13 Valentine’s Day Crafts and Recipes for Kids

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! If you’re looking for some fun V-Day crafts and recipes to try out with your kids, we’ve got you covered. Here are 13 activities that will help make Valentine’s Day extra sweet this year!

13 valentine's day crafts and recipes for kids


1. Flamingo Valentines

flamingo valentine craft
A Valentine with some serious style!

2. Heart-y Cookies

heart-shaped cookies recipe
Copy these designs or use your imagination to create other heart-shaped creatures!

3. Animal Valentines

animal valentines craft
Construction paper hearts can make a zoo full of animals!

4. Valentine’s Day Egg and Toast Breakfast

Valentine's Day egg and toast recipe
The perfect way to wake up on Valentine’s Day!

5. Printable Valentine Cards

printable animal valentines

6. Heart-Shaped Pizza

heart-shaped pizza recipe
Don’t forget the heart-shaped pepperonis!

7. Peek-a-Boo Valentines

peek-a-boo valentines craft
The perfect card is one with your child’s face on it.

 8. Strawberry Heart Sandwiches

strawberry heart sandwiches recipe
A sweet lunch for your sweetheart.

9. Penguin Valentine

penguin valentine craft
This chilly bird will warm your valentine’s heart.

10. Heart-Shaped Jello Whale

heart-shaped jello whale recipe
A whale of a V-Day snack!

11. Mousey Valentines

mousey valentine craft
Mice are nice on V-Day!

12. Wildlife-Themed Valentine Cards

wildlife-themed valentine cards
Use our animal patterns to create fun, homemade cards.

13. Valentine Maze

Valentine maze printable

BONUS: Valentine Jokes

You’ll crack your little ones up with these hilarious Valentine riddles!

  • Where do kangaroos take their dates on Valentine’s Day? To the hop-era.
  • What’s a sheep’s favorite love story? Ram-eo and Ewe-liet.
  • Where does a wolf buy Valentine cards? The Howl-mark store.
  • What does a mother cow feel for her calf? Udder love.
  • What do porcupines ask each other on February 14? “Quill you be my valentine?”
  • What did the giraffe say about its mate? “It was love at first height.”
  • What did the cat give his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day? Purr-fume.
  • What do you call two birds in love? Tweet-hearts.
  • What did the elephant say to his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day? “I love you a ton!”

Check out the Family Fun section on our website for more crafts, recipes, and outdoor activities!