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40+ Easy DIY Valentine's Day Crafts for Kids to Make

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Easy handprint Valentine's Day craft for kids

Today we're going to make an adorable keepsake Valentine's card that you can make with your kids own little hands!

Everything you're going to need is from your local craft store, so you're going to need green and pink paint, brown crayons, scissors, a paper plate, glue stick, number two pencil, white card stock envelope and of course your limited edition filled with love stamps!

Grandparents love anything with a handprint so this is going to be so perfect!

1) From the bottom of my heart

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2) Handprint bouquet of roses

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3) Mom, you make my heart flutter

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4) These little piggies love you

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5) Handprint craft art for Valentines

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6) This little hand stole my heart

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7) You are my sunshine, my only sunshine...

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8) Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart

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9) His little hands stole my heart

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10) This is the hand you hold when I was only two years old

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11) You are my sunshine

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12) You're stuck with me

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Epic Valentine's Day Boxes & Projects!

It's almost Valentine's Day so we're so excited to make these super clever and adorable Valentine's Day boxes, perfect for school or just a fun project at home!

Alright so for all of these you'll need shoe boxes always save the good ones and then I just put out a tray of fun supplies like stickers, glitter, glue and pipe cleaners. So first up we're gonna make a fortune teller box, look at how these spin yes it is your lucky day!

13) Cat Valentine Card Box - Using an empty popcorn and saltine boxes

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14) Cupcake Valentine Box!

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Used a hat box - styrofoam half sphere - covered it with tissue paper squares attached with straight pins - clown nose for cherry.

15) Happy Glamper - Valentine box camper

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16) Unicorn Valentine Box

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17) Valentine vending machine

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18) Valentine's Day box - purse made from cereal box

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Quilling crafts - the art of rolling paper!


This week we tried quilling which is the art of rolling paper and shaping it to make designs like the images below!

I had never heard of it up until a week ago and it is now one of our favorite arts and crafts activities we have ever done! Here is a quick quilling tutorial for kids, so first you can do a homemade version by cutting old scrapbook or construction paper into thin strips and then rolling that with a thin toothpick or paintbrush!

19) Giant love heart created by quilling crafts

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20) Lady blowing a butterfly into the wind

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21) Explosion of butterflies

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22) Tree with butterflies as leaves

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23) Colorful dress made from quills

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24) Girl with a butterfly dress

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Valentines Day gift mug

So first off grab yourself some of these glass containers, we grabbed a pack of M&Ms and we filled our first container with the Valentine's colored M&Ms before filling the tubes!

You're going to want to wash and let them dry then we grab some conversation heart candies and we filled our second tube now the tubes come with a cork top and0 we got the glass tubes from Michaels for a dollar fifty each.

25) Love heart mug gift for Valentines day

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26) Valentines gift in a mug with mini balloons

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27) Valentines gift in a mug with cuddly toy

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28) Te Amo!

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29) 'I love you' balloons in a mug with Valentines treats

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30) Cute little Valentines gift in a mug

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Handprint card for Valentine's Day

Learn how to make an adorable handprint card for Valentines day that will make the perfect keepsake for grandparents or any relatives for that matter!

All you need are a few craft supplies then start by tracing out your little ones hand then follow the rest of the steps in the video below and you'll be done in no time!

31) Great class project - handprint cards for Valentines

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32) 'I love you' handprint card

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33) Heart shaped handprint card

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34) From the bottom of my heart to the tips of my toes

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35) Funny handprint Valentines card

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36) Love you berry much!

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Dollar Tree Valentines day wreath

I need to do this Valentine wreath for a customer before Valentine comes so I wanted to get on here real quick and show you guys the wreath that I'm making and how I make it!

So first let's start with the supplies, you need a heart shape wreath, these are all Dollar Tree products by the way - I got some Chanel stems and actually they're pink red and white I don't know how much mesh it's gonna take so I got two pink, two red and two white and these are all six inches by five yards and then I got this sign here that says welcome at the top it's all glittered, which I love!

37) Valentines wreath with love heart arrow

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38) Valentines wreath made from greens and love hearts

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39) Tulle wreath with love sign

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40) Pink valentines wreath

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41) Love heart wreath

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42) Valentines mesh wreath

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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!

Comments

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.

Great stuff,

Cheers.

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.

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