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26 Of The Best Valentine's Day Gifts For Kids

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We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

1. A charming, personalized sock monkey just begging to be cuddled.

It comes with a heart, letter, or a custom name on a heart. Get it from SockMonkeyBizzToyCo on Etsy for $45+ (available in eight hat colors).
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It comes with a heart, letter, or a custom name on a heart.

Get it from SockMonkeyBizzToyCo on Etsy for $45+ (available in eight hat colors).

2. A teeny-tiny mailbox perfect for pretending to be a giant mailman getting ready to send off some important valentines.

It comes with a mailbox, key, and 15 mini cards and envelopes.Get it from HeartSong for $14.98.
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It comes with a mailbox, key, and 15 mini cards and envelopes.

Get it from HeartSong for $14.98.

3. A relatable tale about the intricacies of elephant courtship that your kid will never forget.

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Get it from Amazon for $12.19, Barnes & Noble for $12.36, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

4. A smiling pillow with a built-in heating pad, so every hug can be truly heart-warming.

The heating feature charges with a USB cord.Get it from Amazon for $32.99.
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The heating feature charges with a USB cord.

Get it from Amazon for $32.99.

5. A pair of Tsum Tsum figures of everyone's favorite power couple: Mickey and Minnie Mouse.

Get them from Amazon for $11.99.
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Get them from Amazon for $11.99.

6. A Lego set that answers every child's most burning question: "what if Cupid was a doggy?"

Get it from Amazon for $27.47.
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Get it from Amazon for $27.47.

7. Particularly adorable valentines you'll want to keep for yourself.

Each set comes with 32 cards and envelopes that any animal lover will treasure. Get it from Anthropologie for $6 (available in two styles).
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Each set comes with 32 cards and envelopes that any animal lover will treasure.

Get it from Anthropologie for $6 (available in two styles).

8. A sheet of emoji hugs and kisses stickers so you can show how much you care in their native tongue.

It comes with 288 stickers.Get it from Paper Source for $6.95.
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It comes with 288 stickers.

Get it from Paper Source for $6.95.

9. A fun bouquet filled with something much, much better than boring old flowers.

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The lavish bouquets come with nine stuffed toys.

Get them from ThinkGeek, the Star Wars one for $79.99 or the corgi one for $49.99. See all plush bouquets here.

10. A charming picture book about a peculiar day when it rained hearts, from the illustrator of If You Gave a Mouse a Cookie.

If the plot of this book sounds familiar, you might remember it by its original title, Four Valentines in a Rainstorm.Promising review: "Cornelia Augusta is a thoughtful main character who takes a surprise that life has given her and uses her time, energy, and imagination to make the most of it. These are wonderful traits to promote to children. Also the book doesn't over-explain why Cornelia gave a particular valentine to a particular friend, so there is room for your little reader to come to her or his own conclusions. It also incorporates the themes of seizing the moment and accepting change (it only ever rains hearts once) which is a lovely life lesson as well." —StilettoGet it from Amazon for $5.25, Barnes & Noble for $5.83, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.
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If the plot of this book sounds familiar, you might remember it by its original title, Four Valentines in a Rainstorm.

Promising review: "Cornelia Augusta is a thoughtful main character who takes a surprise that life has given her and uses her time, energy, and imagination to make the most of it. These are wonderful traits to promote to children. Also the book doesn't over-explain why Cornelia gave a particular valentine to a particular friend, so there is room for your little reader to come to her or his own conclusions. It also incorporates the themes of seizing the moment and accepting change (it only ever rains hearts once) which is a lovely life lesson as well." —Stiletto

Get it from Amazon for $5.25, Barnes & Noble for $5.83, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

11. A box of gummy ice cream cones or butterflies, because no Valentine's Day is complete without a sugar high.

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Get the ice cream cones or butterflies from Bloomingdale's for $7.50.

12. A plush anatomical heart for brainy kids who are basically mini scientists.

Get it from Amazon for $21.99. Get the erasers here.
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Get it from Amazon for $21.99. Get the erasers here.

13. A sheet of temporary tattoos to give your kid some street cred.

It comes with eight tattoos and a sponge for application. The tats will last two to four days.Get it from Amazon for $15.
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It comes with eight tattoos and a sponge for application. The tats will last two to four days.

Get it from Amazon for $15.

14. A container of clear slime dotted with colorful heart confetti for a party in their hands.

Get it from EmeraldCitySlimes on Etsy for $2.50+ (available in three sizes).
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Get it from EmeraldCitySlimes on Etsy for $2.50+ (available in three sizes).

15. A candy heart pajama set that will somehow make them even MORE huggable.

Get them from Old Navy for $14.99 (available in toddler sizes 12M–5T).
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Get them from Old Navy for $14.99 (available in toddler sizes 12M–5T).

16. Glamorous knee-high socks for the little unicorn in your life.

Get a set of two from Target for $4.99 (available in sizes S–L).
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Get a set of two from Target for $4.99 (available in sizes S–L).

17. A romantic spin on a children's classic called Love from The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

Promising review: "As a kindergarten teacher, it's impossible not to be a fan of all things Eric Carle. From his artwork, to his beautiful, accessible text, each book is truly a treasure. The latest from the Hungry Caterpillar is no exception! This is a perfect gift for any young reader... for Valentine's Day or any other occasion that you want them to know they are loved. (That would be every day!) Also very appropriate for a child to give to a teacher or other special adult in their lives... a beautiful expression of love. Thank you, Mr. Carle, for yet another gem to add to my collection." —D. BurgessGet it from Amazon or Barnes & Noble for $8.18.
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Promising review: "As a kindergarten teacher, it's impossible not to be a fan of all things Eric Carle. From his artwork, to his beautiful, accessible text, each book is truly a treasure. The latest from the Hungry Caterpillar is no exception! This is a perfect gift for any young reader... for Valentine's Day or any other occasion that you want them to know they are loved. (That would be every day!) Also very appropriate for a child to give to a teacher or other special adult in their lives... a beautiful expression of love. Thank you, Mr. Carle, for yet another gem to add to my collection." —D. Burgess

Get it from Amazon or Barnes & Noble for $8.18.

18. A pint-sized apron so your little sous chef will have protection from flour while you're making V-day cookies.

You can pick a name and design to get printed on the apron in vinyl.Get it from SJACreativeDesigns on Etsy for $16.99 (available in six colors).
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You can pick a name and design to get printed on the apron in vinyl.

Get it from SJACreativeDesigns on Etsy for $16.99 (available in six colors).

19. A kid-sized crossbody purse that will give them heart-eyes.

Promising review: "Very cute. Purchased for my teen niece and she carried this daily until it fell apart from her abuse, lol. It made a great Christmas present." —NatashaGet it from Amazon for $19.99.
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Promising review: "Very cute. Purchased for my teen niece and she carried this daily until it fell apart from her abuse, lol. It made a great Christmas present." —Natasha

Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

20. A heart-shaped fidget spinner for relieving some of that pre-Valentine's Day stress.

Promising review: "My 10-year-old actually picked this out to buy for his little sister for Christmas and it was a huge hit. Very heavy metal and good quality spinner! Works fantastically and small enough for younger hands too." —theteacherswifeGet it from Amazon for $3.84.
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Promising review: "My 10-year-old actually picked this out to buy for his little sister for Christmas and it was a huge hit. Very heavy metal and good quality spinner! Works fantastically and small enough for younger hands too." —theteacherswife

Get it from Amazon for $3.84.

21. Heart-shaped sunglasses because your love for them is blinding.

Get a pack of six from Amazon for $12.99 (available in six colors).
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Get a pack of six from Amazon for $12.99 (available in six colors).

22. A bouquet of rose lollipops that will be the sweetest gift of all.

Promising review: "I LOVE LOVE LOVE these. You cannot beat the price....plus they are super tasty! I always have these on hand for thank yous or party favors. They were a HUGE hit at a baby shower I used them for." —Sweet SensationGet a pack of 120 from Amazon for $35.85 (available in 11 styles).
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Promising review: "I LOVE LOVE LOVE these. You cannot beat the price....plus they are super tasty! I always have these on hand for thank yous or party favors. They were a HUGE hit at a baby shower I used them for." —Sweet Sensation

Get a pack of 120 from Amazon for $35.85 (available in 11 styles).

23. A custom night light made with fairy lights and a mason jar that's the perfect penguinning to every night.

You can get your child's name etched into the penguin's belly. Get it from DelightsDesignCo on Etsy for $16 (available in 21 cap colors).
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You can get your child's name etched into the penguin's belly.

Get it from DelightsDesignCo on Etsy for $16 (available in 21 cap colors).

24. A whoopee cushion that says "love stinks!" for the child with a strong cooties aversion.

Get it from Amazon for $5.72.
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Get it from Amazon for $5.72.

25. A Star Wars activity book you won't have to ~force~ them to use.

It comes with activities, comics, and 36 removable valentines to hand out to classmates. Get it from Amazon, Walmart, or Jet for $6.99.
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It comes with activities, comics, and 36 removable valentines to hand out to classmates.

Get it from Amazon, Walmart, or Jet for $6.99.

26. Candy heart crayons for staying on theme while making valentines.

Get 10 sets of four from Inwonderment on Etsy for $20.
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Get 10 sets of four from Inwonderment on Etsy for $20.

Earn a big hug this year.

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