Valentine’s Day is a great time for kids to learn to show others they are appreciated and cared for through little acts of kindness. Have them make a fun craft to share with someone special today!
This bee Valentine craft would bee sweet as honey to receive from your little one! They’ll be buzzing with excitement to make this fun and creative Valentine for someone they love.
For little ones, you may have to help them cut the pieces out so they can glue them together, but older kids can do the whole project themselves. Either way, it’s great practice for important skills and they’ll be proud of their final results!
This cute bee craft comes together really easily with our free printable template and a few basic craft supplies. We’ll show you how with the step-by-step instructions below, so you can easily make it at home or in the classroom.
For more holiday fun, take a look through all of our Valentine crafts for kids! Save the ones your buzzing bees will be excited to make this February!
Bee Mine Valentine Craft
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- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Bee template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)
Download the bee template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
Start by gluing the eyes below both of the eyebrows.
Take the heart and glue it to the middle of the bee’s body.
Use a pink marker to draw the cheeks on the outside of both eyes. Then use a black marker to draw on the bee’s legs so it looks like the top set is holding the heart.
Next, glue the wings to the back and middle of the bee.
Finish up by gluing the antennae to the back and top of the bee.
We are certain your kids loved making this fun craft. For unique Valentine’s cards your kids will also love check out our printable Valentine cards too!
Valentine Ideas For Kids
We have lots of fun and festive Valentine ideas for your kids to do this holiday!
Keep reading below to pick out some Valentine themed crafts and activities that your little loves will have a blast making. Choose from our wide variety of projects to find something that will be perfect for your child.
Valentine Books For Kids
Reading books to your kids is an incredibly impactful and rewarding experience. It helps them to explore different worlds, develop their vocabulary, and expand their imaginations.
You become an active participant in the process of learning and discovery that can leave an indelible impression on them as they grow up! Plus, there’s nothing quite like sharing the same laughter and joy that comes with reading favorite stories together!
Below are some of our favorite Valentine 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?
Valentine Crafts For Kids
Crafting is a great way to spend time with your kids. There’s also tons of benefits for children when they craft such as improved coordination, patience, and confidence. Crafting is a fun way for kids to use their imaginations, too!
Using their imaginations is key in problem solving and thinking outside of the box which can help them in all sorts of endeavors. Get the kids crafting today with some of our favorites below.
Rocket Valentine Craft – This craft will be ready to launch in 3…2…1! Blast off to a fun time crafting with the kids. They’ll love making this craft as an awesome Valentine for a friend, or a fun decoration for Valentine’s Day.
Unicorn Valentine Card Craft – Keep the holiday magical with a sweet craft. Kids will love making this unicorn card, and writing a fun message inside to give it to someone special. This is a great craft for anytime, not just for Valentine’s Day for your unicorn-loving kids!
Monkey Valentine Craft – Kids will go bananas for this fun craft! This cute monkey has a handful of love ready to share with someone special. It’s an easy craft that comes together easily, and it’ll get the kids excited for the upcoming holiday.
Panda Valentine Craft – Bring a smile to your kid’s face with this panda craft! They’ll have a “beary” good time making their own panda. Customize the panda’s hearts with sweet messages for a friend or as a festive decoration.
Valentine Activities For Kids
Looking for a quick and easy activity for the kids to do for Valentine’s Day? Then give these Valentine coloring pages a try. They’ll love the different animals and heart filled pages to color. You’ll love how easy it was to prepare, and the kids will love spending time coloring.
Have the kids spend some time learning while having fun with these Valentine’s Day worksheets. Kids will practice handwriting and letter recognition with our V is for Valentine and H is for heart pages. Then they’ll work on pattern recognition with our Valentine’s Day patterns worksheet filled with adorable illustrations.
Grab these Valentine connect the dots for a fun and festive activity to keep the kids busy and entertained. As they connect the dots from 1 to 14, they’ll reveal cute Valentine themed pictures. They’re a great way to practice fine motor skills and coloring! Print out these free pages, grab the crayons or markers, and gather the kids for a fun coloring session.
These Valentine cutting practice worksheets are a great way for kids to practice using their scissors. Kids improve their hand strength, dexterity, and hand-eye coordination when they use scissors. These pages are also great for learning number recognition, counting, and problem solving! For a fun Valentine activity, download the free printable worksheets!
- This “love you” little girl’s sweatshirt is so adorable!!
- All the kids will love these Etch A Sketch Valentine cards.
- Teachers will love this Valentine’s Day t-shirt!
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More Valentine’s Day Activities
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Bee template
- Download the bee template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
- Start by gluing the eyes below both of the eyebrows.
- Take the heart and glue it to the middle of the bee's body.
- Use a pink marker to draw the cheeks on the outside of both eyes. Then use a black marker to draw on the bee's legs so it looks like the top set is holding the heart.
- Next, glue the wings to the back and middle of the bee.
- Finish up by gluing the antennae to the back and top of the bee.