Get Crafty with The Kids This Valentines
Valentine's Day is the best time for craft with the kids. They will love to make the neat heart shaped animals featured here. You won't need much skill to make them. Take a look at them and decide which of them you would like to make with the little ones or have a kiddy party and make a few each!
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1) Heart Panda
To make this you need, black/white construction paper, two googly eyes, scissors, a black marker, and glue. Cut out a big white heart with a rounded bottowm. Two black hearts make up the ears , and add goggly eyes.
2) Heart Caterpillar
Cut out small hearts to make this cutie. Overlap them to form the body. Use a black sharpie to make legs and smile.
You’re The PURR-Fect Valentine
3) You’re The PURR-Fect Valentine
Cut out three red hearts (two big, one small) and a big pink heart. Add googly eyes and a black sharpie makes the whiskers.
Paper Heart Frog
4) Paper Heart Frog
Get two green sheets of construction paper, scissors, glue, and a little bit of white and red paper. You can use a template to draw the frog or just draw it free hand.
Cute Dog Valentines
5) Cute Dog Valentines
Cut out two big red and pink hearts from construction paper. Halve the pink heart to make the ears. Use heart shapes to form the eyes and the nose also.
Paper Heart Fox
6) Paper Heart Fox
Supplies needed include: orange/black/white paper, scissors, glue, and big googly eyes. The sharp heart shape is perfect for the fox face.
7) Heart Tiger
This tiger is so like Garfield and makes a cute little valentines to give to grandparents.
Toilet Paper Heart Stamp
8) Toilet Paper Heart Stamp
Upcycling cardboard tubes for heart stamps is the best idea. A piece of tape is wrapped around the whole tube. Use red paint for the 'ink'.
9) Lion Heart
Cut out a big orange heart and a smaller yellow one for the inside. Fringe the outer heart to look like fur.
Love You to Pieces
10) Love You to Pieces
Draw a big heart on a white sheet of paper.Use different colored post its to 'color' it in. Write “I Love You to Pieces”.
11) Heart Chick
You need orange/yellow/white construction paper, glue, scissors, and a black marker. Form the chick's body out of the yellow hearts and the legs and beak from the orange.
Folded Heart Mouse
12) Folded Heart Mouse
Fold a pink paper heart in half and use small hearts for ears to make this little mouse.
Red Solo Cup
13) Red Solo Cup
This little guy is the perfect way to recycle your cups. Just add eyes and some paper trim for legs and arms.
14) Heart Pig
Use two shades of pink for this little piggy. Cut a big pink heart that is rounded on the bottom and top.
15) Bee Mine
2 same sized yellow hearts make the wings of this bee. Why not build a whole bee mine themed party around this.
I Love You Beary Much
16) I Love You Beary Much
This bear is definitely one to treasure forever, don't you just love the white hearts on his feet?!
17) Heart Elephant
You could make this little guy out of grey and pink paper if you prefer a more authentic look.
18) Fingerprint Heart
Two little thumb prints for this adorable heart. Laminate it and make as gifts for relatives a record of your child's thumb print for memory books.
19) Heart Monkey
If you have a few naughty little monkeys then they will love to make this guy. Get plenty of brown construction paper and let them write their names on their own monkeys.
20) Heart Raccoon
This raccoon is made very similarly to the panda and the fox.
Hershey Kiss Craft
21) Hershey Kiss Craft
Crumpled tin foil formed into the shape of a Hershey's kiss is the idea of this craft. You can make it as big or as small as you like.
22) Heart Fish
Two pink hearts about the same size, and a small skinny heart make this fishy wonder. Get some nice silver paint to draw in the scales.
23) Heart Penguin
This is by far my most favorite of all the paper animals featured. Who can resist an adorable penguin formed from hearts ?!
Graveris from Vilnius, Lithuania on January 30, 2019:
How nice, Thnx for sharing :)
airam1 from Visalia, California on February 11, 2018:
I was searching for a fun Valentine's day project to do with the Ice Princess to pass out for her first grade class, these are perfect! She just learned how to cut out hearts so she will have a lot of fun!!!
ezzly (author) on February 08, 2015:
Thanks grants world , hope your 3 year old enjoys :)
Grant Handford from Canada on February 08, 2015:
wow great selection of crafting ideas for Valentines Day. I am going to show your pictures to my 3 yr old and see if her wants to make something. That is if he will sit for 10 minutes LOL. Tweeting, Google+ ing Pinning and sharing.
ezzly (author) on January 28, 2015:
Thanks for stopping by Deborah , yes they are too cute :)
Deborah-Diane from Orange County, California on January 28, 2015:
These crafts are so adorable! Perfect for both children and adults!
ezzly (author) on January 19, 2015:
Thanks pstraubie totally agree it's a great learning tool for kids, look forward to seeing your next article :)
Patricia Scott from North Central Florida on January 19, 2015:
Sweet activities for a sweet holiday. Kids love crafting which makes it an effective tool for learning.
I will be sharing some of my activities for the Love Holiday in a few days (I hope).
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ezzly (author) on January 19, 2015:
Thanks for visiting RT , got to love kids creativity ! Have a great Valentines
RTalloni on January 19, 2015:
Such cute crafts for both boys and girls to do as Valentine's Day activities. There is a lot of room for them to express their creativity by personalizing the projects in this list.
ezzly (author) on January 14, 2015:
Aw thanks for visiting Flourish, hope to see some snaps of the little ones artwork :)
FlourishAnyway from USA on January 13, 2015:
These are adorable. Passing this along to the little ones in my extended family, hoping I'll get some homemade crafts back for Valentine's Day. I miss all the kid art.
ezzly (author) on January 13, 2015:
Thanks for visiting DDE hope you have a lovely Valentines !
Devika Primić from Dubrovnik, Croatia on January 12, 2015:
Awesome ideas. I like the creative mind you have and a special day indeed with such simple thought sounds perfect.