Often for Valentine’s Day, teachers are looking for ideas related to cards, mailboxes, or parties. But Valentine’s Day is a time of love and giving. Perhaps this Valentine season, your preschoolers could make simple gifts for those they love. These gifts are great for parents, grandparents, or other special adults.
Valentine Gifts Preschoolers Can Make
Valentine Lanterns (Pre-K Pages)
Make unique lanterns with this fun process art activity.
Sweethearts Magnet Frame (Pre-K Pages)
Recycle a candy heart box into a frame for your little “sweethearts.”
Clay Heart Bracelet (Preschool Spot)
Combine on-hand materials to create air dry clay; use that clay to make a hearts bracelet.
Easy Paperweights (Happily Ever Mom)
Prep rocks with hot glue words or designs and then paint. Super easy!
Tube of Cookies (Pre-K Pages)
Adapt this idea by using Valentine scrapbook paper and an appropriate message. Fill with homemade cookies for your favorite Valentine.
Easy Homemade Gifts for Valentines Day
Bookmark or Suncatcher (Pre-K Pages)
Use sticky contact plastic and tissue paper to create with this easy process art activity.
Pencil Heart Butterflies (Buggy and Buddy)
Make two decorated hearts, add a pencil, and create a butterfly.
Craft Stick Frames (Brick by Brick)
Create quick and easy frames with craft sticks, hot glue gun, and stickers.
I Love You Paintings (Pre-K Pages)
Create tape resist paintings on canvas for a lasting work of art.
Homemade Sugar Scrub (Pre-K Pages)
Help your favorite Valentine create her own spa day with this homemade gift.
And check out these non-candy valentines for your kids!