Your pre-teen kids starting to think they’re too cool for Valentine’s Day crafts?
Then let’s get a little more imaginative. Forget safety scissors and cut and paste, it’s time to get your crafty tweens onto something more challenging. For the most part, you only need a few supplies that can find at your local craft store or around the house to make these crafts.
These Valentine’s Day crafts for tweens include everything from easy crafts that your young tween can make alone, to those that require a few more skills and materials to stretch their imagination and creativity.
Some crafts can be used as decorations for their room, others can be used as gifts, and a few can be used as keepsakes to give to loved ones for Valentine’s Day.
Valentine's Day Crafts for Tweens
DIY Valentine’s Day Earrings
These fun Valentine’s Day earrings are made from felt and will be a fun fashion craft for your tween to make. Even if your tween has never made jewelry before, this will be an easy project for them to try out some new skills for Valentine's Day.
Making Valentine's Day Décor with Scrap Wood
If you have a few pieces of scrap wood around the house, or a local Dollar Store nearby, this will make a fun and inexpensive craft for tweens to make. After they make this Valentine’s Day sign out of scrap wood, they can use it to decorate their room.
No Sew Elastic Book Band
A fun craft for tweens with a Valentine's Day theme, once they finish the elastic book band, they can use it to keep track of their place in their favorite book or journal.
Dollar Store Craft: Heart Wreath
A fun Valentine’s Day wreath your young tween can make, this heart-shaped wreath can be placed on the door for this special season of love. The best part about this wreath craft is that your tween can customize it to their favorite colors or Valentine's Day-themed accents.
Thumbprint Heart Glass Magnets
A homemade keepsake your tween can make, these glass magnets are made with their fingerprints and can be saved forever - includes a great instructional video they can follow.
Infinity Scarf Crochet Pattern
Have a crafty tween that loves to crochet? If so, they will love making this infinity scarf to wear during the colder months. It's a simple crochet craft for those tweens who want to learn but haven't started yet.
Origami Heart Card – Valentine’s Day Craft
A fun paper craft for tweens, they will enjoy making this origami heart card for Valentine's Day. It's perfect for those who are just learning how to do origami with clear instructions to step them through this crafty skill.
How to Make a Lego Heart Necklace
A fun and trendy Valentine’s Day craft tweens can make, this tutorial will show them how to make a heart necklace from Lego.
Valentine’s Heart Canvas
A quick craft your tween can make in no time, this heart canvas can be a fun craft that they can also use for decoration all year-round
Super-Cute Felt Bunny Craft - A Perfect Pocket Pal
Perfect for Valentine’s Day, this DIY felt bunny can become a pocket pal for your tween to carry with them.
DIY Heart String Art – Easy String Art For Beginners
String art is a fun and easy craft that your tween can learn independently. They can make the hearts with their favorite string colors. Once finished, this is another craft that would be perfect when it comes to decorating the house or their room for Valentine's Day.
Salt Crystal Hearts for Valentine’s Day
For younger tweens, making these salt crystal hearts is an easy craft that they can do for Valentine’s Day. The salt crystal hearts can also be used as decorations.
Valentine Paper Lantern – Heart House
A fun Valentine’s Day craft for tweens, after they make this cute paper lantern, they can put it in their room for some extra sparkle.
Valentine's Day Whipped Sugar Scrub
DIY beauty products are always fun to make, and this whipped sugar scrub has a Valentine’s Day theme, perfect for your older tween looking for some new crafty skills.
Valentine’s Day Wreath: A Red Burlap Heart
A custom burlap heart with their initials, this wreath can be hung on their door for Valentine’s Day or used to decorate the house.
Recycled Blocks for Valentine’s Decor
A simple and beautiful decorating project using blocks from scrap wood, your tween will enjoy creating their own Valentine’s Day décor for their room.
How to Make a Natural Clay Valentine's Heart Garland
A craft that uses clay, you and your tween can make this natural clay garland. Once it’s finished, they can use it to make a cool Valentine's Day themed decoration.
Valentine's Day Glass Jars
Using Sharpies, your tween can decorate their own glass jar or vase and use it to decorate their room or hold their favorite candy. This craft allows your tween to get creative as they want when it comes to designing their Valentine's Day glass jars.
Valentine Pillows – No Sew Fleece Tie Heart Pillows
Easy and fun to make, your tween can design all kinds of fun plush Valentine’s Day pillows for themselves, friends, or family, the perfect DIY crafting gift for Valentine's.
Pressed Flower Greeting Cards
Using their favorite flowers and colors, your tween can make these fun pressed flower greeting cards for Valentine's Day, the perfect DIY Valentione's Day gift.
Valentine's Day Flower Pot Craft
For young tweens, these Valentine’s Day flower pots can be an easy craft to make. Older tweens can create more detailed designs as they create their custom designed flower pots.
Cheery Valentine's Shadow Box
This shadow box is another fun craft your tween can make and decorate their room with for Valentine's Day.
Teach Your Kids to Sew With this Valentine's Day Craft
If your tween is wanting to learn how to sew, or if you are wanting them to learn an important life skill, this easy Valentine’s Day sewing project is the perfect way to get them started.
Easy Felt Heart Plush Craft For Kids
Simple but cute, these felt plush hearts can be made and put on their backpacks, used to decorate a Valentine’s Day tree, or just for fun. Includes a printable template they can use to guide their designs
How to Make Lavender Soap
Tweens love creating their own soap and beauty products and this craft will have them making an easy lavender soap that they can use of gift for Valentine's
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