10 Creative Valentine's Crafts For Kids

Valentine's Crafts For Kids

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Valentine’s Day is here! And no, you don’t always have to celebrate it as a couple. While that is the most common way you may have been celebrating this day of love, why not involve your kids too this time?

Valentine’s Day crafts are a great way to decorate your home in a beautiful, colorful and happy way! Your kids will love spending their time creating these very easy yet beautiful pieces. What’s more, you can also gift these to your friends and relatives.

Top 10 Valentine’s Day Crafts:

Here are the top ten Valentine’s Day craft ideas that you can help your kid try out:

1. Valenine’s Day Sew On Heart And Buttons:

Valenine’s Day Sew On Heart And Buttons

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This beautiful and patch work heart can be made using old scraps and bits.

You will need:

  • Scraps and bits from old fabric
  • Buttons in different shapes, sizes and colors
  • Needle and thread
  • Safety scissors
  • Glue
  • Felt fabric
  • Tracing pen

How to:

  • Help your kid cut out the scraps from old fabric in different shapes and sizes.
  • Ask your kid to trace out two big hearts of the same size from the felt fabric.
  • Let your kid glue the scraps of fabric on the heart shapes.
  • You can help your kid use needle and thread to create beautiful zig zag patterns on these hearts.
  • Help glue on the buttons too.
  • Now place the hearts one on top of each other and help sew on the sides.
  • Depending on how you want to use it, you can let your kid keep some open space at the edge.

Tip: Your kid can use this as a cover for a scrap book or make a small pouch out of it to hold knick-knacks. Sew it properly and you can also use this for yourself as a small coin pouch. All you will need to do additionally is add a zipper on one end.

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2. Valentine’s Day Lace Hearts:

Valentine’s Day Lace Hearts

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These super easy to create and lovely lace hearts will add beauty in any part of your home.

You will need:

  • Red colored lace with some texture on it
  • Glue
  • Safety scissors

How to:

  • Help your kid cut out different lengths of lace using the safety scissors to create different sizes of hearts.
  • Ask your kid to place the lace in heart shapes and glue them in the middle to form the shape of a heart.
  • Once all the heart shapes are made, help your kid glue these together.

Tip: Your kid can use these shapes to decorate the rooms, as wall décor or even on the door or window.

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3. Valentine’s Day Ice Cream Heart Stick Stand:

Valentine’s Day Ice Cream Heart Stick Stand

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This cute heart piece can be made using used up ice cream sticks.

You will need:

  • Old ice cream sticks
  • Glue
  • Small heart shapes as cutouts or as the one created in activity one mentioned above
  • Old pieces of ribbons or strings
  • Paints and brush (optional)

How to:

  • Ask your kid to clean out the ice cream sticks if they are used ones.
  • Your kid can paint these in different colors or let them be as they are.
  • Help your kid create a stand shape by gluing together the various ice cream sticks.
  • Your kid can now decorate the stand using the heart shapes and the ribbons and strings.

Tip: Your kid can use this stand as a picture frame that can be placed on the study table. It can also be used as a beautiful decorative piece on the family mantelpiece.

4. Valentine’s Day Heart Using Wool Wraps:

Valentine’s Day Heart Using Wool Wraps

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This beautiful woolly heart will be the perfect way to cuddle up.

You will need:

  • Wool in the colors red and white
  • Some old cotton balls
  • Felt fabric
  • Needle and thread
  • Pair of safety scissors

How to:

  • Help your kid cut out two heart shapes of the same size from the felt fabric.
  • Using the thread and needle, help sew the edges of the felt, leaving a space to insert the filling.
  • Now fill up the felt pouch that is created using the cotton balls.
  • Once it is filled, help sew up the entire piece.
  • Once it is done, use the red and white wool to help your kid wrap the heart.
  • Help to trim out the edges of the wool and tie them in a knot or glue them up.

Tip: Your kid can use the heart shapes as decoration in the room or make them in a larger size to use as a pillow.

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