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22 Heart-themed Kids' Crafts for Valentine's Day

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Get crafty

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Get crafty

One of the best things about Valentine's Day: it's the perfect excuse to do up some over-the-top cute crafts.

We've rounded up some of our favorites — and they aren't just for tiny kids, either. Even teenagers will have fun with these valentine projects.

Updated on 2/8/17

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Sweet straws

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Sweet straws

This is a great craft to make and use on Valentine's Day. You can purchase red-and-white straws at a craft store, and print these simple, heart-shaped templates on Papermash. Then you can embellish them with stickers and more.

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Sugar cookie bracelets

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Sugar cookie bracelets

There is nothing better than a craft you can eat! Create these delectable sugar cookie bracelets, and enjoy a few cookies while you're at it.

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Hanging hearts bouquet

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Hanging hearts bouquet

Grab some scrapbook paper, and get cutting. This hanging bouquet will look beautiful in your child's room or hanging above the dining room table.

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3-D heart art

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3-D heart art

A simple craft, this is created using heart cutout paper and raised adhesive dots.

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Felt hair clips

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Felt hair clips

Grab a few hair clips and Valentine's-colored felt to make these cutesy little hair clips your child can wear all year long.

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Paint chip heart garland

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Paint chip heart garland

One of the more popular heart crafts, this garland is made using paint samples and a heart-shaped punch.

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Burlap Valentine's heart

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Burlap Valentine's heart

A craft best suited for older children, this creation is made using burlap, newspaper, foam and a whole lot of glue.

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DIY Valentine's Day cards

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DIY Valentine's Day cards

Don't buy your kiddos Valentine's Day cards when they can make their own. Cut out some hearts, and encourage the world of creation.

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Chevron heart

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Chevron heart

This is a great craft for older kids, and you can also have younger kids paint the heart after you've stenciled on the design.

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Heart attack

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Heart attack

Help your kids send a "heart attack" to someone they love. Cut out various-shaped hearts, and ship them to wherever their hearts desire.

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Kiss me

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Kiss me

Grab some wooden letters and a wooden heart, and let them paint, Mod Podge and craft away.

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Valentine teacup and saucers

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Valentine teacup and saucers

Any child who knows how to draw a heart can create these adorable teacups and saucers using a Sharpie marker and a blank canvas.

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Wired heart art

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Wired heart art

Cut and shape a wire hanger into a heart, and let the kiddos craft away (with your supervision, of course).

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The ABCs of love

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The ABCs of love

You can either print out this ABC template or encourage kids to learn to create their own. And definitely don't forget the candy-shaped chocolate!

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Heart trees

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Heart trees

Styrofoam cones aren't just for Christmas anymore. Help your kiddos cut and glue hearts onto a tree for pretty little home decorations.

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Cupcake-lined hearts

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Cupcake-lined hearts

Use cupcake liners and heart stickers or create your own for cards or for Valentine's Day ribbons.

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Butterfly heart wings

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Butterfly heart wings

Made out of construction paper, these adorable butterflies are fun to make and give.

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Heart hands

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Heart hands

The perfect craft for little ones, these heart hands are something you'll cherish for years to come.

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Heart stamps

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Heart stamps

Another craft for toddlers, this is an inexpensive creation using empty toilet paper rolls.

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Valentine's tic-tac-toe

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Valentine's tic-tac-toe

A craft that ends in play is the perfect craft for kids!

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Heart hat

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Heart hat

Older girls and teens will enjoy making headbands and hats they can wear. You may even want to do one as well, as they are quite fashionable.

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Hearts Valentine pinnable

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Hearts Valentine pinnable

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