Be My Valentine! 7 Valentine's Day Crafts Perfect for Preschool

Love is in the air! The new year has come and gone, and the grocery store shelves are filling up with heart-shaped candy boxes, teddy bears, and plastic roses. It can mean only one thing. Yes, Valentine's Day is almost upon us! For kids that means cards, candy, and crafts. Specifically, heart shaped crafts, and lots of them. Whether you're a parent looking for a good homemade card design your preschooler can make for their classmates, or a preschool teacher looking for fun Valentine's Day activities to share with your class, this list has you covered. Read on to discover our favorite Valentine's Day crafts that are perfect for preschoolers!

  • Visual aid of how to complete Paper Bag Valentine Satchel

    Recycle brown paper bags into fun, heart-shaped valentine's day satchels your preschooler can use to deliver the valentine's day cards they make for their classmates, and collect all the valentine's day cards and candy they get in return. While preschoolers may need assistance punching the holes and stringing the sides together, cutting and decorating the satchels will still be a ton of fun!

  • Visual aid of how to complete Valentine Yogurt Treats

    Here's a special Valentine's Day treat you can prepare for your preschooler as a more nutritious alternative to all that candy. Fill heart-shaped cookie cutters with your favorite brand of yogurt, pop them in the freezer for an hour and voila! The perfect heart-shaped snack for Valentine's Day.

  • Visual aid of how to complete Pom-Pom Hearts
    Pom-Pom Hearts

    (Ages 3-6)

    These fuzzy pom-pom hearts couldn't be simpler to prepare, and are a great way to spread the love on Valentine's day. They're the perfect Valentine's Day activity for a class of crafty preschoolers!

  • Visual aid of how to complete Valentine Fingerprint Stencil Heart

    It's a wonderful feeling to receive a personal, hand-crafted Valentine. All your preschoolers need to make memorable Valentine's Day cards for their friends and family is a heart-shaped stencil, pink construction paper, and a colorful ink pad.

  • Visual aid of how to complete Confetti Hearts
    Confetti Hearts

    (Ages 3-6)

    Here's a fun art project to try with your preschoolers on Valentine's Day. Use white glue, a heart-shaped stencil, and a paper bag full of shredded construction paper confetti to create a colorful heart mosaic! Once it dries it makes a great Valentine's gift for mom, dad, or grandma!

  • Visual aid of how to complete Layered Heart Collages

    Create festive Valentine's Day collages to decorate your home or classroom using foam sticker hearts and any other crafting supplies you have handy. This fun Valentine's Day craft is a great way to exercise a preschooler's fine motor skills!

  • Visual aid of how to complete Torn Paper Hearts

    If construction paper is all you have handy, don't worry. These simple torn paper heart collages are a fun, hands-on project perfect for Valentine's Day!

Get inspired!