1. Cell Phones
These “heart” phones with edible buttons make an adorably modern valentine. Find the directions here.
These robots may not be able to feel human emotion, but any kid who receives one surely will. Find the how-to here.
Here’s another fun iValentine that comes with Hershey kisses for ear buds! Find the tutorial here.
4. Out Of This World Bouncy Balls
These are a terrific option for schools that don’t allow candy on Valentine’s Day.
5. “You Rule” Rulers
These are so cute that kids won’t even realize they’ve been given - gasp - a school supply! Learn more here.
This is another fun alternative to candy that kids are _______ to ______ receiving. Find the tutorial here.
Perfect for kids who love the movie Despicable Me. Find out more here.
8. Pillow Box Alligators
Kids can tell their classmates they’ve taken a bite out of their heart with this valentine. Find directions and download here (you’ll have to scroll down the page).
9. I Love Ewes
This easy option is ideal for younger kids. Learn more here.
Kids can make s’mores with the contents of the bag when they get home, but something tells me most kids will chow down right away. Learn more here.
For a healthier version you can replace the candy with banana chips. Find the tutorial here.
Find the tutorial and free printable for these super valentines here.
Lollipops can also be used to make these adorable butterflies. Download the free printable here.
14. Photo Card
15. Friendship Bracelets
Kids love making friendship bracelets and will have a blast putting these together. Find more info and a .pdf of the tag here.
16. Love Bugs
Kids who find Valentine’s Day to be a little sappy will love the opportunity to throw some creepy, crawly bugs into the mix. Learn more here.
17. Gum Ball Machines
All you need is a sandwich bag, string, and free printable. And gum balls, of course.
18. Color My Hearts
Kids can turn their own artwork into this interactive valentine.
19. Pirate Treasure
These are great to pass out to the rest of the crew. Learn more here.
20. Scratch Offs
Adults may lose most of the time with scratch offs, but kids always win with this creative Valentine. Learn more here.