Are you and the kids fed up with romantic mushy Valentine crafts? Are you looking for something a bit more fun and different? January and February always sees social media awash with hearts and flowers Valentine ideas for the kids doesn’t it. I don’t know about you but as a mum of two boys these don’t always go down well! I need Valentine’s Day crafts that aren’t too soppy! Here are lots of super fun animal valentine crafts your boys and girls will love!
These Animal Valentine’s Day Crafts are still super cute but none of them are too sentimental or schmaltzy. There are lots of different animals to choose from so there’s something for everyone! We’ve even got a Valentine skunk! LOL
16+ Super Fun Animal Valentine Craft Ideas For Kids
Below you’ll see a photograph of each of the animal Valentine crafts and a short numbered description with a highlighted link. Just click on the link to go straight to the full instructions for each Valentine craft idea. Have fun perusing.
Animal Crafts For Valentine’s Day 1-4
1- We love this adorable Heart Hedgehog craft idea. Kids can colour in the hearts any shades they like.
2- So “Tweet” Birds. This animal Valentine Craft can be made into puppets or stuck on a greeting card.
3- You’ve got to love these Heart Dinosaurs...Roooaaarr!!!
4- Here’s another roaringly good animal Valentine idea. This time in the shape of a Handprint Lion. Aren’t these the cutest!
Animal Valentine Crafts For Kids 5-8
5- There are loads of great bee puns you could use with this Woven Paper Plate Bee Craft, You’re The Bee’s Knees, Bee Mine, Bee My Friend…(There are lots more ideas in the post.)
6- Who can resist a unicorn? These printable Unicorn Valentine Cards have space for kids to embellish the designs with their own ideas and craft materials. The results are stunning.
7- I think this Skunk Valentine Craft might be my favourite! It’s just so not we normally think of with Valentines is it. How about adding a fun pun message like “I Stink You’re Great”. So fun!
8- I love the simplicity of these Heart Butterflies don’t you?
Animal Crafts For Valentine’s Day 9-12
9- These Penguin Valentines are super sweet and the 3D heart adds a gorgeous something.
10- We think of sharing Valentines with our friends and family but what about our pets? Your furry felines and canines will love these Cat and Dog Treat Jars.
11- If you are after a really simple animal Valentine craft then this Heart Fish is oFISHially the craft for you!
12- Squeak, squeak! What’s not to love with Cardboard Tube Valentine Mice?
Valentine’s Day Animal Crafts 13-16
13- These Love Bug Valentines are super cute and easy and great if you wanted to put a little gift inside too.
14- Want an animal Valentine idea you can eat? These Ladybird Treats are the perfect choice.
15- Here’s another animal Valentine craft you can actually eat too. Who could resist a delicious Oreo Bear?
16- Im finishing off this animal Valentine craft roundup with a great little free printable idea that works well with nearly every animal you can think of! Zoo you want to be my Valentine? So fun!
Do you have a favourite animal Valentine craft? Or maybe you’re looking for an animal we haven’t included here? If so let us know which animal and we’ll put our thinking caps on. We love hearing from you, come and chat with us on Facebook, Pinterest , Instagram or YouTube or subscribe to our weekly craft newsletter.
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