- Seasonal art for kids
by Jean Van't Hul
January 22, 2024
Valentine’s Day activities for kids including Valentine art projects, baking ideas and books for celebrating love & friendship.
Updated December 2023
It’s almost February! And you know what that means, right? It’s time to start thinking about homemade valentines and Valentine’s Day crafts!
If you haven’t already, that is.
We get started including hearts in our creative making and playing on the early side. Sometimes a full month in advance, because, well, HEARTS!
So here you go!
A whole month of Valentine crafts and activities for kids, including heart art, craft projects, handmade gifts, Valentine treats, books about Valentine’s Day, and more!
Valentine’s Day Activities for Kids
5 Heart Art Projects
There’s always simply drawing, collaging, or painting on heart-shaped paper, but here are some more elaborate heart art activities.
1.Make Blot Art Hearts
2. Suncatcher Heartstrings with Melted Crayon Hearts
3. Coffee Filter Hearts for the Window
4. Papel Picado
5. Faux Stained-Glass Valentines with Black Glue
5 Easy Valentine Crafts for Kids
6. The Best Valentine’s Day Crafts for Kids
7. Make a DIY Valentine’s Box
8. Make a Valentine’s Day Garland
9. DIY Heart Crowns
10. 11 Easy Valentine Crafts for Toddlers
5 Homemade Valentines Kids Can Make
11. DIY Valentines for Kids with Cardboard Hearts
12. Glitter Rock Valentines
13. 12 Homemade Valentines Cards for Kids
14. Fun and Easy Painting Valentines for Toddlers
15. Easy Foil Heart Valentines
5 Valentine’s Day Activities for Kids
16. Decorate for Valentine’s Day!
17. Set up a Valentine Themed Sensory Bin!
18. The Best Books and Crafts for Valentine’s Day
19. Try an Interactive Heart Drawing Activity
20. Paint a Map of Your Heart
5 Homemade Gifts for Valentine’s Day
21. Make Clay Hearts
22. Melt Beads to Make Suncatcher Hearts
23. Make Sharpie Tie Dye Pillows
24. Decoupaged Heart Rocks
25. Clay Coil Hearts
4 Valentine’s Day Baking Activities
You can cook just about anything in a heart shape, right?
26. Heart-Shaped Cherry Hand Pies
27. Make Cranberry Oatmeal Heart Cookies
28. Decorate Valentine Sugar Cookies
29. Make Peanut Butter Cups in Heart Molds
30.And don’t forget to head to the library and check out somebooks about Valentine’s Day. Need some suggestions? Check out our even bigger list of favorites!
Would you like a printable version of 30 Valentine Activities for Kids to hang on your fridge?
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- 12 Valentine’s Day Crafts for Kids
- 19 Valentine’s Day Craft Ideas for Kids
- How to Make Coffee Filter Heart Crafts for Valentine’s Day
- How to Make a Valentine’s Day Mailbox
- Valentine’s Day Drawings: Heart Mandalas for Kids
- 10 Valentine Craft Ideas for Kids
Want even more creative ideas?
Check out our Hearts Activities pack!
We think you’re going to LOVE this sweet collection of adorable heart activities! This 32-page printable eBook is full of coloring pages, drawing prompts, games, and more!
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Jean Van't Hul
Children's Art Enabler, Mother of Two, Lover of Cherry Pie and Nature
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Valentine's Day Activities for Kids
- The article provides a list of Valentine's Day activities for kids, including art projects, craft projects, handmade gifts, treats, books, and more.
- It suggests various heart art projects, such as making blot art hearts, creating suncatcher heartstrings with melted crayon hearts, making coffee filter hearts for the window, creating papel picado, and making faux stained-glass valentines with black glue.
- The article also mentions easy Valentine crafts for kids, including making DIY Valentine's boxes, Valentine's Day garlands, DIY heart crowns, and more.
- It suggests homemade valentines that kids can make, such as DIY valentines with cardboard hearts, glitter rock valentines, and homemade valentine cards.
- The article provides ideas for Valentine's Day baking activities, including making heart-shaped cherry hand pies, cranberry oatmeal heart cookies, decorating Valentine sugar cookies, and making peanut butter cups in heart molds.
- It also suggests decorating for Valentine's Day, setting up a Valentine-themed sensory bin, and provides a list of books and crafts for Valentine's Day.
- The article concludes by offering a printable version of 30 Valentine activities for kids.
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