Looking for Valentines Day Crafts for Toddlers? 15 Top Valentines crafts for Toddlers & preschoolers – fun, simple, boost fine motor skills & look terrific!
15 of the Best Valentines Day Crafts for Toddlers
My youngest one easily gets frustrated when she tries to do the same arts and crafts as her older brother and sister. They’re way too complicated and her little fingers don’t move with the precision theirs do just yet.
Have you tried to find fun toddler valentines day crafts only to get stuck because they’re way too complicated for your little one?
When I went searching for ideas for her to do with the big kids tackled higher level projects for their Valentine’s day arts and crafts, I was amazed to find so many great ideas perfect for toddlers and preschoolers, that aren’t overly complicated, and yet simple and look fantastic.
I put together a list of our favorite (and what I think are the best) 15 Valentine’s Day Crafts for Toddlers (and Preschoolers) I’m excited to share with you here.
I hope you enjoy them as much as my Taylor has, too.
15 Toddler-Approved Valentines Day Craft Ideas They’ll Love
1. Celery-Printed Valentine’s Day Cards
It might be tough get to kids to eat their veggies — but they’ll have a blast using a celery stalk to make these painted pictures!
Get the tutorial at The Merry Thought.
2. Handprint Valentine Craft
Have your little one practice their handwriting skills by jotting their own sweet note in the center of the craft.
Get the tutorial at The Best Ideas for Kids.
3. Valentine’s Sponge Stamps
Cut a sponge into a heart shape and have a blast stamping one of these printable heart templates or even just a plain piece of paper.
Get the tutorial at from Learn-Create-Love.
4. Valentine’s Day Heart Fingerprint Tree
This finger painting activity shouldn’t get too messy, but if it does, that’s all part of the fun!
Get the tutorial at Easy Peasy and Fun.
5. Yarn Paper Plate Craft
This toddler craft is perfect for developing fine motor skills and looks adorable.
Get the tutorial at Easy Peasy and Fun.
6. Butterfly Craft
With a little bit of help from an adult, even the tiniest tot can create a beautiful butterfly valentine.
Get the tutorial at Teaching Mama.
7. Love Bug Hat
Your toddler will love helping create the band on this hat, but may need a little help attaching the lady bug antennas.
Get the tutorial at Do It Yourself Divas.
8. Create a Valentine’s Noodle Necklace
Fine motor and creativity come together when your toddler creates a necklace she can paint herself, and then wear! Pair the DIY gift with this free, printable card.
Get the full instructions at The Alison Show.
9. Valentine’s Day Sun Catchers
Simply start by creating heart from plastic, and then decorate with art supplies such as tissue paper, gems, glitter, glue and other fun things you have at home. These make beautiful Valentine’s Day sun catchers.
Get the tutorial at Teaching 2 and 3 Year Olds.
10. Create a Heart Tube for Stamping
Get the tutorial atHousing a Forest
11. Heart Crown
Do you have a child who loves to play dress up? This ones perfect for them! Just assemble a band, decorate hearts with glitter and stickers, adhere them to the band and voila, you have a heart crown to wear on Valentine’s Day.
Get the tutorial at Cutting Tiny Bites.
12. Bubble Wrap Hearts
Cut hearts from bubble wrap, paint and transfer to paper for fun.
Get the tutorial at Mess for Less.
13. Yarn Hearts that are Fun & Decorative
Glue yarn onto a cut out heart shape (like one of these heart pattern cut out templates) to make a textured yard heart.
Get the tutorial at Toddler Approved
14. Q-Tip Painted Hearts for Valentine’s Day
Strengthen developing fine motor skills by using q-tips to paint Valentine’s Day hearts.
Get the tutorial from Learn Play Imagine.
15. Fingerprint Love Canvas
Made with finger paint and little fingers, this Valentine’s Day craft will remind the receiver of their child’s love all year long.
Get the tutorial at Artsy Fartsy Mama.