10 Valentine's crafts to do with children

Kids making Valentine's crafts

Valentine's Day is approaching and although the samples of love and affection must be made every day of the year, everyone likes to receive and give a gift special to the dearest people. Despite being a date aimed mainly at couples in love, children are increasingly being involved so that they can also celebrate this date, in their own way.

Children have a different, innocent and wonderful concept of love, so celebrating Valentine's Day with them can become a beautiful family tradition. In this article we give you some ideas to celebrate Valentine's Day with children. You can also find special recipes to make with the little ones and some wonderful stories to be able to explain in a simple way what feelings are.

Handcrafted gifts

Now, in addition to celebrating Valentine's Day with a party or cooking special sweets, on this day you can not miss the special details. And what gift is more special, than the one that is made by hand with love and with the illusion of the little ones. Therefore, below you will find 10 simple and beautiful ideas to do with the little ones on Valentine's Day.

A very sweet butterfly

Butterfly with Valentine's lollipop

This sweet and original idea is perfect for children can give gifts to their most special friends. You will only need pink card or the color that the children prefer and decorative papers for the details of the butterfly. The pattern is very simple, you just have to draw the butterfly on the cardboard and cut out carefully. In the center, make two cuts where the lollipop will be placed.

Hilorama heart

Valentine's Day Thread Heart

The yarn technique is very simple and fun to do with the children, this link We explain how it is done exactly. As you can see in the image, you only need some ice cream sticks and the cotton thread used for embroidery.

Valentine mailbox

Valentine mailbox

Valentine's cards are also very important, since in them you can leave messages to show affection and friendship. This beautiful mailbox is perfect to put all the cards received or so that the whole family can leave theirs.

Valentine tree

Valentine tree

This lovely tree can be made in no time and you can use recycled materials. With newspaper, craft paper or any other that you have at home, you can make the trunk of the tree very easily. The hearts can be made of colored cardboard or white paper, the children can paint them and write their messages of affection on them.


Decorate mouse-shaped pencils

Decorate mouse-shaped pencils

These cute mice decorate pencils are made in a few minutes and as you can see, They are funny and very beautiful to give as a gift. You will only need felt fabric of various colors and some funny eyes for the details. Kids will love it and they can make as many as they want to give to their friends.

Valentines Day card

Valentines Day card

Valentine's cards are used to declare your feelings to the people you love the most, so they cannot be absent on this special day. If in addition, they are made with as much love as this one that we show you, no one will be able to resist.

Photo frame

Valentine photo frame

To make this beautiful photo frame, you will only need to make the letters and the frame with cardboard. The decoration is at the children's expense, they can paste buttons as in the image or paint the letters to your liking.

Crown of hearts

Crown of hearts

This beautiful crown of hearts will be perfect decorating any corner of the house. You can use cardboard, felt cloth, or eva rubber. among many other materials.

Wool heart

DIY wool heart

This is a perfect craft for young children, since working with wool it will help them to work fine motor skills. You just have to make some cardboard hearts and cut carefully, the children can line the heart with the wool until they get an ornament as beautiful as the one in the image.

DIY hearts

DIY hearts

The heart is the quintessential image of Valentine's Day and with them you can do hundreds of crafts with children. Here we leave you some more ideas, but surely the little ones have many more ideas that you can do together.

Happy Valentines!


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