A fun take on yarn art, this kid-friendly alternative lets kids create their very own woven hearts using just paper plates and yarn, offered by Rachel at I Heart Crafty Things. All you’ll need to get started is some paper plates, a hole punch and yarn.
What’s better than a craft you can eat? Perfect for giving away sweet treats at school or for an at-home activity, these DIY candy huggers are an adorable way to decorate candy for the holiday. Kids can even choose from their favorite animals, like bunnies and monkeys.
With this fun DIY project, they’ll craft decorated wafer heart cookies from Family Fresh Meals using chocolate and sprinkles-tasty treats sure to melt in their mouths.
This crafty heart slime from Lia at Little Bins For Little Hands mixes mess and creativity. Even better, this craft teaches kids slime’s science and chemistry! It’s very simple to make with only a few ingredients, and kids will have fun mixing in hearts and glitter.
Not only will this craft have kids getting creative, it also teaches them how they can use recyclables to make something entirely new. They’ll get to turn an ordinary tin can into a uniquely designed heart windsock from Stef at NonToy Gifts, which can then be displayed outside for the holiday.
These glittery salt dough handprints from The Best Ideas For Kids make the perfect holiday gift or decoration. With just a few simple ingredients, kids can mix together their very own dough to play around with. Once the ornament has been made and baked, kids can paint and add glitter to make each handprint unique.
With this great template project, kids will be able to make their very own paper fortune cookies from Evermine. But creating the cookie is only half the fun! Kids will also have the chance to get a little creative with their secret holiday-themed messages.
Kids can create their own edible tick tac toe boards from Sippy Cup Mom, play with their friends, and then eat their creations when finished! The boards are fun and easy to make with graham crackers and colored icing. To get into the holiday spirit, don’t forget the candy hearts!
With just a few affordable items, kids can build their very own gum ball machines from Liz at Eat Move Make, candy included. Once the candy holder has been finished, paints, markers, stickers and more can be used to make festive designs.
Kids can get in touch with their inner-painter when trying out this fun LOVE canvas craft from Danielle at A Sprinkle of Joy. Using paints, hands and feet, kids can create their own work of art that spells out “love.” Once done, the canvas makes for the perfect gift for mom or dad.
Very simple to make, these heart sun catchers from Emma at Kids Craft Room only require a paper plate, sequins, paint, ribbon and some clear contact paper. Once kids have created a design that’s too their liking, it can be hung in the window to show off and shine.
This unique take on snow globes from Fun-a-Day offers all the glittery extravagance you need for the holiday. Not only will kids love assembling the heart glitter jars, they’ll also have a blast shaking them up and watching the glitter float around.
These heart mason jars from Linda at Mason Jar Crafts Love are very simple to make and allow kids to get creative around the holidays. To get started, all you’ll need is some mason jars, paint, and a few flowers for decoration!
These adorable fuzzy hearts from Kim at the Pinterest Parent are very easy to make and are perfect for the holiday. Kids will absolutely love getting to pick out their various yarns and ribbons. For the most fun, try to have an assortment of colors and designs handy!
Andreja’s Heart Corner Bookmarks from Easy Peasy and Fun may encourage your kids to break open their favorite book for a little one on one reading.
If your kids are looking for the perfect hand-made gifts to take into school, look no further. These adorable heart pencil toppers from Maggie at Red Ted Art are super simple and fun to make. To get started, all you’ll need are some pencils and pipe cleaners.
Flowers are a lovely holiday surprise and even better when you can eat them. Kids can piece together these fun baking cup flowers from Cindy at Skip To My Lou.
This cute heart-filled picture holder from All Kids Network is fun to piece together using painted puzzle pieces. The cute little message, I love you to pieces, is sure to melt anyone’s heart. To make it personalized, you can even include your own photo.
Kids love creating funny and unique cards to give away for the holiday. Give them a little inspiration with this funny hand card from Tiff Keetch that can be pulled to increase in length. The cute inscription reads: I love you this much.
Using old crayons and an oven-safe mold, kids can create unqiue hearts from Chef Messy to give away or use as decoration. Kids will have a blast mixing and matching colors and trying to come up with new crazy designs.
There’s no better time to get kids crafting and being creative than during Valentine’s Day. There are plenty of unique projects they can work on, from their very own love bug to a gorgeous heart-shaped sun catcher. Don’t fret, you don’t have to finish every craft on this list. Just pick the ones that stand out and start getting them made! If you have the time, you can always go back and pick out more.