Easy to make kid Valentines that are economical too. Some classroom Valentine ideas that are quick to do. Start with bag candy or cheaper candy and make it special by adding Valentine’s Day candy sayings. Some are cute, and some are corny puns, but they all work. Many of the examples have handy printouts you can use or make your own using stamps, stickers or hand drawings. Have fun with these Valentine’s Day candy crafts.
Easy to Make Kid Valentines Using Loose Candy
When working with unwrapped candy always wash your hands and use spoons. Pull your hair back and make an effort to keep the candy germ-free. All the below ideas require small plastic bags and cardstock or heavy construction paper.
Candy pouches–the website has the bear and owl template or creates your own. She used M & Ms, but you can use any small candy. Click on the image below to take you to the website for the template and the tag printouts.
Another cute classroom Valentine idea is the I got my eyes on you saying. Easy to make with medium size stick-on eyes, white fine tip Sharpie (if you don’t want to use the printout) and cardstock. You can fill with any small candy.
Finally, you can mix up your favorite puppy chow and add Valentine colored M & Ms. You can use another Valentine’s Day candy saying such as the one above.
Valentine’s Day Candy Crafts Using Loose Candy
Even more, ideas that use loose candy.
I’m hooked on you–use crackers or gummy fish. Click on above image to take you to the website.
I chews you–gumballs.
A big bear hug–gummy bears. The tag is easy to make using a bear paper punch or stamp.
Valentine butterfly–a little more work. This candy craft requires red pipe cleaners, small stick on eyes, clothespins, and paint. Use any small candy.
Printable treat toppers for gummy worms, Jolly Ranchers, and Hersey Kisses. Click on above photo to go to the website.
Classroom Valentine Ideas Using Wrapped Candy
When making Valentines with wrapped candy, you will need tape and glue dots (found in the scrapbook section of craft stores).
The first image (click on it) is ideas for more candy sayings.
Candy arrows–you will need pink feathers, heart shape candy, small rectangle candy and wooden skewers. The website has instructions.
Olaf frozen pop–super cute printable or try your hand at making one similar to it.
Lip suckers–cut out some lips or mustaches and you have a fun way to enjoy a sucker.
Smarties–use printable or create your design. Washi tape makes it more colorful.
Easy to Make Kid Valentines Without Candy
Likewise, you can make classroom Valentines using toys that come in a pack..pencils, glow sticks, plastic animals, etc. to keep the cost down.
Pencils are always useful and make a cute card.
Colors–collect all crayon stubs you can find and break into small pieces. Place in heart shape mold and melt. Instructions and printable are available at the website (click on the image above).
Glow sticks–Glow sticks are always fun and make an exciting Valentine treat.
Crazy straws–Another smart non-candy Valentine.
Slime–Mix up your favorite slime recipe and pour into bags. Use the printable topper or create your own.
More Valentine Candy Sayings
You are Dinomite–attach small rubber dinosaur.
You wormed your way into my heart–gummy worms.
I am wild about you–animal crackers.
Hey Valentine, I think you are a star–Starburst candy.
One in a Melon Valentine–melon flavored candy
Please share your ideas for easy to make kid Valentines or Valentine Candy Sayings in the comments section below.