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10 Valentine's Day Ideas for Kids: DIY Classroom Cards

Wondering what Valentine's Day activities you can do for elementary students? Here are classroom Valentine card ideas that are sure to be an overall success! 

Kids valentine's day card ideas

Who said Valentine’s Day cards should be run-of-the-mill and store-bought? Have a little fun — and quality bonding time — with your kids by letting them show off their creativity with these crafty DIY Valentines Day card ideas. The best part? These Valentine’s Day ideas for kids aren’t just limited to classroom parties or school; they’re excellent for showing other important people (including family members) just how special they are!

Yarn Heart Cards

Nothing says “from the heart” like a crafty yarn project. But, unlike other yarn projects, these yarn heart cards are actually simple and quick. It’s a win-win!

I Need S’More Friends Like You

Speaking of simple and quick, what’s easier than printing a label and stuffing a bag with edible goodies? These easy s’mores valentines will, no doubt, be the hit of the class! And as a bonus, there’s plenty of room on the back of the printouts for your child to write personalized messages.

Love Bugs

Your child’s not into cutesy hearts and glitter, you say? No worries — these “love bug” valentines are sure to make a big impression!

The Kissing Hand

Based on the bestselling book by Audrey Penn, these “The Kissing Hand” pop-up cards aren’t just excellent for Valentine’s Day — they can be perfect little reminders of just how special someone is any time of the year.

Friendship Bracelets

They’re timeless. A tried-and-true tradition. So it only makes sense that you would attach friendship bracelets to cute printables and pass them out on Valentine’s Day, right? The best part? Your child has full reign over what they look like! Bonus Tip: This craft is an especially great way to utilize that Christmas gift your child got, as seen in this “il-‘loom’-inating” version!

Butterfly Treats

Want to be a little more crafty than a simple printout with your treat bag? Then your kids will love making these adorable candy butterflies!

I Like How You Roll

Got a car connoisseur in your house? Use that to your advantage with these fun Valentines on wheels!

Be My Match

Designer duct tape is all the rage with preteens, these days. So it makes perfect sense to let your child’s unique style shine with these handmade candy boxes.

I “Chews” You

Whether it’s to individual pieces of candy, handwritten notes or full-on treat bags, these oh-so-cute heart clips add the perfect handmade Valentine touch!

Wooly Be My Valentine?

Looking for a craft that’s perfect for younger kids? Look no further than these cute, cuddly and colorful DIY sheep cards. All you need is the free printable, a little glue and some pom poms. Easy peasy!

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