18 Creative Kids Valentines Cards Ideas for School with Printables

My girls have always loved Valentine’s day class parties when they get to give (and receive) a whole bunch of kids’ creative Valentine cards with little gifts on Valentine’s day.

Valentine’s school day activities usually involve lots of fun crafts like homemade Valentines full of sweet messages, paper hearts, and sometimes teachers will have the kids decorate a Valentine box with their name on it in creative ways.

But the candy treats and toys that they exchange with cute love cards are the anticipated stars of the show.

And I’ve got lots of fun printable Valentines and unique ways to put a personal touch to your kids’ special delivery.

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This post includes all the kids’ Valentine card ideas that use printables that I’ve created over the years.

They all make perfect last-minute DIY Valentine’s day cards because you print them on white cardstock or a piece of paper and cut them at home.

Some of my fun designs are free in the downloads library and some are available in the shop. In any case, they’re all available as an instant download on this site.

Of course, you could just pick up generic kids’ Valentine’s cards at the store. But these printables make it easy to go the extra mile and give easy personalized homemade gifts for school friends for Valentine’s day.

Whether you are looking for a Valentine for a girl, a boy, a non-candy Valentine, or something clever, I think you’ll love how creative all of these kids’ Valentine cards are.

Fun Pencil Toppers for Valentine’s Day

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Pencils are available aplenty at the dollar store and these easy peasy and free pencil flag printables with little puns will make them shine for sure.

Chip Bag Valentines

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If you’d like to give something totally original for Valentine’s Day, then these chip bag wraps and tags may just be for you. They come in 2 different colors, pink and orange.

Kids of all ages love chips, so your Valentine may be the most popular right away.

The two chips on the front look like best friends having a good time and the pun makes for a funny Valentine’s Day card.

Popcorn Valentines are super pop-ular

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Sorry, I just couldn’t stop myself with the pun 😁.

But what’s easier than wrapping an unpopped microwave popcorn bag with a bright and fun printout? They will be a hit and could be the perfect choice for older kids or a family member as well.

Edit in your kids’ names and you’ll have a funny Valentine’s Day card that pops!

Spread Love Not Germs Valentine Tags

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Individual hand sanitizers have become the new must-have-on-hand items. Encourage kids to clean up those germy hands and make it a little more fun with these cute Spread Love Not Germs tags. You’ll get both sizes in the listing.

Goldfish Valentines

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Goldfish crackers are another non-candy valentine that’s sure to be popular with kids.

You can use this cute card a couple of ways. Either just staple it to a purchased bag of fishy crackers, or insert it in a sandwich bag with a handful of goldfish.

I love it when you don’t have to go anywhere but the grocery store to buy the perfect Valentine.

Rice Krispies Treats Valentines

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Rice Krispies treats Valentines are a fun way to give a sweet treat that’s not candy to the entire class.

You can even change “Happy Valentine’s Day” to your own message and of course type in your kid’s name to make it personal.

Among Us Valentine Cards with lollipop

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Among Us is a game that has taken the online space by storm. If your kids play it, you know exactly what I’m talking about.

Each player is a little astronaut playing in groups trying to figure out which astronaut is The Impostor. For “crewmates” to win you have to complete a number of tasks or vote out The Imposter; or if you’re The Imposter, you have to kill the crewmates.

Either way, they make adorable cards.

Blow Pop Valentines

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A cute card in heart shape is a great way to give a Blow Pop lollipop for Valentine’s Day school parties.

They are available in two different designs, these cute hearts make perfect kid’s valentines.

You’re the Bomb Valentine!

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These free bath bombs Valentine’s day tags are super cute for older kids to give. They’d make a great gift from a teen or tween girl who also can make the bath bombs herself.

I’m a lucky duck to have a friend like you!

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Available with pink or blue accents young children will love getting these adorable ducks for Valentine’s day. I got mine in a pack at the Dollar Store but you can also find great novelty rubber ducks online. The listing includes all 3 sizes.


Milk Straw Valentine’s Day Card

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Be original and give out milk straws as little gifts for Valentine’s day. Boys and girls will love them and the parents will marvel at your cleverness. The Milk straw Valentine’s day card is a free download on this blog.

A-maze-ing Pencil Valentines

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Give this sweet little card to all your kid’s amazing friends. Insert a colorfull pencil and you’ve got a special message for all the little kids.

I wheelie like you!

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What kid doesn’t love pullback cars? Make this fun and inexpensive toy into a cute “I wheelie like you” card for Valentine’s day for the whole classroom.

You’re the Balm Valentine!

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Does your kid love comics? Then this free Eos Balm Valentine’s day card is for you. Eos balms are a little bit on the pricy side, but the kids will love them and they make great gifts for older kids and teens.

Cereal Valentines

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Since we never buy sweet cereal in our home, getting a bag of fun cereals as a Valentine would be a big win for my kids.

This customizable chip bag wrap sure makes an adorable Valentine. All instructions are included in the download.

You can also choose a simple card instead of a wrap for your cereal valentine.

“You Warm my Heart” Valentine Tags

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I think these little “You warm my heart” Valentine’s day tags are so cute. They’d work great with a box of conversation hearts or any spicy candy, like Red Hots.

Turn Lollipops into Butterflies for Valentine

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This easy Valentine’s day craft for kids transforms into a fun gift for all their friends. I can see kids making these Valentine’s butterfly lollipops fly all over the room.

The butterfly lollipop Valentine’s day cards are free to download and print in the downloads library.

Applesauce Valentines

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If you still want to give a food Valentine but keep it healthy, then an applesauce cup or pouch may just be your creative solution.

Just add these editable “You’re awesomesauce” labels to cups or pouches.

You can go check out each one of the free Valentine’s day card posts for instructions on how to use them and lots more ideas.

Or just mossy on over to the Valentine’s day printable shop where I have lots more items like Valentine’s day coupons and fun coffee bar printables.

If you need more ideas for your kids Valentines cards I also have a great round-up post of no-candy Valentines from around the web.

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