Add the ultimate personal touch to your Valentine arts and crafts this year with these projects designed to include even the youngest children. Mums, dads, grandparents and friends will all be delighted with these keepsake Valentine handprint crafts – they are adorable and sure to be treasured!
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Children of all ages can get involved making everything from cards and paintings to ornaments and posters. And the best bit is that you’ll most likely have everything you need to make these Valentine handprint crafts at home already – paper, scissors, glue, paint and so on.
Help them express their love for those around them – and enjoy the fun arts & crafts session in the process!
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Get creative with some more easy Valentine’s crafts – perfect for toddlers and preschoolers!
Creative Valentine Handprint Art
Spread the love with a bee-autiful little Valentine handprint like this one from The Pinterested Parent.
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Capture a moment in time, when their handprint is small enough to fit in your palm, with a framed family handprint collage like this one from Kids Activities Blog.
Salt Dough Handprints
Whip up a batch of easy salt dough using flour, salt and water. Cut it into shape, make a handprint imprint, and bake the dough. Once baked, the salt dough creation will keep its shape and can be painted and gifted as soon as it has cooled.
What a gorgeous gift this would be! Make a salt dough handprint, than carefully curve it before it dries. Messy Little Monster has full instructions for the handprint bowl, which can then be used for jewellery, coins or just decoration.
Handprint Heart Canvas
Draw a heart, or use masking tape to make a clean border, and then use several colours for making handprints. Once the space inside the heart is filled, remove any edging tape and add a personalised message.
Craft Morning made their handprint heart canvas with a quote for Grandma, and we can see this being a huge hit with all grandparents!
Send A Hug-o-Gram!
You’ll always feel loved with this Valentine’s hug-o-gram! Full instructions can be found at Creating Creatives.
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These cute Valentine’s colouring pages are lots of fun and make a great gift for friends and family!
Want a Valentine’s bouquet that will last forever? This handprint bouquet idea from Red Ted Art is bright and beautiful, and perfect for Valentine’s Day. It reminds me of wild flowers!
Similar to the bouquet above, this handprint garden from Fun Littles lets the little ones draw their own flowers and decorations.
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Switch it up – use a handprint for the flowers instead, like this beautiful Valentine’s painting from Nanny She Can Do.
I Love You This Much!
Repurpose this Father’s Day craft idea from Tiff Keetch for a great Valentine’s craft idea. Who will be the lucky recipient?
Nothing is cuter than a homemade card, and this handprint card from The Best Ideas for Kids is adorable! We love that you can personalise them with your own messages on the hearts.
We guarantee this Superhero Daddy Valentine from The Pinning Mama will be treasured forever!
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These fun fruity Valentines treats for kids make a great choice for lunchboxes or a healthy afternoon snack – plus, they’re all really cute!
Owl Love You Forever
Paint, googly eyes and a little creativity can transform your Valentine handprint into some pretty cute owls, just like these ones we found on Pinterest.
Use masking or painter’s tape to mark out LOVE on a canvas. Now use different shades of pink, purple and red to create lots of unique handprints all over the canvas – we recommend doing one colour at a time and leaving it to dry before doing another so that the colours don’t smudge too much.
Once dry, carefully remove the tape and see your message appear fully. You’ll find full details of the LOVE canvas at Kids By the Grace.
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Are you planning a Valentine handprint art project with your kids? Leave a comment below and let us know – we’d love to hear from you!