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Valentine Crayon Card Craft For Kids [Free Template]

Get ready for Valentine’s Day with some quality time with your kiddos. Instead of buying a card from the store, let the kids get crafty and make their own. 

This Valentine Crayon Card Craft is the perfect craft for kids to make for their parents and grandparents. It’s fun and customizable in a rainbow of colors. 

Kids will have a blast creating this crayon craft, but they’ll also love being able to give a card to someone special. It would be great to receive for Valentine’s Day or even as a fun birthday card. 

This craft is also a great way for kids to practice their scissor skills, color recognition, and fine motor skills when they make this fun and creative craft. 

We’ve made this simple craft even easier with our free printable template and step-by-step instructions. So grab the crafting supplies and the template for a fun holiday project with the kids.

Also, be sure to take a look through all of our Valentine crafts for kids to continue the fun this Valentine’s Day! Save the crafts your sweethearts will be excited to make for the holiday.

Printable Valentines Day Card Craft

finished Valentine crayon craft cover image

Supplies

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Markers
  • Crayon template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)

Directions

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

printed valentine card craft with "download the template on the blog"

Take the paper that has the card base on it, fold it in half along the dashed line, and cut out the crayon, leaving the top, left part of the crayon uncut.

Next, glue the crayon wrapper to the front and middle of the card.

hands gluing body of crayon onto card

Place the eyes below each of the eyebrows and glue them in place.

hand gluing eye onto face of crayon

Use a marker to draw hearts coming out of the crayon’s mouth.

hands using marker to draw hearts onto crayon face

Finish up by writing a special message inside.

hands using marker to write a note inside card

We are sure that your little one loved making this crayon card craft. Be sure to check out our many other card crafts they will love making more of!

hand holding finished valentine crayon craft with another in background

Valentine Ideas For Kids

To get the kids excited and ready to celebrate Valentine’s Day, we have lots of fun ideas to get you started.

Read on below for some of our Valentine’s crafts and activities, and choose the ones that will interest your child the most. You’re sure to find some fun and educational activities that will make the holiday special!

Valentine Books For Kids

Reading books to your kids is one of the most fun and rewarding activities for both you and them. It also allows you to watch as your child’s imagination blooms from the stories that come alive in their minds.

Bedtime stories become fairy tales with dragons, princesses, and heroic knights; picture books become adventures of epic proportions that can take you around the world without ever leaving home.

You may even inspire a lifelong love of reading in your children! See below for some of our favorite 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?

two examples of finished valentine crayon card craft side by side

Valentine Crafts For Kids

Crafting is a great way for kids to express themselves and learn at the same time. While they’re having fun being creative, artistic, and imaginative, they’re honing their fine motor skills, working on colors, patterns, reading, counting, and so much more. Crafting is a wonderful tool to teach kids, so be sure to add some of the Valentine’s Day crafts below.

Red Panda Valentine Craft – Scurry over to see this adorable red panda craft kids will love to make. They can make it as a Valentine to give to a friend, or make it into a fun holiday decoration.

Koala Valentine Craft – Our furry friend from Down Under has the cutest craft for the kids to make for Valentine’s Day. They’ll love creating their own koala with just a few basic supplies, and they can choose to use classic Valentine colors or more realistic colors for their koala.

Valentine kids craft ideas image collage

Hedgehog Valentine Craft – Looking sharp, Valentine! This adorable hedgehog craft is a fun one to make with just a handful of supplies and our free template. Perfect for any hedgehog loving kids that want to share the love on Valentine’s Day.

Valentine Owl Craft – Swoop in with this fun owl craft for the kids to do for a special Valentine. This craft is customizable for any time of year, but we love the pinks and reds that are classic Valentine’s colors. Kids will love giving it to someone whooo’s a hoot!

Valentine Activities For Kids

A quick and easy activity for the kids to do this Valentine’s Day are these Valentine coloring pages. These sheets have four different animals that are all festive and ready for Valentine’s Day! Grab the crayons and these coloring pages for an easy holiday activity!

For a fun and easy way to celebrate the holiday, grab these Valentine connect the dots! They’ll keep kids engaged and learning as they connect the dots and then color in the completed illustrations. Connecting the dots is a great way for kids to work on number recognition, counting, and spatial awareness. 

hand holding single finished crayon

V is for Valentine! Get your kids engaged and learning with these Valentine’s Day worksheets. These pages give kids a chance to practice writing the letter V and the word, Valentine, and recognize the letter H for heart. The pattern sheet has them practice with scissors when they cut and paste the next image in the row of sweet patterns.

You’re a cut above the rest, Valentine! For a fun and festive way for kids to hone their scissor skills, use these Valentine cutting practice worksheets. They will help them improve hand strength, dexterity, and hand-eye coordination. These pages are also great for learning number recognition, counting, and problem-solving! 

hand holding valentine crayon craft showing inside of card

Valentine Fun

Share With Us

Did you make this craft with your kids or students? We’d love to feature them on our social media!

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

two examples of finished valentine crayon card craft side by side

Valentine Crayon Card Craft For Kids

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

This Valentine Crayon Card Craft is the perfect craft for kids to make for their parents and grandparents. It’s fun and customizable in a rainbow of colors.

Materials

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Markers
  • Crayon template

Instructions

  1. Download the crayon template, print it, and cut out the pieces you need. printed valentine card craft with "download the template on the blog"
  2. Take the paper that has the card base on it, fold it in half along the dashed line, and cut out the crayon, leaving the top, left part of the crayon uncut.
  3. Next, glue the crayon wrapper to the front and middle of the card. hands gluing body of crayon onto card
  4. Place the eyes below each of the eyebrows and glue them in place.
  5. Use a marker to draw hearts coming out of the crayon's mouth. hands using marker to draw hearts onto crayon face
  6. Finish up by writing a special message inside.

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Valentine Crayon Card Craft Template

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Melissa

Monday 3rd of April 2023

I love all your Crafts for kids

Sam

Monday 3rd of April 2023

Thanks so much, Melissa!

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