Valentine’s Day is coming soon, and while I was never one of those girls who wished all my romantic dreams would come true on cupid’s favourite holiday (and accompanied by a million dozen red roses), I’m somehow inherently drawn to the day. It very well might be just an excuse to celebrate; to indulge in sweet treats and shower the proverbial love on everyone around me.

Because, you know, I’ve always been a party girl. (Not that kind of party girl!)

I‘ve loved parties since I was little – planning them, throwing them, attending them. As long as there’s cake (or a suitable alternative), I’m there! Parties are the perfect distraction from the everyday and life gets a little more interesting and exciting when there’s a party on the horizon. Hence, my love of celebrating, well… everything!

In turn, each year I find myself looking for cool, new Valentine-themed activities to do with my kids. We’ve made salt dough heart necklaces and magnets for my daughter’s class, as well as homemade valentines. So, naturally, when I want new inspiration, I turn to Pinterest, the domain of all things crafty. You’ll find ideas for every interest and skill level – from the simplest of crafts, to the most complex DIY projects.

Whether you like to go all out for Valentine’s Day, or prefer to keep it low-key and simple, there’s something here for you!


Forest Friends Cards

Owl Cards (+ 2 more)

“You’re #1 in My Book” Bookmarks

Sweet and “Punny” Cards

Zebra Cards

Sweethearts Cards

Dinos, Robots, Construction Vehicles and Superheroes

For the Teacher – “You’re my cup of tea” printable valentine


Valentine Treats

Chocolate-dipped Cookies

Sweetheart Buddies

Marshmallow Pops


Valentine Crafts

Valentine Mailboxes

Candy Hearts Picture Frame

Cupid Love Wand

Superhero Lollipop Valentines

Recycled crayon hearts

Rainbow Loom Valentines (for older kids)


From all of us at The CMR, Happy Valentine’s Day! We hope you enjoy it with your favourite people! J

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