You don’t need to spend a fortune on store-bought Valentine’s Day cards to show someone how much you care. A homemade card can be just as thoughtful, and making a DIY Valentine card gives kids the opportunity to put real thought into why they are sending cards and how their act of kindness will impact others. All you need to make your own is some paper, crayons, and a little bit of imagination. Here are some creative Valentine card ideas to inspire you.
Design With Hearts
Hearts are the obvious way to spread love on Valentine’s Day, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get creative with them. Cut out paper hearts of various colors and sizes and use them to build an adorable animal like one of these animal Valentine card ideas:
There’s no better way to spread joy and love than with the gift of laughter. Get silly, make a joke, or just play with words to show someone you care like these hilarious Valentine card ideas:
One In a Melon
You don’t have to be an artist or even know how to write to send a message of love. Stickers are perfect for young crafters still working on fine motor skills. Let them have fun getting sticky and the love is sure to shine through, just like these Valentine’s Day cards:
Heart of Hearts
You don’t have to write an epic poem to tell someone how much you care. Sometimes the simplest thoughts are the kindest messages.
Think Outside the Box
Monsters love Valentine’s Day too! Your messages don’t have to be all hearts and flowers to spread love, like these unique Valentine card ideas:
Show a little love for the planet too when you send a Valentine’s Day card by using recycled materials to decorate your cards. Leftover decorative doilies, magazine cut-outs, and even stickers that have been used before can be glued onto cards to add some upcycled flair.
All Doilied Up!
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