There’s no shortage of sweet Valentine’s day crafts for kids. Here we’ve rounded up 12 of the most simple yet creative ones we’ve seen yet. From cupid’s twig arrows to lovely embroidery hoop art, cute stained glass hearts, stamped magnets and more – these sweet and simple Valentine’s day crafts are fun for both young and older kids to create and share with their loved ones.
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Twig Felt Heart Arrows (via Alex Nguyen Portraits) Have your child play Cupid for the day and forage for twigs to make these cute and easy felt heart arrows.
Heart Stained Glass Catchers (via My Baking Addiction) These pretty sun catchers are made with melted beads so they’re extra durable and would still look festive strung up long past Vday.
Heart Sewn Valentine’s (via Real Simple) I love a simple craft for kids that combines fine motor skills, such as these adorable cards which come with a free template to make it even easier.
Coffee Filter Heart Garland (via Warm Hot Chocolate) A garland with beautiful watercolor effects and so easy to make and string up to enjoy right away!
Stamped Muslin Favor Bags (via Honey We’re Home) If your child’s got a large class, consider these easy stamped muslin bags which are fun for kids to stamp away and are big on presentation.
Salt Dough Heart Magnets (via Red Ted Art) Cutting dough and stamping is something my kids never tire of doing. This is a sweet rendition of using classic salt dough and turning it into magnets that you can treasure for a long time.
Ladybug Heart Puppet (via Doodlebug Design Inc.) Since I have 2.5 year old, I’m partial to crafts for the younger set. This cute as a bug heart ladybug is something toddlers will especially adore and love playing with.
Secret Message Valentine’s (via Craftaholics Anonymous) Kids love uncovering secrets and treasures! Have them make these mysterious valentines for friends that rub off with watercolors revealing a special hidden message.
Valentine’s Fortune Teller’s (via Design Mom) I remember so clearly playing this classic game with friends when I was a child. This cute Vday themed printable fortune teller makes a great non-candy favor option.
Valentine’s Day Embroidery Hoop Art (via Living Well Spending Less) With just a bits and pieces of felt, fabric and buttons, there’s no end to what your child can create (with some help) with these sweet embroidery hoops.
Handprint Art Tree (via I Heart Crafty Things) Another one for the toddler set, this is a simple craft to remember your child’s tiny hands at this age.
Love Bug (via My Kids Guide) Pom poms and googly eyes – I don’t know many kids who aren’t into using these classic craft materials. Warm your way into your little one’s heart with this simple and cute love caterpillar.
Agnes Hsu is a mom of three and has been inspiring parents and kids to get creative with easy activities and family friendly recipes for over 10 years. She shares her love for creative play and kids food to her 2MM+ followers online. Agnes' commitment to playful learning and kindness has not only raised funds for charity but also earned features in prestigious nationwide publications.