Valentine’s Day will be here before you know it, and I for one, can’t say no to a fun craft centered around this holiday. There is just something so precious about a child’s depiction of love! If you’re sweet on this holiday like I am, then you will love these simple crafts for kids this Valentine’s Day.
1. Heart Fingerprint Tree
There are few things more precious to a parent than their child’s finger prints (unless they are all over the window, table, refrigerator door). That’s why this sweet and keepsake heart fingerprint tree is a perfect Valentine’s Day craft. Made with supplies you probably already have at home, such as paper, pen and some inkpads or paint, this craft will not only capture your kiddos fingerprints forever, but your heart too.
This fun craft was found at EasyPeasyAndFun.com. Head over for more details and even more ideas for Valentine’s Day fun!
2. Heart Luminaries
Nothing says celebrating the famous day of love more than a heart craft! Tissue paper in varying heart sizes and colors is mod podged onto a simple glass jar for this easy craft. So long as you don’t mind the sticky mess during the process, this craft would be fun for kids of all ages.
We found this great idea at HomemadeSerenity.Blogspot.com. Go check it out for all the tips and tricks!
3. Valentine Paper Plate Bag
Forget coving a shoe box in construction paper and heart stickers. Get the kids making their own “bag” with this fun paper plate craft. It’s so simple, you probably already have all the supplies at home: paper plates, a hole punch, foam hearts or construction paper to cut your own, and some yarn. The kids will be carrying those valentines in style!
Nab this craft over at CraftyMorning.com, along with oodles of other amazing craft time ideas.
4. Heart Paper Tree
Scissors, construction paper and glue. That’s all it takes to make this adorable and flowering heart tree. You can even take it one step further if you have a heart punch and whip this craft up even quicker. Regardless, it’s a super fun and heartastic craft- perfect for love’s favorite holiday!
We found this adorable idea at HousingAForest.com. Head over to find tons of wonderful ideas for more kids art and experiments.
5. Heart Sun Catchers
This simple craft made using tissue paper is totally versatile and can be made for any season, depending on the shaped frame. We love this heart version, with its pink colors that allow tons of light in. What a sweet craft to look at every morning as the sun comes up!
BuggyAndBuddy.com is a wonderful resource for printables, science experiments and age-specific activities for kids!
6. Conversation Heart Frame
If you’re like me, it’s only the middle of January and I already have 2 boxes of conversation hearts in my pantry. Instead of eating them, use them as part of a fun Valentine craft! Simply glue to a dollar store wooden or foam frame, and add an adorable picture for a great gift and craft, rolled into one.
You can find this craft and 34 more Valentine’s Day crafts perfect for kids over at TheChirpingMoms.com!
7. No Mess Shake It Up Hearts
You had me at “no mess!”! This is a wonderful craft for young children and doesn’t require much effort. Place cut out paper hearts in a sealable jar with some paint and voila! Instant marbled-looking pant, with NO mess.
SunnyDayFamily.com has all the steps for this fun craft.