34 Valentine’s Day Gifts for Kids to Spread Love & Smiles

From personalized keepsakes to playful surprises, celebrate this day of love with extra doses of adorableness with our favorite Valentine’s Day gifts for kids.

Valentines Day Gifts for Kids

Love is in the air, and so are these incredible gift ideas for your little cupids-in-training! Valentine’s Day is not just for couples. It’s a day to celebrate love in all its forms, including your favorite kiddos!

Whether it’s for your own little ones, nieces, nephews, or friends’ children, expressing love through thoughtful gifts adds an extra layer of joy to this special holiday. Candy, chocolate and stuffed animals are basically for kids anyways, so when it comes to picking the perfect Valentine’s gifts for kids, you are already ahead of the game.

From cute plush toys to creative DIY crafts, let’s make sure this Valentine’s Day we are spreading love to even the youngest members of our lives. In addition to gifts, there are many ways to celebrate your special little ones on the day of love.

Celebrating Your Kids On Valentine’s Day

  • Personalized surprises: Make Valentine’s Day extra special for your kids by adding small personal touches. From handmade cards with heartfelt messages to their favorite snacks or festive treats waiting for them at breakfast or after school.
  • Fun-filled activities: Plan a day filled with activities that your kids love. Whether it’s a family movie night, a creative crafting session or even a simple game night, the focus is on spending quality time together. Engaging in activities they enjoy is a wonderful way to show you care.
  • Expressing love through words: Take some time to express your love through words. Write a note or letter to each of your kids, highlighting what makes them unique and special to you. Share your favorite memories or photo with them and express your gratitude for having them in your life. This simple yet heartfelt gesture can leave a lasting impact and create cherished memories for both you and your children. 

With all those in mind, let’s dive into our curated list of the charming and age-appropriate Valentine’s gifts for kids that are sure to bring smiles to your favorite kiddos precious little faces.

Valentine’s Day Gifts for Kids

1 – Love From The Crayons Book

Love from the Crayons

Celebrate Valentine’s Day (and love) with your favorite coloring crew. Discover all the bright colors and subtle shades of love with this charming book. It’s the perfect gift for that special little someone on Valentine’s Day (or any day of the year) and a must-have for fans of The Crayons series.

2 –  Minecraft Caves & Cliffs Multipack

Treasure X Minecraft Caves & Cliffs Multi Pack. Overworld Minecraft Characters. Mine, Discover & Craft with 10 Levels of Adventure & 12 Mine & Craft Characters to Collect. 2 Pack

Double your levels of adventure and enter into the world of Minecraft Caves & Cliffs. Bring the adventure to life as you mine for characters and REAL Gold Dipped Treasure. Mine, discover and craft as you enter the Overworld and take on 10 levels of adventure. Unbox your block to find your shovel. Use the shovel to crack open your block and discover the treasure that awaits.

3 – Valentine Squishmallow

Squishmallows 10" Omar The Bear - Officially Licensed Kellytoy Valentine's Day Plush - Collectible Soft & Squishy Bear Stuffed Animal Toy - Add to Your Squad - Gift for Kids, Girls & Boys - 10 Inch

Love, play, cuddle and squeeze! Squishmallows are the softest, cutest plush toys around! These super soft, adorable, collectible plush toys make great cuddle companions and make the perfect valentine’s day gift! The squishy plush is perfect to bring on long car rides, airplanes or even to sleepovers!

4 – Highlights Hidden Picture Puzzle 

Valentine's Hidden Pictures Puzzles to Highlight (Highlights Hidden Pictures Puzzles to Highlight Activity Books)

A perfect Valentine’s Day gift for young puzzlers, this collection of Hidden Pictures puzzles offers a unique puzzling experience! Kids can use the included neon pink highlighter to find over 300 valentine-themed hidden objects and create fluorescent scenes.

5 – Erupting Dinosaur Bath Volcano

Erupting Dinosaur Bath Volcano for Valentine's Day gifts for kids

What little one doesn’t love bathtime? This mini volcano lets them experiment like a scientist, color like an artist, and play like a kid. Place a fizzy puck inside its base, submerge the bottom of the volcano in water, and watch as a bright flow of “lava” spills from the top–just like the real thing. 

6 – LEGO Roses Building Kit

LEGO Roses Building Kit, Unique Gift for Valentine's Day, Botanical Collection, Gift to Build Together, 40460

The perfect Valentine’s gift to show someone how special they are. This LEGO Roses building kit lets your favorite little build roses that will never wilt making them extra special.

7 – Valentine’s Day Bracelets

XOCARTIGE Valentine's Day Bracelets for Women Pink Red Heishi Clay Bracelets Beaded Stretch Bracelets Elastic Layering Heart Bracelets Boho Valentine's Day Gifts (Valentine's Day 2)

Looking for a sweet and trendy way to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your little one? How about with some adorable Valentine’s bracelets! It’s a simple yet meaningful gesture that they can proudly show off, reminding them that they’re loved every time they wear them. 

8 – Valentine’s Day Mad Libs

Valentine's Day Mad Libs: World's Greatest Word Game

The perfect gift for the kiddo who loves to laugh, these 21 “fill-in-the-blank” stories about roses, Cupid and candies will fill their hearts with love! This fun and silly activity book is recommended for the ages 8 and up range.

9 – Doodle Jamz Jelly Board

Sky Castle DoodleJamz JellyBoards — Squishy Drawing Pads Filled with Non-Toxic Sensory Gel – No-Mess Fidget Art – ASMR – Re-usable for Endless Artistic Creations (Red and Yellow Gel)

Calling all artists. They can squish, shape and create with these super fun JellyBoards. Jelly Boards are finger painting without the mess. Use your fingers to blend the colors together and create one-of-a-kind artistic creations!

10 – Jellycat Heart Purse

Jellycat Amuseable Heart Plush Bag Crossbody Purse with Zip Top Gifts for Kids Girls Tweens and Teens

Everyone knows about Jellycat. They have a cult-like following and for good reason. They are oh so soft and cute and fun to collect. This plush heart purse is no exception, perfect for storing love notes. 

11 – Bluey and Bingo Bouquet 

Bluey and Bingo Plush Valentine's Flower Bouquet. Great Gift for People of All Ages. Removeable Flowers and Plush Toys. 13" Tall. Ramo de Peluches.

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with the beautifully designed Bluey and Bingo plush Valentine’s bouquet. Perfect for fans of all ages, this bouquet captures the spirit of companionship and love, making it an ideal gift for someone special.

12 –  Valentine’s Dress

Gymboree,and Toddler Embroidered Sleeveless Skirtall Jumpers,Ruby Valentine,12

For the mini fashionista’s, this precious Valentine’s heart dress makes the perfect OOTD. Pair with some cute festive tights and your Valentine’s day princess will be the fairest of them all!

13 – Gold Heart Necklace

Turandoss Heart Initial N Necklace for Women - 14K Gold Filled Heart Initial Necklaces for Women, Tiny Gold Initial Necklace for Girls Gifts, Heart Initial Necklace Gifts for Teen Girls Jewelry

A sentimental necklace for your tiny sweetheart and beautiful gift for girls, this gold heart necklace is dainty and cute to show your tiny Valentine just how much you care. 

14 – Happy Valentine’s Day Mouse Book

Happy Valentine's Day, Mouse!

Everyone’s favorite mouse celebrates Valentine’s Day with Happy Valentine’s Day Mouse. This board book with sturdy pages is perfect for baby and preschoolers, who will enjoy the simple introduction to the fun of reading and Valentine’s Day

15 –  NeeDoh

Schylling NeeDoh Crystal - Sensory Fidget Toy - Assorted Colors - Ages 3 to Adult (Pack of 1)

This fun gift has been all over our TikTok, which means it has built up a lot of buzz. This sought after fidget toy is stretchy and squishy and the heart is right on theme for a kid Valentine.

16 –  Love From the Hungry Caterpillar Magna-Tiles

CreateOn Magna-Tiles Love from The Very Hungry Caterpillar Set, Magnetic Kids’ Building Toys from Eric Carle Books for Kids, Educational Magnet-Tiles Toys..

Any Magna-Tile fan would love to have this set that is inspired by Eric Carle’s popular Love From the Hungry Caterpillar (which is itself a great Valentine’s Day gift) in their collection. The pieces are rounded to make a heart, making it a great Valentine gift for kids.

17 – Solar Powered Heart Rainbow Maker

Kikkerland Solar-Powered Heart Rainbow Maker with Crystal, Multicolor, 1 EA, One Size

She comes in colors everywhere….she’s like a rainbow. This solar powered rainbow maker is actual magic! Brightening any day with its rainbow hearts scattered across the room. It’s an unexpected gift that will spread rainbow and sunshine for years to come. 

18 –  Babiators Heart Shaped Sunglasses

Babiators Blue Series Heart-Shaped Polarized Sunglasses (0-2 Years) White Hearts With Pink Mirrored Lenses One Size

Every girl knows the key to a good outfit is a good accessory which is why these precious babiator sunglasses are the perfect way to accessorize this Valentine’s Day. 

The heart-shaped sunnies protect against 100% of UV rays and are available in several color combinations (with either regular or polarized lenses) and in sizes for infants through 6-year-olds. 

19 – Harvey The Heart Had Too Many Farts

Harvey The Heart Had Too Many Farts: A Rhyming Read Aloud Story Book For Kids And Adults About Farting and Friendship, A Valentine's Day Gift For Boys ... (Fart Dictionaries and Toot Along Stories)

Potty humor is always a win with little boys (and girls) and we know the belly laughs will be in full effect when you read Harvey The Heart Had Too Many Farts together at bed time. 

Poor Harvey, he’s just a little heart with too many farts and it’s driving away his friends! Will he ever find someone who can love him the way he is? Get ready to giggle your way through this rhyming tale of silly toot situations and friendship.

20 – Heart Light

Creativity for Kids String Art Heart Light Craft Kit - Kids Arts and Crafts, Tween Girl Gifts, String Art Kit for Ages 8-12+

A fun Valentine project that any little budding DIY artist will enjoy, this heart light when complete will make excellent room decor in their room or playroom and every time it glows it can remind them of you! 

21 – Lip Smackers BFF Bear

Lip Smacker BFF Sugar Bear Lip Balm Duo- Pink & Purple Luv U Straw-Beary Much! / Grapeful-4-U!

Lip Smackers has been a staple of little girls’ lives for many years, and for good reason. They are the perfect starter for little who love makeup. These BFF Bears are the perfect kids valentines gift and they could even give one to their BFF to continue to spread the love. 

22 – Meri Meri Heart Suitcases

Meri Meri Neon Heart Paper Suitcases (Pack of 2) - Valentine's Day

Any good trinket collector needs a place to stash their treasures. These oh-so-precious heart suitcases by Meri Meri are the perfect way to decorate their room while also providing functional storage in a way that is fun for your little hoarder. 

23 – Meri Meri Heart Embroidery Kit

Meri Meri Heart Embroidery Kit (Pack of 1) - Valentine's Day

Show your love to your creative kiddo by gifting them this heart embroidery kit. It makes for the perfect room display once completed and something they can look at and remember how much they are loved by you.

24 – Sumo Ball 

2 Pack-bumpers, bounce ball for Kids, sumo/grass ball for child outdoor team gaming play for 3-12 ages (60 cm, blue+red)

Nothing says I like you sumoch like Sumo Ball. A fun activity to do together that will leave you both laughing non stop. It’s an outdoor toy gift and ultimate yard game that we promise they won’t forget. 

25 – Mayhem: Cats vs Pickles

Cepia CvP Mayhem Board Game | Card Game for Kids Families and Adults | Beans Card Game | Exclusive CvP Characters | Easy to Learn and Play | Card Game for Family Fun Night | 2 Players to 8 Players

A silly good time as laugh and fun are the main goals of this family friendly board game. Cats vs Pickles is a hilarious board game where you toss cats and pickles for points, and perform wacky and fun tasks on the cards to win or lose more.

26 – Be Mine Sweatshirt

Laiyqifaudy Toddler Girl Valentine's Day Outfit Pullovers Heart Letter Print Shirt Sweatshirt Valentine Baby Clothes (Silver, 4-5 Years)

Sometimes the best gifts are cozy and simple. This cute Be Mine sweatshirt gets straight to the point to let your little valentine know how much you care. This top is also available in various color ways and messages.

27 – Paint By Sticker Valentine Book

90shine 2PCS Valentine's Day Gifts for Kids Sticker Books - Valentines Crafts Ages 4-8 Create 22 Pictures

Looking for a creative and fun way to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your little ones? This Paint by Sticker Valentine’s Day book is a fantastic choice. Not only is it a mess-free activity that will entertain and spark their creativity but it is also the perfect on the go activity for the car, plane or when you need their little hands to be busy.

28 – Unicorn Baking Set

Unicorn Cookie Baking Set

Perhaps the only thing more magical than teaching little ones to bake cookies is teaching them to bake unicorn cookies. The Unicorn Baking Set makes it easy to create the most delicious treats that guarantee some magical memories cooked up together in the kitchen.

29 – Story Time Chess Set

Story Time Chess for Kids for a Valentine's Day gifts for kids idea

This Story Time chess set for kids is not just a game. It’s a magical journey through the world of chess, designed to make learning chess an enchanting experience. 

It’s a fantastic way to make chess more accessible and enjoyable for young minds, fostering a love for the game while enhancing cognitive skills. The Story Time chess set is not just a board game; it’s an adventure that combines learning and play, making it an ideal gift for budding chess enthusiasts.

30 – Valentines Bath Bomb Set

Valentines Bath Bombs for Kids with Surprise Toy Inside, Lovely Holiday Scents, USA Made, Kids Safe Ingredients, Won't Stain Tub, 6 Holiday Bath Bomb for Kids Bubble Bath by Two Sisters

Bath time is meant to be fun and these bath bombs are sure to put a smile on your little one’s face. Each one comes with a surprise Valentine squishy toy inside that will be revealed as the bath bomb fizzes, releasing bubbles, scent, and color into the water.

31 – Chocolate Pen

Chocolate Pen Real Cooking and 4 Bars of Candy Chocolate, Kids Crafting Baking Kits, Draw in Chocolate and DIY Your Own Baking Creations!

The chocolate pen kit for kids is a delightful and delicious way to unleash creativity in the sweetest form! With this kit, young chocolatiers can express their artistic flair by drawing and decorating with real, melted chocolate.

From personalized chocolate treats to fun designs on cookies, the chocolate pen kit combines the joy of art with the scrumptiousness of chocolate, making it a perfect gift for any budding young chef with a sweet tooth.

32 – Piggy Paint Nail Polish

Piggy Paint | 100% Non-Toxic Girls Nail Polish | Safe, Cruelty-free, Vegan, & Low Odor for Kids | Kisses & Wishes (3 Polish + Stick & Stay Earrings Gift Set)

The perfect gift for any little trendsetter who loves to add a touch of sparkle and color to their world is the Piggy Paint Nail Polish Set for girls. It is a fantastic way to add a pop of color to your little one’s world while keeping it safe and non-toxic. 

This set offers a rainbow of vibrant hues, allowing young fashionistas to express themselves creatively without the worry of harmful chemicals. Piggy Paint is water-based, odor-free, and designed with kids in mind, making it a parent-approved choice for at-home nail art. With easy application and quick-drying formulas, this nail polish set encourages imaginative play and self-expression. 

33 – Mini Maker I Love Hearts Tube

PLUS PLUS – Mini Maker Tube – I Love You Hearts – 70 Piece, Construction Building Stem Toy, Interlocking Mini Puzzle Blocks for Kids

A hybrid of a classic puzzle and Legos, this mini maker tube not only builds hearts. Your little engineers can build a spinning top, robot and more. 

34 – Love Monster and the Last Chocolate Book

Love Monster and the Last Chocolate

Love Monster is a book all about sharing with friends. When Love Monster comes home from vacation, he discovers a box of chocolates on his doorstep. 

He knows he should share it with his friends, but what if there’s none left for him after everyone has a piece? This sweet story is a fun bedtime story all about the meaningful gift of friendship and how it’s better to give than receive. 

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