As holidays go, Valentine’s Day is a nice post-Christmas celebration for families. If you exchange gifts they are typically small and inexpensive – hello, candy! – which is a relief after the budget-busting December holidays. And there are plenty of Valentine’s Day crafts to keep your kids entertained on the days it’s too cold to venture outdoors. We’ve rounded up some of the cutest Valentine’s Day crafts we’re going to do with our kiddos in the next two weeks and hopefully our list will inspire you to get your craft on this Valentine’s Day!
Bleeding heart art don’t require any special materials and the results are beautiful! Grab your watercolors and follow the instructions at http://www.mericherry.com/2015/01/14/bleeding-hearts-art-project-kids/
Mama may have to handle cutting out the hearts for littler kids but this heart caterpillar will make a perfect Valentine for that special someone. Get the instructions at http://www.craftymorning.com/valentines-day-heart-caterpillar-craft/
Want to give a little something to your feathered friends? While this Valentine’s Day craft can get a little messy, the end result is a yard full of happy birds for your little ones to watch. Full instructions at http://www.wineandglue.com/2012/02/love-birds-valentines-day-bird-feeders.html
Little guys and gals who love to get messy with paint will love this Valentine’s Day craft. Forget finger painting – this is whole hand painting! Get the full details at http://www.craftymorning.com/handprint-pig-valentine-craft-kids/
A rock hunt, some contact paper, and paint become some very cool Valentine’s as per the instructions at http://www.notimeforflashcards.com/2015/02/heart-rocks-valentines-day-craft.html. Take it a step further by adding Xs and Os to make a Valentine’s Day tic-tac-toe game!
Food color plus salt dough is all you need to make decorative conversation hearts you can bring out year after year. Use the recipe at http://howbabbyformed.blogspot.com/2017/12/the-best-salt-dough-recipe-ever.html or make them with your own favorite salt dough.
This Valentine’s Day craft is great for helping little fingers practice their fine motor skills and the results are pretty enough to send to grandma! Everything you need to do it can be found at http://www.hellowonderful.co/post/MAKE-STRING-HEART-YARN-CARDS
Fair warning, your house is going to stink if you make heart-shaped crayons for kids class Valentine’s but the results are just too fun not to try it once! The full instructions (with lots of great pics) can be found at http://ourbestbites.com/2012/02/how-to-make-muffin-tin-crayons-and-a-printable/
Happy crafting, mamas!