Valentine’s Day is filled with fun and sweet ways to let others know they’re special! Kids will want to join in on the holiday and give a friend or family member a Valentine.
They’ll love creating their own handmade Valentine with this Valentine owl craft! They can make one or a parliament of owls to hand out to loved ones.
This fun paper craft comes together easily with just a few basic supplies. Encourage your kid’s creativity and let them customize their owls to their liking. We chose pinks and reds that go great with Valentine’s Day, but they can choose different colors to make it their own.
While the kids are busy creating something sweet for someone else, they’re also developing fine motor skills! This project is a win-win for learning and spreading love!
Download the template to get started making some holiday memories with your kids.
Continue the holiday fun with our other Valentine crafts for kids. They can decorate for the holiday or give the projects as homemade Valentines to friends and family.
Owl Valentine Printable Craft
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Owl template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)
Download the owl template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
Start by gluing the top of the head piece to the middle and top of the owl’s body.
Glue the eyes on both sides of the top of the head piece.
Next, take the beak and glue it in between the eyes, near the bottom.
Place the heart in the middle of the owl’s belly and glue it in place.
Position the wings pointing inward so they look like they are holding the heart. Glue them down.
Finish the owl by gluing the feet to the back and bottom of the owl’s body.
Now that your kids have made their cute Valentine owl, be sure to check out our many other Valentine craft ideas we are sure they will love creating too!
Valentine Ideas For Kids
Keep the creativity flowing with more Valentine’s crafts and activities!
This is a fun time of year for kids to use their imaginations and creativity to make something sweet! We have lots of projects and activities that are perfect for the holiday and will keep kids of all ages engaged at home or school.
Read on below to pick out some crafts and activities that will be perfect for your kids.
Valentine Books For Kids
Reading books to your kids is more than just entertainment – it’s a great opportunity to teach valuable lessons!
Kids learn best when adults approach learning from an exciting and enthusiastic angle, and what better way to read a book than by putting on your most charismatic voice for each character?
This can be further emphasized with funny accents and interpretations of the story. By doing this, children are able to envision themselves within the book and explore important topics, such as empathy and belonging.
Reading out loud ignites their imagination, inviting them into the world of wonder that lies within the pages. Below are 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?
Valentine Crafts For Kids
Crafting is beneficial for children in so many ways from gross and fine motor skills to sparking creativity.
Holding crayons or a paintbrush helps children strengthen their hand muscles and improve dexterity. As they complete projects, they learn more about how to count, recognize patterns, and identify shapes, and colors.
Crafting is a great way for kids to express themselves artistically, so choose some of our favorite Valentine’s crafts below for them to create.
Bear Valentine Craft – Have kids show someone they love them “beary” much with this fun craft! It would also be a cute holiday decoration. Kids from preschool to elementary age will love creating this sweet bear.
Monkey Valentine Craft – Your little monkeys will be swinging over to do this adorable craft for Valentines. Just like this craft, they hold your heart, so be sure to spend time making this sweet craft with them for the holiday.
Minion Valentine Card Craft – If your kids are a fan of the Minions, then this is the craft for them! Better yet, if they have a friend that loves Minions, then they’ll want to be sure to make this Valentine’s Day card for them.
Love Monster Craft – These silly monsters are a fun way to spread some Valentine’s Day cheer. It’s a creative craft they’ll have a blast making. Grab the crafting supplies to make this quick and easy love monster with your little monsters!
Valentine Activities For Kids
These Valentine’s Day worksheets are a great way for kids to practice writing the letter V for Valentine and recognizing the letter H for the heart. The festive pattern sheet will have kids work on their scissor skills and recognize patterns when they cut and paste the next image in the pattern.
Cutting with scissors is a great way for kids to strengthen their hands and develop their fine motor skills. These Valentine cutting practice worksheets will also help kids work on their hand-eye coordination, spatial awareness, and problem-solving. Download these festive worksheets for some fun learning this holiday.
Kids will reveal festive pictures for Valentine’s Day when they connect the dots on these Valentine connect the dots. They’ll practice fine motor skills as they draw the finishing line on each page. Once they’re finished, they’ll want to grab the crayons or markers to express their artistic side!
These Valentine’s Day do a dot printables are filled with different Valentine art pages, number hunts, letter and number pages, counting and pattern pages, and more! They’re a great way to keep the kids entertained while they work on pre-reading and math skills. Grab the dot markers and this bundle for some festive learning.
- 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!
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More Valentine’s Day Activities
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Owl template
- Download the owl template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
- Start by gluing the top of the head piece to the middle and top of the owl's body.
- Glue the eyes on both sides of the top of the head piece.
- Next, take the beak and glue it in between the eyes, near the bottom.
- Place the heart in the middle of the owl's belly and glue it in place.
- Position the wings pointing inward so they look like they are holding the heart. Glue them down.
- Finish the owl by gluing the feet to the back and bottom of the owl's body.