Creative Crafts: 10 Valentine’s Day Art Ideas for Kids

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, which means it’s time to break out our craft supplies and create some fun art! Celebrate those you love by making them a special handmade gift. Here are 10 ideas for Valentine’s Day crafts that you can make with the kids.

1. Lollipop Flower Treats

Not only are these fun to make, but you get to enjoy a sweet treat! Click here for the craft.

2. Gumball Machine Valentines

This is a great craft for your child to give out at school. It’s a small bag of treats and a Valentine’s Day card all in one. Click here for the craft.

3. Cupid’s Arrow Valentines

These nontraditional Valentine’s Day cards are sure to stand out. Working with straws also helps kids develop their fine motor skills. Click here for the craft.

4. Candy Collage Cookie Pops

Valentine’s Day crafts that kids and adults can make together for classroom Valentine exchanges, festive party snacks and more. These edible gifts kids are simple, but they look professional! Click here for the craft.

5. Valentine’s Day Handprints

Handprint crafts are fun because they create a memory of when your kids were little. Use their hands, feet and a bit of paint to make something special. Click here for the craft.

6. DIY Valentine’s Day Paper Hat

These are pretty simple to make and you probably have the materials you need right at home. It’s a great craft for younger kids who don’t have a lot of skills or older kids who like to work independently. Click here for the craft.

7. Hanging Hearts Mobile

This is a great craft to make if you’re having a party of Valentine’s Day celebration. Click here for the craft.

8. DIY Tissue (Kleenex) Flowers

These may require a lot of tissues, but they’ll keep your kids busy for hours. You can make as many flowers as you like – a whole bouquet or just one. What mom doesn’t love flowers? Click here for the craft.

9. Mod Podge Heart Decals

What’s nice about these is that you can hang them anywhere – from walls to windows. You can make as many as you like depending on the size of your home and stick them wherever you like. Click here for the craft.

10. Pipe Cleaner Base with Button Flowers

This is a great Valentine’s Day gift for a family member, friend or teacher because it can be displayed nicely on a desk or counter top. You can make as many flowers as you like and use any colors. Click here for the craft.

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