Making Valentine's Day Cards

Helping your kids to make their own Valentine Cards is fun and rewarding, and of course the cards mean so much more to the recipient ... the perfect Valentine Day crafts for kids! We have suggestions here for all ages and abilities, and many can be made very quickly if it is necessary for your child to take cards to school!

Cut Out Card

Cut Out Card

This is a good card making technique for kids to use for all sorts of occasions. We have made a flower card, but you could use a heart for Valentine's Day, a Christmas tree for Christmas, and so on.

Engraved Foil Card

Engraved Foil Card

Who would have thought that a simple piece of kitchen foil could be turned into such a special Valentine's Day card!

You will need:

Piece of kitchen foil Newspaper Thin paint brush Glue Card blank

Fabric Heart Card

Fabric Heart Card

This is one of our quickest Valentine's Cards to make, but it can be a fun tracing, cutting and pasting activity for younger kids. Older children could cut through several layers of fabric to make Valentine cards in bulk!

Fimo Hearts Card

Fimo Hearts Card

Have some sculpting fun with this fimo hearts card. This one is better delivered by hand, but if you are going to post this card, we suggest using a padded envelope!

Fingerprint Flower Cards

Fingerprint Flower Cards

Children can have some messy fun making these fingerprint flower cards - perfect for Mother's Day or Valentine's Day.

Glittery Heart Card

Glittery Heart Card

This Glittery Heart Card is a quick and easy - but very effective - Valentine's Day card for kids to make.

You will need:

Heart Template Card

Heart Template Card or Picture

This simple idea is great fun for the kids, and of course can be adapated using all sorts of templates. How about a Christmas tree, a flower, a simple butterfly or a summer sun?

Hearts with Glitter

Hearts with Glitter

These home made Valentine's Day cards are really pretty, and simple for kids of all ages to make themselves.

The picture doesn't do these cards justice!

Hearts with Sequins

Hearts with Sequins

We found these lovely large sequins at the local craft store and snapped them up! With them we have made some very pretty, but simple, home-made Valentine's Day cards.

Marble Heart Card

The finished card is so pretty, I wish our photos did it justice! Swirling the paints around on the paper plate to make the marble effect on this Valentine's Day card is great fun, and it does mean that the paint is relatively easily contained.

Printed Valentine Card

Printed Valentine Card

Here's a quick technique that kids can use to print valentine cards. Even the youngest children will be able to have a go at this idea. Make just one - or one for every member of the class and family!

Rubber Stamped Card

Rubber Stamped Card

This rubber stamped card is a super project as it involves designing and creating your own stamp, and then the fun of printing the cards too. A good way of making lots of Valentine's Cards!

Stripy Heart Card

Stripy Heart Card

This stripy heart card is so simple to make that even the youngest children will be pleased with the result - but it looks fabulous!

You will need:

Tissue Paper Printed Card

Tissue Paper Printed Card

This tissue paper printing technique is a very quick method of printing a Valentine's Day card - and we think you'll agree that it works well! Perfect if the kids want to make a big stack..

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Valentine's Day Crafts
Valentine's Day Crafts