Crafts for Kids Valentines Day

Valentines Day Countdown Craft

Get ready for valentines day for families with this super cute and fun-to-make valentines day countdown. This valentines day ideas for family is a combination of both a preschool valentines crafts and a valentine activities for preschoolers. Plus this valentines day activity for kids is great for all ages from toddler, pre-k, kindegarten, first grade, and 2nd grade students. All you need are a few simple materials and you are ready to create this february crafts.

Get ready for valentines day for families with this super cute and fun-to-make valentines day countdown. This valentines day ideas for family is a combination of both a preschool valentines crafts and a valentine activities for preschoolers. Plus this valentines day activity for kids is great for all ages from toddler, pre-k, kindegarten, first grade, and 2nd grade students. All you need are a few simple materials and you are ready to create this february crafts.

Valentines Day Countdown

Get ready for Valentine’s Day with this cute Valentines Day Countdown idea that combines a fun craft for Valentines Day with a valentines day activities. Use this to add a little special love to every day in February leading up to February 14th. This family valentine idea is perfect for toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, and grade 2 students. Or use it in the classroom to add some fun seasonal learning to your month.

Materials Needed For Valentine Countdown Chain

Preschool valentines crafts

This is such a fun, simple to make craft for kids. You need :

  • white, red, and pink construction paper
  • scissors
  • red and pink tissue paper
  • glue
  • pencil
  • staple or tape

Valentine activities for preschoolers

Start by cutting out a large heart from your white construction paper.
 
Hint: You can fold paper in half and cut out a  rain drop; open and you have a perfect heart.

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Next cut your red and pink tissue paper into squares.

Valentines day ideas for family

Put a tissue paper square over the center of your pencil eraser and pull down and around pencil. Now you have the perfect shape.

February Crafts

Dip edge in glue (I like to do one at a time using the pencil) and then press on the heart.

Tissue Paper Textured Valentine's Heart Craft

Repeat until your white heart is covered with red, pink, or purple tissue paper.

Valentines Day Craft & Countdown

Kindergarten valentine crafts

Now you get to make the Valentine’s day Countdown element!

Valentines day activities for kindergarten

Cut out strips of red, pink (or purple) colored paper.
January 2012 2341We like to write things on our countdown. Here are some ideas of fun things to write on your Valentines Day Countdown:
  • Things you love about your kids
  • Fun crafts, activities, and cooking you will be doing with your kids that day
  • Bible verses about love (here is a free printable)
  • Valentine rhymes
  • Or anything else you prefer

 

You can even make the links look like hearts like we did – isn’t that too cute?!

Valentines Day Worksheets for Preschoolers find the letter valentine's day worksheets 

Valentines Day Worksheets

Looking for more way to make learning fun during February? Kids will LOVE these Valentine’s Day themed, educational activities. Plus, all of these are free printables.

pre-writing-worksheets-for-Valentines-Day count to 20 valentine math clip cards Free Valentines Day Color by Number

 Conversation Hearts Valentiens day science experiment for kids February-crafts-for-kids Valentines Day Chocolate Playdough REcipe

 

 

About the author

Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of 123 Homeschool 4 Me. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! She has created over 1 million pages of printables to help teach kids ABCs, science, English grammar, history, math, and so much more! Beth is also the creator of 2 additional sites with even more educational activities and FREE printables - www.kindergartenworksheetsandgames.com and www.preschoolplayandlearn.com

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