We have collected the best heart crafts for kids from all over the internet and beyond. From traditional paper heart crafts to painted foil, we have heart craft ideas for kids of all ages.

Image shows a collage of pink and red hearts on circular displays with a pink background. Hearts are a variety of sizes.
So many fun heart crafts for kids!

There is so much love and happiness in these hearts, and Valentine’s Day crafts are a perfect way for all age groups to show their love and give a handmade valentine using the instructions you’ll find in these 34 heart crafts.


Younger kids will be thrilled by all the cute shapes and marvel at all the fasccinating colors.  Preschoolers can experience painting hearts with watercolors, as well as, kindergartnersOlder kids will enjoy trading Valentine’s Day crafts with their friends!

Cute heart crafts and kids just go together!

That is one of the reasons why these heart projects are so perfect. Many will foster fine motor skills and others will encourage kids to think outside the proverbial box. These easy heart crafts for kids are just plain awesome.

If these heart crafts look like fun be sure to grab art supplies on your next trip to the craft store or you can shop the internet for art supplies!

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Image shows felt hearts in pink, yellow, and light blue stitched together used as pencil toppers.
These pencil toppers are so cute!

1. Felt Heart Shaped Pencil Topper Craft

These felt heart pencil toppers are a great way to teach children how to do simple sewing projects. 

Image shows a heart covered in a washi tape in variety of colors and designs.
These washi hearts are so much fun to design!

2. Decorative Washi Heart Craft

Kids will enjoy being in charge of the tape with this washi tape heart craft

Pink painted hearts created from foil with strings attached to hang them.
Painted foil hearts are so fun to make!

3. Painted Foil Hearts

This foil heart craft is made from common items you probably have on hand.

Neon yellow heart on a popscicle stick with pink heart arms, googly eyes and a pink mouth.
Googly-eyed over hearts!

4. Adorable Felt Heart Puppets

These felt heart puppets make a fun art project to do with kids of all ages. It doesn’t matter what colors you use! Let’s make colorful heart puppets.

Image shows assorted pink joined together to make a cute wreath!
It’s so fun to create with paper hearts!

5. Gorgeous 3D Paper Heart Wreath

Paper heart crafts are easy to make with everyday household items. So fun!

Image shows a dream catcher made with a heart opening in the center of red yarn. Strings dangling have hearts, beads, pom poms, and other embellishments
Let’s make a heart dream catcher!

6. Unique Heart Dreamcatcher

Children will have a blast making this colorful heart dreamcatcher from MollyMoo.

Colorful heart shaped melted assorted color crayons.
These melted crayons are so fun to make!

7. Homemade Heart Shaped Crayons

Create heart-shaped crayons! Kids love this fun heart activity from Growing a Jeweled Rose.

Image shows an assortment of tissue heartts painted pink, purple, and red!
Let’s make hearts out of tissue paper!

8. Tissue Paper Heart Craft

Grab some bleeding tissue or crepe paper and make this lovely heart project from Powerful Mothering.

Pink and purple colored coffee filter hearts with strings  lying on a white background.
Enjoy these coffee filter hearts as ornaments or use them for a mobile!

9. Coffee Filter Toddler Craft

Make No Time For Flash Cards’ colorful coffee filters heart with your toddler!

Multicolored paper and salt science experiment created heart.
Science experiments are a great way to get creative!

10. Great Heart Science Experiment

A little bit of art, a little bit of science with this salt and ice heart project from Fun Littles!

Melted clear multicolored pony beads on jewelry wire shaped like a heart hanging in front of a window.
Enjoy making this creative suncatcher!

11. Rainbow Heart Suncatchers

Heart sun catchers, from Artful Parent, are so cute, and the best part is there are so many different colors!

Image shows multicolored fluffy tisse paper in the shape of a heart.
Tissue paper makes colorful hearts!

12. Flowered Tissue Hearts 

Children everywhere will have a great time creating these tissue hearts from Fun At Home With Kids

Pink painted newspaper hearts stitched together with pink thread.
Let’s paint newspaper hearts!

13. Painted Newspaper Sewn Heart

While you are shopping, pick up some newspaper, yarn, and some paint for this really cool painted newspaper heart from I Heart Crafty Things.

Birdseed formed in a heart shaped cake with a red and white ribbon to hang it from sitting on a pink background.
Let’s feed the birds with heart!

14. Love Birds Feeder

This birdseed heart is Simple Joy’s gorgeous one-of-a-kind art.  Birdseed heart art is a great idea for Mother’s Day too!

Red paper heart hanging as garland on a pink background.
Enjoy creating paper hearts!

15. Paper Heart Butterfly Craft

Your creative little ones will love making Easy Peasy and Fun‘s 3D paper heart craft!

Handprints inside a heart shape on a white canvas with words written around the heart on a white background with a black border.
Commemorate little hands with this heart handprint canvas!

16. Handprint Heart Art

Give Grandma a gift to remember with this heart handprint canvas kids can make from Crafty Morning.

Cutouts of pink, purple, green, and white hearts strung together in a line as a mobile.
These colorful hearts make a fun mobile!

17. Colorful Paper Heart Mobile

Making Buggy and Buddy‘s paper heart mobile is fun for kids, and a cool way to decorate the house for Valentine’s Day.

Image shows white heart shaped cardstock with pink and red paint splatters on a pink background.
It’s so much fun to splatter paint!

18. Splattered Paper Hearts

Make no mess painted hearts with conversation hearts from Sunny Day Family!

Image shows pink, white, and red yarn covered cardboard cutouts of hearts hanging from white tree branches.
Decorate your holiday tree with these cute hearts!

19. Use Yarn for Kids Heart Art 

Make easy heart ornaments with yarn and cardboard from Blue Bear Wood!

3D hearts in yellow, pink, and blue lying on a white background.
Make your own 3D hearts in assorted colors!

20. 3D Paper Art Hearts

Turn simple paper into decorative 3D art with Red Ted Art‘s paper heart step by step tutorial.

Image shows a raised heart on a canvas painted with assorted colors of melted crayons.
Let’s create some crayon art!

21. Melted Crayon Heart

This genius use of crayons for crafting comes from The DIY Nuts. Enjoy the cutest heart project yet!

Image shows red heart shaped ladybugs with black heart shaped dots on a white background.
Ladybugs have so much love to show!

22. Lady Bug Craft

From love to bugs, this ladybug craft is sure to please. Get your printable template from The Printables Fairy.

Pink popup card with a heart made of purple rolled paper flowers with a purple paper strip border all around. The card is sitting on a white table with a pink paper under one edge and two small orange paper hearts.
Cards and flowers are so much fun to make!

23. Rolled Flower Cards

Valentine’s Day Cards with rolled flowers from The Typical Mom are a fun Valentine activity.

Aluminum foil hearts in various sizes decorated with assorted colors of sharpie markers in many dots and line designs.
Such a creative use of foil!

24. Decorative Foil Hearts

Let your imagination stretch to new lengths with these decorative foil hearts from DIY Thought!

Pencil topper made from pink and white pipe cleaner hearts.
Pipe cleaners bring so much fun!

25. Heart Pencil Topper

Easy Crafts For Kids step-by-step tutorial for a pipe cleaner pencil topper is so easy to make!

Image shows a 3D flying heart wand from different size hearts and colors of cardstock mounted on straws.
Let’s fly heart wands!

26. Flying Heart Wands

Use straws for handles with Crafts Meet Kids‘ heart wands you can create.

Image shows a paper plate craft with the top black plate having hearts hole punched to reveal the pink, red, and purple colorful plate beneath.
This paper plate heart craft is so much fun!

27. Paper Plate Heart Craft

This color-changing paper plate heart craft from DLTK’s Crafts For Kids is perfect older kids!

Image shows a white heart shaped doily lying on a purple and blue watercolored background.
Let’s make heart doily art!

28. Make Foxes from Leaves

Use heart doilies to make this adorable activity. This is probably my favorite heart craft for kids overall. These dainty hearts are as fun to make as they are to display. Grab all the instructions over at No Time For Flashcards.

Image shows various sizes of hearts watercolored in many colors.
Let’s get creative with watercolors!

29. What Are Leaves?

Do your kids ever paint with watercolors? This heart craft from No Time For Flashcards is the perfect way to teach kids all about watercolor art. 

Heart shaped multicolored gold glitter embedded crayons on a white background.
Glitter just makes crayons better!

30. Glittered Crayon Joy

Teaching children about shapes becomes a fun game with the help of glitter from Optimistic Mommy.  

Cardboard hearts attached to popsicle sticks embellished with googly eyes, glitter, paint, and pom poms.
Valentine crafts are so much fun!

31. Cardboard Heart Craft Puppets

Learn how to craft a heart puppet from Creative Family Fun!

Pink and purple cotton balls glued to heart shaped cardboard pictured on a lilac colored background.
What a cute craft…a fluffy cotton ball heart!

32. Puffy Fluffy Love

Fantastic Fun & Learning takes creating great Valentines to a whole new level with this puffy heart!

Image shows purple cardstock with a heart decorated with paper strips of assorted colors and designs.
Paper strips make perfect decorated hearts!

33. Paper Strips Decorative Heart

Grab your heart template and cut decorative paper strips to create this craft from Messy Little Monster!

Image shows a heart shaped pink glittered bag with red handles embellished with heart stickers.
Create your own heart shaped bag!

34. Glittered Foam Heart Bag

Learn how to craft a heart bag from Messy Little Monster!


Which of the heart crafts for kids are you going to try first? Which heart craft is your favorite?

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