Valentine’s Day is coming up, and since it coincides with February half term this year, you may be looking for some simple and fun crafty ideas to keep the kids busy at home for the week. Why not use Valentines Day theme for your inspiration… there are so many cute and loveable arts, crafts and baking ideas out there that your kids will love.

Here are a few of the best ideas that caught our eye. Get ready for some fun Valentines Day crafts with the kids!

Work together to make some Glitter heart crayon with the kids. After you’re finished, they can use them to draw and colour some cards and pictures for their loved ones.

Use the free printable provided to make A cute heart themed fish picture – this is soo cute and colourful, and something my daughter will definitely love to make.

If you’re looking for a really sweet Valentines Day card idea, why not try making these Jar of hearts Valentine’s Day cards – the finished result looks amazing!

Decorate your house for the occasion, by making this Valentine’s Day wreath craft with the kids using scrunched up tissues.

Get baking with the kids and make these yummy Pink heart shaped cupcakes – baking together is a great way to spend quality time together, and then you can enjoy eating the delicious results together. Win win!

Make these Valentines thumb print heart bookmarks with the kids, they will have a practical use once you’re done crafting together and will help encourage their love of reading.

Use the free template to make this super cute Valentines Panda picture together with the kids

Teach your child some basic sign language by making this Sign language Valentine’s Day card together and encourage them to practise the guesture, to learn how to sign “I love you” 🥰

Use some small beads and pipe cleaners to practise threading and make these Beaded heart decorations – this activity is brilliant for fine motor skills, and will keep your child busy and focused for quite a while as they get it all finished.

Mix whatever spices you have in the kitchen to make some scented paints, this is a great way for kids to explore the different spices and you can use the paint to create these Valentines heart cards

We hope you have fun with these ideas!

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