Kids everywhere are buzzing with excitement as Valentine’s Day approaches. Kids love to give and receive valentines, so let’s add a touch of creativity and make a fun one for someone special this year.
A pink toucan is spreading love holding a heartfelt message, “You’re a tweetheart” with this adorable Valentine bird craft.
Kids will be proud to give a parent, family member, or friend the gift of a handmade valentine. Not to mention, as they get into the crafting process, they’ll also gain a few essential skills, making this activity both fun and educational.
Be sure to check out our other Valentine crafts for kids to make cute holiday decorations or more valentines to give to the special people in their lives.
Bird Valentine Craft Idea
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To bring this adorable Valentine bird to life, all your little crafter will need are a few supplies readily available at home, coupled with our free printable template. Grab the scissors, glue, and colorful paper to get the kids creating a love filled masterpiece.
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Bird Template (click the “click here to get this freebie” image at the end to open the form)
Download the bird template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
Begin by gluing the front wing to the right and front side of the body. Glue the left wing to the back and left of the bird’s body.
Place the tail feathers on the bottom side and back of the body, then glue it in place.
Position the legs in the center and at the bottom back of the body, then glue them in place.
Finish up by attaching the heart to the bottom of the beak. It will look like the beak is holding the heart.
That’s it! We’re sure your kids will love making it! Check out all of our fun and easy printable Valentine’s Day cards for more cool ideas for the season of love!
More Valentine’s Day Activities
Cute Valentine Ideas
This Valentine’s Day, implement some adorable crafts and activities to use at home or in the classroom with your little loves. These projects are lots of fun and offer fantastic opportunities for kids to express themselves creatively.
Whether it’s making valentines, crafting love inspired masterpieces, or engaging in interactive activities, there’s something for every young one’s interest.
Explore a selection of holiday themed books, fun crafts, and educational activities that will keep kids entertained and learning throughout the holiday season. Read on below for some cute Valentine inspired ideas!
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?
Valentines Craft Ideas
Red Panda Valentine Craft – Your little ones will beam with pride when they complete this adorable red panda craft. It’s perfect for gifting to their Valentine or displaying as a holiday decoration. Plus, it’s a good opportunity for kids to learn about these endangered animals.
Valentine Owl Craft – Kids can personalize these adorable owls, spreading joy and declaring, “You’re a hoot!” It’s the perfect way to create a unique and heartfelt surprise for someone special. Download the template to get started making some holiday memories with your kids.
Koala Valentine Craft – Get ready for a cuddly crafting time! These adorable koalas are ready to spread love and cuddles. Kids will love to join in on crafting fun to create a lovable koala, perfect for sharing sweet sentiments this Valentine’s Day.
Cow Valentine Craft – Moo-ve over, ordinary Valentines! We have a farm fresh crafting experience with this adorable cow Valentine. Kids will be excited to spread love with a handmade masterpiece that says, “I love moo!”
Free Valentine Printables
Kids are crazy about squishy toys – they’re soft, adorable, and very entertaining. Now your kids can share the squishy love with their friends using these free squishy Valentine printable cards.
They’re incredibly easy to make – simply download, print, and cut them out before attaching the squishy to the centers. Kids can hand them out at school for a unique and fun surprise for their classmates!
This Valentine’s Day, add a dash of fun with our Valentine connect the dots! These printables are ideal for celebrating the holiday with kids.
Whether it’s a quiet time activity to use at home or school or an afternoon project for daycare these connect-the-dots pages offer educational entertainment. Beyond the fun of coloring these in, kids will enhance fine motor skills, number recognition, and counting.
Let’s color and get creative with our festive Valentine coloring pages! In this set, your kids can show off their artistic flair on pages featuring a charming tiger, a cuddly bear, a buzzing bee, and an adorable panda.
These printable coloring pages offer a fun activity to do this Valentine’s Day and a chance for your little artists to bring these lovable characters to life when they color them in.
Ignite your little one’s love for learning with these Valentine count and graph worksheets, specially made for preschool and kindergarten kiddos! This printable counting activity adds a festive touch to Valentine’s Day lessons.
Kids will develop visual discrimination skills while counting to ten with charming Valentine’s graphics. After the I Spy portion, guide them to graph their results, adding a splash of color to each column. Enhance their learning experience and make counting an engaging Valentine’s activity!
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More Fun Ideas For Kids
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Bird Template
- Download the bird template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
- Begin by gluing the front wing to the right and front side of the body. Glue the left wing to the back and left of the bird's body.
- Place the tail feathers on the bottom side and back of the body, then glue it in place.
- Position the legs in the center and at the bottom of the body, then glue them in place.
- Finish up by attaching the heart to the bottom of the beak. It will look like a beak is holding a heart.