Valentine’s Day is coming up! It’s such a fun holiday to show love to those around you and remind them how much you care. What says that better than a homemade Valentine’s gift?

These DIY Valentine’s Day gift ideas are perfect for crafty kids. They’d make great gifts for teachers, parents, friends, siblings, grandparents - should I go on? These Valentines Day crafts are easy to make with step-by-step video tutorials and have just the right personal touch to make the recipient feel special.

Here are four ideas for homemade Valentine's Day gifts (Click the project title to see the video tutorial!):

Heart string art. String art for kids without a hammer and nails. This string art activity makes a great Valentine's Day gift.

String Art

This string art for kids doesn’t need a hammer or nails. Create a classic heart, or make your own custom stencil.

Fingerprint birds. Fingerprint art can be used to make a personalized Valentine's Day card or gift, and is a fun art project for kids.

Fingerprint Art

We’ll show you some great fingerprint art tips and tricks in the video tutorial. One of the best parts of this activity is the endless possibilities! Make a heart out of your fingerprints, or make lovebirds (like the birds we made in the video). Fingerprint art looks great on a DIY Valentine’s card.

Circuit Flower Pot made from a mini flower pot, dyed paper towel, and an LED. The circuit flower pot is a thoughtful homemade gift.

Circuit Flower Pot

Make a beautiful glowing flower! This craft uses an LED and simple circuit to make a unique handmade gift.

Heart keychain with a secret message written in binary code using beads.

Valentine’s Secret Code Keychain

Use beads to write a message in secret code - binary code! The binary alphabet is pretty simple to learn, and we’ll show you step-by-step how to make your secret message into a keychain.

Some of these projects are available in a special kit with all the supplies you’ll need! Check out the Gift Giving Box on for two additional homemade gift ideas.

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Have fun spreading the love!

DIY Valentine's Day crafts for kids. Four Valentine's Day STEM activities.