DIY Valentines For Kids

Parents, first let us congratulate you on the extra time you happened to stumble upon in order to put any extra thought into your kids’ Valentine cards this year. Doing anything other than picking up a box of punch-cut Charlie Brown cards (because Charlie Brown is still totally cool, right?) legitimately makes you a superhero. Let us help you in your quest to make Valentine’s Day too cool for school with these seven super-cute handmade gift ideas. Drop them off at your child’s friends’ homes to make their day!

Heart-Shaped Crayons

If you have more than a few broken crayons laying around the house, this Valentine craft is perfect for you. By melting up broken crayons in a heart-shaped silicone mold, you’ve created a colorful gift any child would love.


Playdough Valentines

These playdough Valentines are a great alternative to chocolate or candy. Make your own playdough with your child and put them into plastic containers. Feel free to add sparkles, sprinkles or whatever their heart desires!

Star Wars Lightsaber Valentines

Let your tiny Jedi be the talk of the virtual classroom with these Star Wars ValentinesAdd a glow stick to this simple Valentine’s Day card and it’s now transformed into a glowing lightsaber.

Friendship Bracelet Valentines

If your child loves to make friendship bracelets (or you don’t mind helping them learn), this DIY craft is unique and special. Friendship Bracelet Valentines are a bit more time-consuming than the other crafts, but definitely will be a hit among the classroom.


Valentine’s Day Snack Mix

If your child wants to share yummy snacks for Valentine’s Day, opt for this healthy trail mix! Make this Valentine’s Day snack mix, toss some in a bag and send it off!

Minecraft Valentines

Kids love Minecraft, and that is a fact. These adorable Minecraft Valentines are perfect for boys and girls alike, and you’ll hear no complaints about how “girly” Valentine gifts are. If that’s too much work, fill the bag with bricks and instructions on how to DIY their own.

You Blow My Mind Bubbles

To finish off the list, we’ve taken a cue from wedding receptions and love the idea of bubbles. Bubble Valentines are super easy to whip up. Best of all, these bubbles don’t make a mess.

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