You might think that Valentine’s Day is just for the grown ups, but our babies and toddlers are the biggest love monsters.
They might not grasp exactly what Valentine’s is all about but they’re never afraid to show you how much they love you!
I’ve gathered together some of the best valentines craft ideas that you can make with your kids.
These cute craft ideas make perfect valentine’s gifts for mum or dad, grandma or grandad.
So, let’s get started with my top 7 Valentine’s Craft Ideas:
1. Toilet roll heart stamps.
Such an easy and simple craft activity for the tiniest of hands!
Just make a crease and tape the toilet roll at one end, then dip in coloured paint and print!
Perfect for making valentines cards ❤️
2. Baby Footprint Hearts
A footprint heart is perfect for newborn keepsake and valentine’s gift.
You could use baby safe ink or paint to make the prints, but if you don’t want all that mess,
I recommend one of my pink Inkless Print Kits.
They’re super easy to use and no mess at all.
Click here to find out more about Inkless print kits
3. Thumb print hearts
The best way to show that Thumb body loves you 😍
You can use my Inkless Print Kits to make thumb or finger prints.
Or, use baby safe paint or ink.
You could turn your thumbprints into a card, frame them or make a bookmark.
Such a super cute craft idea for valentine’s day ❤️
4. Hand print & Footprint Hearts
If your baby is too small for toddler craft activities, then they can still make a beautiful valentine’s day gift
with their hand and footprints. You could use a blank canvas from the dollar store.
Paint the whole canvas red (maybe grade the colour if you’re a bit more artistic) and then add baby’s hand and
footprints with non toxic white paint.
This is a fun valentine’s day craft activity for babies, toddlers and older kids, it doesn’t matter the age …
for bigger kids, just buy a bigger canvas.
This is a valentine’s gift your loved one will treasure forever and the perfect gift idea for grandparents too ❤️
5. Valentines hand & footprints
Baby hand and footprints make such a precious keepsake, they’re perfect as a Valentine’s Day gift.
Whether you use one of my inkless print kits (no mess!) or you can use baby safe paint or ink.
Then add a special quote or wording like this example “His little hands stole my heart, his little feet ran away with it”.
I’ll make a post next week with some more valentine’s day quote ideas for you.
You could frame this or turn it into a card.
A perfect gift idea for your baby to give their grandparents ❤️
6. Cut out handprint hearts
A great valentines craft activity for toddlers and kids of any age.
Fold a coloured piece of paper in half. Put your thumb and first finger up against the crease.
Then draw around the hand and cut it out.
Make sure you leave the crease at the tip of the thumb and first finger.
When you open it out, you’ll have a heart shape where the thumb and first fingers join.
You can make this into a beautiful valentines day card.
Check out my next blog for some lovely valentines quote ideas for your cards ❤️
7. I love you this much
This is a great idea for little hands of any size. How do you let your valentine know how much you love them?
Draw around your hands on 2 bits of coloured paper and then cut them out.
Take another coloured piece of paper and cut it into a long, thin strip, then concertina it.
Stick each end of the concertina strip to each of the hands and then write your message.
Such a simple craft idea for toddlers for valentine’s day ❤️
I hope you try out some of these craft ideas. If you do, send me a photo of what you’ve made (to firstname.lastname@example.org and I can feature them on my Facebook page: www.facebook.com/mylittlekeepsake
Next week I’ll post some super cute valentines day quote ideas for you to add to your cards and gifts.
Happy Valentines Day 2021 ❤️