Does your child like to make homemade valentines cards? Here are 7 fun homemade valentines for kids to make this Valentine’s Day.
Valentines’s Day is a fun opportunity to get creative and what better place to start than with homemade valentines?
As a kid, I remember spending hours making valentines. We’ve gathered together a list of DIY valentines card ideas that kids can make. In true process art fashion, each one will be unique!
Lastly, don’t forget you might repurpose your kids’ artwork. Marbled paper, splatter painting, etc. all make amazing valentines!
Homemade Valentines Cards
1. Cardboard Heart Valentines
Paint cardboard heart cut outs, then decorate as you choose. Small hearts make adorable handmade valentines!
These valentines are inspired by Lori Wenger and make colorful homemade valentines that kids will love to make!
These beeswax heart candles are a fun handicraft and the heart outline left behind makes a perfect DIY Valentine card idea. (Inspiration for this project comes from Ashley on Woodlark.)
Sometimes simple is best like with these painted watercolor valentines inspired by Bar Rucci.
“Draw” with black glue, let dry, then paint! An easy glue resist activity for handmade valentines cards.
7. Glitter Rock Valentines
These glitter rock valentines are simple for kids to make and something unique to give to friends. All you need are small rocks, glue, and glitter!
8. Pointillism Hearts with Qtips
Pointillism with Q-tips is a super-easy-yet-interesting activity for quick and beautiful art.
These punny seed packets are delightful gifts that keep on giving.
10. Spin Art Hearts
Spin painting is a favorite kids art activity that can be done with a salad spinner or with a kids spin art machine.
Make your own stamps by adding craft foam to corks or lids.
It doesn’t get any easier than fingerprints for your DIY valentines!
Set up a Valentine Making Station!
We love the following ideas for setting up a child accessible valentine making station all month long!
Get those creative juices flowing by making old supplies seem new!
Set out some simple supplies and watch your kiddos create valentine magic.
3. Process Art Valentines
Turn your process art into colorful homemade valentines. Let kids decorate these all month long!