8 Cute Valentine’s Day Cards to DIY

Valentine's Day is the perfect time to get creative with kids! Give a card from the heart with these 8 adorable Valentine Cards to DIY!!

Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to get crafty with the kids and create greetings that will bring smiles to the faces of friends and family! This year if you are considering skipping the standard kids valentine cards in favor of something handmade, you won’t want to miss these 8 Valentine Cards to DIY!

Related: Cute & Simple Pom Pom Valentine’s Day Craft for Kids

DIY Valentine’s Day Cards to Try

Make a Pop-Up Heart Card


This is such a fun idea that takes just minutes (and pennies) to make. It’s like those super expensive pop-up cards you find in stores, except so much better because it’s handmade from the heart (pun intended!)

Paper Plate Valentine Card

I just love this clever idea for using paper plates (something we all have in abundance after all those holiday parties!) to make clever folding DIY Valentine’s Day cards.

Celery Heart Stamped Valentines

Who said you can’t play with your food? Celery stalks become heart-shaped stamps with this cute Valentine’s Day card idea! Kids of all ages will love stamping the hearts on cardstock to create fun designs.
DIY Sign Language Valentines


One of our most popular DIY Valentine’s Day cards ever, this DIY Sign Language card is a simple yet meaningful way to say “I Love You.” It’s super easy to make with supplies you already have!

Handprint Monkey Valentine

I love handprint art, and I’ve seen a lot of different creatures made from kids prints, but this adorable handprint monkey Valentine’s Day card is new to me! Your kids will love getting a little messy to make these fun creatures!

DIY Confetti Valentines

Break out the confetti and get ready to create a super cute abstract DIY Valentine’s Day card! I love this one because it’s really simple yet elegant. It’s a great idea for older kids who want something a little more sophisticated.

Melted Crayon Heart Valentines

Gather up all those broken crayons and make this adorable melted crayon heart card! I love the tutorial for this craft because it doesn’t require baking the crayons. Check out her clever way of doing it instead!

Squishy Heart Valentine Cards

This DIY Valentine’s Day card isn’t just super original and neat, it’s also a great sensory activity for toddlers and preschoolers! Make it for your little one or with your little one to give to a friend!

Which of these 8 Valentine Cards to DIY is your favorite? I think the squishy heart valentine card is a fun-tastic way to bring a little sensory fun to the holiday! If you have a DIY Valentine Card idea, please tell me about it!

36 thoughts on “8 Cute Valentine’s Day Cards to DIY”

  1. These are all great ideas for Valentines day cards. I have always been a sucker for monkeys so that one is my favorite. I love the idea of making the heart shapes from the celery. Thanks for sharing the ideas.

  2. These are such cute ideas! My daughters would have a ton of fun making these. We may have to try making some of them for their classmates. They always have a Valentine’s Day party and give cards to each other.

  3. What a cute valentines card. I love sending Valentines card for my family and friend. Thanks for the creative ideas

  4. These are all great ideas. I love the monkey one. Super cute. I am trying to do something different this year for my daughter’s class, but I havent decided yet. Thanks for sharing.

  5. Valentine’s Day is such a fun day to make pretty heart crafts for. I miss making things like this in school when I was younger.

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