Skip to main content
  1. Life
  2. Education & Schools
  3. Homeschooling

Easy Valentine's Day crafts to do as a family

See also

Homeschooling should include all subjects, not just math, science, social studies, and language arts. It is equally important to do physical education, music, and art. Art can be especially fun around a holiday. There are so many crafts and art projects that showcase what a holiday is about. With Valentine's Day coming really soon, it's the perfect time for crafts that are personal, have hearts all over them, and feature colors like pink, red, and purple.

More Photos

The younger children, especially, have fun with arts and crafts. It helps them with their motor skills and develop their creativeness. They can learn to cut out shapes with kid friendly scissors. Or, if they are not quite comfortable with cutting yet, they can work on drawing their hearts. It feels more like a game to them than school.

Valentine's crafts can be used alongside language arts lessons. Have them write their own messages out on the valentines. It will help them be verbal, get out their feelings on paper, and how to spell and write. The younger children will need more help than the older children.

Valentine's Day can be a holiday to teach children about giving and about love they have for others. They love their siblings. They love their friends. They love their pets. They love their parents. They love their grandparents. They love almost everyone they are close to and all in different ways. It's a great time for kids to make things from their heart and give it to the people they love to show the person in their life that they love them.



  • Transgender cop
    A transgender police officer is stepping down from her position to run for office
    Political Office
  • Easter eggs
    Craft delicate, hand-painted eggs with flowers and other designs celebrating spring
    Easter Eggs
  • Subway message
    Subway customer finds 'Big Mama' written on her order
    Subway Message
  • Working from home
    Working from home can be an exciting venture. Get tips to ensure productivity
    Get Tips
  • Limes
    Rising cost of limes could be putting the squeeze on your favorite restaurant
    Expensive Limes
  • Pope Francis
    Religion: Pope Francis instructs how to fight against Satan
    Morning Mass

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about and apply today!