It isn’t always easy coming up with fun, creative, and clever Valentines. But instead of scouring Pinterest for classroom Valentine’s day ideas, check out this awesome list.
We’ve added a bit of everything, including DIY ideas, candy, healthy snacks, and cute goodies. In other words, we have all the inspiration you need, so gather your kiddos and family around, and get crafty!
1. Sweet Valentine Printable Tag
If you’re after the cutest Valentine ideas for your kid’s friends, classmates, neighbors, or teachers, check out these printable classroom Valentines. All you have to do is choose the suitable printable and add a candy, baked goodie, or treat to make super cute classroom Valentines.
Get the Sweet Valentine Printable Tag from Skip to My Lou.
2. Easy DIY Valentines Garland
If you’re a teacher, let us help you decorate your classroom, and your kids can join in. After all, the x and o technique is easy to follow and creates the cutest garland that can fill a large space.
Find out how to make the Easy DIY Valentines Garland on Red Ted Art.
3. Conversation Heart BFFs
Thanks to their quirky characters, your kids will love these conversation-heart BFFs. And you’ll love them because they’re easy and quick to make with free printable designs. Also, there’s room for a cute little message.
Just imagine your little ones making their heart BFFs and getting them to have little interactions together!
Get the details for Conversation Heart BFFs from Red Ted Art.
4. Blow Me a Kiss Valentines
You’d be surprised by how cute gumballs and Hershey kisses look together! This craft is also super easy and fun, so you can make it for your kid’s entire class. Also, the printable classroom Valentines feature the cutest “Blow Me a Kiss Valentine!” cards!
Learn more about the Blow Me a Kiss Valentines from The Frugal Girls.
5. Star Wars Valentines With Lightsabers
Lightsabers make for the coolest classroom Valentines. Okay, they’re glowsticks, but they’re still cool. Also, kids will go crazy over the Star Wars-themed printable templates! This gift is a great option for girls and boys and won’t take up much of your time.
Read more about Star Wars Valentines With Lightsabers on Skip to My Lou.
6. Heart Maze Valentine’s Day Cards
Who doesn’t love a fun pun! We know we do, which is why we’ve picked this adorable kids’ Valentine’s gift. The printable card says, “you are an a-maze-ing friend,” get it? Also, you can pair it with a fun heart maze toy. How cute!
Get the free printable for the Heart Maze Valentine’s Day Cards That’s What Che Said.
7. DIY Recycled Seed Paper Heart Valentines
Do you want Valentine’s ideas that your kids can make and have fun with? You’ll love these seed paper hearts! Also, who doesn’t love a fun way to recycle old newspapers?
Pair the hearts with the free printable; you’ve got yourself the cutest classroom Valentine ideas! Just be sure to make them ahead of time so they can dry.
Find the instructions for the DIY Recycled Seed Paper Heart Valentines on JAMONKEY.
8. You’re the Bomb Valentine
Makeshift candy dynamites are another one of our fantastic classroom Valentines. And don’t worry because the only thing exploding will be the candy’s flavor! If you’re a fan of silly but adorable puns, we have a feeling the “You’re the Bomb!” card will win you over!
Get the step-by-step instructions for You’re the Bomb Valentine from The Bald Chick.
9. A Girly Valentine
The search for girly classroom Valentines is over. Just picture nail files, nail polish, and a cheesy yet cute printable card like “You Nail’ed it” or “You’re a TOE’tally Special Friend.” The girls will love it, and they’ll have fun painting each other’s little nails!
You can find the details for A Girly Valentine on Simply Living.
10. “Sip Sip Hooray” Birthday Silly Straws
We know the little bugs will go crazy over these silly straws! And the classroom Valentines add that final touch. Also, we love how versatile these classrooms Valentines are. After all, you can use the printable that says “IT’S MY BIG DAY!” or “IT’S VALENTINE’S DAY!”
Learn more about “Sip Sip Hooray” Birthday Silly Straws from Plucky MOMO.
11. Valentine iPod Printables
One of our cute ideas is the Valentine iPod printables. We don’t know about you, but boxed candy hearts that double as iPods sound so creative!
And as always, you’ll find a free printable, so these classroom Valentines shouldn’t take up much time if you’re a busy mom.
Get the details for Valentine’s iPod Printables on Home By Heidi.
12. “YOU’RE A-DOUGH-RABLE” PLAY DOH VALENTINE PRINTABLE
Do you want a classroom Valentine that doesn’t include a sweet or candy? If so, playdough is one of the best ideas. Also, it requires no effort from you, and kids find it super fun!
But these wouldn’t be Valentine’s day ideas without the quirky wordplay. So, don’t forget the free printable that says, “You’re A-dough-rable.”
Read more about the “YOU’RE A-DOUGH-RABLE” PLAY DOH VALENTINE PRINTABLE on Crayons & Cravings.
13. Valentine Slime
If there’s one thing you can count on kids loving, it’s slime. So, why not use an easy slime recipe to spread the joy within your kid’s classroom?
Don’t hesitate to get your kids to help; slime is one of the most fun crafts for them to experiment with. Also, we appreciate the rhyme in the “Slime for my Valentine” printable.
Find the details for Valentine Slime on Crayons and Cravings.
14. Blow My Heart Up – Bubble Gum Valentine Craft
If you want a super easy and fun craft with a free printable and a video tutorial, we’ve got you. Make these bubble gum gifts in see-through hearts. And don’t forget the “You Blow My Heart Up” card!
Read more about the Blow My Heart Up – Bubble Gum Valentine Craft on Smart School House.
15. I’m Nuts About You Valentine Printable
If you’re after some last-minute classroom Valentines, check out this simple nut gift idea. Instead of giving out candy, nuts are healthy snacks. But what makes this idea perfect for Valentine’s day is the “I’m NUTS about you” free printable!
Learn about the I’m Nuts About You Valentine Printable from Around My Family Table.
16. Bookmark Valentines
Other classroom Valentine ideas include free printable bookmarks. And you already know they have funny lines that’ll have you smiling and rolling your eyes simultaneously.
For instance, one printable read: “Peas be my Valentine,” and the other says: “I’m Donuts about you.”
Get the details for these bookmark Valentines from Brooklyn Active Mama.
17. We Were “Mint” to Be Friends Valentine
If your kid’s classroom is full of children and you’re on a budget, you can still make these Valentine’s day gifts. Pair the “we were mint to be friends” free printable with a mint, and voila!
Also, your kiddo will only be glad to sign their name on the classroom Valentine’scards. What a beautiful celebration of friendship!
Read more about We Were “Mint” to Be Friends Valentines on Really, Are You Serious?
18. Easy DIY Valentine’s Cards
Are you not a fan of quirky puns? No problem, this is one of the fanciest classroom Valentine ideas we have for you. Just print the Valentine card template, and add the classy foil-wrapped candy. Also, there are many ways to customize this Valentine’s day craft.
Find the Easy DIY Valentine’s Cards on Darcy Miller.
19. Free Printable Valentines
Preschoolers and kindergarteners love sweet classroom Valentine’s ideas. So, why not get them Hershey’s Hugs and Kisses, Jolly Ranchers, or Gummy Worms? After all, it’s okay to enjoy a little treat every once in a while!
Also, you’ll find a love bugs printable among other Valentine’s Day-themed ones to go with the candy.
Find the Free Printable Valentines on Shanty 2 Chic.
20. Valentine Monster Pencils and Free Printable
These monster pencils are some of our favorite crafts and cutest ideas. With an affordable cute pen, you can create the monster head. Also, we love how the printable looks like a little flag that kids can wave around!
Get the instructions for Valentine Monster Pencils and Free Printable from The 36 Thavenue.
21. Unicorn Valentines
Any creative mommy will probably appreciate these creative classroom Valentine’s day ideas. If your daughter is in her unicorn phase, she’s in for a treat, a rainbow lollipop, to be exact. You’d be surprised as to how it makes the perfect horn for a printable unicorn!
Read more about Unicorn Valentines on Skip to My Lou.
Finally, we hope that these classroom Valentine’s ideas have given you exactly what you need, whether that’s a simple craft, fun toys, healthy food, or tasty candy and chocolate. These great ideas are a wonderful way to spread the love within your kid’s classroom!
22. Valentine’s Day Card and Pencil
Since Valentine’s Day is all about sharing gifts, you can encourage your students to make cute cards and give them to their friends.
This idea is pretty simple and doesn’t require many materials. They’ll merely cut paper into the shape of hearts and add two holes to fit the pencil. Next, they’ll slide the cute pencil through the heart, and voila! It’s ready to be shared.
Get the tutorial for Valentine’s Day Card and Pencil on shewearsmanyhats.com.
23. Cupid’s Heart Glow Stick Valentine
Glow sticks are a favorite for kids, and they’re safe to deal with. As a fun group activity, you can make small Valentine gifts so that the kids can share them with their loved ones.
You’ll need Valentine printables, glow sticks, glue, and scissors.
Check the guide for Cupid’s Heart Glow Stick Valentines on honeyandlime.co.
24. Cute Monster Valentine
This idea has a cute monster theme that kids will love. You’ll need ready Valentine printouts, eye finger puppets, and an adhesive material.
Although this project doesn’t involve much handy work, kids love it because of its adorable design.
Read more about Cute Monster Valentines on justagirlandherblog.com.
25. You Rule Valentine
In this project, the kids will make cute giveaways using rulers. It includes no candy, so it’s a healthy alternative to many other ideas. In addition, it’s simple as they only have to stick pink rulers through printed cards.
Find out more about You Rule Valentine on crayonsandcravings.com.
26. Valentine’s Glitter Goo
Kids love to play with goo, so they’ll enjoy doing this project. Although it might get too messy for your liking, it’ll improve the students’ artistic skills and increase their love for their school.
Of course, you’ll have to do a few steps on your own before you involve the kids, like mixing glue and borax, for example.
Check the step-by-step guide for Valentine’s Glitter Goo on thegunnysack.com.
27. You Color My World Valentine
This idea is more suitable for kindergartners and preschoolers for its simplicity. You can give each kid three or four crayons to stick to their Valentine’s card.
As for the card, you can either make it yourself or print ready-made ones that say “you color my world” at the top. Then, after the kids are finished, they can give their handmade cards to whoever they want.
Get the tutorial for You Color My World Valentines on diycandy.com.
28. Friendship Rocks for Valentine’s Day
As a creative take on the usual paper projects, you can try this rock one instead. All you’ll need is rocks and red acrylic paint.
Next, tell your students to dip their fingers in the paint and create a heart shape with their fingerprints. You can also write names with a black marker on the rocks to personalize the gifts.
Read more about Friendship Rocks for Valentine’s Day on redtedart.com.
29. Baby Shark Valentines
We have to admit we all got that song stuck in our heads for some time. Since kids are seemingly obsessed with the baby shark song, you can include it in this year’s Valentine’s Day crafts.
As for materials, you’ll need gummy shark candy and printable to create those small gifts.
Check the tutorial for Baby Shark Valentines on happinessishomemade.net.
30. 3D Optical Illusion Heart Art
All you’ll need for this project is lined paper, markers, and pencils. Next, you can show the kids how to create a 3D illusion using lines. It’s simple, fun, and never fails to impress little kids.
Check the step-by-step guide to 3D Optical Illusion Heart Art on pinstripeysocks.com.
31. Water Bottle Love Bugs
This idea is more suitable for older kids because it includes many details and handy work. The kids will create adorable love bugs using old water bottles.
They can also add a magical touch to their project and put glow sticks inside the bottles so that they’ll glow in the dark. The results will be perfect as Valentine’s Day giveaways.
Find out more about Water Bottle Love Bugs on onelittleproject.com.
32. Pokemon Valentines
The Pokemon mania is seemingly still ongoing among the young generations. That’s why some kids will be ecstatic about this project.
It includes printing Pokemon balls and letting the kids cut them into the shape of cards. This project will take no time, and you’ll love the results.
Get the tutorial for Pokemon Valentines on cutesycrafts.com.
33. Paper Heart Wreath
Instead of each student creating a gift on their own, you can let them make this beautiful heart wreath and decorate the class with it.
Of course, they’ll need your supervision because of the cutting and stapling, but the teamwork will be enjoyable for them.
Check the step-by-step guide for Paper Heart Wreath on onelittleproject.com.
34. Heart Windsock Craft
Another creative idea that’ll look stunning on your classroom’s walls is this windsock craft. The students will have a field day creating it as they’ll get to work together.
Also, it doesn’t require any artistic skills, so it’s suitable for preschoolers and kindergartners.
Read more about Heart Windsock Craft on iheartcraftythings.com.
35. Valentine Ladybug Craft
This idea will require some supervision and hard work on your side, but it’ll be forever memorable for the little kids.
After finishing, you can hang all of the students’ crafts on a bulletin board. The best part is that each gift includes a student’s picture, so it’s a personalized craft.
Get the tutorial for Valentine Ladybug Craft on thebestideasforkids.com.
36. Tissue Paper Heart Wreath
If you have a limited budget for this year’s Valentine’s Day crafts, you can attempt this tissue paper wreath with the kids.
The best part is that they’ll work together; accordingly, the project will improve their teamwork skills. Also, the result will look fantastic on the classroom’s wall.
Find out more about Tissue Paper Heart Wreath on happinessishomemade.net.
37. Wriggly Heart Snake Craft
This project is creative, fun to make, and looks lovely. It might be too challenging for kindergartners, but it works just fine for older kids.
They’ll cut papers in the shape of a heart and stick them together in a way that looks like a snake’s body. Also, they can stick a sweet message on each heart.
Check the tutorial for Wriggly Heart Snake Craft on artycraftykids.com.
38. Valentine’s Day Fingerprint Canvas
The kids will paint a huge canvas with their fingerprints in this project. This way, each student will put their artistic touch on the painting, but without making too much mess. Also, this idea doesn’t require any creative talents, so it’s perfect for toddlers.
Read more about Valentine’s Day Fingerprint Canvas on artsyfartsymama.com.
39. Valentine’s Day Pencil Toppers
Those pencil toppers are ideal for kids since they’ll get to use them during their school days. Also, they aren’t much of a challenge to make. Also, you can easily cut the heart shapes yourself if you don’t own a Cricut machine.
Check the tutorial for Valentine’s Day Pencil Toppers on artsyfartsymama.com.
40. Snail Hearts
Those snail hearts are cute and perfect as Valentine’s Day gifts for little kids. You’ll only need pink and green construction paper, scissors, and glue.
You can let the kids draw the snails, then cut them yourself to avoid injuries. All in all, you’ll have a fun day creating those crafts.
Find out more about Snail Hearts on craftymorning.com.
41. Cardboard Roll Heart Stamps
If you have old cardboard rolls, you can use them for this idea. The kids will merely stamp hearts on a massive piece of paper using the rolls.
Since it doesn’t require any skills, it’s perfect for kindergartners. After they’re finished, you can hang the piece of art in the classroom.
Get the tutorial for Cardboard Roll Heart Stamps on housingaforest.com.
Now that you have enough ideas for this year’s Valentine’s Day, you can have a field day with your students doing an art project!