When your kids are home on Valentine’s Day, they’ll likely feel inspired to do some Valentine’s Day-themed things. Luckily there are many easy ways to fill their free time on Valentine’s Day with fun crafts and activities. If you want to keep your kids from being bored on Valentine’s Day, check out these 10 Fun Valentine’s Day Activities for Kids!
10 Fun Valentine’s Day Activities for Kids
1. Bake Cookies
Fun Valentine’s Day activities for kids don’t have to be complex! Keep things simple and just work with the kids to bake heart-shaped cookies! Then have fun decorating them with pink, white, and red icing!
2. Watch a Movie
An excellent way to keep kids busy on any holiday is to set them up with a movie. If you don’t own any Valentine’s themed movies, you’re sure to be able to find a great one on Netflix or Amazon!
If you’re looking for Valentine’s Day activities for kids that you’ll also enjoy, why not do some coloring? Your kids can color in a fun Valentine’s themed book, while you color one of the many fun adult coloring books that are available!
4. Make Heart-Shaped Paper Crafts
Making heart-shaped paper crafts is a lovely way to spend Valentine’s Day! Kids can easily make their own wreaths, garlands, or heart-shaped paper animals.
5. Play with Valentine’s Colored Playdough
Kids love playing with playdough! As a result, fun Valentine’s Day activities for kids can be any requiring dough! Either stock up on pink and red commercial playdough, or easily make your own playdough at home!
6. Read a Valentine’s Story
It’s always fun to read, and there are tons of lovely Valentine’s books for kids available. Borrow some from the library, buy a few, or download some to your e-reader for your kids to read with you, or if they’re old enough, by themselves.
7. Make Homemade Valentines
When thinking of fun Valentine’s Day activities for kids, don’t forget a classic- making Valentines! Whether you’re making these ahead of time to be taken to class or on the big day to give to family, kids will have fun making their own valentines!
8. Make Jewelry
Jewelry-making is a wonderful opportunity for creativity! Your kids can make jewelry out of beads, macaroni, rubber bands, or a variety of other materials. Try to stick to Valentine’s colors, or to heart-shaped themes.
9. Make a Heart-Shaped Bird Feeder
Did you know that February is actually National Bird-Feeding Month? You can celebrate it and Valentine’s at the same time by working with the kids to make a DIY heart-shaped bird feeder!
10. Make Fake Flowers
Your kids don’t need to have access to bunches of real flowers to enjoy flowers on Valentine’s Day! Instead, help them make some pretty faux flowers. You can make fake flowers out of coffee filters or paper, or even crochet them (if your kids know how to crochet).