Valentine’s Day is such an exciting day for young children. They get to make beautiful cards, play fun games, and create gorgeous crafts for the people they love. Here are a collection of my favorite activities for toddlers and preschoolers to make for Valentine’s Day this year!
30+ Doable Valentine’s Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers
These valentine crowns are a gorgeous crafty activity to make with your preschoolers. Toddlers can help too by adding glitter and other little decorations. A lovely way for little girls to feel like princesses, or a cute gift to make for mom for Valentine’s Day!
Make a heart suncatcher craft with a fun variety of craft materials including glue and tissue paper. Stick to red, or decorate with pinks and white, for a beautiful decorative crafty activity for toddlers and preschoolers!
This I love you to pieces Valentine’s Day craft comes with a free printable, and is a beautiful gift to give the person you love! It’s easy to make and a whole lot of crafty glue and paste fun.
Your preschooler can make this colorful heart wreath with printable hearts, black card stock and some glue. A lovely decorative piece to place in your home or on your door for Valentine’s Day.
This fingerprint heart keepsake is a lovely personal craft to make for a mom or dad, and comes with a printable poem too!
Make a paper plate Valentine’s Day suncatcher using some basic arty materials at home. Your toddler and preschooler will love decorating this lovely suncatcher, and watching it in the sun once it is made!
These adorable love bugs are very cute and fun to make. Use some egg cartons, red paint, sparkly pipe cleaners and some decorative bits to make these cute love bugs with your little ones.
Read the book A String Of Hearts while making these sweet paper heart chains. Your child will love seeing how they all unfold as they are cut and unfolded, and will enjoy decorating each heart.
Your child can make this fine motor heart garland with a handy heart printable. It’s a lovely fine motor skill using a punch and wool, as well as threading.
Turn your kids’ photos into these adorable love bugs, and have your child decorate the wings for it! A lovely Valentine’s Day craft using your cutest photos and lots of crafty goods, while making a beautiful keepsake!
Make these gorgeous glitter jars of floating hearts with your little one, guaranteeing ages of shaking fun! A beautiful activity with none of the glittery mess!
For something a little different, and for some great sensory fun, try making this valentines painting on ice. Little kids will love the different textures of paint and ice, and playing with different colors as the ice melts.
Play hide and seek with this cute valentines heart scavenger hunt, and let your little one go and find all the hidden hearts. A great way to identify shapes and colors!
Make your mum or dad a heart flower card with this gorgeous heart printable, and some colored card stock. A very beautiful activity involving lots of crafty fun!
Make this beautiful flower gift in a crafty decorated box! Your preschooler will have a lot of crafty fun making this lovely gift!
Make a yarn wrapped heart mobile for Valentine’s Day with this cute fine motor skills activity.
This easy valentine paper necklace is a cute craft to make using simple colored string and valentine-colored paper straws.
If you feel like some humorous activities, try some of these anti-Valentine’s Day crafts and activities for your child to play and make.
Make some cute heart-shaped animals out of different sized heart shapes. A cute activity for little ones who like to draw, color and decorate.
Your little one can make a special Valentine’s card for a loved one using this cute heart-shaped ladybug card idea – this card opens up in a special way!
If your child is looking for some creative ideas for valentine cards, check out this gorgeous easy DIY valentine card activity for kids. Great for kids practicing gluing and cutting skills, and a lovely way to use scrap paper with beautiful results.
For little scientists in the house, check out this valentine love potion play activity using vinegar, baking soda and Kool-Aid. Very fun messy play!
For some cutting, gluing and color fun, try making this beautiful valentines heart mobile with fine motor practice.
These tissue bleed valentine hearts are a lovely way to make beautiful valentine hearts for someone you love, while getting creative with crepe paper and some pastel colored paints.
Your child can create this printable heart valentine buddy shaped craft using different sized shapes and materials. A cute fine motor skills activity too!
Use coffee filters and some paints to create this beautiful heart print valentine art project with your preschooler.
For a gorgeous keepsake using glue and some shiny crafty beads or gems, your child can make this heart suncatcher Valentine’s Day craft!
Make this valentines heart crayon resistant art using white crayon and some colorful crepe paper, for this clever color play activity.
For some low prep valentines day busy bags, check out these 3 clever ideas involving loom bands, lacing cards and heart doilies!
For a reading, moving, crazy-fun kid game, try playing musical hearts. A fun game for kids of all ages.
For a wonderful sensory experience, make this valentines heart sensory tub for your child. Fill it with colored rice, pom poms, plastic hearts and foam hearts, and watch as your child explores all the different textures and colors.
For kids who love building and constructing things, try this super heart marshmallow toothpick structure activity.
Try this fun math number game for preschoolers learning to count. They’ll love playing this heart Roll To Fill math number game.
Do you have any valentine games or activities that your preschooler or toddler love to create and play? Share your ideas in the comments below!