Homemade Valentines

This is a super fun holiday all about showing love for each other. My kids love making homemade valentines for their friends and so I rounded up our favorites for this year. Simple, cute, and cheap. WIN!

Love Bug Valentine


Gummy worms (or other gummy bug)



Snack bags

Stapler and staples

We found a bunch of free printable’s for this valentine online but my kids also wrote out a few of their own just for fun. Either fill out or create your own “to” and “from” card, fill up snack baggie with your bugs and seal, fold card-stock printable over the top and staple it to the baggie. Viola! Super cute and tasty.


Race Car Valentines



Hole punch


Toy cars

Markers or colored pencils

My girls loved this one for the boys. We found a value pack of cars at the store and they decorated the cards by hand. We hole punched a hole on either side of the car and tied them on. It was almost too easy and I am sure the boys who received them loved it!


You Blow Me Away Valentines



Toy recorders (bundle pack from the dollar section)


Markers or pencils

And tape

Of course kids love anything that make a super obnoxious sound so this valentine was a big winner. We found bundle packs of these small recorders at Walmart in the dollar section. After tracing a heart template, the kids were able to trace and cut out hearts of their own to write on and tape to the recorders. Cute, cheap, and noisy!

What homemade Valentines have been winners at your house?

About Grace:

Grace was born and brought up in Bessemer, Alabama but has a great love for exploring new places. She has been married for 8 years and has 3 kids, expecting number 4 in December. Having been a student off and on for the last 10 years she is excited to say that she is finally graduating from BYU-Idaho with a degree in Marriage and Family Counseling this year. She loves to learn and share what she learns with as many people as possible. Strengthening and encouraging positive relationships with couples and families is a life goal and passion. Her biggest hobby is her family and finding new and fun ways to accomplish the above life goal in her home.

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