These 50 easy Valentine’s Day crafts and activities are perfect for preschoolers. Not only are these ideas super cute, most of them can be made with things you already have lying around the house! Enjoy!
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50 Easy Valentine’s Day Crafts & Activities for Preschoolers
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1. Valentine’s Day Pom Pom Monsters
What better way to show your sweetheart how much you care than with a super cute handmade Valentine’s Day pom pom monster?! These cuties only take about ten minutes to make, and they’re just so adorable! Plus they’re a great Valentine’s craft to have the kids help with!
2. Love Bugs Kids Valentine Craft
Love is in the air. Love bugs that is. This is a quick Valentine’s Day craft – 15 minutes or less from start to finish to be exact.
3. Popsicle Stick Valentine Foxes
Make some friendly Valentine themed woodland creatures with just a few simple supplies and “lovestruck” creative spirit!
4. Craft Foam Love Bugs
Turn ordinary inexpensive craft foam hearts into one-of-a-kind love bug themed pieces within minutes!
5. Valentine Heart Animals
Valentine’s Day is so fun because you get to make crafts with kids! Not only are you being creative, but kids can learn about shapes such as the heart! Here is a list of heart-shaped animal crafts that you can make this holiday.
6. Charming Valentine’s Day Owl Craft
Pair this paper plate Valentine’s Day owl craft with an owl-adorable book to make craft time even more fun!
7. Heart Person Craft
This Valentine Day Heart Craft requires items that many have on hand, with paper as the main item, making it really affordable and easy to pull together.
8. Easy Cotton Ball Heart Painting Art
How would you like to create a cherished work of art with your young child with minimal effort and time? Check out this easy cotton ball heart painting crafts for kids! I found that by using cotton balls and clothespins (and with Mommy supervision) there was actually minimal mess with this craft. Plus, it is really pretty, isn’t it?
9. Fingerprint Heart Friendship Rocks
Gorgeous Fingerprint Heart Rocks for Valentine’s (and maybe Mother’s Day?? What mum can’t resist a fingerprint heart from her lovely children?)… but again, I digress.. these Valentine’s Fingerprint Rock Hearts make the perfect friendship rocks don’t you think?
10. Craft Foam Foxes
You can easily make some friendly woodland creatures with just a few simple craft supplies and a LOVESTRUCK creative spirit! Our heart shaped fox kid craft idea is perfect for everyday inexpensive party decor, puppet play or just because!
11. Valentine’s Day Pizza Paper Plate Craft
Valentine’s Day Pizza Paper Plate craft – It’s super easy to do with a class size of preschoolers or students and you can just swap out markers instead of paint for less mess!
12. Paper Roll Valentine Mouse
Paper Roll Heart Mouse Craft – It is such an easy craft that even toddlers can pull it off with no help at all. It can be a great classroom Valentine craft or just another fun way to keep your kids busy on a cold winter day.
13. Jeweled Heart Suncatchers
Jewelled Heart Suncatchers, they’re so pretty for any time of the year and they’re made using some up-cycled materials too!
14. 6 Heart Shaped Valentine Animals
Pull out your scissors and create some adorable heart animals for Valentines Day.
15. Heart Butterfly Valentine Craft
This sweet little heart butterfly craft is a fun idea for Valentine’s Day. Aside from the painting and drying, you can put this together in just a few minutes, and that’s a winner for any busy mom (and kid).
16. Paper Plate Love Bug
Paper Plate Valentine’s Craft – make this super cute paper plate love bug craft or “Bee Mine” Paper Plate Bee (it kind of works as either, don’t you think?!).
17. Love Bug Craft Stick Craft for Kids
Check out these super fun and adorable love bug craft stick crafts for kids. They are a blast to make and really quite easy.
18. Heart Bee
I am in love with these cute little Valentines bees. Nothing like a bee covered in hearts to say Happy Valentines day!
19. Paper Plate Love Bug
This is ONLY kind of bug I want to see this upcoming Valentine’s Day holiday!!! Not only is Paper Plate Valentine Love Bug super kid friendly but it’s also really fun for all ages and makes for even better party decor as well!!!
20. Heart Butterfly Craft for Preschoolers
Kids who are experienced with cutting can cut out their own hearts for this project. The younger kids can enjoy gluing on the hearts that were cut out for them.
21. Easy Valentine’s Day Headbands Craft
Valentine’s Day Haedbands – Super easy to prep, inexpensive and fun for the girls!
22. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Valentine Craft
Do you have a little one that is crazy over Ninja Turtles? Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to be exact! Using heart shapes and only a few simple craft supplies, your kids can make the whole TMNT gang!
23. Paper Plate Love Birds
It’s the season of LOVE and we’re getting our Valentine’s craft on with these adorable paper plate love birds. They are so easy to make and kids can get really creative with their designs; adding colour and patterns to make their love birds stand out from the flock.
24. 2-Ingredient Clay Dough Hearts
Here’s a Valentine’s craft that kids of all ages will love! Use our 2-ingredient white clay dough recipe to make these gorgeous glittered heart Valentines ornaments to give as gifts or to display in your home or classroom!
25. Valentine’s Day Penguin Craft
An adorably simple preschoolers’ craft that they can turn into a wreath!
26. Heart Thumbprint Craft
Heart Thumbprint Art Activity – This doesn’t take too much preparation to make a cute and personalized Valentines craft for kids. Students can make these cards for loved ones or to pass out as Valentines. Or display their creations around the classroom on a bulletin board to share the love!
27. Washi Tape Heart Suncatchers
This heart suncatcher craft is easy to do, so it works really well with kids across the age ranges.
28. Valentine Dinosaurs
What kid doesn’t love dinosaurs? And with this kid craft being super simple to put together – parents and caretakers will love it too!
29. Heart Peacock Craft
If you have toddlers or young preschoolers, I would suggest prepping this activity by cutting out the hearts in different sizes and colors ahead of time. If your children are older, then they can cut the hearts out themselves. Either way, a ton of fun!
30. Minion Valentine’s Day Hearts
Simple DIY Minion Valentine’s to hand out to your classmates. Love it!
31. Heart Tree Fingerprinting Craft
Pretty Valentines Finger Painted Heart Tree – The best part? We get to fingerpaint!
32. Ladybug Heart Craft
These love-ly ladybugs are just the choice for industrious little valentine-makers. Kids can quickly create enough to hand out to a whole classroom or scout troop and still make each valentine a little different by varying the number and placement of the heart-shaped spots they draw on.
33. Glitter Rock Valentines Day Craft
Need a fun Valentine craft project for your kids (or yourself!)? Try rock valentines. They are super simple to make and involve three favorite art materials of every child I know—rocks, glue, and glitter.
34. Heart Dinos
Can dinosaurs really be considered lovable, affectionate and adorable? They can now! Learn how to turn these intimidating animals into the sweetest little valentines. These little heart shaped cuties will be a hit with your kids.
35. Valentine Name Puzzle
Name puzzles can be easily adapted to fit any level of ability. Little ones can write their own names, trace their names, or have their names pre-written and recognize them. Kids can cut out their own puzzles with scissors, or practice ripping along lines. They can order their puzzles on their own, or look at their name written out as they match the letters. Name puzzles really are great learning tools for so many skill levels!
36. Preschool Valentine Matching Game
Need a fun activity for a Valentine’s day party? A super easy and fun preschool valentine matching game is perfect! This whips together quickly and gets antsy kids up and moving around while problem solving, showing shape recognition and color matching! Perfect for preschool age!
37. Puppy Love Valentine Heart Craft
This heart-shaped dog is easy for preschoolers to make and the perfect decoration for Valentine’s Day.
38. Valentine Robot Craft
This project requires a Cricut machine but if you don’t own one, card stock or even construction paper will work. Simply cut out the shapes and let your little one glue them together to form a cute Valentine robot!
39. Life-the-Flaps Valentine Game
This is a fun Valentine game you can play with a large or small group of children. The game promotes gross motor movement while engaging counting, fine motor and sensory skills. And kids will have fun lifting the flaps to see what is hidden underneath!
40. Valentine Unicorn
Unicorn’s are all the craze this year so why not make a Valentine’s Day unicorn?! You could make a small one to put on a card too.
41. Stained Glass Heart Valentines Craft
I LOVE making stained glass art crafts because they are so easy to prep & make, and they always turn out gorgeous!
42. Rubber Band Heart Valentine Activity
This simple activity takes advantage of the pretty colors the loom bands come in and makes it a preschooler-friendly activity! Of course, be careful of setting out loom bands if you have babies or toddlers who still put things in their mouths.
43. Valentine Monster Alphabet Game
If you’re looking for a fun way to bring learning into a Valentine’s Day theme for your preschooler, this cute little monster game is perfect for you. Kids will smile and giggle as they get to feed the Valentine Monster with different letters or words. Make some big, chomping monster sound effects when your monster is eating for some extra fun!
44. Heart Lacing
Valentine’s Day themed Numbers Heart Lacing Activity – I love how it is not only number practice, but also incorporates working on fine motor skills with the lacing aspect of it.
45. Montessori Inspired Valentine’s Preschool Trays
Invite your child to use beads and pipe cleaner to practice patterning in this math and fine motor Valentines activity.
46. Valentine’s Day Do-A-Dot Free Worksheets
Grab your do a dot markers and lets make some dots! These Valentines day do a dot printables are perfect to entertain the little ones. Do a dot worksheets are wonderful for strengthening fine motor skills.
47. Heart Patterns Valentine’s Day Activity
Patterning is an important math skill that will help them with much more sophisticated skills like multiplication as they develop. In early childhood development of skills are on a wide spectrum, which is one reason why free choice is so important.
48. Conversation Heart Pre-K Printables
This is a fun way for preschoolers to practice counting, patterns, color recognition, and letters while working on fine motor skills!
49. Valentine’s Ice Play Loving Hands
These frozen Valentine hands are great for sensory play and a uniquely fun experience for a rainy day!
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50. Paper Bag Love Bug Puppet
Paper Bag Love Bug Puppets – They are super simple to create and they make a perfect Valentine’s Day craft for kids. My favorite part is how kids can play with their love bug after making it!
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