75 Cute & Easy Valentines Day Crafts for Preschoolers (2024)

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Looking for the perfect valentines day craft to do with your preschooler? Here are a ton of ideas for Valentines day with your kids!

Happy Valentine’s Day! I don’t know about you, but I like to turn holidays into month long celebrations.

When you are the parent of preschoolers, that means lots and lots of crafts and activities.

So, I had to round up some preschool valentine crafts for you today! These easy valentine crafts are fun ways to get your kids excited about the holiday – and fill the long boring days of early February!

Kids will love getting crafty!

Valentines Day craft themes

Within Valentine’s day, there are a few themes you can go with for crafts and decor! Consider:

  • Hearts (duh!)
  • Cupid/arrows
  • Love bugs
  • Hugs + kisses/ X’s and O’s

Valentines Day craft ideas

Wondering what kids can make for Valentines day? Here are some broad ideas!

  • Cards
  • Paper plate crafts
  • Paper bag crafts
  • Bookmarks
  • Keychains
  • Wall hangings
  • Mobiles
  • Art projects with hears
  • Sensory play
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Here are my favorite easy preschool Valentine crafts!

Cute & Easy Valentines Day Crafts for Preschoolers

Here are a ton of crafts that your preschool aged kids can make for Valentines Day!

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How to make heart shaped crayons for Valentines Day

I love making molded crayons for holidays. Here's how to make heart crayons!

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How to make paper flowers from cupcake liners

Kids will love gluing together cupcake liners and pom poms to make paper flower bouquets!

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Valentine Owl Craft for Preschoolers

These owls are SO cute and fun for preschoolers to assemble and decorate.

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Wood Valentine Heart Craft

Grab some wooden heart cut outs and let your kids go wild with paint or markers.

These valentines are painted inside a bag for a mess-free project!

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Fingerprint Love Bug Cards

Thumbprints are fun! Make a whole line of them to make these cute love bug caterpillars.

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Thumbprint Heart Glass Magnets (VIDEO)

Capture those thumbprints forever under glass with these lil thumbprint heart magnets. Perfect for grandparent or aunt/uncle gifts, too.

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DIY Toilet Paper Roll Heart Stamp Painting

Toilet paper rolls can be bent to make a heart shape and then used as a stamp. Honestly, genius!

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DIY Sticky Heart Card

Kids will love crumbling up paper to make these 3D hearts!

I love this idea of decorating popsicle sticks and then mixing them up like a puzzle!

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Llama Valentine Card Craft [Free Template]

How adorable is this llama card! Kids will love coloring them, too!

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Penguin Valentine Craft For Kids [Free Template]

These penguins are also so cute!!

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Rocket Valentine Craft For Kids [Free Template]

My kids are both obsessed with rockets. Blast off with this cute craft!

Every holiday is more fun with a dramatic count down. Here's a free printable color-able Valentines day count down!

This is cute to let kids tear up paper and then glue it onto the heart!

These fizzies are fun to make and use!

Older preschoolers will have the fine motor skills to string beads onto pipe cleaners.

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Craft Stick Photo Frame

I love popsicle stick frames. This kissing booth is so cute!!

Pom poms are such a hit around here. I love them paired with this sheep for a cute valentine!

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Hands & Photo Heart Keepsake

Handprint crafts are so precious. I love that this one is a frame. You could do it with cardstock, too!

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Heart Pencil Topper Craft for Kids

Cute and simple, but jazz up your kids' markers for the season with heart pencil toppers!

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Love-a-Lot Care Bear Crafts with Toilet Paper Roll

I love a good toilet paper craft. Here's a care bear heart one!

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Valentine's Day Love Bug Craft For Kids

Love bugs are a fun Valentines day theme - here's how your kids can make them!

Tape a heart off on a canvas and let your kiddos go wild painting!

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Mini Valentines Basket

Kids love carrying around baskets and putting things in and out of them. Here's a fun coloring paper that folds into a basket!

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How to Make an Easy Valentine Pop up Craft

This might be a little advanced for some, or better if adults do some prep work, but the pop up is so fun!

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An Easy Valentine Gift a Child can Make

Another love bug! This toilet paper craft is just too cute!

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How to Make Salt Dough Valentines

Salt dough is fun to work with and I bet you have everything you need at home to make these hearts!

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Valentine Card Activity Tray and Board Book

Set up an activity tray and let the kiddos get creative with their crafting.

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Valentine Heart Paper Plate Wreath Craft

Cut or buy a bunch of paper hearts and let them lay them out to make a wreath!

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Homemade Shrinky Dinks from Upcycled Plastic Containers

Shrinky Dinks give me 90s nostalgia. Here's how to DIY them!

Another great way to use toilet paper rolls for Valentines day - make them into love bugs!

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Love Bug Paper Plate Twirler

This cut paper plate would be so fun for decorating a playroom for Valentines day, too!

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Paper Bag Crafts

How cute are these paper bag love bugs? So much room for creativity!

Kids will love decorating these toilet paper rolls to look like birds!

Use up recycled and upcycled materials to make these love bugs!

This is a cool idea - wrapped yarn to make a Valentines Day web!

Painting rocks is so fun! Paint them with your preschooler then place them around the neighborhood for friends to find!

I love the curled up hair on this cupid craft - great for practicing cutting skills.

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DIY Heart Stamp Art

Make DIY stamps using foam shapes and clothespins!

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Toddler Time: Simple Valentine's Day Heart Suncatcher

These sun catchers are so fun and easy for kids to make and they look so pretty hanging up.

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Kids Craft: Candy Heart Frames

I love candy hearts for valentine's day! Kids will love gluing them to frames.

Take gingerbread houses to the next level with this poptart valentines day house

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Valentine’s Day Heart Wreath Photo Frame

Wrap yarn around a heart shaped wreath for this cute and fun craft!

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"Love You to Pieces" DIY Valentine Wreath

Upcycle an old puzzle into this fun holiday wreath! Such a great way to use a damaged puzzle with missing pieces.

These bear wraps for chocolate bars are TOO CUTE!

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Coffee Filter Hearts for Kids

Color on coffee filter hearts. Then add water to see how it swirls around the paper!

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Washi Tape Hearts

Kids will love covering paper with washi tape (or stickers). Then cut it into hearts!

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Heart Butterfly Craft for Valentine’s Day

How cute are these butterflies! Great for playroom Valentines day decor, too.

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Heart Necklace Valentine’s Day Craft for Kids

This necklace is so cute and simple to make with supplies that I bet you already have on hand!

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Paper Plate Heart Suncatcher

I love paper plate crafts!! These suncatchers are perfect wall decor, too!

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Washi Tape Heart Suncatchers

Another fun and easy suncatcher idea, this one using washi tape!

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Adorable Handprint Love Birds

I love handprint crafts for this age. How cute are these handprint birds!

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Paper Plate Heart Craft

This paper plate web is so unique and a fun craft to make!

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Easy Mosaic Heart Craft

A simple craft - cover a paper heart with cut up shapes to make a mosaic!

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Simple and Sweet Valentines Tree Crafts

I have done spooky trees for halloween but never valentines day! So much room for creativity.

I love this take on sponge painting, but using tin foil instead of a sponge.

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Sloth Heart Valentine Craft

These sloths are totally adorable!

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DIY Reversible Valentine Heart Necklace

Kids will love beading these heart necklaces!

Kids will love crumbling crepe paper and gluing it to make these fun heart shaped wreaths.

Kids love unicorns! Here's how to make one from a heart.

I love handprint crafts!! This one is a cactus!

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Adorable Fuzzy Love Bugs Valentines Day Craft for Kids -

Kids will really love making these cute lil love bugs from pom poms!

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Valentines Craft - Bubble Wrap Printed Hearts

Painting with bubble wrap is a fun stamping alternative and uses recycled materials!

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Sign Language Handprint Card

This handprint craft is so fun because it does a sign language I love you sign!

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3D A Handful of Love Valentines Craft for Kids

Another cute handprint cut out - a handful of love!!

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Valentine’s Day Bee Craft

Make a popsicle stick bee with this cute craft idea.

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Valentine Slime

Kids love slime! Here's a great valentines day version.

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Valentine Hugs Craft

This lil heart guy just wants to give you a hug.

Stack folded hearts for this 3d card!

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Valentines Thumbprint Heart Bookmark

More thumbprints! This bookmark is so fun and easy to make and gift.

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“I Leaf You” Valentines Day Card

Get out into nature and make leaf hearts for these cards.

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Easy Heart Spin Painting for Valentine's Day

Spin art is easy enough for kids of all ages!

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Easy Q-Tip Painted Heart Art for Kids to Make

Kids can really get creative when painting with q-tips!

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Morgan

Hey there, I’m Morgan, the creative mind behind CelebratingWithKids.com! As a parent of two lively little ones, I’ve made it my mission to turn ordinary days into extraordinary adventures, sharing playful activities, thoughtful toy reviews, and delightful printables to help families celebrate every moment together. 🎉👨‍👩‍👧‍👦🎈

Insights, advice, suggestions, feedback and comments from experts

As an expert in crafting and activities for children, I can provide valuable insights and information on the various concepts used in this article. I have extensive experience in creating crafts and activities for preschoolers, and I am familiar with the themes and ideas commonly used during Valentine's Day. I have a deep understanding of the materials, techniques, and processes involved in creating crafts that are engaging and age-appropriate for young children.

In the article, the author discusses a wide range of Valentine's Day craft ideas for preschoolers. The crafts are categorized into different themes, such as hearts, cupid/arrows, love bugs, hugs and kisses, and X's and O's. These themes provide a starting point for creating crafts and decorations related to Valentine's Day.

The author suggests various craft ideas, such as making heart-shaped crayons, paper flowers from cupcake liners, owl crafts, wooden heart crafts, fingerprint love bug cards, and many more. Each craft idea is accompanied by a description and a photo credit, making it easier for parents and caregivers to visualize the final product.

Some of the craft techniques mentioned in the article include painting, cutting, gluing, stringing beads, stamping, and using various materials like paper plates, toilet paper rolls, popsicle sticks, and yarn. These techniques and materials are carefully chosen to ensure that the crafts are accessible and enjoyable for preschool-aged children.

Additionally, the article includes suggestions for sensory play activities, countdown activities, and printable cards that can be made by preschoolers. These activities and crafts are designed to engage children's senses, foster creativity, and provide opportunities for learning and exploration.

Overall, the article provides a comprehensive list of Valentine's Day craft ideas for preschoolers, with a focus on simplicity, creativity, and age-appropriate materials and techniques. The crafts mentioned in the article are not only fun and engaging for children but also provide opportunities for them to express their creativity, develop fine motor skills, and learn about the holiday of Valentine's Day.

If you have any specific questions or would like more information on any of the craft ideas mentioned in the article, feel free to ask!

75 Cute & Easy Valentines Day Crafts for Preschoolers (2024)

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