No Candy Crafty Valentine Ideas for Kids


So my kids get a ton of candy for Valentine’s Day so I went on a hunt for some fun Valentine’s Ideas that don’t include candy or sweets.  I got all the ideas from Pinterest and you can click through each one to get directions to make them yourself.





BargainShopperMom Rainbow Loom Valentine Plus a Free Printable

Rainbow Loom Charm Valentines BargainShopperMom

Here is a great Rainbow Loom Charm Valentine that you can use with pencils or not. It includes a free printable.



Love this  bouncy ball  valentine from the Crafty Chicks with a free printable.  Ever kid I know loves bouncy balls. You can grab a Rubber Bouncing Ball Assortment (25 pc) for $11.94. They should also be available at dollar stores.


EverydaySavvy DIY Valentine EOS Lip Balm Card with a Free Printable


This Valentine’s day card with an EOS Lip Balm is so cute and easy to make. Girls of all ages would love this.



These “I like you Berry Much” valentines use a Go Go Squeez as a treat. I like this much better than candy!


Here are some great instructions for Valentine’s day cupid’s arrow pencil toppers. 



How adorable  is this valentine with teddy grahams.   The bag topper is a free printable.


I think these  jungle animals valentine cards are super cute too. These little animals can usually be found at dollar stores too! Or you can get 60 Learning Resources Jungle Animals Counters for just $17.26.


If your kids love to make Rainbow Loom bracelets. Check out this great Rainbow Loom Valentine from Second Chance To Dream. It even includes the free printable cards.



Love these super cute heart crayon valentines with free boy and girl printables. These would be an excellent way to use up all those broken crayons from your home.



I love these DIY Mouse Valentine cards. They look simple enough that even little ones could help make them.


So what do you think? Are you considering making some Valentine’s day cards this year. Hopefully this will get you started. Leave a comment with your favorite.


  1. Jes says

    I saw one on Pinterst this year that I plan on using – you buy a box of the tiny mandarins or clementines and glue a little note on them that says “Orange you glad we’re friends?” LOVE all the healthy ideas!! 😀

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