Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, which means it’s time to start thinking about Valentine cards for the kids’ classmates, décor, and other fun projects. Because what’s more special than something handmade with love and care?
We’ve curated Valentine's Day Wooden Crafts ideas for kids of all ages, from toddlers to tweens. These creative ideas for kids Valentine’s Day crafts will inspire you and the kids to make gifts for all your loved ones this year. Regardless of your artistic abilities, you’ll find inspiration to plan an easy ‘crafternoon’ or a whole week of crafting fun.
Cardboard Tube Heart Stamps
This project from Rust & Sunshine is great for kids of all ages, especially little ones still learning their motor skills. All you need is an empty paper towel or toilet paper tube and some tape.
Melted Crayon Hearts
Put your kids’ old and broken crayons to use with this project that results in a great gift for their friends. Mom Luck provides instructions on how to make this fun and easy craft with your kids.
Valentine Heart Leis
Celebrate Valentine’s Day by dressing up with a Valentine lei. We the details on how to make these colorful necklaces that girls will love.
Cupid’s Arrows Treats
Get hit by Cupid’s arrow right in the sweet tooth with these yummy treats. With instructions from Organize & Decorate Everything and with the help of an adult, kids can put together Cupid’s arrows to munch on or share with friends.
Get hands-on with this fun, accordion-style Valentine’s card using supplies you likely have around the house. Check out A Day In My Life’s blog for the easy instructions.
What better way to deliver Valentines than by stuffing them in a kooky monster’s mouth? Using an old tissue box and the instructions on Giggles Galore’s website, you and your kids can make this adorable monster box.
Snow Globe Valentine
Have some empty baby food jars? Recycle them to create special Valentine’s Day keepsakes for your kids’ friends. With just a few supplies, they are easy to make. Just follow Dandee’s step by step instructions.
Baking Cup Flowers
Looking to make unique Valentines for your kids to share this year? Pick up some lollypops and colorful cupcake liners to make these adorable (and sweet!) flowers. Skip to my Lou provides step-by-step instructions with photos so you can send your child to school with a bouquet of sweet Valentines.
The Day It Rained Hearts Valentine’s Day Decoration
This cute craft is based on a children’s Valentine’s Day book about a girl who caught hearts that rained from the sky and studied them to find that each was unique in its own way. Following i heart crafty things’ instructions, you and your kids can craft Valentine’s décor with a special story behind it.
Valentine’s Day Pencils
Get crafty with school supplies to make these fun and festive Valentine pencils. Thanks to The Gunny Sack for this cute idea.
A Long Distance Hug
Send a hug to a long distance relative or friend with this cute craft. Combining cutouts of your child’s handprints and a ribbon the length of their arm span, it’s as close to the real thing as you can get. This idea courtesy of The Party Event.
Valentine Puppy Craft
This is the perfect craft for anyone who loves puppies. Did you know you can make a cute puppy face with nothing but heart shapes? All you need is construction paper, scissors, and glue. Follow Crafty Morning’s instructions.
Heart-shaped suncatchers are a great way to decorate for Valentine’s Day and add a warm glow to any room with a window. Follow the instructions by Makobi Scribe.
There’s nothing greater than the love among family, and this sentimental Valentine’s Day craft is a fun way to bring everyone together. Plan to get crafty on your next family night and follow One Creative Mommy’s simple instructions to make these love trees.
Heart Shaped Pancakes
Start Valentine’s Day with a breakfast made with love. Your kids can help make heart shaped pancakes with One Creative Mommy’s simple instructions. Pass the syrup!
Recycled Seed Paper Valentines
Looking for a unique Valentine idea? These recycled paper hearts will grow when you plant them! Teach your kids how to recycle paper while making these seed paper Valentines. This idea courtesy of JaMonkey.
Bee Valentine’s Mailbox
To receive Valentines, your child will need the perfect mailbox, and this bee box from Mom Endeavors is an adorable option. With this cute box sitting on their desk, everyone will want to “bee” your child’s Valentine!
Heart Rice Krispie Treats
Have some fun in the kitchen with your kids as you make these treat pops from Skip to my Lou. You’ll need a heart cookie cutter or a pan with heart shapes and plenty of sprinkles for decorating.
Candy Airplane Valentines
Boys and girls will love this airplane Valentine that they can play with AND eat! Skip the traditional Valentine cards and delight your kids’ classmates with this fun and easy wooden crafts for sale.