10 Valentine’s crafts for toddlers

toddler crafts

by Emily Gilbert |
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Looking for a way to entertain your child? With Valentine's Day just around the corner, we reckon it's the perfect excuse to whip out the craft box and help your toddler create some Valentine's themed makes. And don't worry, we've done all the hard work for you so all you need to do is pick your favourite ones.

As well as helping to develop your child's fine motor skills, these Valentine's crafts are a lovely way to remind the people close to you and your child how important they are to you both.

Got a younger child? Try these Valentine's crafts for babies.


Valentine's craft ideas

'You Warm My Heart' lantern1 of 10
CREDIT: Little Worlds

'You Warm My Heart' lantern

If you've got lots of jars lying around, use them up with this cute craft. Once it's done, pop in a tea-light and watch as it glows.

Valentines heart tree craft2 of 10
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Valentines heart tree craft

A super easy craft using minimal materials, you'll need to cut out the hearts of this tree for your child but they'll love sticking them down.

Toilet Roll Love Bug3 of 10
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Toilet Roll Love Bug

How adorable are these little guys? Simple to put together, he sky is the limit to how they can be designed and decorated so your tot can really let their inner artist flourish.

Clay Heart Ornament4 of 10
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Clay Heart Ornament

Simple but effective, the receivers of these clay ornaments will hang them with pride.

 Suncatcher Mosaics5 of 10
CREDIT: Kids Craft Room

Sun Catcher Mosaic

If you don't mind having it stuck to your window, this sun catcher mosaic offer a fun way for your child to explore pattern, design and colour mixing/overlay.

Coffee Filter Hearts6 of 10
CREDIT: Simple Fun For Kids

Coffee Filter Hearts

This unique craft uses water and markers for a colourful make that doubles up as water play.

Heart Necklace7 of 10
CREDIT: Happiness is Hadmade

Heart Necklace

A craft your little one can wear or gift after they've made it, we bet this will be a hit with Granny!

Fingerprint Love Bug Card8 of 10
CREDIT: Rhythms of Play

Fingerprint Love Bug Card

It's not Valentine's Day without a card and this one uses your toddler's fingerprints to create a very sweet caterpillar.

Love Bug Hat9 of 10
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Love Bug Hat

Another craft your little one can wear afterwards, they'll look adorable in this love bug hat and will enjoy decorating it.

Cheerio Bird Feeder10 of 10

Cheerio Bird Feeder

Spread the love to our feathery friends with this craft which gives back and provides a tasty treat for birds. Kids will find it easy (and tasty!) to thread cheerios on the pipe cleaners.

Valentine's crafts buys

My First Crayola/Mini Kids Washable Finger Paint

Rrp: £19.50

Price: £19.50


With squeezy bottles for easy dispensing, this set of washable paints in red, yellow and blue is


Pipe cleaners are handy to have around the house for many crafts over the year and it'll take you

A4 coloured card
Price: £10.96


It goes without saying that you make a lot of cards as a mum so this pack of A4 coloured card is a


This air-drying clay is perfect for making ornaments like the one we've included above and you're

CRAYOLA My First Washable Markers

Rrp: £5.19

Price: £3.65


Suitable for children one year and above, this set of markers has a rounded and secure nib to

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