My kids’ exchange cards and candy with classmates at school on Valentine’s Day. We end up with a lot of candy and so I find that I don’t want to give them even more candy, but I would like to get them a little something special to celebrate Valentine’s Day. We have found several cute, non-candy, Fun & Unique Valentine’s day gift ideas for kids on this list, in all price ranges. There are lots of Valentine Gift Ideas and fun items in many price ranges to help surprise your loved one this year.
Fun & Unique Valentine’s Day Gifts for Kids
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If your girls love those squishy foam toys, then they will love these super adorable and so soft Squishmallow plushies. These cute animals have been flying off the shelves. They are super soft and you can squish them and they will bounce back. They come in an assortment of sizes and your kids will love getting a cute fox, sloth, unicorn or an adorable owl.
These highly-reviewed Klutz Make Mini Eraser Kits are adorable and fun and will keep your kids busy! Each kit includes an easy step-by-step instruction book to help kids make 15 erasers, along with all the eraser clay you’ll need. Plus it includes papercraft scenes, molded eyes, and a custom shaping tool help every project look just right. These small kits are the perfect, fun activity for Valentine’s Day. Choose from four different Klutz Make Mini Erasers Kits that can each be purchased individually.
Help your kids beat boredom with these cool and brightly-colored, Sweets Kendamas. Kendama is an active traditional Japanese game that builds hand-eye coordination, balance, reflex, & creativity. It is great for all ages and there are endless trick possibilities for both the beginner and the seasoned master! Each one of these Grain Split 2.0 kendamas are ready to play right out of the box thanks to the PRIME Sticky Clear paint job. The tackiness will help players at any level catch the ball on the cups and help them progress on to more difficult tricks like lighthouse and lunar. Choose from tons of cool-patterned Kendamas.
Now your kids can create countless scenes with colorful chalk in “sweet” dessert shapes and this cute set will keep them busy outside for hours! Draw, trace, and stamp chalk designs with chalk cupcakes, cookies, birthday candles, frosting, donut, jumbo sticks, and more with this Melissa and Doug Ice Cream Shop Chalk Set! The vibrant colors in this deliciously adorable 33-piece play set are perfect for drawing on the included sign with holder, sidewalks, driveways, or chalkboards. Trace shapes on three extra-thick stencil sheets or make quick and easy rainbow lines with the multi-colored slice of cake! Add water to the sprinkle stamper to make chalk paint polka-dots. There’s a “menu” of drawing and game ideas to help jumpstart imaginations—the possibilities are endless! Kids three and older will love creating sweet chalk designs again and again! You can also find this cute Melissa and Doug Ice Cream Shop Chalk Set at Target.
This brand new, Alley Hoopster Trick Shot Kit came to life on Kickstarter and your tween will love this carefully-created trick shot kit. Become the next trick shot superstar by using the balls, launcher, backboards and hoop to create your own amazing trick shots. Place it anywhere and adjust the hoop bigger or smaller while you master your shot. This set includes adjustable wooden backboards, a hand board, ball gun, hoop and oversized ping pong-like balls to create tricks of all kinds.
Your older kids will love receiving this sweet-looking Candylicious puzzle for Valentine’s Day. They can get it out every year and do it over and over to get in the Valentine’s Day spirit. This 1000-piece jigsaw puzzle, Candylicious, is based on the artwork of Aimee Stewart. From chocolates, to candy canes, to gingerbread cookies, your mouth will water as you piece this sugary treat together. The collage of colorful candies is too sweet to resist! This puzzle is made of 100% recycled paperboard. A precision cutting technique guarantees that every piece will fit soundly with the company’s signature Perfect Snap pieces. A bonus puzzle poster is also included so that you have a handy reference of what the completed puzzle should look like while you put yours together.
Your kids will love this fiercely competitive, magnet-powered, highly addicting, Pinball’ish game and this highly-reviewed game is a fun treat for Valentine’s Day! A Game of Cat & Mouth is all about fast-flinging and quick thinking with a touch of precision. In Exploding Kitten’s first two-player game, the first player to land all of the balls of one color onto your opponent’s side wins! It’s like air hockey, but instead of air and hockey, it’s cats and rainbows! It’s cutthroat multiplayer pinball.
These The Orb Factory Plush Craft Pillow sets make a cool activity for kids, especially during the long winter months. They will love receiving this fun activity for Valentine’s Day. Plush Craft is an easy craft that becomes a beautiful piece of room decor. Use the stylus to punch colorful, soft fabric pieces into your plush Craft. With a variety of themes and sizes there’s a plush Craft for everyone. Completely intuitive and mess free, Plush Craft ensures perfect results every time- No sewing required!
Bitty Boomers are ultra-portable wireless Bluetooth speakers and your kids and tweens will love this affordable Mandalorian The Child Bitty Boomer Speaker. They are just two inches tall and will fit right in his pocket or backpack. Don’t be fooled, what they lack in size, they make up for with clear, powerful, room filling sound. Easily connect 2 Bitty Boomers together and enjoy a true wireless stereo experience. Packed with Bluetooth 5.0 technology, which includes faster transmission and less power consumption.
These Da Bomb bath bombs are packaged perfectly for gift giving and they make a great-smelling Valentine’s Day treat. They are in a cool black packaging and have catchy names and colors. They are both affordable and fun for kids, tweens and teens. Each bath bomb comes filled with a surprise. The glow and neon would be a hit with boys! You can also find Da Bomb Bath Bombs at Target.
If you are looking for a really great book as a Valentine’s Day small gift for younger kids, then check out In My Heart: A Book of Feelings. Happiness, sadness, bravery, anger, shyness . . . our hearts can feel so many feelings! Some make us feel as light as a balloon, others as heavy as an elephant. In My Heart explores a full range of emotions, describing how they feel physically, inside. This hardcover book is great for younger boys and girls.
Younger kids will enjoy this fun Playdoh Academy Activity Case. You can use this all-in-one play space and storage case to help inspire your child to become a curious thinker and a confident explorer. Discover the benefits of Play-Doh fun as your child engages in skill-building activities with a variety of fun themes! This All-in-one play and storage set keeps all the pieces in one place and doubles as a play surface to protect the playmats from wear and tear. This cool set includes junior Fun Factory tool with rail, 8 animal stampers, 5 vehicle stampers, roller, knife, 3 double-sided playmats, 6 cans of Play-Doh Brand Modeling Compound, and creativity guide. It comes packed in a red box, which is perfect for Valentine’s Day!
Give your kids a fun activity set for Valentine’s Day to keep them busy like this Boom Science Kit! The kit allows your young scientist to explore, learn and have great fun with their very own science kit. Because of the huge number of amazing experiments with this science kit your children will have many, many hours of educational enlightenment to delight all boys and girls.
The Ultimate Kids’ Baking Book: 60 Easy and Fun Dessert Recipes for Every Holiday, Birthday, Milestone and More
This time the kids are in charge of making dessert instead of the parents with this Ultimate Kids’ Baking Book! This fun books makes a great Valentine’s Day gift for kids. Master what all the best bakers know, from separating eggs to creaming butter and sugar together and even rolling your own cookie dough. Each skill you learn will make you a next-level baker so you’ll be ready to deck out the Thanksgiving table with a Thankful-for-You Cake Pop Bouquet, wow a friend with Birthday Sprinkle Donuts or bake Smart Cookies for back to school. With something for every celebration, your friends and family will be amazed at all the wonderful treats you can bake.
This Party Bundle includes all 3 Different Colors of Schylling’s Nee Doh COLOR CHANGE Groovy Glob! The NeeDoh stress ball will help you mellow out! Feeling Stressed? Then you knead Nee-Doh! Grab a glob and give a squeeze, revealing the changing color inside! The experience will blow your mind, soothe your soul, and have you feeling groovy in no time! Filled with a mysterious, completely non-toxic, jelly-like compound, it’s strong, durable and won’t break open; always returns to its original shape. Hypoallergenic and completely safe, it contains no BPA, phthalates or latex; cleans easily with soap and water. These cool fidget toys are perfect for ages 3 and up.
Don’t be fooled by the small packaging! This highly-reviewed Taco Cat Goat Cheese Pizza Game will be a hit with your kids. This addictive game is as unique as its name. It’s a power packed quick and simple party game. Race against each other to SLAP a match between a card and spoken word. But – watch out! – your mind will play tricks on you. This game was engineered for maximum fun. Enjoy! This small game makes a great Valentine’s Day treat for kids.
Younger kids, ages 3 and up will love getting this affordable Jumparoo LED Foam Pogo and you will love that they are getting outside! What a special treat for Valentine’s Day for boys and girls. The LED Deluxe Bungee BOING is the easiest pogo for young children and beginners. Squeaks with each bounce, encouraging little kids to keep going! Motion activated LED’s in the handles light up as kids bounce! It gets kids active and is great exercise; develops motor skills, strength, balance and coordination.
I love these super affordable joke books for kids and now there is Laugh Out Loud Valentine’s Day Jokes for Kids. Fall in love with Rob Elliott’s #1 bestselling Laugh-Out-Loud Jokes for Kids as it gets more heartwarming than ever! A laugh-a-minute joke book for kids 5 to 10, including anyone looking for a boredom buster when home from school.
There is no other product quite like the Mark-My-Time Digital Bookmark. Now you can accurately track children’s required reading times to help take the work out of daily reading homework. Its fun colors and electronic functions encourage kids to make reading a daily habit. And for parents, it’s just a touch of a button, and the electronic timer is set to monitor how long a child reads. Made of durable polyethylene plastic it is available in three new hot colors-Neon Pink, Neon Orange, and Red. With its slim form, it fits neatly between the pages of any book. What a great Valentine’s Day gift idea for kids.
I love these cute Hog Wild Poppers and they would be especially cute for Valentine’s day. Squeeze the belly of these adorable characters and shoot a soft foam ball up to 20 feet! The squeeze poppers make a great “popping” noise when launching the ball. There are so many cute animals to choose from and these would be fun both indoors or outdoors.
This cute and affordable Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown DVD would make a fun, small gift for Valentine’s Day. Skip the chocolates this holiday…instead, grab a handful of Peanuts! Re-mastered with an updated look that still maintains the integrity and feel of a true Peanut’s classic, Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown is packaged with two additional episodes and a bonus feature, making it a truly special offering.
These Melissa and Doug Kickballs would be a cute Valentine’s Day gift idea. These kickballs are not only highly-reviewed, but they would make a great addition to your outside toy collection. Made of durable rubber, this playground ball is great for backyard fun or for playing games in the park.
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