Arts & Crafts

7 Valentine’s Day Crafts for Kids

By: Highlights Editorial
Valentine's Day Crafts
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Make your child’s heart happy with these Valentine’s Day ideas for kids! Simple enough for kids to make on their own, or fun to make with a parent, these crafts use basic supplies, likely found at home. In a hurry? For an extra timesaver, check out these easy—and adorable!—Valentine’s Day cards.

1. Secret-Message Valentines 

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Message hearts made with a resist technique.

White construction paper and a white crayon are all you need to send a secret message to someone on Valentine’s Day.

2. Cupid’s-Arrow Valentines 

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Cupid’s arrows made from drinking straws and patterned paper.

Talk about flying into someone’s heart!

3. Bake Valentine’s Day Cookies 

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Kids decorating heart-shaped cookies with icing and sprinkles.

Baking and sharing cookies with your child is a fun way to spend time together—and bring joy to others. Make it easy with our Kindness Baking Kit, which we created with our friends at Baketivity.

4. Mustache Lollipops 

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Handmade greeting cards with lollipops attached.

Bring on the smiles with this sweet and silly craft!

5. Heart Spinner

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Glue paper hearts to a piece of yarn and watch them spin.

Watch these colorful hearts twist and spin.

6. Mail a Hug Card 

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Print, cut and give these cartoon sloths that hold a heart message.

Spread kindness and warm someone’s heart with these slot cards that can be customized with a personal message.

7. Valentine’s Day Puzzle 

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A Hidden Pictures puzzle with bugs at a Valentine’s Day party.

Seek, find, solve and color your way through this holiday-themed Hidden Pictures puzzle. A great Valentine’s Day game for kids that stimulates the mind!

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By: Highlights Editorial