Handmade Crafts, Gifts and Valentines for Kids

Growing up, Valentine’s Day wasn’t just for grown ups. My parents used this time of year to show us just how much they loved us with simple and fun crafts, valentines and treats. It was always such a special day for us because, well, we felt special.

So, in honor of St. Valentine’s Day, here are three of my favorite fun and simple ideas for your kiddos to enjoy!



1. THE THOUGHT THAT COUNTS

If you’re looking for a simple DIY project to show your kids just how special they are, then try this cute idea from Skip To My Lou.

PHOTO CREDIT: Skip To My Lou

Cut out hearts from colorful construction paper and then write a nice thought about your child on each one. Starting February 1, tape a heart to their door every morning until Valentine’s Day. 

Your kids will love waking up each morning to see what you wrote, and these make for fun and colorful decorations too! 

Try it and let me know how it goes! 


2. YOUR NOT-SO TRADITIONAL VALENTINES 

Need valentines for your kid’s class party but dont want anything too sappy or cartoony? 

Check out these simple but trendy handmade valentines by Rebekah Disch Design!

PHOTO CREDIT: Rebekah Disch Design

One order includes a set of Rebekah’s four friendly designs* in each of these two trendy colors – Rose Gold & Pink and Blue & Green. In each set, you’ll receive 6 cards per design, totaling 48 valentines for just $6.50!

To purchase these adorable Printable Classroom Valentines, click here now. 

If you want to check out more of Rebekah’s work, click here

*DESIGNS – 1. Thanks for being my friend, 2. I’m glad we’re friends, 3. You’re really awesome, 4. You’re cool


3. BUNDLE UP AND CUDDLE UP

From winter wear to plush toys, Pampered Pony is a great place to find truly unique handmade gifts* for your special little ones…

…like this adorable kids messy bun hat for just $15.


Click here to see more of their winter wear selection for both boys and girls.

AND DONT FORGET the ponies that started it all! 

Your kiddos will love cuddling up with these cute handmade pony friends from Pampered Pony.

PHOTO CREDIT: Pampered Pony

Standing between 8 to 10 inches tall, these ponies are finished with machine embroidered and hand stitched eyes to make them safe for your little ones.  

Click here to purchase your very own Pamered Pony friend.

*All products are made from cotton and acrylic mixed yarn. They are machine washable and can be machine dried.


So, what are some of your favorite gift ideas for your little ones? I’d love to hear from you! 

{Simply Misses D}


PLEASE NOTE: These thoughts are my own and I did not receive compensation for featuring these products or ideas on the blog. 

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