10 Easy and Kid-Friendly Valentine's Day Cards

Here are cute ideas for valentines that kids will love to make and hand out.

easy valentine's day cards

Why buy pricey and boring Valentine's Day cards at the store, when you can spend a fun afternoon making them yourself? Here are our 10 favorite valentines that are just as fun to make as they are to receive. These DIY cards are so simple, inexpensive and enjoyable for kids to create on a cold winter afternoons. Plus, it's a great activity to do with nannies or babysitters.

Want more Valentine's Day fun? Check out our article on 41 Easy DIY Valentine's Day Crafts for Kids

  1. Heart Blotto Valentine

    Even the littlest kids can make these pretty Valentines. All they need is a dab of paint and some heart-shaped paper. Heart Blotto Valentine

  2. Love Bug Valentine
    We all know little boys who love to drag mud through the house and surprise us with their favorite critters. Here are some cute Valentine's Day cards for them that will bring smiles not screams.

  3. Rockin' Candy Card
    Do you know a kid who thinks they're "too cool" for making V-day cards with mom or the babysitter? Introduce them to these candy cards that really rock.

  4. Butterfly Lollipop Card
    Calling all girly-girls! This is a cute way to incorporate everyone's favorite V-day candy into an adorable card. Use the free printable here or make your own.

  5. Superhero Lollipops to the Rescue

    Superhero Lollipops Boys shouldn't miss out on all the fun this holiday! Make these easy superhero lollipops the whole class will love to receive.

  6. Shaving Cream Valentine
    Who knew shaving cream could be made into colorful cards? Use this unusual ingredient to make cards that will impress everyone in your child's class -- including the teacher!

  7. "Unloading Some Love"
    Little boys love little toy trucks, so help them make this easy dump truck valentine. Come up with some extra cute sayings to write on the card like "Just stopping by to unload some love."

  8. Woven Heart Card
    Kids will feel crafty and creative after just seven quick steps of this beautiful woven heart card.

  9. Candy Cards

    Make a simple flower, butterfly or dinosaur card using chocolate candy hearts. Candy Cards

  10. Stamp Art Cards
    Stamp your love onto each and every card this Valentine's Day with your own DIY stamps that double as awesome valentines.

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Comments (3)
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Megan A.
These are so adorable! I know a few parents who would love one of these valentines from they're little man!
Posted: February 06, 2013 at 7:23 PM
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Alene E.
In another way it helps a child get in touch with their creative side by using their imagination. It would be their art and unique in it's own way, being that the card is created by a child and children love nothing more than to put a smile on their parent's face when they show the hard work they put into their Valentine's Day card.
Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:26 PM
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Alene E.
This is a great idea, in my creativity areas I could teach whom ever I'll be babysitting to make the prettiest Valentines Day cards for their mom and dad, or even for their classmates & teachers they go to school with.
Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:19 PM
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