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Shark Valentine Craft For Kids [Free Template]

The excitement of receiving and giving Valentines is something that every kid looks forward to. We’ve come up with a fin-tastic craft that will bring smiles to the faces of those they care about. 

This Valentine’s Day, get your kids to create a shark Valentine craft! This cute shark is swimming through the sea of love, holding a heart that declares, “You’re fintastic!” It’s an adorable and unique way to show appreciation to friends or loved ones. 

Our shark craft is perfect for even the littlest hands, and there’s no need to worry about messy supplies like paint or glitter. Enjoy a fun craft that lets the little ones focus on the joy of creating something special for someone they love (with a really cool shark!)

Dive into an ocean of Valentine crafts for kids by exploring our collection of projects. From adorable animals to rocket ships, there’s a craft for every little artist. 

Shark Valentines Day Activity

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Read on below to see how easy it is to make this craft with our step-by-step instructions and free template.

Supplies

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Shark Template (click the “click here to get this freebie” image at the end to open the form)
color, cut & paste template of shark valentine craft

Directions

Download the shark template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.

Begin by gluing the eye just below the eyebrow.

hand gluing the eyes of the shark valentine craft

Next glue the belly to the lower portion of the shark’s body, from the tip of the nose to the base of the tail.

hand gluing the belly of the shark valentine craft

Position the heart in the center of the belly, then glue it in place.

hand gluing the heart of the shark valentines craft

Finish up by attaching the right fin and the left fin to both sides of the heart. It will look like the shark is holding the heart.

hand gluing the left fin to the heart of shark valentine craft
hand gluing the right fin to the heart of shark valentine craft

Be sure to check out our other ocean crafts while you’re here! We’re sure your kids will love making cool crafts like this!

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More Valentine’s Day Activities

Simple Valentine Ideas

Celebrate the season of love with simplicity and creativity! This Valentine’s Day, choose from a collection of fun and easy-to-follow ideas that are perfect for both home and classroom settings.

Whether you’re a parent looking for enjoyable at-home projects or a teacher seeking classroom friendly activities, you’re in for a treat. Continue reading below for a treasure trove of ideas, including books, crafts, and activities that promise to entertain and educate during this love filled season! 

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Valentine’s 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?

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Valentines Craft Ideas

Giraffe Valentine Card Craft – Get ready for a wild crafting adventure! Your little ones will adore making this cute giraffe card. Let their creativity shine as they write sweet messages inside. Plus, it’s perfect to customize for animal themed fun any time of year!

Gnome Valentine Craft – Kids will love to create the most adorable Valentine gnome that spreads love with a sweet message: “There’s gnome-one like you!” It’s a whimsical and cute craft that makes for a perfect gift to share with someone special. 

collage of valentine's craft ideas

Mouse Valentine Craft – This Valentine is filled with cuteness! Kids will create an adorable mouse holding a heart that says, “Be mine!” It’s a sweet and heartwarming project that makes for the perfect handmade Valentine’s gift.

Valentines Day Snow Globe Craft – Shake things up with this snow globe craft! Kids will craft their own Valentine’s Day snow globe featuring a precious baby elephant holding a balloon. It’s the cutest way to spread love and make an adorable Valentine or festive decoration.

Valentine’s Day Activities

Looking for a fun way to entertain and educate your little ones? Our Valentine do a dot printables are the answer! With minimal effort, you can download and print these 26 engaging pages. From dotting art to mastering pre-reading and math skills, these printables offer a fun learning experience.

Keep the excitement alive as your child explores dot art pages, letter dotting pages, counting challenges, patterns, objects, numbers, and more!

Calling all budding artists! Get kids ready for a blast of creativity with our printable Valentine’s Day cards to color. Let their imagination run wild as they personalize each of the six cards, featuring adorable animals and unique Valentine greetings.

With no two Valentines alike, their artistic talents will shine. Spread joy and love with handmade cards that capture the spirit of Valentine’s Day in a way only your kiddo can create! 

collage of Valentines day activities

Excitement to learn awaits as your little ones dive into our free Valentine’s Day worksheets. They’ll master writing the letter V for Valentine, explore heart filled illustrations finding patterns, and make their way through an engaging H is for heart letter maze.

Watch as they enhance foundational literacy and motor skills and spark smiles and enthusiasm for learning with this festive collection. Education is always more fun with a touch of Valentine magic!

Introduce your students to the magic of the holiday with these super fun Valentine’s Day color by numbers. Designed to enhance number recognition and color word skills, these engaging activities feature Valentine themed pictures like hearts, flowers, and chocolates.

As kids fill in each number with the corresponding color, they’ll reveal the essence of the holiday. Perfect for young learners, these worksheets add fun touch to Valentine’s Day.

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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 Fun Ideas For Kids

holding the shark valentine craft with background on side

Shark Valentine Craft For Kids

Prep Time: 8 minutes
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 18 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

This Valentine’s Day, get your kids to create a shark Valentine craft! This cute shark is swimming through the sea of love, holding a heart that declares, “You’re fintastic!” It’s an adorable and unique way to show appreciation to friends or loved ones. 

Materials

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Shark Template

Instructions

  1. Download the shark template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Begin by gluing the eye just below the eyebrow.hand gluing the eyes of the shark valentine craft
  3. Next glue the belly to the lower portion of the shark’s body, from the tip of the nose to the base of the tail.
  4. Position the heart in the center of the belly, then glue it in place.hand gluing the heart of the shark valentines craft
  5. Finish up by attaching the right fin and the left fin to both sides of the heart. It will look like the shark is holding the heart.

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Shark Kids Valentine Template

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Lizbeth

Tuesday 20th of February 2024

Love this craft and the lovely messages

Sam

Wednesday 21st of February 2024

Thanks ◡̈

marge

Wednesday 7th of February 2024

so cute

Sam

Wednesday 7th of February 2024

So glad you like it!

EMily

Wednesday 7th of February 2024

would love this

Sam

Wednesday 7th of February 2024

Since you’re a subscriber, you just need to click the “Click Here To Get Your Freebie” image at the end of the post and then enter your email in the form. After that, it’ll automatically redirect you to the download page ◡̈

Tracy

Wednesday 7th of February 2024

wanting the shark valentine craft template

Sam

Wednesday 7th of February 2024

Since you’re a subscriber, you just need to click the “Click Here To Get Your Freebie” image at the end of the post and then enter your email in the form. After that, it’ll automatically redirect you to the download page ◡̈

Lindsay

Wednesday 7th of February 2024

Great

Sam

Wednesday 7th of February 2024

Thanks so much, Lindsay!

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