For lots of kids, Valentine’s Day means candy, crafts, and fun heart-themed activities!
This bear Valentine craft is a fun way for kids to express themselves.
To make the craft, kids just need a few supplies: construction paper, scissors, glue, and our free template. Use any color you want for the hearts!
If kids are young, help them to cut out the pieces and glue them on. And if kids are older, have them do it themselves!
It’s a fun kids’ craft for Valentine’s Day that is great for preschool, kindergarten, and elementary children.
We know your kids will love it and that this kid’s craft will become a fun tradition for Valentine’s Day.
If you want even more fun ideas, be sure to look through all of our Valentines crafts for kids.
Easy V-Day Craft
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Bear template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)
Download the bear template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
Begin to make the bear’s face by gluing the inner ears to each of the outer ears.
Take the eyes and glue them, one on each side, to the head.
Place the nose and mouth just below the eyes and glue them to the middle of the head.
Next, place the cheeks outside of the nose and mouth and below the eyes.
Use a dark brown marker to draw on eyebrows above each eye.
Position the heart on the lower portion of the bear’s head so it’s overlapping the bottom of it and glue it in place.
Finish off the craft by gluing the arms, one on each side, to the sides of the heart.
Can you believe how simple this papercraft is?
Valentine Unit For Kids
Do you want to keep your kids learning and having fun this February? If so, keep reading below for our favorite ideas to get you started.
The first thing we recommend for you to do with your kids is read aloud. Reading opens up a world of possibilities and can be an important stepping stone in their education. It can help them with their imagination, learn new vocabulary words, and improve their focus.
Below are some of the best Valentine’s Day books for kids:
Love From The Crayons – If your kids love any of the Crayon books, they’ll want to read this Valentine version where the crayons explore the bright colors and subtle shades of love.
The Invisible String – This is a sweet story all children will want to hear. It’s about a mother who tells her two children that they’re all connected by an invisible string.
Little Blue Truck’s Valentine – Join Little Blue Truck as he delivers Valentine’s Day cards to all his farm animal friends. As he does, he wonders, will anyone give one to him?
Kids are always looking for more ways to be creative and express themselves. One fun way to do that is with crafting, which allows them the freedom of creating something on their own terms! Add in some more creativity with our favorite Valentine’s crafts:
Rocket Valentine Craft – If you’re looking for an easy and fun way to get your kids in the mood for Valentine’s Day, this craft is perfect. It can be used by either boys or girls and it only takes about 15 minutes to make. To make one of these crafts all you’ll need is paper, scissors, a glue stick, and a little bit of patience!
Penguin Valentine Craft – Make this fun penguin craft with your kids. It’s easy and the perfect way to spend time together on a cold winter day. This is an adorable project that will help them practice some basic cutting skills, while also helping them get ready for Valentine’s Day!
Minion Valentine Card Craft – This card craft is a fun activity to do with kids. It’s also great if you need an inexpensive, handmade Valentine’s Day gift idea.
Llama Valentine Craft – This llama papercraft will satisfy their creative needs while giving them a chance to work with scissors, glue, markers, and crayons. It’ll be done in about 20 minutes!
Kids will love these Valentine do a dot printables. They offer great practice and fun for kids with letter recognition, counting, patterns, and fine motor skills!
Kids love to color. And what better way to spend Valentine’s Day with your child than by coloring together? These free printable Valentine coloring pages are perfect on their own or as a part of the larger activity pack!
Sensory play is an important part of development and creativity. This Valentine’s Day playdough kit includes a variety of playdough and trinkets that are a perfect sensory experience.
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More Valentine’s Day Activities
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Bear template
- Download the bear template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
- Begin to make the bear's face by gluing the inner ears to each of the outer ears.
- Take the eyes and glue them, one on each side, to the head.
- Place the nose and mouth just below the eyes and glue them to the middle of the head.
- Next, place the cheeks outside of the nose and mouth and below the eyes.
- Use a dark brown marker to draw on eyebrows above each eye.
- Position the heart on the lower portion of the bear's head so it's overlapping the bottom of it and glue it in place.
- Finish off the craft by gluing the arms, one on each side, to the sides of the heart.