Valentine’s Day is the perfect occasion to engage your little ones in fun and interactive activities. Celebrate love and creativity by making cute holiday decorations together!
Encourage your kids to join in the fun of crafting by creating this torn paper Valentine craft. With just a few simple materials like colorful paper, glue, scissors, and our free printable template, kids can create a happy heart that will surely bring smiles to their faces.
This torn paper craft is also a fantastic opportunity for kids to hone their fine motor skills and bilateral hand coordination. As they tear and carefully glue the paper pieces onto the heart template, they’ll develop dexterity and precision in their movements.
Explore our collection of Valentine crafts for kids to discover even more ideas to make this February. They’re a great way to get kids excited for the holiday and make it fun!
Heart Valentine Craft For Preschoolers
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So gather your supplies, set aside some crafting time, and watch as your children’s creativity blossoms when they make this cute project.
- Colored cardstock
- Construction paper
- Heart Template (click the “click here to get this freebie” image at the end to open the form)
Download the Heart template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
Begin by spreading glue over a whole section of the heart background paper.
Next, start tearing the paper into small pieces. Then, begin gluing them in heart shape template.
Next, place the eyes in the middle of the heart using glue.
Position the mouth slightly below the eyes and glue it down.
Glue the tongue to the bottom of the mouth.
Finish up by drawing the eyebrows on the top side of both eyes and eyelashes.
For more fun, check out our torn paper crafts that are sure to keep your kids entertained!
More Valentine’s Day Activities
Valentine’s Ideas For Children
Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to involve children in fun activities that honor love and friendship while also sneaking in some learning!
If you’re looking for ways for your little ones to spend the day at home or for an activity to do in the classroom, we have collected a few of our favorites for you to check out.
Explore our collection of Valentine ideas tailored to ignite creativity, enhance essential skills, and celebrate the holiday in a fun way! Below, you’ll discover books, crafts, and activities made to captivate and inspire kids throughout this festive season.
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?
Printable Valentine’s Crafts
Dinosaur Valentine Craft – This cute dino Valentine is perfect for all ages to make! This creative activity lets kids share love with a roar and just a few supplies. They’ll craft personalized prehistoric pals with their favorite colors!
Valentine Robot Craft – Spread love this Valentine’s Day with our adorable robot! Kids will be excited to share this Valentine with someone they “like a bot!” Use our free template and basic supplies for kids to create a robot customized to their liking.
Cow Valentine Craft – Let’s celebrate love with our adorable cow Valentine, and spread smiles with a sweet “I love moo” message! Kids will have moo-velous time creating this sweet project with simple materials and our easy-to-follow instructions.
Tiger Valentine Craft – Roar into Valentine’s Day with this grrrreat tiger craft! Kids can create a lovable tiger holding a heart, adding a touch of wild charm to their Valentine greetings or decor.
Valentine’s Day Printables For Kids
Hop into Valentine’s Day fun with our printable frog Valentine cards! With six adorable designs featuring toad-ally cute greetings, they’re perfect for any frog lover. Plus, there are two special designs just for teachers they’re “hoppy” to have!
Hand them out to friends, family, and teachers to spread smiles and hoppy vibes this Valentine’s Day! Leap into the spirit of love and friendship!
Let’s dive into holiday fun by learning with our free Valentine’s Day worksheets! Practice handwriting with the “V is for Valentine” page, explore patterns with our patterns worksheet, and navigate through the “H is for heart” letter maze.
Completing these activities not only enhances letter recognition and fine motor skills but also promotes critical thinking and problem solving. Get ready to love learning this Valentine’s Day!
Spread llama love this February with our printable llama Valentine’s Day cards for kids! This set has six punny designs that are perfect for any llama lover and two “wooly” great designs just for teachers.
Hand them out to friends, family, and teachers to share the llama fun and celebrate the joy of friendship this Valentine’s Day! These cards come in a variety of colors that are lively, fun, and suitable for anyone!
Explore the world of letters with these Valentines alphabet activities! Get kids engaged and have fun learning with this adorable Feed the Robot game, perfect for teaching them letter names and sounds.
Not only does it enhance letter recognition and sounds, but it also introduces children to ten-frame counting and one-to-one correspondence skills. Dive into the fun of learning with this simple yet engaging alphabet and letter recognition game!
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More Fun Ideas For Kids
- Colored cardstock
- Construction paper
- Heart Template
- Download the Heart template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
- Begin by spreading glue over a whole section of the heart background paper.
- Next, start tearing the paper into small pieces. Then, begin gluing them in heart shape template.
- Next, place the eyes in the middle of the heart using glue.
- Position the mouth slightly below the eyes and glue it down.
- Glue the tongue to the bottom of the mouth.
- Finish up by drawing the eyebrows on the top side of both eyes.