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5 Great Valentine’s Day Crafts to Do with Kids This Weekend

Keep kids busy with these sweet and fun ideas.

Credit: Temecula Patch
Credit: Temecula Patch

Written by Maridel Reyes

Sure, we’re a few weeks away from Valentine’s Day, but with record-breaking low temperatures across the country it’s crafty to have a few kids’ activities in your back pocket this weekend to ward off cabin fever.

To celebrate the year’s sweetest holiday, Patch rounded up the most aw-worthy crafts kids can easily make at home. Whether they’re making Valentines for their classmates, babysitters or their parents, these ideas will make everyone’s heart beat a little faster.


Animal Heart Valentines

With a few cut-out paper hearts, your kid can make unforgettable pachyderms or cute mice to relay his or her Valentine's messages. We guarantee these adorable cards will be a hit at school. Get step-by-step directions here.

Valentine's Day Twig Arrows

This cute-as-can-be cupid's arrow craft is easy for kids to make—and you'll heart the results. Get full directions here.

Candy Pockets

For a sweet treat that requires no baking, fill flattened cupcake liners with candy and make DIY pouches. The liners' pleats nicely frame scrap-art pictures or paper hearts. You also can use a craft punch or paper flowers to make pretty borders. Get step-by-step directions here.

Cupcake Liner Flowers

These roses will last long after the holiday is over. Have kids make handmade buds that stand the test of time. Get full directions here.

Candy Conversation Rings

Little girls will love these sweet rings and big girls will love taking them to school to show off. They also make a great gift for a friend, teacher or babysitter. Get step-by-step directions here

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