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Homemade Valentine Cards

Ideas for fun, simple, and adorable handmade Valentine cards to make with kids

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One of the best ways to celebrate Valentine's Day is by making some homemade Valentine cards with kids. Making your own Valentine's Day cards is not only fun, but it can give kids a chance to add their personal touches and designs to the cards they will give out to friends and family. And since many school-age kids have to make a bunch of cards for the whole class, making your own handmade Valentine cards will save money, too. It's the perfect Valentine's Day craft for kids!

1. DIY Paper Punch Hearts and Flowers Cards

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Katherine Lee
These pretty Valentine's Day cards are so easy to make, you'll want to make some for the whole class! All you need is some colored paper and heart- and flower-shaped paper punches and voila! You'll have batches of cards to give out to friends in no time.

 

2. Colorful Hearts Valentine Cards for Kids

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Katherine Lee
To make these pretty heart-adorned cards, all you need is some pretty patterned and colored paper or washi tape and a heart-shaped paper punch. Kids will love punching out the hearts and gluing them on to make these pretty Valentines. Try these designs or make your own!

 

3. Quilled Homemade Valentine Cards

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Katherine Lee
This beautiful and elegant quilled paper Valentine card is easy to make and fun to do. Older kids can try curling the paper for the quilled hearts and gluing them on, and kids of all ages can help decide where the hearts will go.

4. A Butterfly Valentine to Make with Kids

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Katherine Lee
Your kids will love making and sharing this adorable butterfly Valentine card with friends. And because it's so easy and fun to make, it can be the perfect Valentine card for classmates if your child is giving out Valentines at school.

5. Vellum Paper Valentine Cards

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Katherine Lee
These elegant and lovely Valentine cards are actually quite easy to make (not to mention fun for kids to work on). All you need is some pretty vellum paper (though you can make this card with plain card stock), a marker, and scissors, and voila! You have a beautiful heart bouquet Valentine card you and your child can share with all your Valentines.

6. How to Make Pop-Up Valentine's Cards

Katherine Lee
Pop-up cards are super-fun, and this cute Valentine card is perfect for kids to make and share. If you are making several at a time, the simple design makes it a breeze to create as many as you want easily and quickly.

7. A Simple, Beautiful Valentine's Day Card

Katherine Lee
This easy and fun homemade Valentine card requires very few materials and is a great Valentine craft for kids. They will love choosing pictures from magazines to cut out for the project, and even younger kids can help you glue the images onto the cards to decorate them.

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