come up with a small favor or card your child to handout to friends and classmates.
These heart pencil valentine favors are a great candy-free alternative and the pencil can be used long after the holiday is over. Staff

Heart Pencil Topper

How to make a heart Pencil topper for Valentine's Day. This is a cute idea that kids can make to give to friends. Also a nice group activity for school parties, scouts, etc.

Heart Suncatcher

A step by step guide for an easy Valentine’s craft to do with preschoolers or toddlers. Mother In The Six

Homemade Valentine Cards

Simple project for children of all ages. Family Education

Llama Valentine Craft

This llama Valentine craft for kids is simple, fun, and requires just a few craft supplies. Simple Everyday Mom

Lollipop Flower

Lollipop flowers make a great inexpensive Valentine to give out. Craft Elf

Lollipop Valentine Card

Lollipop Valentine cards are very simple to create. Enchanted Learning

Love Bug Toilet Paper Roll

This craft is perfect for preschoolers and young children! It only takes a few supplies you probably have around the house. Where'd My Sanity Go

Love Bug Toilet Paper Roll Craft

Kids will enjoy creating and displaying this cute love bug for Valentine's holiday. Mom Wife Busy Life

Love Bug Valentines Fruit Cups

Serve these cute Valentine's fruit cups are your valentine's day party. Crayon and Cravings

Love Pallet Art

A quick DIY decorating idea for Valentine's Day. Kids can make it as a gift or parent or grandparent. The Country Chic Cottage

Love You Keyring

Do you need a quick DIY gift for someone special? Make this quick and fun keyring with plastic canvas. Free pattern and instructions.
This project can be completed in an evening. Staff

Paper Heart Flower

Kids of all ages will enjoy making a vibrant bouquet of paper heart flowers with this free pattern. Fireflies and Mudpies

Paper Heart Pouch

A fun little project that kids can make and give to their friends or family. My Poppet Makes

Photo Valentine Wreath Craft

Kids will enjoy making this easy photo wreath for someone special. Simple Everyday Mom

Printable Lollipop Valentines

Wrap up a lollipop to make a very cute valentine. Free Kids Crafts

Printable Valentine's Pencil Toppers

Give a pencil for Valentine's day by attaching a printable Valentine's message to the pencil. The Gingerbread House

Simple Origami Heart

This tutorial will demonstrate how to fold a simple origami heart.

Simple Valentine's Card

This is a super quick and easy tutorial for a DIY Valentine card you can craft together with your baby or toddler. All About Baby Blog

Spinning 3D Valentine’s Day card

Older kiddos can create something beautiful for Valentine's Day with this free card tutorial. Kiddy Charts

Teacher Valentine’s Cards

Kids can show their appreciation to their teachers, and any special teacher in your life really, with these free printable Valentine’s Day cards for teachers. Kiddy Charts

Threaded Heart Paper Plate

This is the perfect Valentine's craft idea for toddlers and children in preschool. Easy Peasy and Fun

Valentine Heart Animals

Enchanted Learning

Valentine Heart Crown

Make a pretty Valentine's crown from a paper plate and paper hearts. Enchanted Learning

Valentine Heart Wreath

Make a pretty Valentine wreath decoration from paper hearts and a paper plate. Enchanted Learning

Valentine Treat Bags

On Valentine's Day, kids enjoy passing out treats to their classmates, teammates, teachers, and friends. What better way than with a cute goodie bag. Learn how to make quick and easy fabric bags.

Valentine' Day Heart Mobile

Time for DIY Valentine's Day crafts. Learn how to make a heart mobile for Valentine's Day. This mobile will look so festive in a home.
Kids and grandkids will love helping to make it. Staff

Valentine's Butterfly Craft

With the printable this craft is simple enough kids can do it for Valentine's Day. Simply Full Of Delight

Valentine's Day - Printable Valentine Lily

Lollipop craft project - printable. Skip To My Lou

Valentine's Day Coloring Pages

Free printable Valentine's Day coloring pages for kids. Cenzerely Yours

Valentine's Day Heart Boxes

An easy and inexpensive craft project for Valentine's Day.
Paper Mache boxes are the perfect canvas for creativity and these heart shaped boxes were only $1 at the dollar store.

Valentine's Day Heart Garland

It’s almost Valentines day and time to do some DIY Valentine’s Day crafts. Making a simple paper heart garland is a simple way to decorate for Valentine’s Day. Learn how to make paper heart garland.

Valentine's Day I Spy Printable

This is the perfect Valentine's activity for home or the classroom. Kids will have fun counting and coloring all the various Valentine-themed items. Cenzerely Yours

Valentine's Day Pencil Card

Valentine's Day Butterfly Pencil Card made out of fun foam.

Valentine's Day Sensory Bottle

This Valentine’s Day, gather the kids together at the table and create a fun Valentine’s Day Sensory Bottle for Kids! Mom Wife Busy Life

Valentine's Day Word Search

A fun, engaging free printable Valentine’s Day Word Search with 20 love and friendship-themed words for students to find! Classroom activity! Literacy Learn

Valentine’s Day Card

This free tutorial will show how to make a Valentine's Day card with pom poms. Easy enough for toddlers and older kiddos will also enjoy this project. Lil Tigers

Valentines Candy Cone

An easy paper craft for kids. Things to Make and Do

Valentines Day Slime

Kids love slime! Make some for Valentine's day with this festive slime recipe that contains heart confetti. Tasty Galaxy

Wood Button Heart

Gluing buttons to a wooden heart is an easy, cute, and fun project for kids. Pink Peppermint Design

Wooden Heart or Foam Heart Decoration

Learn how to decorate a store purchased wooden heart for Valentine's Day using white paint and pencil eraser. If you cannot find a wooden heart at the craft store, you can always cut a heart from a foam sheet and use the same process to decorate. This is a fun, simple project for kids.

Wooden Valentine's Heart Craft

With only a few supplies, kids can make cute wooden hearts for the holiday. Jinxy Kids

Woven Paper Heart Valentine Baskets

Make a bunch of woven heart baskets and fill them with treats or a special message. Gathering Beauty

Yarn Wrapped Heart

Learn how to make a yarn wrapped heart. This craft idea is great for kids and grown ups. Easy Peasy and Fun

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