Valentine’s Day is coming up soon, and it’s a great time for kids to celebrate! They can show the special people in their lives that they’re thankful for their love and friendship.
A sweet way to spread the love is with a handmade Valentine, so have the kids make this adorable cow Valentine craft saying “I love moo!”.
It’s a fun and creative paper craft that’s easy for kids to complete with some basic supplies. It will help them work on their scissor skills, fine motor skills, and following instructions when they complete this project.
Spend some quality time crafting with your kids so they can express themselves creatively! To make it easy for you to get started, we have a free printable template available for you to download.
Keep spreading the love with some more Valentine crafts for kids that your kids will love to create for the holiday. Be sure to scroll through and save the ones you’d like to make with your kids!
Cow Valentine Paper Craft
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Cow template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)
Download the cow template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
Begin to make the cow by gluing one of the spots to the top of the head. Trim off any excess paper.
Place the inner ears on both of the outer ears and glue them in place.
Next, take the nose and mouth piece and glue it to the bottom of the face.
Position the eyes below each of the eyebrows and glue them in place.
Glue two more of the spots on the body and cut off any excess paper that hangs over the sides.
Next, glue the heart in the middle of the body.
Take the two bottom hooves and glue them to the bottom legs.
Create the cow’s arms by gluing the hooves to each of them.
Finish up by gluing the arms to each side of the cow’s body and covering the heart so it looks like the cow is holding it.
That’s it! We have lots more cute Valentine’s Day crafts for your little one to craft this season so be sure to check them all out!
Valentine Ideas For Kids
We have lots of Valentine’s ideas for kids to make this time of year special and fun while also learning!
Read on below to check out some of our favorite Valentine’s books, crafts, and activities to do with them this February.
Valentine Books For Kids
Reading to your kids is a great way to make them laugh, think, and love books!
From exploring imaginary worlds with their favorite characters to making up stories of their own, reading will take your kids on amazing adventures.
Whether it’s fun or educational, taking time out to read with your child is guaranteed to create memories that will last a lifetime.
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
Not only is crafting a fun activity, but it’s also a great way for kids to develop essential skills. It can foster a love for art and creativity, and help children learn to focus, problem-solve, and use their fine and gross motor skills.
We love that crafting is fun and educational, so kids can associate learning with fun! See some of our favorite Valentine’s Day crafts below.
Turtle Valentine Card Craft – Take a peek out of your shell to see this sweet little turtle craft. The kids will have a blast making this cute Valentine card, and then sharing it with someone “turtley” awesome! Kids can customize it in classic Valentine’s Day colors or make it their own!
Panda Valentine Craft – Your little ones will love this adorable and fun craft for Valentine’s featuring one of the cutest animals! Your kids will be able to work on handling scissors, following directions, and fine motor skills when they put this cute Valentine decoration together.
Valentines Day Snow Globe Craft – Gather up your scrap craft paper and stickers to have the kids make this snow globe for Valentine’s Day. They’ll love making this as a decoration for the holiday or even as a sweet message for a loved one or friend.
Penguin Valentine Craft – Your kids will waddle right over to make this fun and cute penguin paper craft. This Valentine penguin comes together easily with our template and tutorial, so grab the supplies to have some quality crafting time with the kids this February.
Valentine Activities For Kids
Your little loves will be entertained while they work on math and reading skills with this Valentine’s Day do a dot printables bundle. They’ll have fun filling in the different Valentine’s art pages and then go on a number hunt. After that, they can work on their letters B, C, H, and L with the letter recognition pages and much more!
We have the perfect no-prep Valentine’s activity for your kids to do! Just grab the crayons or markers and these Valentine coloring pages for a festive and fun holiday activity. The best part is, while they’re having fun, they’re also developing their fine motor skills and creativity!
These Valentine connect the dots are a great activity to do at home, school, or daycare! Kids will love to see the different Valentine pictures completed as they connect the dots from 1 to 14. As they draw those finishing lines, they use their fine motor skills. Encourage their creativity and have them color in the picture how they like.
You’ll win this Valentine’s Day when you celebrate with these Valentine’s Day bingo printables! These bingo sheets are great to play as a family, in a class, or at a party! There are 30 unique bingo sheets featuring images perfect for celebrating love and all things sweet. Grab these sheets and something to mark the cards with (maybe some little heart candies) to have a fun time this holiday.
- 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!
Share With Us
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For a chance to have your child’s craft featured, simply snap a picture of the completed project and post it to our Facebook page, email it to us directly by clicking here, or use #simpleeverydaymom on your social media!
More Valentine’s Day Activities
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Cow template
- Download the cow template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
- Begin to make the cow by gluing one of the spots to the top of the head. Trim off any excess paper.
- Place the inner ears on both of the outer ears and glue them in place.
- Next, take the nose and mouth piece and glue it to the bottom of the face.
- Position the eyes below each of the eyebrows and glue them in place.
- Glue two more of the spots on the body and cut off any excess paper that hangs over the sides.
- Next, glue the heart in the middle of the body.
- Take the two bottom hooves and glue them to the bottom legs.
- Create the cow's arms by gluing the hooves to each of them.
- Finish up by gluing the arms to each side of the cow's body and covering the heart so it looks like the cow is holding it.