Easy & Simple Valentine’s Day Crafts for Toddlers

by | Jan 9, 2023

The holiday of love is almost here and it’s time to start planning your Valentine’s Day crafts for toddlers! Valentine’s day is one of my very favorite holidays and I love doing things like crafts with my kiddos during this time.

What can a toddler learn from Valentine’s Day?

Valentine’s day is a great time to learn different aspects of love and how to show it to others. We can show love to others by being kind, helpful and caring!

Sharing this with your toddler helps to cultivate a genuinely loving outlook on life.

How do I teach my toddler about Valentine’s Day?

It may seem a little intimidating to teach your toddler about Valentine’s Day. You may be asking yourself; will they even understand?

Toddlers learn a lot by simply watching you! Spending time and creating crafts together is a good way to start teaching about Valentine’s Day!

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What kinds of Valentine’s Day crafts can a toddler make?

Different things like coloring, stamping, handprint crafts and sticker crafts are great for toddlers to make!

Valentine’s Day Crafts for Toddlers

Okay, let’s get into it! Here are the best Valentine’s Day crafts for toddlers! And I promise, you’ll love these too!

Easy Valentine’s Days Crafts for Toddlers

Sometimes you just need an easy craft for your toddlers, and I get that! Here are a few of my favorites for Valentine’s.

Paper Roll Heart Mouse Craft

How cute is this Valentine’s Day mouse!? This would be a great craft to do with the Happy Valentine’s Day, Mouse book.

Toilet Paper Roll Heart Stamps

Save up your toilet paper rolls and shape them into hearts. Make sure you have a few different colors of paint on hand and let your toddler stamp away!

Salt Dough Heart Footprints

What a precious keepsake! I love making salt dough crafts with my littles to remember how tiny they once were.

Heart Garlands

This heart garland would be cute on a mantle, over your kiddo’s bed, in the kitchen, or really anywhere! You can have them scribble on the paper before cutting it out for an extra personalized touch.

Construction Paper Heart

I love these construction paper hearts! Your toddler can help to personalize them and make them unique!

Fun Valentine’s Days Craft for Toddlers

Having fun together is at the heart of Valentine’s Day!

Valentine’s Day Heart Slime

I love this heart slime, it is so pretty and your littles will have fun making it with you!

Tin Foil Hearts

Let your toddler customize their own tinfoil heart! This will definitely be a keepsake.

Mosaic Suncatcher

These mosaic suncatchers are sure to be a hit with your toddler! You can even fit in a lesson on color recognition!

Fingerprint Vase

How sweet is this Valentine’s Day vase? This would be a great gift to give or a wonderful keepsake for yourself!

Hole Punched Hearts

Grab some different-shaped hole punches from your local craft store and let your toddler go to town hole-punching their heart!

Adorable Valentine’s Day Crafts for Toddlers

These are some crafts that your toddlers will be ooooing and ahhhhhing over.

Love Bug Craft Sticks

Has the love bug bit you?! This love bug craft is so adorable!

Handprint Hearts

I love the touch of the ribbon at the top of this cute handprint craft!

Heart Puppets

How cute are these heart puppets?! You can even ask your toddler to help you put on a little play!

I Love You to Pieces

This I love you to pieces craft is adorable and great for helping your little one build their fine motor skills.

Glitter Handprint

Your toddler will love using their hand to make this pretty glitter handprint! This can be hung up on the wall for a very personalized decoration.

Valentine’s Day Crafts for Toddlers to Give as Gifts

It is important to show toddlers how to give to others. These crafts all can double as gifts which makes them super special.

Handprint Frame

How adorable is this handprint frame? You can even have them dress up Valentine’s Day themed for their photo op.

Birdfeeder Heart

A little tweet from someone sweet! How sweet is this gift?!

Heart Friendship Bracelet

This is a perfect keepsake gift to give. Who doesn’t love a friendship bracelet?

Felt Heart Mobile

I am dying over this sweet felt heart mobile! Can someone give this to me as a gift?!

Valentine’s Day Crafts for Toddlers That Can Be Created With Things From Around the House

Do you need a craft that you can do with the supplies you have on hand? Have no fear and keep reading!

Puffy Paper Bag Hearts

How neat is this puffy paper bag heart?! The threading around the edges will be great fine motor skill practice for your toddler.

Pom Pom Heart Painting

Toddlers love stamping and this craft makes it easy by using the clothespin as the handle!

Shake It Up Hearts

I love the idea of this no mess shake it up craft! Your toddler will have the time of their life shaking the container to their heart’s content!

Handprint Flower Boquet

How adorable is this hand flower bouquet? This is something that I would love to keep forever!

Potato Heart Stamp

Okay, now this is super creative! Carve out a heart shape from a potato and let your little one stamp to their heart’s content.

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Crafting is a great way to teach toddlers about Valentine’s Day (or any holiday for that matter!). We always have so much fun creating!

What are your favorite Valentine’s Day crafts? Let me know in the comments below!