12 Homemade Valentines Cards for Kids

12 Homemade Valentines Cards for Kids

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

Photo by Rachel Withers

1. Cardboard Heart Valentines

Paint cardboard heart cut outs, then decorate as you choose. Small hearts make adorable handmade valentines!

Photo by Rachel Withers

2. Watercolor Heart Resist

These valentines are inspired by Lori Wenger and make colorful homemade valentines that kids will love to make!

Photo by Rachel Withers

3. Beeswax Hearts

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.)

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Photo by Rachel Withers

4. Watercolor Hearts

Sometimes simple is best like with these painted watercolor valentines inspired by Bar Rucci.

Photo by Rachel Withers

5. Potato Heart Prints

Create your own heart stamps with a mini cookie cutter and stamp some adorable heart shape potato prints.

Photo by Jean Van’t Hul

6. How to Make Handmade Valentines Cards with Black Glue

“Draw” with black glue, let dry, then paint! An easy glue resist activity for handmade valentines cards.

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Photo by Jean Van’t Hul

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!

Photo by Andrea Martelle

8. Pointillism Hearts with Qtips

Pointillism with Q-tips is a super-easy-yet-interesting activity for quick and beautiful art.

Photo by emetamily

9. Seed Packet Valentines

These punny seed packets are delightful gifts that keep on giving.

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Photo by homegrownfriends

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.

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Photo by artbarblog

11. Stamped Valentines

Make your own stamps by adding craft foam to corks or lids.

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12. Fingerprint Valentines

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!

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1. Valentine Creation Station

Get those creative juices flowing by making old supplies seem new!

diy valentines craft table
Photo by artbarblog

2. Valentine Craft Table

Set out some simple supplies and watch your kiddos create valentine magic.

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Photo by Andrea Martelle

3. Process Art Valentines

Turn your process art into colorful homemade valentines. Let kids decorate these all month long!

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Originally published in artfulparent.com