Certain holidays inspire a variety of arts and crafts projects. Valentine’s Day, with its red and pink colored hearts, leaves lots of space for heart-warming creativity and crafting. From traditional to just plain cute, these Valentine’s Day kids crafts will surely be a hit in your classroom.
Valentine’s Day Themed Crafts for Kids
Creating classroom crafts means a bit of preparation. But if done correctly, it can result in adorable classroom decorations and precious keepsakes for the weeks leading up to and after Valentine’s Day.
Heart-Shaped Animal Crafts
To make some adorable animals using mostly heart-shaped pieces of paper, you’ll need:
These simple projects are fun and easy, allowing students to add their own personality and style to their creatures.
Valentine’s Sun Catchers
These cute Valentine’s craft projects make excellent decorations! To make eye-catching sun catchers to hang in the classroom and windows, you’ll need the following supplies:
- Tissue paper
- Shirtbox cardboard (for frame)
- Clear contact paper
This colorful project is simple and sure to impress to dress up your classroom or windows for Valentine’s Day.
Keepsake Valentine’s Thumbprint Crafts
The classic handprint keepsake crafts are always a winner, but for a simpler and potentially less messy option, give thumbprint Valentine’s Day crafts for your students this year. To make thumbprint crafts on paper, you’ll need:
- Construction paper
- Ink pad (kid-friendly and washable)
- Colored markers
What better way to hold onto a precious moment in time than with little thumbs and fingerprints? These engaging projects make for great classroom decoration and keepsakes after the season has passed.
Find More Arts & Crafts Ideas
If you’re looking for more inspiration and ideas for arts and crafts projects to try with your students, you’ll find plenty more on our site! From the holiday season to everyday creativity boosters, there are plenty of projects to try.