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35 Valentine’s Day DIY Craft Ideas for Kids

By on February 12, 2017 in Toddler with 0 Comments

Celebrate this year’s Valentine’s Day with your family and friends. This year let your kids prepare some valentine’s day crafts for you. Simple crafts that let your kids express their love for their parents and friends. Preparing these Valentine’s Day crafts can be so much fun, especially for children. They’ll have a blast of time.

Valentine’s Day DIY Craft Ideas for Kids

Here are some Valentine’s Day DIY craft ideas for kids

Printing heart: One of the easiest activities for your toddlers is to give a thick paper rolled and folded in such a way that when one end is dipped in color and printed on a piece of paper should resemble a heart.

Valentines Day Printing Heart

Valentines Day Printing Heart

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Heart-shaped Greeting Card: Here is one way of making a heart-shaped greeting card for kids. All you need is a card sheet used for making greeting cards. A thinner card sheet can also be used, as it makes it easier to cut.  Take a big round shaped thing to draw the outer edges and a heart-shaped thing to draw it in the middle of the circle. Now, cut the out edges and carefully cut out the heart. Make sure that the lower portion of the heart is attached to the circle.

Valentines Day Heart-shaped greeting card

Valentines Day Heart-shaped greeting card

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Palm and Foot Print Greeting Card: Here’s another simple greeting card craft idea for toddlers and kids. All you need is safe color (preferably dark pink), a large sheet of craft paper and a sketch pen. Color your palms and foot and print them on the paper. And write your message in the spaces left out.

Valentines Day Hand and Foot Greeting Card

Valentines Day Hand and Foot Greeting Card

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Another Hand and Foot Print Greeting: Here’s another variation of the hand and foot printing card which is easy to make for your kids. The things required and the procedure are more or less the same as the above one.

Valentines Day Printing Heartshaped Greeting

Valentines Day Printing Heartshaped Greeting

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Cup Butterfly Craft for Valentine’s Day: To make this craft, all you need are paper cup, a heart-shaped lollipop, a pair of eyes and crafted wings for the butterfly. Glue the wings to the cup and on top of the cup, make a hole so that you can insert the lollipop into it. Make sure to stick the eyes on the lollipop.

Valentines Day Butterfly Cup

Valentines Day Butterfly Cup

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Heart Crafts: Here are some easy to make heart-shaped crafts, actually heart-shaped smileys. All you need are color papers cut into heart-shape. Draw a face on the heart with a big smile. You could also try numerous other expressions as well.

Valentines Day Heart Smiley

Valentines Day Heart Smiley

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Heart-shaped Lady Bug: Here is another craft for your kids on this Valentine’s Day. All you need is a red or pink and black colored paper. Cut heart shapes out of these two colors. Make sure that the red or pink heart is much bigger than the black color heart. Stick the black heart at the bottom side of the red heart and you almost have the Lady Bug ready. Now, you can add little detailing on the body. Make minute heart shapes and stick them in contrast with the two colors. Now, stick a pair of eyes on the black color heart.

Valentines Day Lady Bug

Valentines Day Lady Bug

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Valentine Love Bug: We’ve seen Lady Bug right now. We have another bug for you. Don’t worry it’s a cute and adorable Love Bug. Making this Love Bug is very easy and it requires just a handful of things like heart shaped pieces, few pieces of color paper for legs and some glitter for decoration.

Valentines Day Love Bug

Valentines Day Love Bug

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Butterfly with hearts: Here’s another craft of Butterfly with hearts. This is a simple butterfly with wings shaped like heart.  You’d need heart shaped color papers, few very small hearts that can be used to decorate the wings of the butterfly.

Valentines Day Butterfly Heart

Valentines Day Butterfly Heart

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Valentine Elephant Craft: Here is another beautiful craft of an elephant’s head. All you need is a color paper which can accommodate three heart shapes and a trunk of the elephant. Cut the shapes and attach them so that one heart will become the head, the other two hearts will become the ears and don’t forget to glue the trunk to the elephants head.

Valentines Day Elephant Head

Valentines Day Elephant Head

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Heart-shaped Owl: Here is another craft made from heart-shaped paper cut outs, an owl. All you need are colored papers to be cut into heart shapes in different sizes. You can choose any color you want. Cut the papers into heart shapes and stick them in such a way so that the larger piece will become the body of the owl , while the small hearts will resemble the head of the owl and smaller heart pieces will become its beak and feet.

Valentines Day heartshaped Owl

Valentines Day heartshaped Owl

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Heart-shaped Flowers: How can miss an iconic symbol of Valentine’s Day, the rose flower. Here’s one way to prepare a craft. Cut out few heart shapes in colors of red, white or yellow. Also cut out the shapes of green leaves and stem. Paste them on a sheet of paper.

Valentines Day Heartshaped rose plant

Valentines Day Heart-shaped rose plant

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Valentine’s Day Heart Garland: This is yet another simple to make craft. All you need are heart shapes in different colors and textures. If you happen to have a number of papers in different colors and textures, then most of your work is done. You need to cut these papers into heart shapes and run a thread through them and tie the ends.

Valentines Day Heart Garland

Valentines Day Heart Garland

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Gift Box Full of Hearts: This is a little consuming craft, but it is worth the effort. All you need is a cardboard box and heart shapes of a variety of colors in huge numbers. Stick a few on the outside of the box and place them all inside and gift this box to the person you like very much.

Valentines Day box full of hearts

Valentines Day box full of hearts

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You’re One in a Minion: Here’s a one in a Minion craft. We wont forget the Minions from Despicable Me that easily and what a great way to make a Valentine craft for your special one. All you need is a rolled paper or a cardboard pipe. Color it with yellow and blue colors and for the eyes, go for those googly eyes. Take a color paper and cut it into heart shape and write “You’re One In a Minion” on the paper and stick it to the Minion.

You Are One in a Minion

You Are One in a Minion

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Minion Valentine Card: Here’s another Minion Valentine Card.  It is a simple to make card which requires very less time and effort. The highlight is the message on this card. It says, I Hope Your Valentine’s Day Isn’t Despicable!”. You could draw few Minions on the card and color them.

I Hope Your Valentines Day isnt Despicable

I Hope Your Valentines Day isn’t Despicable

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Minion Valentine Message: Another Minion based Valentine card for the special one. Here’s how you make it. The message in this card says, “I’d Pick You a Minion Times To Be My Valentine”. All you need to make this Valentine card is cardboard sheet cut in circular form. You can apply various designs on the edges as you like. In the middle, put a Minion’s sticker with the message written around the Minion.

Valentines Id Pick You a Minion Times

Valentines I’d Pick You a Minion Times

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Be My Valentine: Here’s another humorous Minion Valentine’s Day card. The message in this card says, “Be My Banana, Valentine”. The outside of the card has Minion Cupid with his bow and arrow. On the inside, there would be a Minion girl and a Minion boy. The card is easy to make once you know how to draw and color minions. And by this time, we hope that many of you are already masters in drawing minions.

Be My Valentine

Be My Valentine

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I Love You This Much: Here is a simple card that conveys the literal expression that most kids use in their vocabulary. The usual kids’ expression “I love you this much” with their hands wide open. We’ll use this expression as a card. All you need are two cardboard hand shaped pieces and a cardboard strip. Stick the each end of the strip to the inside of the hand shaped cards. One either of the cards, write “I Love You…” on the outside and on the strip write “This Much”.

I Love You This Much

I Love You This Much

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I’m Bananas For You: Here’s one creative Valentine card with a great message. All you need is a Monkey’s face, few bananas made from playing dough and a cardboard strip that has the message, “Im Bananas For You”.

I'm Bananas For U

I’m Bananas For You

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I’m Wild About You:  Another creative Valentine gift is this “Im Wild About You” gift. All you need is two round shaped thick papers, googly eyes, a lollipop stick and a strip. On one of the round papers stick the googly eyes and draw a mouth. Stick this paper to the second round paper. Make sure that the second paper has folds on it. Now, glue this paper to the lollipop stick and just below this, attach a tag, “I’m Wild About You!”

I'm Wild About You

I’m Wild About You

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Monster Valentine Craft: Have you seen the movie Monsters Inc. If you have watched the movie, then, we think that you’ll like this Valentine Craft. For this Monsters Valentine Craft, you’ll need plain or empty greeting cards, few color papers glitter strips and googly eyes. On one card, you could glue a heart and stick some googly eyes and make the cards pleasantly wonderful.

Valentine Monster Craft

Valentine Monster Craft

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Heart Air Balloon: Yes, you’ve heart it right. Not Hot Air Balloon, but Heart Air Balloon. A balloon made from hearts. Here how to make it. Cut pieces of heart from different colored papers and stick them on to another drawing paper with a drawing of a hot air balloon. Stick these on the balloon and at the bottom, paste a basket shaped paper at the bottom.

Heart Air Balloon

Heart Air Balloon

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Candy Wrapper Butterfly: Here’s a simple Butterfly that can be made with a Candy Wrapper. All you need are new candies with wrappers, a heart, a stick to attach the butterfly wings and strip of paper for the antennae of butterfly. Wrap an elastic band tightly in the middle of the candy wrapper and run it through the stick as well. glue the heart in between the wings of the butterfly and stick the antennae.

Candy Wrapper Butterfly

Candy Wrapper Butterfly

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Lollipop Butterflies: Here’s another Butterfly craft. This time, make it with a lollipop. All you need are a lollipop with wrapper intact, hearts made from foam or you can make them at home using paper or cardboard. Color them with different colors and patterns as you like. For the butterfly’s face, get some googly eyes.  For the antennae you can use greeting card strips and color them accordingly.

Valentine Butterfly Lollipop

Valentine Butterfly Lollipop

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Heart Garland: Here is a simple way to make Heart Garland with paper. Here’s how. All you need are colored paper strips You can use either one color or mix different colors for a change. But, for making a heart use only one color. Take two strips of one color and staple them and gently bend them in the opposite direction, you’ll see a heart shape emerging. At the bottom, take two other pieces and repeat the process, until a large garland of hearts is formed.

Garland of Hearts

Garland of Hearts

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Thumb Print Valentine Craft: Here’s a simple craft that your toddler can make it very easily. All you need are plenty of colors and a chart paper. All you need to do is to draw the outlines of a Flower Vase on the chart and a huge heart. Color the flower vase and for the heart, you can use many colors as you want, but use only fingers. Finger print them all over the heart to fill it and the craft is done.

Valentines Day Handprint Heart

Valentines Day Handprint Heart

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Valentine Heart Fish: Here’s another of the animal crafts that kids love. A fish made from hearts. All you need are heart shaped cuttings of color papers, a cutting shaped like a big drop, a googly eye and glitter paper.  After cutting the shapes, use the drop cutting as the base. Now, glue the two hearts on the drop, one on each side of the drop and the shape of the fish emerges. Stick a small piece of heart as the mouth and also the googly eye on the top. Now, you can use the glitter on the body to give an authentic fish look.

Heart Fish

Heart Fish

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You are the Purr-Fect Valentine: Here is a Purr-Fect Valentine craft for those feline lovers. All you need are heart shaped cuttings. Take the bigger heart and stick two hearts on either side of the heart as ears of the cat. Now, stick another heart in the centre resembling the nose and also stick two googly eyes at the top. Don’t forget to add whiskers to the cat.

You Are The Purrfect Valentine

You Are The Purrfect Valentine

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Valentine Love Tree: Here’s another craft that is easy to be made. All you need are hand shaped cuttings of paper to form the trunk and branches of the tree, while the hearts form the leaves of the tree. You can have custom messages and greetings on the hearts.

Valentine Crafts Love Tree

Valentine Crafts Love Tree

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Hugging Heart: Another simple, to be made at home craft is this one, Hugging Heart. All you need is a heart, and four paper strips folded, you also need four small hearts that make up the hands and feet of the heart. Stick them to the heart. Make sure that you make a cute face on the heart with googly eyes.

Hugging Heart

Hugging Heart

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You Make My Heart Glow: This is another creative Valentine Craft. For making this you’d need night glow pen or sketch. Take a black colored card and write this message, “You Make My Heart Glow”. Replace the word Heart with heart symbol and color it with the glow pen.

You Make My Heart Glow

You Make My Heart Glow

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‘Can’ You Be My Valentine: Here’s another creative Valentine craft. All you need is a sealed soda can. Carefully color it with your favorite color and stick a paper written “Can You Be My Valentine?”

Can You Be My Valentine

Can You Be My Valentine

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Alligator Snap Valentine Craft: Here is a good Valentine craft. You’d have to make an alligator from cardboard with heart symbols on its back. In the alligator’s mouth, stick a note that says, “I’d Snap At The Chance To Be Your Valentine”.

Alligator Snap Valentine Craft

Alligator Snap Valentine Craft

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Hand Print Heart Tree: A simple Valentine craft for your child, this can be made with little effort. All you need to do is to make a hand print, paste it on paper. You can make the hearts by folding strips of paper to give them the heart shape. Stick these on the hand so that the whole thing resembles a tree.

Hand Print Heart Tree

Hand Print Heart Tree

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