In our family, we love anything homemade. The kids love doing crafts, and we all love having their art hanging around the house. You can’t ever go wrong with homemade gifts- something from the heart. Here’s a few fun crafts I found on Pinterest to do with your family this Valentine’s Day!

Craft Stick Love Bugs (Click here for instructions)

bugstickWhat you will need:

  • Large or jumbo size craft sticks
  • Acrylic or tempura paint (we used acrylic paint) in Valentine’s Day colors. I picked out two shades of purple and two shades of pink.
  • Foam sheets in Valentine’s Day colors. Again, we went with a pink and purple theme.
  • Googly eyesEdit. Normal googly eyes would be fine. I decided to add an element of fun with color googly eyes.
  • Pink and purple (or whatever color you want) mini pom poms
  • White or sparkly white pipe cleanerEdit

  • Craft glue
  • Black sharpie or marker
  • Mini craft jewelsw ith adhesive (ie: bling)
  • Hot glue gun and glue (optional)

Rainbow Heart Paper Pom Pom Wreath (Click here for insrtuctions)


What you will need:

  •  Colored cardstock
  • Mini stapler
  •  Ribbon
  • Paper cutter

For the pom pom (optional):

You’ll need yarn and your favorite pom pom making tool.

Baby Hand Print Flower Card (Click here for instructions)


What you will need:

  • Paint (Water colours & Poster paint)
  • Paper
  • Scissors
  • Markers/Pens
  • Clear Dry Glue

Heart Shaped Ninja Turtle Valentine (Click here for instructions)


What you will need:

  • Green, Orange, Red, Purple, Blue, White and Black construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Black Sharpie
  • Printable Ninja Turtle PDF

Little Love Monsters (Click here for instructions)

14-diy-valentines-day-crafts02What you will need:

  • yarn
  •  pipe cleaners
  •  googly eyes
  •  paper cups

Paper Heart Crowns (Click here for instructions)


What you’ll need:



Salt Dough Hand Print Frame (Click here for instructions)


  • Salt dough (we use this salt dough recipe)
  • A heart shaped biscuit cutter
  • Mod Podge all in one glue and sealer
  • A sharp knife
  • Small photographs

Heart-Sewn Valentines (Click here for instructions)


    What you will need:

    • Colorful paper stock
    • Scissors
    • Screw punch (awl or thumbtack will also work)
    • Large blunt needle
    • Downloadable Heart PDF
    • Yarn



     **Disclaimer: All images shown above are NOT MINE and were obtained from websites mentioned in each “Click here for instructions” link**