Valentine’s Day is a great opportunity to spend with kids and show them how much you love them. There are lots of simple activities you can do with your children to have a good time. There are 15 of our favorite fun valentine’s day activities below. Pick your favorites and have tons of fun.
Here are a few ideas for fun Valentine activities for kids:
Have a valentine’s day party: This is a fun way to celebrate the holiday with your kids and their friends. You could have a heart-themed craft, play Valentine’s Day-themed games, other Valentine themed activities, and serve sweet treats.
Make Valentine’s Day cards: This is a fun and creative activity that kids can do to show their loved ones how much they care. You can provide them with simple materials such as construction paper, stickers, markers, white paper hearts, other colorful hearts (like these free printable conversation hearts), and other craft supplies and let them get creative and make some diy homemade valentines.
Go on a Valentine’s Day scavenger hunt: This is a fun and active way to celebrate the holiday with your kids. Hide Valentine’s Day-themed items around the house or yard and let your kids go on a scavenger hunt to find them.
Have a movie night: Watch a romantic or family-friendly movie together and snuggle up with some popcorn and Valentine’s Day treats. This is a great activity that will be fantastic fun for the entire family.
Bake cookies or other sweet treats: Get your kids involved in the kitchen and bake some delicious Valentine’s Day treats together. You can get some heart shaped cookie cutters and make heart-shaped cookies, chocolate-covered strawberries, or other sweet treats for lots of valentine fun. You can wrap these sweet treats in celophane and hand them out for Valentine’s day to friends and family. Use these free printable Valentine tags to attach to them for some added decoration.
Have a Valentine’s Day craft day – let the kids make their own heart-shaped crafts using construction paper, glitter, and other materials. Use these valentine crafts as DIY decorations to place around your home. You can use a heart shape cutout in your crafts.
Have a Valentine’s Day tea party – set up a small table with tea, cookies, and other snacks and have the kids dress up in their finest outfits for a special tea party.
Have a Valentine’s Day dance party – put on some fun, upbeat music and let the kids dance and have fun together. Join in with them and this will be fun for the whole family. This is an easy way to get in some exercise too!
Have a Valentine’s Day picnic – pack a special lunch and snacks and head outside to enjoy a picnic together on a nice day.
Play Valentine’s Day-themed games – such as a memory game with heart-shaped cards or a Valentine’s Day version of charades.
Have a Valentine’s Day photo shoot – set up a fun backdrop and props and let the kids take turns posing for cute Valentine’s Day photos.
Make a Valentine’s Day time capsule – have the kids collect special items and memories from the day and put them in a box to be opened and enjoyed in the future such as next year’s Valentine’s Day.
Color some DIY Valentine Cards – use these free printable foldable Valentine coloring cards. Color them in for the special people in your life with the kids and give them as DIY valentines. There are also some free printable 5 x 7 Valentine cards to color that you can get here.
Make a Valentine’s Day themed breakfast together – try making one of these fun Valentine’s day breakfasts with your kids to kick of Valentine’s Day in a fun and delicious way. This is a fun Valentine activity for kids of all ages. Older kids can do much of the cooking themselves and younger kids can help out.
Do this Valentine’s Day handprint art. These are super fun for young children to make with their little hands for their grandparents or parents for Valentine’s day. They also make wonderful DIY decorations and keepsakes. They are also a great way to see how much your kids have grown from year to year.
I hope you enjoy all of these happy valentine’s day activities and that they give you lots of valentine’s day ideas to do with your kids for much fun.
Printables for Valentine’s Day
Did you know there are lots of free printables for Valentines Day on this site that you can get to help you to have a happy valentine’s day? First, you can get these free printable heart templates are great for using for heart activities or heart crafts with kids for Valentine’s Day. There are three different sizes so you are sure to find the size you need to make a Valentine card, or other fun activities for Valentine’s Day. There are so many different fun ideas you can use these hearts for to have a great time with your kids on Valentine’s Day making a simple Valentine craft.
You can get some free printable Valentine’s day candy bar wrappers to use as Valentine’s Day party favors. There are three different sizes to choose from. Wrap them over Hershey bars and hand them out as sweet treats.
You can get some Valentine’s Day cards that have conversation hearts on them in various different colors. Print out as many of them as you want or need. There are also matching Valentine’s Day gift tags and coupons as well. Use the coupons as a fun DIY Valentine gift idea.
There are some free printable Valentine tags here. Attach them to homemade treats that you have made and hand them out to your family and friends for Valentine’s Day.
Get these free printable Valentine’s Day coupons for kids and adults. Use the pre-filled coupons or fill in the blank ones with whatever you would like, then you can make a coupon book and give them to your kids as a Valentine’s day gift.
There are some free printable Valentine’s Day water bottle labels that you can attach to water bottles that you serve at a Valentine’s Day party or event. Or just put them in your kids lunch on Valentine’s Day. They will be surprised to see the special label on their water bottles.
Get a free printable Happy Valentine’s Day banner that you can use as a DIY Valentine’s decoration in your home, for a Valentine’s Day party or anywhere else that you want to decorate for Valentine’s Day.
You can see all of the free printables for Valentine’s Day from one page here. As new ones are added to the site, they will be linked there.
Please note these printables are for personal use only. You do not have permission to sell them for profit or claim them as your own design.
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