Valentine’s Day Crafts

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Photo by Andrea Murphy Photography

Here are four easy and fun Valentine’s Day crafts for kids to enjoy with their families.

Craft #1: Valentine’s Friendship Necklaces

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  • Red or pink foam paper sheets or construction paper
  • String
  • Red, white, and pink beads
  • Scissors
  • Hole puncher

Valentines Necklace Supplies

Step 1: Fold a piece of paper and draw half of a heart on one side. Keeping the paper folded, cut out the heart.

Valentines Necklace 1

Step 2: Use scissors or a hole puncher to make a small hole in the middle of the heart.

Valentines Necklace 2

Step 3: Put the string through the hole and begin to put beads on the string.

 Valentines Necklace 4

Step 4: Once you’re done beading, knot the string at the top to create a necklace.

Craft #2: Valentine’s Day Pins

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  • Glitter, sequins or gems
  • Hot glue gun
  • Safety pin or a flat lapel pin
  • Construction paper or tiny wooden hearts

Valentines Pin Supplies

Step 1: If you’re using construction paper, fold the paper in half and draw half a heart. Cut the heart out.

Valentines Pin 1

Valentines Pin 2

Step 2: Glue the gems or sequins on one side of either the wooden or construction paper hearts.

Valentines Pin 3

Step 3: Finally, hot glue either a safety pin or a flat lapel pin to the back of the heart.

Craft #3: 3D Hearts

completed 3d heart valentine's day crafts


  • Red construction paper
  • Printer paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • String

3d Heart valentine's day craft supplies

Step 1: Draw half of a heart on printer paper and cut it out to use as a template.

Step 2: Fold a piece of construction paper and use the template to cut out four hearts.

3d Heart 1

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Step 3: Glue the string in the middle of one of the hearts. Then glue one half of a second heart to one half of the first heart. (This should be done on the side where the string is.)

3d Heart 2

Step 4: Repeat the process by gluing half of a third heart to the unattached half of the second heart.

3d Heart Another

Step 5: Lastly, glue the last heart to the unattached halves of the third and first hearts.

3d Heart 3

Craft #4: Valentine’s M&M Butterfly Treat Bags

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  • Ziploc baggies
  • Red, pink, and black markers
  • Googly eyes
  • Clothespins
  • Pipe cleaners
  • M&Ms

Butterfly Treat Bags valentine's day crafts Supplies

Step 1: Color the clothespins and let them dry for a few minutes.

Step 2: Glue on googly eyes and twist the pipe cleaners to create antennas, then glue them to the back of the clothespin.

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Step 3: Put M&Ms in your Ziploc baggies, then fold the top down to create a gap in the middle to put the clothespin. Put the clothespin in the middle of the bag to finish the butterfly!

butterfly treat bags for valentine's day crafts

Mya Safary is a junior at Cascia Hall with an interest in writing and journalism. She worked for TulsaKids as an intern during her January minimester.

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