How do we love kid-made Valentine’s Day cards? Let us count the ways. Few people will argue with the fact that everything about kids’ DIY valentines — the cutting, the glueing, the glitter-ing, the giving! — is just about as sweet as it gets (even during chocolate heart season!)
From clever classroom valentine ideas for older kids to super simple homemade cards for little ones, here are 17 homemade Valentine’s Day card ideas for kids. Don’t you just love love?
1. Gum ball valentine card
Got a few pom poms handy? Of course you do, if you’re a parent or caregiver. Then why not whip up this cute gum ball card from Stephanie Connelly. Guaranteed to blow people’s minds
Few people can resist a good pun on Valentine’s Day, which is one of the reasons these super simple balloon valentines from Kitchen Door are a guaranteed hit. Whether you use heart-shaped balloons or the regular kind, kids will get a kick out of this clever idea.
5. The ultimate school valentine
Boy, girl, student, teacher — everyone likes lollipops. And everyone likes unicorns. These clever unicorn valentines from Lilacs and Charcoal — with a lollipop as the horn! — are sure to be a hit in any classroom.
One of the most original Valentine card ideas! For older kids, these sweet bath bomb valentines from Snazzie Bombs are a surefire slam dunk — and a great way to side-step bath- and shower-time battles.
8. Teddy time
This cute teddy bear card from DIY Crafts is one of the sweetest and simplest Valentine’s Day card ideas for kids. Who wouldn’t be this teddy’s valentine?!