A homemade valentine is extra special, but doesn’t have to be extra hard. We’ve rounded up the best homemade valentine ideas on the Internet for you to try with your kids. Make them together and create some fun memories along the way!
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Homemade heart puzzle – Pretty paper, glue and scissors are all you need to get started. Try using old wallpaper sample books for interesting patterns and textures.
Handprint valentines – Super simple, but oh-so-cute, these sign language “I Love You” hands traced from your little one say so much.
Robot valentines – A little more time intensive, but ridiculously cute, these mini candy bars-turned-robots are a ton of fun.
iPod valentines – If you’ve got a little music lover, this valentine is perfect. Wrapped candy heart boxes with silver kisses for earbuds!
Illustrated valentines – Have your little one draw a heart design, then turn it into a coloring activity with this sweet idea.
Scratch-and-win valentines – This clever idea could be used in so many creative ways! Share a valentine wish or reveal a secret prize.
Homemade crayon hearts – Recycle your old crayon pieces in heart-shaped silicone molds, a perfectly useful valentine.
Paint strip bookmarks – A simple heart-shaped hole punch and some ribbon turns paint swatches into a sweet valentine bookmark.
And of course, we’re still partial to this idea we shared a couple of years ago…