Roses are red, violets are blue, your preschooler should join the Valentine’s Day fun, too! Today is usually set aside for couples and romance, but it doesn’t have to exclude your kids. If you’re looking for a fun way to celebrate the big day with your preschoolers, these craft ideas are sure to melt the hearts of your family members.
Fun Ideas to Celebrate Valentine’s Day
Crafting is a great activity for the whole family to enjoy on Valentine’s Day. From paper hearts to custom creations, valentine’s day crafts for preschoolers can be a lot of fun! Plus, your toddler or preschooler will love getting to create a gift for one of their loved ones. Check out these 5 easy-peasy and fun crafts for kids to make this Valentine’s Day!
- Heart Rice Krispie Pops
- Valentine’s Day Crowns
- Celery Heart Stamped Valentines Cards
- Tissue Bleed Valentine Hearts
- Beaded Name Hearts
1) Heart Rice Krispie Pops
Do you have a heart-shaped muffin pan? Your kids will love this idea of combining two of their favorite things-rice krispie treats and lollipops! Skip to my Lou has the recipe for your sweet tooth!
2) Valentine’s Day Crowns
Does your kid love to play pretend? Make a valentine’s day-themed crown for the to wear! This quick and easy craft can be customized for your child based on their favorite colors. Spur imagination with these simple instructions and free printable heart from Paper and Glue!
3) Celery Heart Stamped Valentines Cards
Did you know one of the best craft tools was found in your refrigerator? Use the end of celery sticks and paint to create quick hearts. All ages will love using food to stamp out hearts on valentine’s day cards, coloring books, or construction paper! Find the full instructions from Ho Wee Learn.
4) Tissue Bleed Valentine Hearts
Do you have any gift tissue paper? With a little water, your toddlers can create unique valentine hearts to share with their loved ones. Powerful Mothering has the perfect heart craft for you and your kids to enjoy together!
5) Beaded Name Hearts
Does your child love to make jewelry? Buy an assortment of letter beads and pipe cleaners to create a heart-shaped bracelet to wear or decorate with. Fun-A-Day has different ideas to help your kids personalize their creation!
Pro Tip: Ask your child’s teacher for a list of names in their preschool class. Your child will get excited about making a personalized gift for each one!
Happy Valentine’s Day!
Which of these valentine crafts will your preschooler choose? Valentine’s Day is a great time to spend with family and show love by sharing gifts. We hope you and your family a great, love-filled day!
Don’t forget to share your heart-shaped crafts with us on social media! We can’t wait to see what you and your little ones create!