Homemade Valentine's Day Gifts for Kids

Spoil your kids with a homemade Valentine's Day gift. Here are lots of ideas to choose from:

A Valentine's Coloring Book

Valentine's Day Coloring Page
Valentine's Day Coloring Page. Photo © Sherri Osborn

Use printable coloring pages to create a Valentine's Day coloring book, complete with a special cover made by you.

Heart-Shaped Crayons

Recycled Crayons
Recycled Crayons. Photo © Erin Huffstetler

Round up all those broken crayon pieces, and use them to make new, heart-shaped crayons.


Homemade Playdough
Homemade Playdough. Photo © Erin Huffstetler

Surprise your favorite shortie with a batch of homemade playdough in red or pink.

Homemade Candy Hearts

Homemade Conversation Hearts
Homemade Conversation Hearts. Photo © Elizabeth LaBau

Wow your kiddo with a pile of homemade conversation hearts – so much cooler than a box of stale store-boughts.

A Crocheted Heart

Crocheted Heart
Crocheted Heart. Photo © Amy Solovay

Grab some yarn from your stash, and whip up a quick crocheted heart to give to your little Valentine.

Also Try:

  • Beaded Crochet Heart

Love Pops

Love Pops
Love Pops. Photo © Elizabeth LaBau

No person big or small could resist homemade brownie love pops.

Also Try:

  • Lollipops
  • Marbled Chocolate Heart Pops

Valentine's Treasure Soap

Valentine's Treasure Soap
Valentine's Treasure Soap. Photo © Flickr user LilytheDesigner

Tuck a small Valentine's Day treat inside a bar of homemade glycerin soap. You can make a batch in minutes.

Valentine's Day Stickers

Homemade Valentine's Day Stickers
Homemade Valentine's Day Stickers. Photo © Erin Huffstetler

Cut out pictures of hearts, chocolates and flowers from magazines. Then, turn them into lick-and-stick Valentine's Day stickers.

A Heart Headband

Heart Headband
Heart Headband. Photo © Sarah E. White

Pull out your knitting needles and spend a couple hours making a heart headband to top a tiny head.

A Heart Pillow

Heart Pillow
Heart Pillow. Photo © Sarah E. White

Please a pint-sized pal with a snuggly, soft heart pillow.

Valentine's Day Wrist Warmers

Valentine's Day Wrist Warmers
Valentine's Day Wrist Warmers. Photo © Sarah E. White

Stitch up a pair of Valentine's Day wrist warmers for a budding fashionista, and you just may earn some cool points.