These ideas for DIY Valentine cards children’s activities will be a huge hit for the holiday! And, kids will also have fun making these homemade Valentine card ideas for school or to give to friends. You don’t need to make pop-up Valentine’s Day cards! Try these easy DIY Valentine bag ideas or funny cards instead!
Super Easy Ideas for DIY Valentine Cards For Kids To Make and Hand Out
These are great for DIY children’s Valentine’s Day cards or even Valentine’s Day DIY party ideas for kids activities to make on their own. It’s fun to have kids make their own DIY Valentines gift ideas for friends and learn how to make Valentine’s Day cards at home!
DIY Valentine Ideas For School Or Kids
Cute Valentine Sayings for Cards and Gifts:
- You make the world brighter, Valentine! (with sunglasses)
- You ROCK, Valentine! (with PopRocks)
- Have a heart poppin’ Valentine’s Day! (fidget toys)
- Things are s’more fun with you around! (smores)
- You’re toad-ally cool, Valentine! (frogs / toads)
- I dig our friendship! (Valentine shovel)
- You’re Out Of This World, Valentine! (alien Valentines or astronaut Valentines)
- I get a kick out of you, Valentine! (sports)
- Let’s BEE friends, Valentine! (bee theme)
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Fun Kids DIY Valentine Card Ideas
Ideas For Valentine’s Cards To Make
We haven’t provided Valentine templates for these ideas for hand made valentine cards, but these are easy to make.
You can either write the sayings directly on the bags or packages, print your own Valentine bag toppers, or print out labels that stick right on the bags or candy.
(Having kids write the Valentine’s messages gives them a personal touch! Plus, making Valentine’s Day cards is great writing practice!)
Here’s how to make DIY Valentine cards — even last minute Valentine’s Day gifts or cards.
They’re fun ideas for homemade Valentine cards for preschoolers and up!
Valentine Saying: You make the world brighter, Valentine!
Directions: Get a set of fun and colorful sunglasses and attach the saying tag to them.
Funny Nose Picking Valentines
Valentine Saying: I pick you, Valentine!
Directions: Hand out these funny nose pencils sharpeners with pencils and the saying card.
Dinosaur Valentine Ideas
Valentine Saying: You’re DIN-O-MITE!
Directions: Place a handful of small dinosaur toys in each bag and add the saying for a Valentine’s cards DIY that kids can play with well after the Valentine’s Day holiday.
MORE FUN VALENTINE’S DAY ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS
Fun Valentine’s Day Treat Ideas
Valentine Saying: Our friendship is a ball!
Directions: Use mini blow up beach balls like this and either write the message right on the ball or tie it to the ball (before it’s inflated and let the kids blow up their own ball).
Valentine Saying: I get a kick out of you, Valentine!
Directions: Tie sayings to a mini soccer ball.
Fidget Popper Valentines
Valentine Saying: Have a heart poppin’ Valentine’s Day!
Directions: Tie a card with the saying on heart fidget poppers like this.
Kids LOVE this easy DIY Valentines card gift!
Valentine Saying: Things are s’more fun with you around!
Directions: Put together a baggie with a marshmallow, a square of chocolate and two squares of graham crackers. Add the saying card or write it directly on the bag.
You can also put directions on how to make smores!
Valentine Saying: You’re toad-ally cool, Valentine!
Directions: Place some frog jumper toys like this in a bag and attach the saying.
I Dig You Shovel Valentine
Valentine Saying: I dig our friendship!
Directions: Use a mini shovel in a small bag of candy and tie the card onto the handle. (This is a great set for this Valentine idea.)
I think these shovels for ideas for Valentine card because you include a lot of fun things with them — candy, kinetic sand, slime, etc. for unique Valentine Day cards ideas.
Valentine Saying: You’re Out Of This World, Valentine!
Directions: Attach card to these funny bendable aliens or these super cute alien spaceship slimes. (You can also make an entire Valentine bag with alien stickers, alien tattoos, and candy.)
Pop Rocks Valentines
Valentine Saying: You ROCK, Valentine!
Directions: Get different Pop Rock candies and make labels that stick right on the candy packages.
These are simple DIY Valentine cards, but kids always have fun with them and they’re some of the most popular Valentine card ideas!
(A homemade Valentines card doesn’t need to be a lot of work!)
Rubber Duck Valentines
Valentine Saying: Valentine, you quack me up!
Directions: Tie cards around the necks of cute rubber duckies.
Gumball Kids’ Valentines
Valentine Saying: I CHEWS you, Valentine!
Directions: Place gumballs in a Valentine gift bag and place the sayings label on the bag.
Valentine Saying: Let’s BEE friends!
Directions: Use cute bee bags like this. Fill them with candy and attach the saying card.
Valentines Card Drawing Ideas
Valentine Saying: I’m DRAWN to you, Valentine!
Directions: Get out mini notebooks or sketchbooks with mini colored pencils (or these fun stackable pencils). Tie them together with a fun Valentine ribbon and add a note with the saying.
Valentine’s Day Slime
Valentine Saying: Be my Valen-SLIME!
Directions: Place homemade slime in a little bag with saying label.
I love this one because you can first make it as a Valentine activity with kids (making slime) and then make the homemade Valentine cards for classmates!
Magnifying Glass Valentines
Valentine Card Saying: I see you, Valentine!
Directions: Tie a small magnifying glass onto a bag of candy with the saying written on the bag or on a card.
Valentine Saying: I’m happy about the friendship we’ve built!
Directions: Fill small Valentine bags with a few Legos or a handful of cheap building bricks like this. Attach the card or add a printed label to the bag.
Valentine Card Saying: I’m your biggest fan, Valentine!
Directions: Use mini foam fingers or these fun hand clappers with the saying tied to them.
Heart Cookie Cutter Valentines
Valentine Card Saying: Have a sweet treat, Valentine!
Directions: Fill a mason jar or bag with dry sugar cookie ingredients. Write the directions of how to make and bake the cookies. Attach a heart-shaped cookie cutter to the jar/bag.
(These are great for parents to give as friendship Valentines or for teacher Valentines.)
Let us know about other favorite easy DIY Valentine cards for classmates and we’ll add them to our list!