15 Valentine’s Day Gifts Kids Will Be Proud To Give

Valentine’s Day is almost here…and we’re up to our elbows in fun Valentine’s ideas! These projects make great gifts to celebrate the holiday. We’ve got you covered for classroom exchanges, best friends, grandparent gifts…and lots more!

Recycled Heart Crayons

Here’s a candy-free Valentine’s idea — that’ll use up all your broken crayons, too! Add a mini-notebook, and you’re all set.

Heart-Shaped Clay Bowls

A lovely seasonal gift — perfect for holding candies or found treasure. Looks great on a mantlepiece!

Handprint and Footprint Valentines

Their hands and feet won’t be tiny forever — preserve them in this sweet Valentine’s idea. Grandparents just love these!

Watercolor Hearts

A quick, easy project that’s great for experimenting with watercolors. After they dry, write a special message on the back.

Love Bug Pencil Valentines

Another sweet alternative to Valentine’s Day sweets, these adorable little bugs are sure to bring squeals of delight from the whole class.

Paint Chip Valentine Monsters

Monsters need love, too! Show your valentine you’ve got your eye on them with this creative, easy, and inexpensive paint chip project.

Felt Heart Pocket People

These felt “pocket people” are a lovely gift for a very special valentine. Each one is unique!

Mosaic Heart

Use air-dry clay to make this one-of-a-kind mosaic. Great for small kids practicing fine-motor skills. With a little help, even small kids can do this one!

Heart Mosaics

Have fun with these easy heart mosaics, and let your child cut and paste their way to a beautiful work of Valentine’s art. Minimal supplies needed.

You Rock, Valentine!

Here’s a really cute Valentine that starts with a nature walk to collect rocks and pebbles…and ends with adorable cards that are sure to inspire a smile.

Friendship Heart Necklace

For best friends: a Friendship Heart Necklace made from two halves of the same heart.

Magnetic Tissue Paper Hearts

This Valentine’s craft involves crumbling, smashing, and gluing…so it’s sure to be an instant kid favorite.

Clay Heart Valentine Pendants

Looking for a gift for a friend, sibling, grandparent, or teacher? These sweet hearts are a cute way to show you care!

Finger Print Heart Stamp Cards

All you need is a finger or thumb to make these cute stamped hearts. Plus, they make a great memento of how small kids’ fingers are, year after year.

Ready to make your own valentines?

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