19 Adorable Valentine’s Day Gifts for Kids
There’s more to Valentine’s Day than clichéd heart-shaped candies. Use our list of seriously cute Valentine’s Day gifts for kids to remind the little ones in your life how special they truly are to you.
A dainty necklace for a bold little soul
courtesy Peggy Li Creations
Tell her to study these clever ways to organize jewelry, because if the bold-but-small girl in your world is the bauble-loving type, she’ll fawn over this heart shape necklace by Peggy Li.
For the little cherub in your life
courtesy 7AM Enfant
If they’re not into hearts, roses, flowers, and all the typically pink stuff you’ll notice on Valentine’s Day gifts for kids, they’ll probably love this Mini Wings Backpack by 7 A.M. Enfant. They’ll feel wild and strong, and you’ll love seeing them in their most cherub-like form on the way to pre-K. You can load it with puzzle pieces and try this fun heart-shaped wreath project too.
Give them the warm and fuzzies (on their feet)
The kids in your life will look and feel absolutely magical in these Fuzzy Babba 3D Critter Animals Slipper Socks adorned with unicorn horns and love-inspiring hearts. Pair it with a unicorn lemonade from Starbucks, and your teen is all set.
The perfect book for your cuddle bunny
If your little ones are still cozying up for story time, they’ll love Some Bunny Loves Me, a book for beginning readers filled with cute and uplifting photos of animal friendship, helping kids understand and interact with their pals in the animal kingdom. These adorable photos of animal friendships will warm your hearts.
A loving notebook
courtesy Gotcha Covered Notebooks
One of the most creative Valentine’s Day gifts for kids is a customizable heart shape notebook from GotchaCovered, which will encourage your little writer or artist to express themselves in all the most adorable ways. Here’s how to analyze their handwriting to see what it says about their personality.
For the glow-worthy teen
courtesy Breakups to Makeup
She’ll love this Glowing to Class tote bag for school, gym class, and all the other places she goes. It’s just the right size to fit all these awesome school supplies, and she’ll remember she’s the light in your life all day long. Here are more gifts for teen girls that she’ll want to Instagram right away.
To encourage acts of sharing
What’s love without sharing? Encourage your little ones to create their own love notes for friends and extended family members with this Delicious Cookies Kids Valentine Card Kit. It’s a dose of whimsy and a subtle reinforcement of the fine art of appreciation and kindness. Here are some creative ways to say “I love you.”
For the kid who loves sushi and snuggle nights
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If you’re the type to get takeout sushi and cuddle up to classic shows on Netflix, your kid will love these gender-neutral and absolutely swoon-worthy Sukeno Sushi & Doughnut Socks. They’re a fun way to say “our time together is special to me.” Did you know that wearing socks to bed can help you sleep better?
A photo-worthy tee
There are health benefits to having a big family, but you’ll probably want to give each kid the same gift to avoid arguments and complaints. This Modern Kid Love Gang tee is perfect for kids of different ages, genders, and even styles, making it the ideal tee to snap a perfect Valentine’s Day family photo in.
Mommy and me pajamas
courtesy The Cats Pajamas
She’ll talk about her mommy and me cuddly pajamas for the rest of her life, and there are a few different styles from The Cat’s Pajamas for moms to pick from. You don’t have to be a mom to be in the matching adult set, though, because they also make an adorable gift from a favorite aunt, grandma, or big sister. It’ll become one those fuzzy holiday traditions people love.
Love is fierce
courtesy Mitz Accessories
Is love as fierce as a spiky dinosaur? We think so, and we’re inclined to believe your little dinosaur-lover will go wild for this heart and spikes-embellished tee, because it’s one of the cute Valentine’s Day gifts you’ll both obsess over. The Must Love Dinosaurs tee from Mitz Accessories will instantly be the most photo-friendly outfit your little one has.
All they need is love
Everyone needs a little vitamin L (love!), which is why this All We Need is Love from Vibration Apparel will be your kid’s favorite layering piece, and not just on Valentine’s Day. Plus, the company donates oodles of clothes to kids in need, and that’s something everyone’s hearts can swell from.
Hope comes in so many forms
courtesy Headbands of Hope
These are the roses every girl really wants—golden, and without thorns! This gold flower crown by Headbands of Hope will match just about any outfit, make her feel like a queen, and teach her the value of giving back, thanks to the brand’s mission to donate headbands to kids battling cancer for each one sold. Check out these Valentine’s flowers that aren’t roses.
Love is forever
Your child, small or big, will burst with happiness from this KIS Jewelry Mirabella Heart Bracelet, which has a heart on one side and lovingly reads “I’ll always love you” on the other. Plus, it’s inexpensive, making it a great gift for sisters or cousins.
Patches make perfect
Department stores are teeming with clothes emblazoned with colorful patches, so your Valentine will be thrilled to DIY this trend with some precious patches of his or her own. Just stick the patches onto a jacket, backpack, hat, cell phone, laptop, or virtually anything else. No hot iron required.
Love bracelets for the tiniest hands
courtesy MaLi Beads
Instead of spending big bucks on jewelry for little kids, these affordable Mali Beads Piper bracelets are the perfect answer to giving accessories to the tiniest hands and wrists. They come sized for a variety of ages and stages, and you can choose a variety of colors and bead styles. Giving little tokens of appreciation is one of the ways to build your kids up every day.
For the snuggle-bear in your life
This Bori the Bear Cubcoat will quickly be the cutest non-human thing in your home, thanks to the adorable plus features that magically transform into a sweet little jacket. Here are more cool gifts for boys to mark your love.
It’s a snap
Pins are back in a big way—you might have seen Nickelodeon stars Nikki Hahn and Aubrey Miller sporting ones by Snap’t on the red carpet. There are more than 100 Snap’t pins, including a cupcake, doughnut with sprinkles, kiss emoji, hamsa, xoxo, OMG, lips, stars, hearts, lightning bolts, and unicorns. You can add accessories to turn your flare into necklaces, trendy chokers, bracelets, keychains, and headbands. Better still, a portion of the proceeds from the seasonal charity Snap’t charm goes to anti-bullying charities throughout the country.