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53+ Easy Valentine Card Crafts for Kids

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If you are on the hunt for some fun valentine card crafts for kids this year then you’ve come to the right place. 

Valentine’s Day Crafts

This massive list of cute valentines are fun projects to do with kids of all ages or students this winter season.

In this list of valentine crafts, I’ve also included how you can incorporate more language into these activities. In addition, you can use many of these crafts to work on fine motor skills.

Great Valentine’s Cards

Learn how to make a fun craft during these winter months.

These craft ideas are for kids of all ages. So if you have older children or younger children at home there should be a craft below for everyone to enjoy.

Handmade Card

I’m excited to share a fun way to create a homemade valentine’s card.

You can start by picking out a simple project below.

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53+ Valentine Card Crafts for Kids

Heart Shape

1. Heart-Shaped Card

This is a great way to make a classic heart Valentine.

Speech and Language Ideas:

Articulation – R Sound: This activity would be perfect for someone working on their /r/ sound. They could tell you about their card/request items: (sentence level or word level)

  • Heart
  • Card
  • Draw
  • Large
  • Red
  • Paper
  • Scissors
  • Glitter
  • Letters

They could then share how they made their card with someone else. (conversation level) 

Supplies:

  • Card stock
  • Heart foam stickers
  • Glitter glue pens
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Pencil

See the full tutorial here at Baker Ross Blog.

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2. Pokemon Valentine Cards

This is a simple card that is perfect for any Pokemon lover as a fun valentine card crafts for kids.

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Requesting: This activity would be perfect for working on requesting. You can even have a sentence starter for your child or student, such as “Can I have…” or “I want…” 

  • “Can I have the scissors?”
  • “I want the yellow m&m’s.”

Supplies:

  • White cardstock
  • Scissors

See the full tutorial here at Diana Rambles Blog.

Older Kids

3. Hidden Message Valentine’s Day Card

Here’s a better way to get your older students involved.

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Following Directions: This is a great craft for working on following directions. It might be helpful to print out the pictures showing the steps to follow. You can give the following directions in one-step, two-steps, or three steps.

  • One-step directions: “Color the hearts red.”
  • Or two-step directions: “Color the hearts red and color the background blue.
  • Or three-step directions: “Color the hearts red and color the background blue. Then cut around the edges of the card.

Supplies:

  • our printable Hidden Message Valentine’s Day Card template (grab it at the end of the tutorial)
  • paper (we recommend heavier print paper, but the regular will also work out just fine)
  • printer
  • scissors
  • glue
  • coloring supplies
  • scoring tool (or simply something similar at hand)

See the full tutorial here at Easy Peasy and Fun Blog.

4. Friendship Bracelet Valentines

Make these fun bracelets with your students when you need a crafty morning.

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Articulation: Any Sound This friendship bracelet activity would be great for any child or student working on a sound because you could have them “earn” their different colors of embroidery floss by practicing a word from a word list. You can have your child or student say 1 word or 5 words to “earn” a piece of embroidery floss. 

  • Give them a word with their sound in it to practice. (word level)
  • Give them a phrase with their sound in it to practice. (phrase level)
  • Have them put their words with their sound in them into a sentence. (sentence level)

Social Skills: This activity would also be great to have a discussion about what makes someone a friend and what makes you a good friend. As well as the act of giving to those we care about.

Supplies:

  • Embroidery floss
  • Ruler
  • my Valentine’s Day hand printable 
  • Scissors
  • Clipboard

See the full tutorial here at Pink Stripey Socks Blog.

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Paper Hearts

5. Heart Corner Bookmarks

This is a great idea that can be used in practical ways!

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Following Directions: This is a great craft for working on following directions. It might be helpful to print out the pictures showing the steps to follow. You can give the following directions in one-step, two-steps, or three steps.

  • One-step directions: “Fold the origami paper diagonally across both diagonals into a large triangle shape.”
  • Or two-step directions: “Fold the origami paper diagonally across both diagonals into a large triangle shape. Then fold again into a smaller triangle.
  • Or three-step directions: “Fold the origami paper diagonally across both diagonals into a large triangle shape. Then fold again into a smaller triangle. Next, undo the last fold.

Supplies:

  • Origami paper in red (or pink)
  • Scissors

See the full tutorial here at Easy Peasy and Fun Blog.

6. Flower Card Craft

These are great cards for family or friends.

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Following Directions: This is a great craft for working on following directions. It might be helpful to print out the pictures showing the steps to follow. You can give the following directions in one-step, two-steps, or three steps.

  • One-step directions: “Cut out the patterns from the template.”
  • Or two-step directions: “Cut out the patterns from the template and then trace 8 small hearts on various colors of construction paper.”
  • Or three-step directions: “Cut out the patterns from the template and then trace 8 small hearts on various colors of construction paper. Then trace 4 small hearts on green construction paper.”

Supplies:

  • Construction paper in various colors
  • White construction paper
  • White cardstock
  • Liquid glue or glue stick
  • Scissors
  • Free printable template
  • Pen or pencil

See the full tutorial here at Buggy and Buddy Blog.

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Tissue Paper

7. Tissue Paper Hearts

This is just one of different ways to use tissue paper for a valentine card crafts for kids activity.

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Articulation: Any Sound This tissue paper activity would be great for any child or student working on a sound because you could have them “earn” their different colors of tissue paper by practicing a word from a word list. You can have your child or student say 1 word or 5 words to “earn” a piece of tissue paper. 

  • Give them a word with their sound in it to practice. (word level)
  • Give them a phrase with their sound in it to practice. (phrase level)
  • Have them put their words with their sound in them into a sentence. (sentence level)

Supplies:

  • Heavy Weight Paper
  • Bleeding Tissue Paper
  • Paint Brush
  • Container of water
  • Spray Bottle

See the full tutorial here at Housing a Forest Blog.

8. Heart Sun Catchers

These sun catcher craft ideas are a fun gift idea.

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Articulation: Any Sound This heart sun catchers activity would be great for any child or student working on a sound because you could have them “earn” their different colors of tissue paper by practicing a word from a word list. You can have your child or student say 1 word or 5 words to “earn” a piece of tissue paper. 

  • Give them a word with their sound in it to practice. (word level)
  • Give them a phrase with their sound in it to practice. (phrase level)
  • Have them put their words with their sound in them into a sentence. (sentence level)

Supplies:

  • Tissue paper squares
  • Wax paper
  • Liquid starch
  • Paintbrush
  • Construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue

See the full tutorial here at Buggy and Buddy Blog.

Red Ted Art

9. Torn Paper Hearts Valentine’s Cards

Use different colors of paper to make this card really stand out!

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Requesting: This activity would be perfect for working on requesting. You can even have a sentence starter for your child or student, such as “Can I have…” or “I want…” 

  • “Can I have a pencil?”
  • “I want a piece of red paper.”

Supplies:

  • Card Stock
  • Heart Cookie Cutters
  • Pencil
  • Glue
  • Construction Paper

See the full tutorial here at Red Ted Art Blog.

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Family Members

10. Love Tree Valentine Craft

Grab a piece of paper and create this for family members.

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Social Skills: This activity would also be great to have a discussion about giving and receiving compliments. You could use a sentence starter, such as “I like…” , “You are…”, Thank you…”

  • “I like how you are always smiling at me.”
  • “You are a very sweet person.”
  • “Thank you for always listening to me.”

Supplies:

  • Colored Paper
  • Glue
  • Scissors

See the full tutorial here at One Creative Mommy.

11. Valentine’s Card for Daddy

This is so much fun for kids to make for their loved ones (not just for dads).

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Describing: This activity would be good for working on describing. To help with this skill you could use a describing board with different colors, shapes, sizes and help the child or student describe what they made.

  • Name the item
  • Identify colors
  • Identify shapes
  • Identify sizes
  • Identify how it makes them feel

Supplies:

  • Paint
  • Cardstock
  • Scissors
  • Tape or glue
  • Optional – stickers or markers for decorating

See the full tutorial here at Diary of a SoCal Mama.

Love Bug

12. Ladybug Love Bug Valentine Card

An easy craft that turns out cute for any Valentine.

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Requesting: This activity would be perfect for working on requesting. You can even have a sentence starter for your child or student, such as “Can I have…” or “I want…” 

  • “Can I have the glue?”
  • “I want two small red hearts.”

Supplies:

  • White cardstock Paper
  • Red and black cardstock paper
  • 2-inch circle punch
  • Small heart punch
  • Scissors
  • Black marker
  • Glue stick

See the full tutorial here at I heart Crafty Things Blog.

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13. Love Bug Valentine’s Card

Use cutout hearts to create a cute love bug card as a fun valentine card crafts for kids.

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Articulation: Any Sound This love bug activity would be great for any child or student working on a sound because you could have them “earn” their different colors of paper or supplies by practicing a word from a word list. You can have your child or student say 1 word or 5 words to “earn” a piece of paper or a supply. 

  • Give them a word with their sound in it to practice. (word level)
  • Give them a phrase with their sound in it to practice. (phrase level)
  • Have them put their words with their sound in them into a sentence. (sentence level)

Supplies:

  • Pink, purple and white card stock
  • Wiggly eyes
  • Black marker
  • Heart paper punch
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick

See the full tutorial here at Kids Activities Blog.

Printable Valentine Card

14. Printable Heart Valentine Card

Skip the craft stores and print these Valentines for your students.

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Compare & Contrast: Are you making more than one card or have multiple kids in a group? Then be sure to have your child or student compare and contrast their card with others’ cards. To help foster comparing & contrasting you can use a compare & contrast graphic organizer or use a sentence starter to help the child compare & contrast.

  • “These cards are similar because…”
  • “These cards are different because…”

Supplies:

  • Card Stock
  • Watercolors
  • Salt – fine or coarse grain
  • Jewel stickers
  • Glue

See the full tutorial here at A More Crafty Life Blog.

15. I Love you to Pieces Valentine Card Craft

Use this cute printable valentine’s day craft idea with your students.

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Articulation: Any Sound This paper piece activity would be great for any child or student working on a sound because you could have them “earn” their different colors of paper by practicing a word from a word list. You can have your child or student say 1 word or 5 words to “earn” a piece of paper. 

  • Give them a word with their sound in it to practice. (word level)
  • Give them a phrase with their sound in it to practice. (phrase level)
  • Have them put their words with their sound in them into a sentence. (sentence level)

Supplies:

  • Card template
  • Crayons/colored pencils/markers
  • Glue
  • Colored pieces of paper

See the full tutorial here at Simply Bessy.

Art Project

16. Sponge Painted Hearts Valentine’s Day Art Project

Create this fun valentine art project with your students that they will be sure to love.

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Requesting and Color Identification: This activity would be great for working on requesting. You can even have a sentence starter for your child or student, such as “Can I have…” or “I want…” 

  • “Can I have red paint?”
  • “I want some pink paint.”

Supplies:

  • White paper (A thicker paper like cardstock would be best to absorb the paint.)
  • Sponge
  • Paint (We used red and pink paint.)

See the full tutorial here at The Resourceful Mama.

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17. 3D Heart Card

A beautiful 3D valentines card that anyone would love to receive.

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Following Directions: This is a great craft for working on following directions. It might be helpful to print out the pictures showing the steps to follow. You can give the following directions in one-step, two-steps, or three steps.

  • One-step directions: “Cut out the heart.”
  • Or two-step directions: “Cut out the heart and cut out the card.”
  • Or three-step directions: “Cut out the heart and cut out the card. Then fold the card in half.”

Supplies:

  • Printable Template
  • Cardstock
  • Paper in various colors
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Glue

See the full tutorial here at Easy Peasy and Fun.

Shaving Cream

18. Valentine Day Shaving Cream Heart Art

This is perfect for Valentine’s day fun!

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Compare & Contrast: Are you making more than one card or have multiple kids in a group? Then be sure to have your child or student compare and contrast their card with others’ cards. To help foster comparing & contrasting you can use a compare & contrast graphic organizer or use a sentence starter to help the child compare & contrast.

  • “These cards are similar because…”
  • “These cards are different because…”

Supplies:

  • Shallow container
  • Foam shaving cream
  • Paint – washable tempera paint
  • Skewer
  • Watercolor paper
  • Scissors

See the full tutorial here at Hello Wonderful.

Construction Paper

19. Valentine’s Day Fish Craft

There’s nothing quite like a heart fish craft to add to your collection of valentines day crafts.

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Following Directions: This is a great craft for working on following directions. It might be helpful to print out the pictures showing the steps to follow. You can give the following directions in one-step, two-steps, or three steps.

  • One-step directions: “Cut out one larger heart on white paper.”
  • Or two-step directions: “Cut out one larger heart on white paper.” Then cut out two medium sized hearts on red paper.”
  • Or three-step directions: “Cut out one larger heart on white paper.” Then cut out two medium sized hearts on red paper. Next cut out one smaller heart on pink paper”

Supplies:

  • Colored Construction Paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue Stick
  • Googly Eyes

See the full tutorial here at Kidz Craft Corner.

20. “Bee” Mine Valentine

Use a glue stick to put these hearts together to make a fun craft.

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Category: This would be a fun activity to have the student identify which animal category the bee is in (an insect) as well as identify other animals in the insect category. You could also give them multiple-choice options to choose from, such as:

  • Category: mammal, insect, fish, or reptile
  • Identify animals in the insect category: pelican, ladybug, salmon, fly, turtle, lizard, butterfly, tiger, ant

Supplies:

  • Construction Paper (yellow, black, red, white)
  • Scissors
  • Black pen
  • White gel pen
  • Glue Stick

See the full tutorial here at A Mother Thing.

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Googly Eyes

21. Valentine’s Day Love Bug Craft

Add to your child’s creativity with these cute love bugs as a fun valentine card crafts for kids!

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Describing: This activity would be good for working on describing. To help with this skill you could use a describing board with different colors, shapes, sizes and help the child or student describe what they made.

  • Name the item
  • Identify colors
  • Identify shapes
  • Identify sizes
  • Identify how it feels
  • Identify the category

Supplies:

  • Large pom-poms
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Googly eyes
  • Foam hearts
  • Hot glue gun

See the full tutorial here at Inspiring Savings.

Classroom Valentine

22. DIY Paper Heart Garland

This is one of our best ideas for decorating the classroom.  You can have your students write compliments to each other on them.

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Articulation: Any Sound This paper heart garland activity would be great for any child or student working on a sound because you could have them “earn” their different colors of paper by practicing a word from a word list. You can have your child or student say 1 word or 5 words to “earn” a heart of paper. 

  • Give them a word with their sound in it to practice. (word level)
  • Give them a phrase with their sound in it to practice. (phrase level)
  • Have them put their words with their sound in them into a sentence. (sentence level)

Supplies:

  • Colored Paper
  • Glue stick
  • Scissors

See the full tutorial here at Studio DIY.

Little Hands

23. You Make My Heart Flutter Valentine Craft

Handprint crafts are perfect for younger kids.

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Category: This would be a fun activity to have the student identify which animal category the butterfly is in (an insect) as well as identify other animals in the insect category. You could also give them multiple-choice options to choose from, such as:

  • Category: mammal, insect, fish, or reptile
  • Identify animals in the insect category: bee, ladybug, gorilla, bird, ant, snake, moth, beetle, eagle

Supplies:

  • Paint
  • Construction Paper
  • Googly eyes
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Glue
  • Marker

See the full tutorial here at Teaching Mama.

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24. Valentine Card

This is a simple homemade card that little ones can make.

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Describing: This activity would be good for working on describing. To help with this skill you could use a describing board with different colors, shapes, sizes and help the child or student describe what they made.

  • Name the item
  • Identify colors
  • Identify shapes
  • Identify sizes
  • Identify how it feels
  • Identify the category

Supplies:

  • Paper or card
  • Paint
  • Heart shaped cookie cutter
  • Pencil or pen

See the full tutorial here at Kiddy Charts.

Little Preschooler

25. Valentine’s Day Heart Necklace for Kids

This necklace will be fun for young children to make and wear.

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Articulation: Any Sound This paper heart necklace activity would be great for any child or student working on a sound because you could have them “earn” their different colors of paper by practicing a word from a word list. You can have your child or student say 1 word or 5 words to “earn” a heart of paper. 

  • Give them a word with their sound in it to practice. (word level)
  • Give them a phrase with their sound in it to practice. (phrase level)
  • Have them put their words with their sound in them into a sentence. (sentence level)

Supplies:

  • Red & Pink construction paper
  • Drinking Straws
  • Hole punch
  • Yarn
  • Scissors

See the full tutorial here at Christian Parent.

26. Heart Robot Craft

Your students will have lots of ideas for how to create the face on this robot.

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Story Retell: This would be a great activity to work on story retell. You and the child could take turns creating stories about your robots. Then take turns retelling each other’s stories. It might be helpful to have either a blank story retell graphic organizer or sentence starters to retell the story.

  • “First the … robot …”
  • “Then the … robot …”
  • “Next, the … robot …”
  • Lastly the … robot …”

Supplies:

  • Paper roll
  • White Paint
  • Red cardstock
  • Glue
  • White pipe cleaner
  • Black marker
  • Googly eyes
  • Aluminium foil

See the full tutorial here at Non Toy Gifts.

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SEE ALSO: 219+ Free Winter Speech Therapy Activities

Puzzle Piece

27. Heart Valentine’s Craft (2nd craft on blog)

Make good use of your old puzzles with this fun craft.

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Articulation: Any Sound This puzzle piece activity would be great for any child or student working on a sound because you could have them “earn” their different puzzle pieces by practicing a word from a word list. You can have your child or student say 1 word or 5 words to “earn” a puzzle piece. 

  • Give them a word with their sound in it to practice. (word level)
  • Give them a phrase with their sound in it to practice. (phrase level)
  • Have them put their words with their sound in them into a sentence. (sentence level)

Supplies:

  • Puzzle pieces
  • Spray paint
  • Heart template
  • Hot glue gun
  • Glue
  • Ribbon

See the full tutorial here at My Home and Travels.

Drops of Food Colorings

28. Paper Towel & Food Coloring Valentine Craft

Add these to cardstock to make handmade valentine cards!

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Requesting and Color Identification: This activity would be great for working on requesting. You can even have a sentence starter for your child or student, such as “Can I have…” or “I want…” 

  • “Can I have the red color?”
  • “I want some blue drops of color.”

Supplies:

  • Paper towel sheet
  • Water
  • Scissors
  • Food coloring
  • White paper

See the full tutorial here at Crafty Morning.

Valentine’s Day Crafts

29. Climbing Heart Monster Valentine’s Day Craft

What a cute idea for your students to create and play with as a fun valentine card crafts for kids.

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Story Retell: This would be a great activity to work on story retell. You and the child could take turns creating stories about your heart monsters. Then take turns retelling each other’s stories. It might be helpful to have either a blank story retell graphic organizer or sentence starters to retell the story.

  • “First the … heart monster …”
  • “Then the … heart monster …”
  • “Next, the … heart monster …”
  • Lastly the … heart monster …”

Supplies:

  • Cardstock
  • Glue
  • Googly eyes
  • Pen/marker/crayon
  • Printable Heart for the body
  • Plastic Straw
  • String
  • Construction paper
  • Tape
  • Optional: Foam Heart Stickers

See the full tutorial here at The Keele Deal.

30. Penguin Valentine Craft

Use smaller hearts for this penguin to hold.

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Category: This would be a fun activity to have the student identify which animal category a penguin is in (Arctic animal) and identify other animals in the Arctic category. You could also give them multiple-choice options to choose from, such as:

  • Category: birds, arctic animals, forest animals, insects
  • Identify animals in the arctic category: arctic fox, snowy owl, walrus, polar bear, beluga whale, caribou

Supplies:

  • Colored cardstock
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Marker
  • Penguin template

See the full tutorial here at Simple Everyday Mom.

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DIY Valentine Cards

31. Cupcake Liner Cards

These cards can be adjusted for any skill level.

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Articulation – R Sound: This activity would be perfect for someone working on their /r/ sound. They could tell you about their card/request items: (sentence level or word level)

  • Heart
  • Liners
  • Shears
  • Red
  • Ribbon
  • Paper
  • Scissors
  • Glitter
  • Ruler

They could then share how they made their card with someone else. (conversation level) 

Supplies:

  • Cupcake liners in assorted colors and sizes
  • Pinking shears (optional)
  • Double-sided tape or quick-setting craft glue
  • Heart punch or template
  • Fine glitter
  • Ribbon
  • Pin backs or small, flat magnets
  • Plain cardstock
  • Ruler and craft knife (or a paper trimmer) 
  • Valentine stamps
  • Ink pad

See the full tutorial here at Urban Comfort Blog.

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32. Easy DIY Valentines Using Folded Paper Hearts

Easy and cute diy cards!

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Compare & Contrast: Are you making more than one card or have multiple kids in a group? Then be sure to have your child or student compare and contrast their card with others’ cards. To help foster comparing & contrasting you can use a compare & contrast graphic organizer or use a sentence starter to help the child compare & contrast.

  • “These cards are similar because…”
  • “These cards are different because…”

Supplies:

  • Multicolored cardstock paper
  • Ultra-fine point sharpies
  • Ruler
  • Scissors
  • Fast tack glue
  • Valentine’s Day Washi tape

See the full tutorial here at The Chronicles of Home.

Printable Options

33. Heart Cactus Craft

Make this printable cactus into a beautiful card.

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Articulation: Any Sound This heart cactus activity would be great for any child or student working on a sound because you could have them “earn” their different crayons or heart shapes by practicing a word from a word list. You can have your child or student say 1 word or 5 words to “earn” a crayon or heart shape. 

  • Give them a word with their sound in it to practice. (word level)
  • Give them a phrase with their sound in it to practice. (phrase level)
  • Have them put their words with their sound in them into a sentence. (sentence level)

Supplies:

  • Printable
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Coloring supplies

See the full tutorial here at Kindergarten Worksheets and Games.

34. Food Pun Valentine’s Day Cards

Turn a basic card into a Food Pun Valentine for a fun valentine card crafts for kids.

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Social Skills: This activity would be great to have a discussion about funny food puns and their meanings. You could also hand these cards out and watch your classmates enjoy a good laugh.

Supplies:

  • Printable
  • Scissors

See the full tutorial here at Such a Sweetheart.

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Little Kids

35. Valentines Day Heart Fingerprint Tree Craft

You could put this craft on the inside of the card.

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Articulation: Any Sound This heart fingerprint tree activity would be great for any child or student working on a sound because you could have them “earn” their finger prints by practicing a word from a word list. You can have your child or student say 1 word or 5 words to “earn” a fingerprint. 

  • Give them a word with their sound in it to practice. (word level)
  • Give them a phrase with their sound in it to practice. (phrase level)
  • Have them put their words with their sound in them into a sentence. (sentence level)

Supplies:

  • 2 Sheets of white paper
  • Ink pads or finger paints – reds & pinks
  • Black marker
  • Scissors

See the full tutorial here at Easy Peasy and Fun.

SEE ALSO: 194+ Free St. Patrick’s Day Speech Therapy Activities

36. Toddler Valentines Heart Bouquet

Here’s an easy way to get your young students involved.

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Describing: This activity would be good for working on describing. To help with this skill you could use a describing board with different colors, shapes, sizes and help the child or student describe what they made.

  • Name the item
  • Identify colors
  • Identify shapes
  • Identify sizes
  • Identify how it feels
  • Identify the category

Supplies:

  • Red or pink card stock
  • Tissue paper
  • Glitter
  • Buttons
  • Sequins
  • Green pipe cleaners
  • Glue

See the full tutorial here at Arty Crafty Kids.

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Homemade Valentines

37. From the Bottom of my Heart

This is a sweet way to show someone you care about them.

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Social Skills: This activity would be great to have a discussion about giving and receiving compliments. You could use a sentence starter, such as “I like…” , “You are…”, Thank you…” Or use the phrase from the craft “From the bottom of my heart to the tips of my toes I … you!”

  • “I like how you are always smiling at me.”
  • “You are a very sweet person.”
  • “Thank you for always listening to me.”
  • “From the bottom of my heart to the tips of my toes I … you!”

Supplies:

  • Paper
  • Pencil
  • Washable Paint

See the full tutorial here at Tons of Fun.

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38. Fingerprint Love Bug

This adorable card is made with their fingerprints.

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Describing: This activity would be good for working on describing. To help with this skill you could use a describing board with different colors, shapes, sizes and help the child or student describe what they made.

  • Name the item
  • Identify colors
  • Identify shapes
  • Identify sizes
  • Identify how it feels
  • Identify the category

Supplies:

  • Blank greeting cards
  • Tempera paint
  • Extra fine tip paint pens (black only)
  • Googly eyes
  • White glue

See the full tutorial here at Rhythms Of Play.

Pieces Card

39. I Love You to Pieces Craft

Use their hands to make this fun card.

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Articulation: Any Sound This activity would be great for any child or student working on a sound because you could have them “earn” their different crayons or heart shapes by practicing a word from a word list. You can have your child or student say 1 word or 5 words to “earn” a crayon or heart shape. 

  • Give them a word with their sound in it to practice. (word level)
  • Give them a phrase with their sound in it to practice. (phrase level)
  • Have them put their words with their sound in them into a sentence. (sentence level)

Supplies:

  • Pink, red, or purple cardstock
  • Contact paper
  • Tissue paper
  • Black sharpie

See the full tutorial here at The Best Ideas for Kids.

Foam Hearts

40. Foam Heart Arrows

Here is a fun craft that all kids are sure to love!

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Compare & Contrast: Are you making more than one arrow or have multiple kids in a group? Then be sure to have your child or student compare and contrast their card with others’ cards. To help foster comparing & contrasting you can use a compare & contrast graphic organizer or use a sentence starter to help the child compare & contrast.

  • “These cards are similar because…”
  • “These cards are different because…”

Supplies:

  • Hot glue gun
  • Scissors
  • Craft foam
  • Small dowel rods

See the full tutorial here at Frazzled Joy.

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41. Craft Foam Heart Foxes

Personalize this clever fox for your valentine as a fun valentine card crafts for kids.

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Category: This would be a fun activity to have the student identify which animal category the fox is in (forest animal) as well as identify other animals in the forest animal category. You could also give them multiple-choice options to choose from, such as:

  • Category: ocean animal, jungle animal, arctic animal, or forest animal
  • Identify animals in the forest category: octopus, penguin, black bear, deer, camel, walrus, shark, squirrel, hippopotamus, owl

Supplies:

  • Four craft foam heart shapes
  • Black cardstock paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Optional embellishments

See the full tutorial here at Glued to my Crafts Blog.

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Blank Cards

42. Color Me Valentine Printables Classroom Cards

Just print and color as many as you need.

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Requesting and Color Identification: This activity would be great for working on requesting. You can even have a sentence starter for your child or student, such as “Can I have…” or “I want…” 

  • “Can I have the red color?”
  • “I want the blue crayon.”

Supplies:

  • Free printable
  • Coloring supplies

See the full tutorial here at A Mom’s Take.

43. Free Printable Valentine

Attach a pencil to this printable, and it’s done!

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Social Skills: This activity would be great to have a discussion about giving and receiving compliments. You could use a sentence starter, such as “I like…” , “You are…”, Thank you…” 

  • “I like how you are always smiling at me.”
  • “You are a very sweet person.”
  • “Thank you for always listening to me.”

Supplies:

  • Printable template
  • Coloring supplies

See the full tutorial here at True Life I’m a Teacher.

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Sheet of Cardstock

44. Easy Heart Shaped Painting Craft

Grab your card stock and paint for this fun craft!

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Articulation: Any Sound This heart shaped painting activity would be great for any child or student working on a sound because you could have them “earn” their different paint by practicing a word from a word list. You can have your child or student say 1 word or 5 words to “earn” a different paint. 

  • Give them a word with their sound in it to practice. (word level)
  • Give them a phrase with their sound in it to practice. (phrase level)
  • Have them put their words with their sound in them into a sentence. (sentence level)

Supplies:

  • Cardstock
  • Extra piece of paper
  • Tape
  • Paint
  • Round sponge brush or regular paint brush

See the full tutorial here at The Chirping Moms.

45. Valentine Crown

A fun crown that your students can wear!

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Compare & Contrast: Are you making more than one crown or have multiple kids in a group? Then be sure to have your child or student compare and contrast their crown with others’ crowns. To help foster comparing & contrasting you can use a compare & contrast graphic organizer or use a sentence starter to help the child compare & contrast.

  • “These crowns are similar because…”
  • “These crowns are different because…”

Supplies:

  • Construction paper
  • White cardstock
  • Printable heart templates
  • Scissors
  • Optional: decorating supplies

See the full tutorial here at Paper and Glue.

Bubble Wrap

46. Heart Art with Bubble Wrap

What a fun way to use bubble wrap with your students.

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Describing: This activity would be good for working on describing. To help with this skill you could use a describing board with different colors, shapes, sizes and help the child or student describe what they made.

  • Name the item
  • Identify colors
  • Identify shapes
  • Identify sizes
  • Identify how it feels
  • Identify the category

Supplies:

  • Wax paper
  • Acrylic paint
  • 2 Sheets of white cardstock
  • Bubble Wrap

See the full tutorial here at Twitchetts.

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Unique Valentines

47. Friendship Rock Hearts

Make Valentine’s Day extra special with a keepsake Fingerprint Rock for a fun valentine card crafts for kids!

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Story Retell: This would be a great activity to work on story retell. You and the child could take turns creating stories about your heart rocks. Then take turns retelling each other’s stories. It might be helpful to have either a blank story retell graphic organizer or sentence starters to retell the story.

  • “First the … heart rock …”
  • “Then the … heart rock …”
  • “Next, the … heart rock …”
  • Lastly the … heart rock …”

Supplies:

  • Rocks
  • Paint
  • Black marker

See the full tutorial here at Red Ted Art.

48. Paper Plate Heart Sewing Craft

This unique craft will keep your students busy.

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Requesting and Color Identification: This activity would be great for working on requesting. You can even have a sentence starter for your child or student, such as “Can I have…” or “I want…” 

  • “Can I have the red yarn?”
  • “I want the blue yarn.”

Supplies:

  • Paper plates
  • Scissors
  • Hole punch
  • Yarn

See the full tutorial here at I Heart Crafty Things.

Cute Handprint Card

49. Handprint Valentine

An easy and cute card that is unique to each student.

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Social Skills: This activity would be great to have a discussion about giving and receiving compliments. You could use a sentence starter, such as “I like…” , “You are…”, Thank you…” 

  • “I like how you are always smiling at me.”
  • “You are a very sweet person.”
  • “Thank you for always listening to me.”
handprint-valentine

Supplies:

  • Purple cardstock
  • Pink cardstock
  • Black Sharpie
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Glue

See the full tutorial here at The Best Ideas for Kids Blog.

50. Folded Handprint Valentine’s Card

Decorate this fun handprint card to make it just the way you want it.

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Compare & Contrast: Are you making more than one handprint card or have multiple kids in a group? Then be sure to have your child or student compare and contrast their cards with others’ cards. To help foster comparing & contrasting you can use a compare & contrast graphic organizer or use a sentence starter to help the child compare & contrast.

  • “These cards are similar because…”
  • “These cards are different because…”

Supplies:

  • Pink Construction Paper
  • Glue
  • White Paper
  • Markers
  • Glitter Glue
  • Pencil
  • Scissors

See the full tutorial here at When Is Dinner.

Heart Valentine’s Card

51. Bouquet of Hearts Card

The perfect card for anyone to receive.

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Describing: This activity would be good for working on describing. To help with this skill you could use a describing board with different colors, shapes, sizes and help the child or student describe what they made.

  • Name the item
  • Identify colors
  • Identify shapes
  • Identify sizes
  • Identify how it feels
  • Identify the category

Supplies:

  • White construction paper
  • Colored paper
  • Markers
  • Ribbon
  • Glue dots or white glue

See the full tutorial here at Make and Takes.

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Heart Stickers

52. Paper Heart Love Tree

A fun and simple way to make a valentine.

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Articulation: Any Sound This paper heart tree activity would be great for any child or student working on a sound because you could have them “earn” their different hearts by practicing a word from a word list. You can have your child or student say 1 word or 5 words to “earn” a different paint. 

  • Give them a word with their sound in it to practice. (word level)
  • Give them a phrase with their sound in it to practice. (phrase level)
  • Have them put their words with their sound in them into a sentence. (sentence level)

Supplies:

  • Free Tree Branch printable
  • Colored Printer
  • White cardstock
  • Glue
  • Heart stickers

See the full tutorial here at Glued To My Crafts Blog.

53. Valentine Heart Paper Plate Wreath Craft

This could be a great craft to decorate the classroom for a fun valentine card crafts for kids.

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Requesting and Color Identification: This activity would be great for working on requesting. You can even have a sentence starter for your child or student, such as “Can I have…” or “I want…” 

  • “Can I have the red crayon?”
  • “I want a small pink heart.”

Supplies:

  • Foam heart stickers
  • Red Heart Ribbon
  • Valentine Stampers
  • Red, pink, and purple crayons
  • Glitter Heart Stickers

See the full tutorial here at Glitter On a Dime.

Heart Crafty Things

54. Heart Suncatcher

A perfect craft for practicing the heart shape.

Speech and Language Ideas: 

Articulation: Any Sound This paper heart tree activity would be great for any child or student working on a sound because you could have them “earn” their different hearts by practicing a word from a word list. You can have your child or student say 1 word or 5 words to “earn” a different paint. 

  • Give them a word with their sound in it to practice. (word level)
  • Give them a phrase with their sound in it to practice. (phrase level)
  • Have them put their words with their sound in them into a sentence. (sentence level)

Supplies:

  • Red paper
  • Clear contact paper
  • Tissue paper squares
  • Sequins, glitter, other relatively flat embellishments

See the full tutorial here at Happiness Is Homemade.

In Conclusion: Valentine Card Crafts for Kids

This list of handmade valentines is a perfect gift for someone this Valentine’s Day.

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Monday 7th of February 2022

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Wednesday 26th of January 2022

Thank you. Looking forward to using the visual cues for describing.

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