Huge List of Valentine’s Day Ideas and Activities

Huge List of Valentine’s Day Ideas and Activities

It’s the time of year for hearts, flowers, and chocolates! You are probably here because you’re looking for some special ways to celebrate the sweethearts in your life: whether that means your kids, spouse, or friends! That’s why we think you’ll love our huge list of Valentine’s Day ideas and activities. 

huge list of Valentine's Day ideas


This is our biggest collection ever of fun ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day in your home and your homeschool too. This list includes:

  • printable valentines for your spouse, friends, and kids
  • Valentine’s Day-related arts & crafts
  • book lists
  • educational activities related to various subjects
  • inspirational and encouraging articles with practical tips for showing love on Valentine’s Day or any time of year
  • family activities
  • ideas for teens and tweens
  • recipes for parties (and low-carb strawberry fat bombs for moms!)
  • random acts of kindness (for friends, spouses, kids, teens, and even some that can be done from home)

Printable Valentines

From printable valentines for your significant other to crafty Valentine’s Day cards to assemble with your kids, we have all different kinds of printable valentines for you to enjoy.


Two Weeks of Valentines for Couples 

It’s always a nice surprise for your significant other when you take the time to show some extra thoughtfulness. This printable includes two weeks’ worth of cute and sweet valentines that you can print out and share with your spouse or sweetie in the days leading up to Valentine’s Day.


Free Printable Valentines for You

This post includes links to three different sets of printable Valentine’s Day cards, tags, and stationery that would be perfect to share with friends, kids, or even your significant other.


Cute Woodland Animal Valentines for Girls and Boys

This fun DIY activity includes adorable printable components and instructions so that kids can make their own woodland animal-themed Valentine’s Day cards. These are perfect cards for kids to make and share with other kids!


Maze Valentines!

These printable valentines are fun because they include a maze activity!


Shakespeare Valentine’s Day Cards 

Borrow some classic words from The Bard, himself, this Valentine’s Day with these Shakespeare-inspired printable valentines! This would be fun to incorporate into a unit on Shakespeare!


Crafts and Activities

Looking for some fun, hands-on ideas to enjoy during this sweet season? Try some of the crafts and activities below!


How to Make Valentine’s Day Slime

Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to show your love and loosen up a little in your homeschool! Give this Valentine’s Day slime a try for some magical homeschool moments. 


Simple Valentine’s Day Frame

Create this cute and simple frame to share a special photo with someone you love this Valentine’s Day!


Adorable Valentine’s Day Craft: Plush Heart in Matchbox

Kids often are fascinated by miniature items, which is why they’ll love getting to create this tiny plush heart and the little box that goes with it!


Torn & Sewn Paper Hearts Valentine Tutorial 

huge list of Valentine's Day ideas and activities

This craft is simple, cost-effective (you probably have everything you need at home), and the end result is beautiful!


Adorable Valentine’s Day Owl Craft 

This tutorial will help you create an adorable Valentine’s Day-themed owl to use as a decoration or to give away to someone you love!


“I Feel Love When…” Valentine’s Day Craft

This family-friendly activity is a great way to refocus on the little things that make each family member feel loved and valued.


Inkblot Valentines

This fun activity results in some cool Valentine’s Day-inspired abstract art!


“Love Calendar” Valentine’s Day Craft

This calendar craft offers an important reminder that acts of love are important all year.


Adorable Pom Pom Love Bugs

Younger kids will especially enjoy making and playing with these adorable pom-pom love bugs with this simple tutorial.


Valentine’s Day Canvas Art for Tweens

Looking for a fun Valentine’s Day craft for slightly older kiddos? Check this one out! 


Quick and Easy Kid-Made Valentine’s Day Banner

Make your own festive Valentine’s Day decor by recreating this simple banner!


Mermaid Heart Valentine’s Day Craft! 

This simple Valentine’s Day craft is perfect for the little mermaid-lover in your life! 


Book Lists

Looking for some great Valentine’s-Day-related books? These are some you’ll love!

30 Days of Valentines Books

If it’s Valentine’s Day (or almost Valentine’s Day–or even if Valentine’s Day has passed for this year), there’s never a bad time to learn about love and friendship! This book list is great for sharing with people you love no matter the time of year! 


Collections of Even More Ideas

Below you’ll find even more collections of Valentine’s Day printables and educational info!

Valentine’s Day Printables

This list has Valentine’s Day printables from all around the Web.


More Valentine’s Day Printables 

This article contains more variety if you’d like more printable options!


Even More Valentine’s Day Printables, Activities, and Ideas

This article links to (you guessed it) even more Valentine’s Day-inspired printables, activities, and worksheets for you to enjoy.


The Ultimate Collection of Valentine’s Day Activities

This collection has all kinds of fun hands-on Valentine’s Day activities (some of them mentioned other places in this list, and some not). Explore it to find some creative activities to use in your homeschool this month!


Valentine’s Day-Related Lessons and Units

If you’re wanting to bring some heart-day cheer into everyday lessons, you can use the activities and units below as part of your homeschool line up over the next few weeks!

I Whale Always Love You Activity Pack

This activity pack is perfect for Pre-K- 2nd graders and includes a word search, maze and matching game! Extra points for pun-iness!

Valentine’s Day Activities, Lessons, and Printables 

This article contains a big list of Valentine’s Day-themed learning activities around the Web. 


Valentine’s Day Traditions Around the World

Kids of any age can learn about how other countries celebrate Valentine’s Day with this printable! 


Valentine’s Day Fun with Numbers 1-20 

Use this activity with Pre-K or Kindergarten-level children to practice writing numbers and counting!


Valentine’s Day Word Search

This Valentine’s Word search is fun for all ages, and it includes the option to search out and sort nouns, verbs, and adjectives!


Valentine’s Day Adjectives Word Wall

This printable word wall is great for handwriting practice and introducing kids to the concept of adjectives! You can even laminate them  to use over and over again.


Valentine’s Day Verb Word Wall 

If you’re introducing your student to verbs, you can use this Valentine’s Day-themed word wall as examples and also to practice handwriting skills!


Valentine’s Day Noun Word Wall

Give your kids extra practice with recognizing nouns by using this printable word wall that features Valentine’s Day-inspired ones! Use this word wall in conjunction with the two listed above  (verbs and adjective word walls) and play a game where your child can sort each word into a group based on what part of speech it is.


Valentine’s Day Multiplication Practice

This printable offers multiplication drill practice with a heart theme (just to remind them that you make them do drills because you love them)!


Valentine’s Day Math: Skip Counting Practice 

This skip-counting packet is a great math activity for kids from 2nd- 5th grade! 


Valentine’s Day Addition Worksheets 

Working on addition facts? These heart-lined pages will make practice time a little bit sweeter. 


Valentine’s Day Themed Rhyming Pack 

This pack of rhyming words would be so much fun to use with your kiddos as you create your own sweet (or silly) Valentine’s Day poems.


Inspirational Articles and Related Information

These are articles just for you this Valentine’s Day, from helpful plans for V-Day events to encouragement for your heart.


My Broken and Tattered Valentine 

A mom’s open letter to her family, from the heart. 


Happy Valentine’s Day (a poem for moms) 

This sweet poem about a mother’s love can be downloaded, printed out, and shared on Valentine’s Day. 


Making a Memory Jar 

This is a great idea to hang onto your favorite family memories and re-visit them on special occasions (like Valentine’s Day, or any time!)


Keeping Family Memories Alive and Organized 

This article goes along with the Memory Jar idea and shares creative ways to hang onto your favorite family moments.


How to Plan a Homeschool Valentine’s Day Party

If you’d like to put together a gathering for local homeschoolers to together and celebrate Valentine’s Day, this guide is a great start to making a plan!


Valentine’s Day Ideas for Teenagers 

This article shares some simple but meaningful ways to show your teens that they are loved and special on Valentine’s Day. 


Recipes for Valentine’s Day

Of course, we all love to enjoy a special treat on February 14th! Here are a few that are perfect for this holiday!

Heart Shaped Cinnamon Rolls for Valentine’s Day 


Yummy Strawberry Buttercream Surprise Cupcakes 

These tasty, pink cakes have a fun surprise inside that’s sure to delight your Valentines!


Instant Pot Valentine’s Day Bundt Cake 

You can make cake in an Instant Pot?! That’s right, you can. This one is heart-shaped and ultra-chocolatey. 


3-Ingredient Strawberry Fudge for Valentine’s Day

This super simple strawberry fudge recipe is unbelievably easy and tasty, all with a cheerful Valentine’s Day aesthetic. 


Keto Chocolate Covered Strawberry Fat Bombs 

Just because you’ve been living low-carb doesn’t mean you can’t have a sweet treat on Valentine’s Day, too. This chocolate-covered-strawberry fat bomb will certainly hit the spot. 


Cupid’s Arrow Cupcakes

These cupid-inspired cupcakes look amazing but aren’t too hard to make. They’d be perfect for a children’s Valentine’s Day party!


Red Velvet Valentine’s Cake Pops 

This classic flavor gets a quick makeover! These cake pops are kid-friendly and fun to make. 


Random Acts of Kindness for Valentine’s Day (or Any Time!)

Being kind is always cool, and it’s one of the most important things we can do to show our love to others. Here are a few articles about showing kindness to others (and helping our kids to do the same). 


10 Reasons to Do Random Acts of Kindness 

This article will help you stop and think about how random acts of kindness can be a positive influence in the world. 


30 Random Acts of Kindness for Kids

This article has some practical ideas for kids who are cultivating the art of kindness.


25 Random Acts of Kindness for Your Husband 

When considering acts of kindness, the best place to start can be at home! This list contains 25 simple and practical ideas to show your spouse some love and support.


50 Random Acts of Kindness 

This list of 50 acts of kindness will inspire you and get you thinking about ways to brighten someone else’s day!


50 More Random Acts of Kindness (That Can Be Done from Home) 

All of these acts of kindness can be done from home (which might be especially important this year if you are social distancing)! You don’t have to be on-the-go to be kind. 

Which of these ideas from this huge list of Valentine’s Day ideas and activities will you try? We hope these resources help make Valentine’s Day a sweet celebration for you and the people you love!

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  1. Thank you so much for sharing. I’ve had Valentine’s Day on my mind, but haven’t had time to research ideas. You darling dear, you sent them straight to my inbox! Way to spread the love. Happy Valentine’s Day to you and yours!!!

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