Valentine’s Day is nearly here and the internet is swimming with all kinds of things to make, do, read and bake!
Well, it can get kind of overwhelming too, and that is never good! That’s why we’ve decided to put together the best of everything out there, all compiled in a single list.
So what you have here is a list of over 100 Valentine’s Day Crafts and Activities, that include decor ideas, handmade cards, crafts, DIY gifts and so much more! You name it and you’ll find it here – so go ahead and start short listing the crafts you want to do!
The Ultimate List of 100 Valentine’s Day Crafts & Activities
DIY Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas
1. The gift wrap is just as important as the gift, don’t you think? These DIY Origami Valentine’s Day Gift Boxes are great to wrap little candy, notes or trinkets.
2. Rubik’s cube is great, but this DIY glittery Wooden Puzzle from Studio DIY is even better! Match up to form hearts of different colors – also doubles up as decor!
3. If you ask an avid reader, she’ll probably tell you that there is no love that can beat the love of books! This Valentine’s Day, gift her a Thumbprint Heart Bookmark, made with lots of love, of course!
4. Chocolate is something you can’t avoid on Valentine’s Day, but this time, skip the boring box of candy and go for these Mini Mason Jar Chocolate Candles from Damask Love!
5. Yes you can use the pen to express your love through poetry; or you could just use a pencil and make these fun DIY Chenille stick Valentine Pencil Toppers!!
6. If you’ve got a little guy you want to share this year’s special day with, gift him a DIY Glitter Glue Valentine’s Sensory Bottle. With lovely colors and lots of glitter, this idea from Little Bins for Little Hands is sure to be a hit!
7. Let your loved one always have your smiling picture on his desk with this Hand painted Photo Frame that you can gift him! Go for any color you like – or make one for each member of the family!
8. These DIY Heart Bath Bombs may look complicated, but aren’t difficult to make! Get the full photo tutorial from Adventures in Making for a cute gift!
9. If you want your family to think of you every morning as they have their cuppa, make it easier with this fun DIY Sharpie Mug Craft from Bren Did! Try out different variations for a custom gift for each person.
10. Everyone can use an extra pencil for Valentine’s Day, especially if it’s as cute as these Valentine’s Monster Pencils from The 36th Avenue! These are also a great last minute gift!
Handmade Valentine Cards for Kids
11. If you just realized it’s V-Day tomorrow and don’t know what to do, don’t worry! These 3 Adorable Last Minute Valentine’s Day card ideas should keep you safe and un-stressed!
12. This DIY Valentine’s Card from Walgreens is the perfect card for grandparents or aunts and uncles who live away. This needs a bit of prep, so be sure to start ahead.
13. A Valentine’s Day card need not be stuck on the mantle; you can also turn it into a game! It’s easy when you make this Valentine’s Tic-Tac-Toe XOXO card, where the XOXO is for more than hugs and kisses!
14. Get the kids all involved in a new art technique by making these crayon resist cards from Red Ted Art! The results are quite impressive and anyone would be lucky to be the recipient of such a card!
15. Get kids to make a card with something other than paints and colored paper, like with yarn. This Kid made Valentine’s Day Card with Yarn show you exactly how to go about it!
16. Crafts by Courtney has a really cute Scrapbooking Valentine’s Day Card tutorial, made by her adorable little boys! Just goes to show how much art is in our little ones!
17. Melted crayons are always fun to craft with and this DIY 3D melted Crayon Heart Cards project is perfect for the current season! Be sure to take care while handling hot stuff around kids.
18. Let your little one get her hands dirty making a cute little card for Grandma!This Dot marker Heart Card for Toddlers is easy enough to make and pretty enough to give out!
19. The Kissing Hand is a cute little book for Valentine’s Day, so it’s only appropriate to make a Kissing Hand Valentine’s Card on this day! Buggy and Buddy have all the details.
20. If you’d like to make a Valentine’s Day card that really knocks their socks off, then this Valentine’s Pop Up Card from Lia Griffith is the one you should be making!
DIY Decor Ideas for Valentine’s Day
21. Give your front door a rustic, old world charm with this Valentine’s day Rolled Roses wreath. Trust us, it’s easier to make than it looks!
22. Missing your Christmas tree? Don’t worry, this Valentine Heart Cone Tree from I Gotta Create more than makes up for it!
23. Need a quick list of decor ideas for your V-Day party? Here is our list of 10 DIY Valentine party Decorations that’ll take your ‘do to the next level!
24. Do you love DIY but dislike sewing? Then this No-Sew Valentine Heart Table Runner from Ribbons and Glue is just the project for you! Make a lovely runner with foam hearts and glue!
25. Don’t have the heart to cut off fresh roses? You don’t need to, when you can make these pretty little DIY Doily Roses for your special someone!
26. Candles always set a lovely, romantic mood, don’t they? This V-Day, you can take it up a level by using pink and red glitter to make Glitter Dollar Store Candles! Stamp Tramp tells you how to go about this project.
27. Deck up your dessert table this Valentine’s Day with a fancy Balloon Arch! Get all the instructions from A Beautiful Mess and impress your guests!
28. Start Valentine’s Day with a cute little love note inserted in a Secret Pocket Pillow, as shown in See Katie Sew. Full instructions are included, and they’re easy enough to follow!
29. You can’t have too many wreaths on Valentine’s and this Deco Mesh Wreath from Crafty Morning is sure to grab every passer-by’s attention when it’s on your front door!
30. Design Improvised has some awesome Valentine’s Canvas art ideas that are an actual breeze to make! Make hearts with pom poms, yarn, glitter and more!
Valentine’s Day Treats for Kids
31. Check out these 14 Yummy Valentine Treats to make at home, and make sure to involve the kids too for some bonding!!
32. Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be all about candy, it can also be a healthy treat like these yummy Strawberry Yogurt Muffins from My Little Moppet!
33. These Red Velvet Cookies from The 36th Avenue are super easy to make if you have a ready boxed mix of red velvet cake! Just add eggs, oil and bake!
34. Speaking of cookies, have you seen these Marbled Valentine Cookies from Baked by Rachel? They are simply gorgeous and little works of art themselves!
35. Valentine’s needn’t be all about roses and strawberries, it can also be about poop! Hungry Happenings has these absolutely adorable Poop Emoji Treats – aptly labelled as ‘Love Stinks’!!
36. Everyone loves hearts and everyone loves cookie dough. Put them together for these yummy Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Hearts from OMG Chocolate Desserts!
37. There’s hardly anyone who doesn’t love Oreos! These popular cookies get all dressed up for Valentine’s in this Chocolate covered Oreo Pops recipe from Time Out with Mom.
38. These Red Velvet Mini Desserts are so pretty! They’re really yummy too, and you can’t stop at just one!
39. Who says you can’t play with your food? With this fun Tic Tac Toe Snack from Sippy Cup Mom, snack time just turned into play time!
40. Valentine’s Day is special enough to get its own popcorn flavor and Two Sisters Crafting have the perfect combination with this Valentine’s Day Popcorn recipe!
Classroom Valentine Ideas for Kids
41. The way to someone’s heart is hardly ever a straight line, so a little maze is perfect for Valentine’s Day! White House Crafts has a cute A-maze-ing free printable that’s good to keep the kids occupied in the classroom!
42. Combine two common kiddie loves – the love of books and of coloring – into one fun V-Day gift! Kleinworth has fun Valentine Coloring Bookmarks that help kids create their own custom creations!
43. Want a treat that doubles up as a gift? Try these Valentine Heart Lollipop Treats that are a breeze to make and look so pretty!
44. These Cupid’s Arrow Valentine’s Day Favors from Homemade Interest are a cute and clever way to hand out candy! The glitter arrows are sure to go straight to everyone’s hearts when they see them!
45. Here’s a great classroom idea for preschoolers – a Color by Numbers Printable Valentine from A Moms Take! Print out the card, strap on some crayons and prepare for a day of coloring fun!
46. These personalized name-stamped Conversation Heart Bags from Sarah Hearts are such a lovely way to show you care! If you have older kids, try making the bags using newspaper or leftover wrapping paper – an exercise in recycling!
47. Passing notes in class is something every generation does, so why not make it special on Valentine’s? White House Crafts has a tutorial for sweet Love Notes in Heart shaped Envelopes for the very purpose!
48. If you’re getting a tad tired of all the pink and red, go ahead and go nuts with all colors of the rainbow! Make these Rainbow Sock Hearts from Sas Does, and hand them out or make a banner for the classroom.
49. Valentine’s Day is also about best friends, so make a bunch of Friendship Bracelets to hand around class! Dandee Designs tells us how to go about making these – they’re pretty easy to do!
50. If you still need more classroom ideas for Valentine’s Day, you can check out our list featuring 30 of the best Classroom Valentine Ideas for Kids – you’re sure to find something you like!
Free Printables for Valentine’s Day
51. May the Force be with you this Valentine’s Day! And it will, when you get these adorable Star Wars Valentine Printable Cards from Wit and Wander – there’s Leia, Vader and even Chewbacca!
52. Love cats? Then you’ll also love this free printable Cat Mobile from Hello, Wonderful. What’s more, you can also use it to make a card or even a stick puppet!
53. Everyone needs a good planner to help them stay organized, and some stickers don’t hurt!! Get these free printable Conversation Heart Stickers from Make and Tell to brighten up your daily planner!
54. Get some Parisian chic in your decor with these Striped Valentine’s Day Printables from Holiday Printables Blog. There are three different color combinations to choose from, so take your pick!
55. Adult coloring pages are a pretty big deal nowadays and many people have fallen in love with it. You will too, when you download and print this lovely Quote Coloring Sheet from Smiling Colors!
56. You’re quite likely to give out flowers this Valentine’s Day, so why not present them in style with these free printable bouquets from A Bubbly Life?
57. Emojis are a part of our life these days, arent’ they? So it’s only natural that they’ll feature during Valentine’s Day too, with these fun Printable Emoji Cards from A Girl and a Glue Gun!
58. Love can come in all forms, even zooming in on a paper airplane! One Charming Party features Super Fly Printable Valentines that are super easy to make – download, print and fold!
59. If you’ve made a cute little gift for Valentine’s Day, you can also make the box to put it in! Design Eat Repeat has a free printable for Color Blocked Valentine Gift Boxes that are absolutely pretty!
60. Why not brighten up your mantlepiece with something cute but unusual this Valentine’s? These paper fortune cookies from Evermine are just too cute not to download and print!
Valentine’s Day Crafts for Toddlers & Preschoolers
61. Fingerprint crafts are always popular with this age group, and this Valentine’s Heart Fingerprint Tree from Easy Peasy and Fun is perfect for the current holiday!
62. Your preschooler will enjoy making his own flowers in this simple Heart Flowers Craft. It’s easy but so endearing!
63. “I think mice are rather nice”, goes the popular rhyme, and your toddler can make his own Paper Roll Valentine Mice too! Just gather your craft supplies and follow the instructions over at Non Toy Gifts.
64. As it starts to get warmer and the sun’s rays start coming in, catch them with a Valentine Suncatcher! Moments that Take has a simple enough heart shaped suncatcher craft to appeal to toddlers and preschoolers.
65. Now this craft from Nanny She Can Do is incredibly easy, so much so that even babies can do it! Make these lovely hand print flowers with your little one’s hand prints and keep them forever!
66. Bugs aren’t always fun, but this Love Bug craft from A Night Owl Blog sure is! This is a simple paper plate craft that gives little hands great cutting and sticking practice. Just make sure to use safety scissors.
67. Pom poms are a great way to introduce toddlers to the world of craft – there’s no cutting involved! Get your little one to make these little Pom Pom Hearts and you can either use them on a card or string them into a garland like it’s done at Kids Play Box.
68. Let your little one get involved in the prep work for your Valentine’s party by making these simple Heart punched Treat Plates from Makes and Takes. All you need to do is punch, thread and tie – that’s it!
69. This Paper Plate Sensory Heart craft from Paging Fun Mums is a great way to keep toddlers occupied. Besides, it looks really pretty!
70. Let’s get all spotty with this simple Dotty Heart Valentine’s Craft! You can use any colors of your choice and let the kids go crazy making dots!
Valentine’s Day Game Ideas for Kids
71. Why not kick off Valentine’s Day celebrations with a fun memory game? Get this Free Printable Valentine’s Day Memory Game to involve the whole family in some fun!
72. If you’ve enjoyed playing Spot, you’ll enjoy this Valentine version too! The Spot It Card Game by One Creative Mommy features printable play cards, which will last longer if laminated.
73. Channel cupid as you play this DIY Valentine Balloon Pop Game from Handmade Charlotte! Popping loads of pink balloons with cupid arrows sounds like a lot of fun!
74. Turn a regular bean bag toss into a fun Valentine game with this idea from Cul de Sac Cool – all you need are poster board sheets in Valentine colors like pink, red and white.
75. I spy with my little eye, something pink, red and cute. Yes, it’s got to be the Valentine’s Day I Spy free printable game from Live Laugh Rowe!
76. Don’t Eat Pete is a fun game from The Teacher Wife which includes quite a bit of candy eating! You can replace the candy with fresh fruit too, if you like!
77. If you can find flat pieces of wood at your craft store, then you absolutely must make these Valentine Dominoes! Warm Hot Chocolate has used a heart punch to replace the dots. We think thick cardboard should also work!
78. Every holiday has its own version of Bingo, and One Creative Mommy has a lovely Valentine Bingo printable! This is one game everyone’ll love to play!
79. Have your own Valentine Olympics with the Heart Relay! The instructions at Cul de Sac Cool are pretty simple – each team has to transfer conversation hearts from one cup to another as fast as they can!
80. Handmade with Charlotte goes the carnival way with this DIY Ring Toss game. Everything is perfectly themed – the pins are in shades of pink, and the rings are heart shaped pipe cleaners!
DIY Valentine Mail Box Ideas for Kids
81. Turn a plain old milk carton into an amazing Valentine Love Shack Box! This beautiful craft is courtesy Bugaboo City, where you’ll find detailed instructions to build your own love shack!
82. Pom poms feature a lot during Valentine’s Day, don’t they? And you won’t complain especially when you see this cute DIY Pom Pom Heart Box featured at Design Improvised!
83. This little Valentine Bird House Box from Faith Love Hope is so cute I could live in it! Those red balls hanging from the roof are just perfect!
84. When you want to post your little Valentine notes, it helps if your Valentine box actually resembles a mail box! This Valentine Mail Box from Love, Pomegranate House even has a little flag on the side!
85. We love projects that reuse and recycle, don’t you too? That’s why we think that this Valentine Card Holder Purse from Plaid Online is a simply genius idea that recycles an ice cream container into a Valentine card holder!
86. Even if you don’t give your kids electronics to play with, you can make an exemption for this iPod Valentine Box! Mommy Lessons 101 has this pretty detailed iPod craft that also includes a cute Valentine playlist!
87. If you’ve got a kid who likes everything pink and glittery, then this Valentine Box from The Sunny Side Up Blog will be absolutely perfect for her! This is quite an open ended project and you can embellish any way you like!
88. This Hello Kitty Valentine Box idea from Happenings of the Harper Household is great for little kids to decorate, once the basic structure is ready. Just stick on the face, hearts and bow to make it look like the most popular kitty cat ever!
89. This year, how about letting all your love notes go to the doghouse? We’re talking about this super cute Doghouse Card Holder from Suburble – complete with roof shingles and everything!
90. Sometimes you got to think outside the Valentine’s box, as in this case, where they’ve gone ahead and decorated an upcycled Valentine Bucket at Sugar Bee Crafts!
Valentine’s Day Activities for Kids
91. Why not use Valentine’s Day for some STEM activities? Try making this Candy Structure with heart shaped candy and toothpicks, as shown in Little Bins for Little Hands.
92. Make a Valentine’s Day Countdown with free printables from No Biggie and put in cute little notes to find on every day leading up to the big day!
93. Who doesn’t love playing with Legos? Make it a little challenging by asking kids to build a Lego Marble Maze, with pink or red bricks to keep in with the Valentine’s Day theme!
94. Messes don’t have to be ugly; this particular project from Hello, Wonderful results in some gorgeous art! Shaving Cream Hearts can be cut out of your art and turned into wall hangings or banners.
95. Did you know that 14th Feb is Ferris Wheel Day too? Celebrate both special days by building a Valentine’s Ferris Wheel – learn the mechanics of the wheel while depositing your notes in the cups!
96. There’s something immensely satisfying about playing with slime, especially when it’s pretty! Little Bins for Little Hands has a great Valentine’s Heart Slime recipe that’s easy enough to make!
97. Love involves the release of several chemicals, but all you need for this Fizzing Heart Art from The Pinterested Parent are baking soda and vinegar!
98. How would you like your fortune told this Valentine’s Day? With this Valentine’s Day Paper Fortune Teller fromDrawn to DIY, you can! Have a blast making these with your friends.
99. And if you’d rather have some quiet time with your significant other, maybe getting the kids busy with these 15 Easy Valentine’s Day Art & Craft Ideas for Kids is the solution!
100. Valentine’s Day is a fun holiday for the whole family, but it’s also an important occasion to teach kids about the true meaning of love. Help them understand that love also means being kind and helping others, and you can make a cute little ‘Share the Love’ Letterbox to help you get the message across.
Bonus – One of our most popular posts on Pinterest –
Jen left tons of post-its of all the reasons why she loves her husband on the bathroom mirror. This would work for valentine’s day for our kids too!
Looks like you’re all set for Valentine’s Day, whether you’re looking for a nice Valentine’s recipe or you need to make something for your child’s Valentine class party. There’s something for all ages and all interests, so there’s no need to go searching for more! Do let us know which one you liked the most!