Valentine's Day Activities for Toddlers

Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be all about the grownups. It’s a great time for us to teach even the tiniest toddlers about love and affection. So we’ve rounded up some fabulous Valentine’s Day activities for toddlers with lots of craft ideas you can give as gifts to loved ones!

 
 

Valentine’s Day activities for toddlers

Heart Tissue Paper Suncatcher – Teaching Mama

Heart Tissue Paper Suncatcher - Teaching Mama Heart Tissue Paper Suncatcher – Teaching Mama – Oh I love these suncatchers. They will look so pretty in the window when the sun comes back – and simple enough for toddlers to make too!

Water Beads for Valentine’s Day – Teaching Mama

Water Beads for Valentine's Day - Teaching Mama Water Beads for Valentine’s Day – Teaching Mama – I really want to introduce my kiddos to water beads. It’s such a great sensory activity I think. This one is only good for your toddler if they’re past the stage of putting things in their mouths though!

Valentine’s Discovery Box – No Time For Flash Cards

Valentine's Discovery Box - No Time For Flash Cards Valentine’s Discovery Box – No Time For Flash Cards – How about this for some sensory play mixed up with seek and find. I love the idea of including family photographs!

Toddler Sensory Play: Valentine’s Day Soup

Toddler Sensory Play: Valentine's Day Soup Toddler Sensory Play: Valentine’s Day Soup – Ooh and one that would be perfect for the water table! I love the sheer gloopiness (is that a word?) of this one!

Easy Baby/Toddler Valentine’s Day Art – Fun at Home with Kids

Easy Baby/Toddler Valentine's Day Art - Fun at Home with Kids Easy Baby/Toddler Valentine’s Day Art – Fun at Home with Kids – Oh here’s another idea for a suncatcher. I love how this one uses glitter, we haven’t tried that yet!

Simple Heart Craft For Toddlers – No Time for Flashcards

Simple Heart Craft For Toddlers - No Time for Flashcards Simple Heart Craft For Toddlers – No Time for Flashcards – These hearts are adorable and would be a great way to decorate the mantlepiece, or maybe even hang them in a door frame.

Cardboard Stamp Valentine’s Craft – Playtivities

Cardboard Stamp Valentine's Craft - Playtivities Cardboard Stamp Valentine’s Craft – Playtivities – Do you need a Valentine’s gift for grandma or daddy? This one would be perfect, a piece of art that could be framed and hung proudly on the wall for years to come!

Simple Yarn Valentine – Toddler Approved!

Simple Yarn Valentine - Toddler Approved! Simple Yarn Valentine – Toddler Approved! – Now here’s an activity that even the youngest toddler can get involved in, and it’s great fine motor practice too!

 
 

Fine Motor Valentine’s Day Art for Toddlers ~ Learn Play Imagine

Fine Motor Valentine's Day Art for Toddlers ~ Learn Play Imagine Fine Motor Valentine’s Day Art for Toddlers ~ Learn Play Imagine – Speaking of fine motor skills, this super cute Valentine’s heart has just reminded me that we need to have a go at painting with Q-tips (or cotton buds as we call them over here!)

Heart Suncatcher Craft for Toddlers – Fun at Home with Kids

Heart Suncatcher Craft for Toddlers - Fun at Home with Kids Heart Suncatcher Craft for Toddlers – Fun at Home with Kids – And now for our third suncatcher craft for this collection. But how could I not include this one? Those hearts are just BEAUTIFUL!

Valentine Art! – Creative Connects for Kids

Valentine Art! - Creative Connects for Kids Valentine Art! – Creative Connects for Kids – How about some finger painting? This activity is perfect for even the tiniest of toddlers, and would make a fabulous Valentine’s Day card, or you could hang it on the wall for everyone to admire!

Valentine Game for Toddlers – Valentine Heart Hop

Valentine Game for Toddlers - Valentine Heart Hop Valentine Game for Toddlers – Valentine Heart Hop – Phew that’s a lot of crafts, shall we move onto some activities that require some gross motor movement? Let’s start with this fabulous game that requires hopping and jumping.

Heart Hopscotch: An Active Valentine’s Day Learning Game – Toddler Approved!:

Heart Hopscotch: An Active Valentine's Day Learning Game - Toddler Approved! Heart Hopscotch: An Active Valentine’s Day Learning Game – Toddler Approved!: – Or how about a Valentine’s Day themed game of good old Hopscotch!

Hunting for Kisses – Reading Confetti

Hunting for Kisses - Reading Confetti Hunting for Kisses – Reading Confetti – And then let’s finish up this collection of Valentine’s Day activities for toddlers with a good old fashioned treasure hunt!


Want some more Valentine’s Day ideas? Check out this LEGO themed gift guide for boys full of ideas for less than 10 bucks, and these Valentine’s Day planner printables to help you plan a fun filled day with your loved ones.

Have fun crafting and jumping!

~Clare – currently pinning to Fun Toddler Activities.

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Fabulous Valentine's Day activities for toddlers!

 
 

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