Paper Valentine’s Day Ideas for Kids


Welcome back to another collection of Valentine’s Day Crafts for kids. As I we have had so many amazing Valentines Craft guest posts over the years, I am trying to bring them all together in some sort order to make them as easy as possible for you to browse!!!

Today, I thought the focus on Paper Crafts would be useful, so I have created a Paper Valenitne’s Day Ideas for Kids page! I hope you are as inspired by this as I am. Over time, we will keep adding to this round up, so please do pop by and see what we have added! You can see ALL our Valentine’s Resources in one place.

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Paper Valentine’s Day Ideas for Kids

Paper Valentines Bookmarks for Kids

Ah yes.. what would Valentine’s on Red Ted Art be with out a great Valentine’s Day Bookmark Design? Yes.. we have a number of new additions…

What a Hoot – Valentine’s Owl Corner Bookmarks

Printable Heart Bookmark (Print, Colour and Make) – beautiful printable

Love bug bookmark corners – too cute!

Shower you with LOVE  Corner bookmark

Krigimi Paper Heart Bookmark Corners

Easy Valentine's Origam Bat Bookmark and Decoration

I am Batty About You – Valentine’s Origami Bat – Bookmark or greeting card.

Other Paper Valentines Day Crafts

Easy Painted Paper Flowers

Similarly we have some fantastic Paper Towel Roses

Easy 3d Paper Penguins for Valentines

Paper Heart Box Free Printable

Valentines Crafts for Preschool

First up.. some lovely Valentine’s Day Crafts for the youngest among us..

Bee Mine Paper Plate  created for us by Non Toy Gifts. Though this is a ppaer plate craft, the design is so cute and easy and could easily be adapted to JUST paper!

Cute and easy Easy Paper Heart Pigs

Love Bug Paper Plate Twirler – yes these are made using paper plates – but again, this can be made from “just paper” (especially if you use slightly stiffer paper… )

Similarly, we adore these Paper Plate Rain Clouds – that can easily be made from just paper and would be gorgeously decorative!

Easy Paper Heart Flowers (Rainbow) created by instagram Cinta & Co

Printable Heart Glasses (perfect for Photo Shoots and Card Making) by the lovely  Blue Barn Living

Super easy torn paper hearts for preschoolers – great for fine motor skills development and lovely little cards for preschoolers to make!

Cutest of cute Paper Bag Love Bugs

Printable Valentine Teddy Bear Craft

Adorable Valentine’s Bear to Print, Cut and Assemble!

Newspaper Valentine’s Day Projects

Easy Newspaper Heart Banners

Painted Paper Strips Newspaper Heart Punting

Newspaper Love Bugs - Valentines Crafts for Preschool

Newspaper Love Bug Fridge Magnets

Valentine’s Art Projects

Oh we do love some Process Art Projects for Valentines! Here are some new Valentines Process Art ideas!


Watercolour & Heart Mixed Media Cards  a lovely arty project

Fun with process art and Woven Paper Hearts

Fun with 3d Heart Sculptures

Black Glue Heart Art (includes Valentines Printable) – these work well as cards or art projects! by the talented I Heart Crafty Things

Fun with Colour Theory and Paper Heart Colour Mixing!

Valentine’s Card Making Ideas

And Valentine’s Day wouldn’t be Valentine’s Day with out some Homemade Valentine’s Day Cards. See the new additions this year:

BFF Conversation Heart Buddies (with free printable)

Paper Climbing Man for Valentines – I love you to the moon and back!

Free Heart Pop Up Printable – available in blank and with different messages

Easy Pop Up Bear Heart Card for Kids to make on Valentines, printable worksheets available!

Easy Pop Up Bear and Pop Up Cat Card – you are Purrrrfect!

Or how about these fantastic SCIENCE PUN Printable cards? These are free, but they come as part of a wider set!

More printable Valentine’s Cards

Super cute “You are the Sweetest” Valentines coloring page and cards

Super cute and easy Rocket Wall Hangings – though not entirely made from paper, you could make a “just paper version” too!

Make Heart Wands instead of Vatentines Wands for School: Cast a Love Spell – super cute classroom card idea by  Art Camp LA

Adorable Mini Vase Cards for real flowers – such a clever idea from  Brainy Beginnings Network

Surprisingly easy POP UP Heart Valentine’s Card


Mosaic LOVE cards  – a wonderful creation by the talented Pink Stripey Socks

Printable Heart Notebook (includes Valentine’s Printable) – created by  Lotta Magazine

Heart Bouquet Cards – these open up as heart cards and are gorgeous – by barley & birch


Mouse Heart Valentine’s Cards how cute are these!? Adorable creation from  La Maison de Lou Lou

Valentines Decorations

Similarly.. if you are decorating this Valentines Day.. you may want to try some of these new Valentine’s Day Decorations!

Gorgeous Paper Heart Snowflakes – these would also make great Valentine’s Day Cards for kids to make!

3d Rainbow Hearts – these make a gorgeous paper heart mobile or garland

More fun with 3d Paper Hearts and Mobiles

Love this quirky Hugs & Kisses Garland – super cute alternative Valentine’s Decoration!

Easy Paper Heart Accordion Craft

 Adorable 3D Arty Hearts – with beads and buttons – the creative family at  se7en

Super simple and fun 3d Paper Hearts

Paper Tea Light Luminary - gorgeous Winter decor

Stunning Paper Tealight Lantern – with a free printable (to hand cut or use a cutting machine!).

Salt Crystal Hearts - Easy STEAM Activities for Kids this Valentine's!

Fun with STEAM and these Salt Heart Decorations.

Valentine’s Gifts & Valentine’s Activities

And here are the “remaining” gorgeous Kids Valentine’s Day Crafts – some work really well as gifts, others are just wonderfully fun to make!

Printable Cupid Treat Holder for Valentine’s!

Secret Message Heart Printables

Fabulous Stained Glass Valentines Game

Stained Glass Valentines Game Printable – colour by numbers!

Balancing Hearts Science Activity (includes free printable) – colourful science by the clever Babble Dabble Do. (if science is your thing.. we have a brilliant set of Science Valentine’s Day Projects to explore too!)

DIY Photo Candle Holder makes a wonderful gift and keepsake by Figment Creative Labs

Pet’s Valentine’s Day Treats (includes Printable) – such a sweet idea to look after our pets this Valentines by Box of Ideas


Heart shaped wings – maybe combine these with the heart shaped classes shared above? A project by Make it Your Own

Feeling inspired? Need more Valentine’s Day Card ideas for kids:

Or how about our extensive collection of Kids Valentine’s Day Crafts?!

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