How to make Valentine's Day crafts that are perfect activities for Valentine's Day.  They include free printables, date night ideaslove quotes, homemade gifts for her and for him, homemade Valentines cards, jokes, and games for your kids school class.  You'll also love these Valentine's Day food and recipes as well as Valentine's Day candy and edible gifts. Tip Junkie has 300 Valentine's Day tutorials all with pictured tutorials to learn or how to make.  You can always search there if you’re looking for more Valentine patterns with step-by-step instructions. {wink}  

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Date Night Ideas

 Date Night Ideas

1.  Valentine Date Jar ~ This Valentine Date Jar is a fun gift your hearts desire.  There are twelve date ideas inside the jar that can be used once a week or once a month.

Date Night Ideas

2.  Couple’s Minute to Win It Games ~ Who says Valentine’s day romance has to mean candle light and dinner for two.  Invite your favorite couples to play fun couples minute to win it games and see what loving couple will come out the victor.  Laughter can be romantic too.

Date Night Ideas

3.  Valentine Couch Picnic and DIY Invitation ~ Instead of splurging on an expensive Valentine’s Day dinner, snuggle up on the couch with your Valentine.  You can exchange love letters instead of gifts!  There’s a free download for these adorable invitations.

Date Night Ideas

4.  Couples Valentines Advent Countdown {Romantic Valentines Dates} ~ Here is a great idea for those of you who want to make the holiday go on a little longer than just one day! This couples valentines advent is a great way to spend time together leading up to the day that celebrates love! Easy to made, fun to use!

Love Quotes

Valentine Love Quotes

5.  50 Famous Love Quotes ~ “Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what your gonna get.” – Forest Gump.  Plus 49 more famous love quotes to choose from.

Famous Love Quotes

6.  Top 10 List of Famous Love Quotes ~ My favorite is #10: “My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.” - Winston Churchill.

Love Quote

7.  “Fell In Love” Quote {Free Printable} ~ Four different color versions of this printable about love that can be used for Valentine’s Day (or any day).  You could print this out and frame it or shrink it down to make a sweet card for your special someone.

For Her

Valentine Gifts for Her

8.  Valentine Postmarks {Valentines Day Fun} ~ Have your Valentine’s postmarked with one of thirteen different love themed postmarks in Valentine’s Day designs.  Your special valentine will come from places like Loveville, MD, Romance, AR, or Valentine, AZ.

Valentine Gifts for Her

9.  Felt Heart Bouquet ~ This cute and original bouquet costs less than $10.  That’s a heck of a lot cheaper than roses are going for over the next couple weeks!

Valentine Gift for Her

10.  Love Coffee Cup Wrappers ~ Create some cute love themed coffee cup wrapper for the coffee lovers in your life this Valentine’s day.  Start February 14th off right by surprising your friends or coworkers with their favorite morning beverage wrapped in a cute love Valentine’s Day coffee wrap.  These free printable coffee cup covers make the perfect adult valentine gift.

Valentine Gifts for Women

 11.  DIY Fizzie Bath Bombs ~  Bath fizzies are so intriguing to watch fizz, melt and completely disappear.  The natural oil in them leaves your skin feeling smooth, soft and moisturized.

Valentine Gift for Her

12.  Felt Hearts {Hand Warmers} ~ Baby it’s gonna get cold outside.  These darling felt hand warmers are sure to keep you warm for the rapidly approaching cold season.  And, perfect to give as gifts!  Download the free templates which include a heart, a football, a ball (basketball, softball, soccer), a smaller circle, and a top hat.  Something for everyone.  The cute instruction tags are also available to download for free.

Valentine Gifts for Her

13.  Conversation Heart Charm Bracelet ~ Make this adorable conversation heart bracelet that any female would swoon over.  The conversation hearts are made from polymer clay so you can easily personalize them.

For Him

Romantic Gifts for Him

14.  Love Notes Pillow {tutorial} ~ I think this is the ultimate romantic gift.  Alisa used actual love notes between her and her husband by scanning them into her computer and printing them onto fabric transfers.  See her tutorial for the full how-to. Valentine's Gift for Him 15.  Printable Love Coupon Book ~ This adorable coupon books is a quick and easy gift that will last all year.  Great for Valentine’s Day, but would also work for a birthday or anniversary as well.   Includes date, kisses and even blank coupons so you can get creative.  You could use the blank ones for some fun kid’s coupons too.

Gifts for Him

16.  DIY Suspenders {How-To} ~ Love the look of suspenders on a guy?  Surprise your man with this fun little gift before heading out for a night on the town.  Think Valentine’s Day, Anniversary, or birthday.  Not sure who will love them more – him or you!

Valentine Gifts for Him

17.  Chocolate Love Notes ~ A tutorial for a fun way to not only tell your Valentine you love them, but all the things you love about them.  And the love notes are wrapped around yummy pieces of chocolate too, making the perfect sweet, edible valentine.

Valentine Gifts for Him

18.  Homemade Valentine Bottle Labels ~ Decorate bottles of your guys favorite drink with cute love notes for a DIY Valentine gift that he will love.  Kristen has great examples for custom Valentine’s beer labels and wine labels that you can use for inspiration.

For Kids

Valentine's Gift for Kids

19.  Valentine’s Day Tic Tac Toe - This is definitely the cutest game of tic tac toe I have ever seen!  This is a fun activity to play with your children, even with another adult.  It’s the perfect time killer while waiting in restaurants.

Valentine Gifts for Kids

20.  DIY Heart Blocks ~ This is a fabulously creative tutorial where you’ll learn how to take plain wooden heart blocks and turn them into alphabet conversation hearts.

Valentine Gifts for Kids

21.  Valentine Hair Clip ~ Make an adorable felt heart hair clip for your little one.  They are so simple you could make several to give out as gifts.

Valentine Gift for Kids

 22.  Felt Heart Gift Bag Tutorial ~ These little goodie bags are easy enough to make, you could whip up enough for the whole class.  They are sure to be a hit above the old store bought cards, plus they hold way more loot.

Homemade Valentines Cards

Homemade Valentine's

23.  It’s a Super Valentine for Boys {Valentine Printable} ~ Since my son has been into comics lately, I decided to make some superhero valentine cards for him. They’re generic superheroes and the cape reads, “Have a SUPER Valentine’s Day!”  There is a free printable available for you to make Super Valentines of your own.

Homemade Valentine Card

24.  Star Wars Valentine {DIY Valentine Card} ~ This is the perfect valentine craft for Star Wars enthusiasts!  The saber stick is awesome with the glow stick attached.  I love the idea of the treat being a glow stick instead of candy.  Simply download the free file and print the cards yourself.  Easy peasy!

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25.  Vintage Valentine's Day Cards ~ I absolutely adore these vintage Valentine's cards.  They are so cute and not cheesy like so many of the commercially available cards these days.

Valentine Card

26.  "Bee" Valentine Printable Card ~ For a bee-licious valentine card simply print the free "bee" template and insert a lollipop.

Homemade Valentine's Day Card

27.  Valentines Day Card and Matching Coupons ~ Here is a perfect post featuring both a card and matching coupons, you can give your sweetheart on Valentines Day! Talk about making things simple, all you have to do is print, cut out, fill out and your done! Super easy, yet thoughtful and with it’s beautiful design a great way to show your love!

Homemade Valentine Card

28.  Valentine Cards {free printable} ~ I am falling for these adorable Valentine's Day Cards!  They are in red and light blue color palette which makes them perfect for giving to male or female.

Jokes

Valentine's Day Jokes

29.  5 Knock-Knock Valentine's Day Jokes ~ 5 silly knock-knock jokes to tell the kids.

Valentines Day Jokes

30.  12 Valentines Jokes and Riddles ~ Q: Do skunks celebrate Valentine’s Day?  A: Sure, they’re very scent-imental!

Valentine Songs

Valentine's Day Songs

31.  Valentine's Day Playlist ~ A few years ago I made a mixed CD for all my friends for Valentine's Day.  Although, a few of these aren’t exactly “current” anymore, it’s still a playlist I listen to often.

Love Songs

32.  Love Playlist ~ If you are looking for some valentines music to set the mood, or just some love themed music to put you in the mood to bake the three dozen sugar cookies you need for the class Valentine’s Day party, check out this love playlist from Do’t Waste Your Homemaking.  These great songs will have you seeing hearts everywhere this Valentine’s Day.

Valentine's Day Printables

Valentine's Day Printables

33.  Valentine Chapstick Labels ~ Finding a fun valentine for a Teen or Tween can be hard. Especially if you are going for the non traditional candy free Valentine. Chapstick labels to the rescue. Print a sheet of them our or just a couple. Wrap them around your dollar store chapsticks and gift away.

Valentine's Day Printable

34.  FREE Valentine’s Day Print ~ Frame this lovely print for instant Valentine’s Day decor.  You could also gift it as a gift for a teacher, neighbor, or someone you love.  Or, print out a smaller version and make a greeting card.

Valentine's Day Printables

35.  20 Things to Do for Valentine's Day ~ Wondering what to do for Valentine's Day?  There are so many fun things to do, craft, give, and receive!  Here are 20 fun and festive Valentines Day activities to do to celebrate love.  Print out this adorable free printable and pop it into a frame as a gift, Valentine decor, or reminders for fun family activities!

Valentine Printables

36.  11 Free Valentine Printables ~ Valentine’s Day is zooming up here in the blink of an eye, and I have a feeling you are going to {adore} these Valentine Free Printables.  These Valentine Printables will make your Valentine Day preparations so much easier!  Need a Valentine’s Day color sheet, Valentine Day Card or Valentine Treat Printable?  Then you are covered!

Valentines for School Class

Valentine's for Classroom

37.  Valentine Day Pringles Snack Label {free printable} ~ “You are a bear-y special Valentine”!  Aren’t these free printables adorable?  There are four caption choices to download, print and attach to individual sized Pringles chips.  Perfect to pass out to classmates or give them as party favors.

Valentine's Free Printables

38.  3D Smartie Pants Valentine ~ FREE printable Valentine Valentine's that makes such cute kids valentines perfect for their school class, preschool class, or just for fun!  Print out this home made Valentine and pop in a few Smarties candies for unique, fun and yummy Valentine's candy card!

Valentine for School

39.  Foxy Valentine Favors ~ Paper Source has a free printable foxy valentine party favor box template and how-to tutorial to walk you through this fun Valentine’s Day craft.   This foxy valentine is great party favor or a cute box to wrap your valentines gifts for your classmates or teachers.  Just print out the template and you will be well on your way to a foxy Valentine’s Day.

Valentine's for School

 40.  Pencil or Sucker Valentine {Printable Tags} ~ Use these printable Valentine’s Day tags for a quick and inexpensive gift for the kids friends or school class.  Attach the “You’re just write” tag to a pencil (great if you want a sugar free treat) or the one that reads “Valentine, you’re sweet” to a lollipop.

Valentine's Day Food and Recipes

Valentine's Edible Gifts

41.  Chocolate Covered Strawberries ~ Every year when Valentine’s Day approaches, I begin dreaming about chocolate-covered strawberries.Chocolate over any fruit is delicious, but chocolate covered strawberries are just divine!

Valentine's Day Recipes

42.  Chocolate Valentine’s Cookies {Valentine Desserts} ~ This delicious recipe for Chocolate rolled cookies makes a beautiful base for decorated Valentine’s treats.  Perfect for a Valentine’s Day party or for an edible gift for teachers, friends, or neighbors, this recipe will be one that you use over and over again.

Valentine's Day Food

43.  Red Hot Popcorn Recipe ~ Spice up your favorite treat with a traditional Valentine’s Day candy, red hots.  This fun recipe combines popcorn and the spicy cinnamon candy to create a fun and festive red and white Valentine’s day snack.  Perfect for party snacks or, if you bag it up and tie it with some cute valentine ribbon, a great party favor or edible valentine gift.

 Valentine's Day Recipes

44.  10 Crafty Food Recipes for Valentine's Day ~ Nothing says love quite like good food!  Use these Valentine’s food recipes to show how much you care.  Want a whole menu for Valentine’s Day?  Use these ideas to “craft” your very own!

Valentine Recipes

45.  Conversation Heart Cocoa ~ Make your own Valentine sprinkles for a glass of hot cocoa.  All you have to do is crush conversation hearts and dip the rim of the glass in it.  Fun and festive!

Valentine's Day Candy and Edible Gifts

Valentine Edible Gifts

46.  Valentine Cake Pops ~ These look absolutely delicious!  A great alternative to a box of chocolates.  Wrap them in a cello bag and tie with a pretty ribbon or tulle.

Valentine's Edible Gift

47.  Sweetie Pie Pops  ~ A fresh baked batch of Sweetie Pie Pops makes the perfect homemade valentines gift.  Teachers will love them, kids will devour them, and all of the sweetie pies in your life will feel special after you bake this easy to follow pie pop recipe.

Valentine's Day Edible Gifts

48.  Chocolate Caramel Candy Oreo Pops ~ These delicious Oreo truffle pops are easy to make with all store bought ingredients.  Dipped in caramel, rice krispies and chocolate, they will be an unforgettable Valentine treat.

Valentine Edible Gift

 49.  Fried Pies with Printable Box ~ The recipe for these homemade fried pies look so yummy.  You can also download and print the box to put it in.  Add a ribbon or some tulle for a little extra flair.

Valentine's Day Game

Valentine's Day Games

50.  8 Fun Valentine Pre-School Party Games ~ One way to commemorate the event is by making your Valentine’s Day classroom party all the more special by taking some time to play games.  These top 8 Valentine’s Day games are easy, fun and inexpensive.

Valentine's Day Games

51.  All You Need is Love ~ Name That Tune Game ~ For an activity, we played a game of Name That Tune with all songs that have the word LOVE in the title. I searched our itunes and tried to pick the songs that were most well known.

Valentine Games

52.  Valentine Yahtzee Game ~ If you are looking for a fun game other than bingo to play at a classroom Valentine party or just want a fun activity to play with the family after dinner on February 14th, check out this DIY Valentine Yahtzee Game from The Idea Room.  You can print out the free Heart Yahtzee cards, check out her tutorial for making the Heart Yahtzee dice, and then you will be ready for some Love themed fun on Valentine’s Day.

Coloring Activities for Kids

Valentine Color Pages

53.  Valentine Coloring Pages ~ These free printable Valentines Day coloring sheets are great for preschool and elementary aged children.  Print them out to use as an activity at home, to decorate your walls, or as a time filler for your class Valentines party.  Three printable coloring pages to choose from.

Valentine Coloring Page

54.  Fountain of Sweetness Coloring Page ~ This is such a darling coloring page.  Give it to the kiddos to color, or even color it yourself and put it in a frame from some personalized Valentine home decor.

More Love for Valentine's Day

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