Valentine's Activities for Kids

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Valentine's Day Activities for Kids

Are you looking for some fun Half Term and Valentine's Day activities for kids? We have rounded up some easy recipes, crafts and other fun for home.

Cooking up a treat!

Easy Jam Tarts from BBC Good Food

These easy jam tarts are ready in just 30 minutes if you use ready-made pastry. It’s a bake that’s quick enough to hold the attention of little ones, and jammy enough to be a big hit. Kids will love rolling and cutting out hearts to decorate the tops.

Love Bug Biscuits from BBC Good Food

Decorate heart-shaped biscuits in a new way: with a bit of icing, they can be turned into cute love bug biscuits. The detail involved means this recipe is better suited to slightly older children, but even if the results are less than perfect, they are bound to be equally admired.

Easy Mini Emoji Breakfast Pancakes from hello, wonderful

Make these cute emoji breakfast pancakes as a breakfast treat. They're so easy and guaranteed to make everyone smile!

Heart Fruit Salad from Design Nutrition

How attractive and inviting is this Watermelon Heart Fruit Salad – made using a heart cookie cutter, and your favorite pink and red fruits. Strawberries, watermelon and even grapes all work well.


Valentine's Crafts

Air Dry Clay Pinch Pots

We spotted these gorgeous pinch pots made from air dry clay on the Discount School Supply Instagram page. You can create these using air dry clay and gems, paint or glitter!

Pom Pom Love Bugs

How cute are these little pom pom love bugs?! You can find out how to make them over on Tonya Staab's blog here.

Valentine's Heart Wreath

Why not get creative and create your own Valentine's wreath? There are many different ways you can create a wreath, but we have spotted a couple which we think look great. This pretty wreath from Design Improvised uses foam heart stickers and you can use a cardboard circle or even a paper plate for the backing.

Hand Hearts Craft

How cute are these hand hearts? Find out how to make them here

Floating Dry Erase Hearts Experiment

This 2 ingredient science experiment from Active Littles looks lots of fun. You can try this with hearts to make it Valentine's Day themed!

Melted Crayon Heart Paintings

We love this idea from The Artful Parent. Made using melted crayons you can make these beautiful stained glass effect creations.Find out how to make them here.

Valentine's Suncatchers

Books and Giggles has put together a fab roundup of Valentine's Suncatcher craft ideas which you can find here.

Free Valentine's Day Colouring Printables

Download our Valentine's Printable Colouring Sheets here.


We hope we have helped to spread the love this Valentine's Day! Enjoy these creations with your children at home!

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