25 Adorable and Sweet Valentine’s Day Gifts for Kids
Celebrate Feb. 14 with creative Valentine's Day gifts for kids that show how much you care.
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Valentine’s Day is the perfect opportunity to celebrate all the loves in your life, especially your kiddos. In addition to sweet treats, like candy hearts and Valentine’s Day chocolates, there are tons of other fun gift ideas that’ll help you express your love. From adorable toys to pajamas to crafting kits and even the latest gadgets, we compiled a list of Valentine’s Day gifts for kids of all ages they’ll adore long past Feb. 14. Looking for more ways to celebrate? Check out these creative Valentine’s Day ideas and other Valentine’s Day gifts—and even Valentine’s Day jokes for kids, which give the gift of belly laughs.
Best for the sun worshipper: Heart-Shaped Sunglasses
Need Valentine’s Day gifts for kids who also happen to be trendsetters? These stylish heart-shaped glasses come in a few colors, including bold red and blush pink. You’ll love the lens coating that keeps young peepers protected from harmful UV rays. Check out even more Amazon Prime gifts that’ll arrive in a jiffy.
Best for the future engineer: I Love You Tube
This 70-piece building toy provides 2D and 3D creative play opportunities for kids ages 5 to 12. The inexpensive STEM toy also encourages fine motor skills, focus and patience development. This isn’t our only inexpensive Valentine’s Day gift idea.
Best for the crafty kid: Created by Me Hearts Bead Kit
Little crafters can create their own necklaces and bracelets with this creativity-inducing Melissa & Doug kit, which includes five color-coordinated cords and over 120 beads, many of which are heart-shaped and covered in pink, red and purple designs. Don’t forget to check out these other top-notch gifts for girls and gifts for boys.
Best for the stylish kid: Janie and Jack Heart Outfit
If they like to wear their heart on their sleeve—or all over their body—this sophisticated Jane and Jack ensemble will have them feeling the love on Valentine’s Day and beyond. Start with the quilted heart Jacquard Dress and add the faux-fur jacket and patent heart-adorned T-strap flats.
Best for the music lover: Kids Smartwatch Set
Valentine’s Day gifts for kids that are equal parts fun and educational are rare. That’s why we love this themed tech bundle, which includes a smartwatch, headphones and a mini mic. It’s available in fun patterns, ranging from pandas to fury unicorns to glittering cats. The educational watch plays music, takes photos, teaches kids how to tell time, set an alarm, record video and get active and fit.
Best for the Lego master: Lego Roses
Looking for Valentine’s Day gifts for kids who are obsessed with Legos? The 120-piece set creates two long single-stem roses. Though it looks complicated, it’s intended for kids as young as 8 years old. Shopping for a teen? Here are some gift ideas for older kids.
Best for the kid on the go: Dancing Hearts Crossbody Bag
Decorated with multi-colored metallic hearts, this fun Iscream bag infuses a little love into their day. Made out of nylon and faux leather, the adorable accessory wipes clean for convenience.
Best for the squishy collector: Squishmallows Pam
Squishmallows lovers will appreciate this super cute, 16-inch Valentine’s Day-themed dog squishy. Pam the Pug has little heart-shaped antennas and angel wings, and is ultra-soft for loads of cuddles.
Best for the one who loves bling: Heart of Gold Jewelry Set
This adorable jewelry set from Super Smalls is so stylish, you might want to borrow it! It includes a ring and necklace that are both filled with glimmering gems that sparkle and shake.
Best for the kid who loses everything: Custom Name Labels
The best Valentine’s Day gifts for kids are cute and functional. These custom labels and tags themed for the day of love will make a fun addition to their water bottle, backpack, folders or other personal belongings. Each order comes with 30 labels and six tags.
Best for the arcade aficionado: Personalized Mini Claw Machine
Is their first stop in the arcade at the grabber machine? Fill this mini version of the popular game—complete with flashing lights and arcade music—with their favorite candy and treats. Let the friendly competition begin!
Best for the budding philanthropist: Little Words Project Bracelet
Treat them to the gift of always feeling loved with a “pay it forward” Little Words Project bracelet, allowing them to share the love by passing it on to someone else when they are ready. It even has touches of pink for the occasion.
Best for the earring collector: Rowan Heart Earring Stand
Whether she’s a veteran earring wearer or a newbie, this hot pink acrylic earring stand helps keep her ear bling organized. Then, add a pair of these adorable nickel-free and hypoallergenic hot pink enamel stud earrings. They are a smart choice for little ones with sensitive ears.
Best for the street artist: Piece of My Heart Chalk Set
Support a small, woman-owned business and their passion for street art with this set of two heart-shaped chalks from Twee. They’ll love creating masterpieces with the eco-friendly pieces, formulated to use on gritty surfaces.
Best for the little fashionista: Hanna Anderson Matching Set
Best for the stuffy fan: Warmies Llama
Warm this adorable llama tuffed animal up in the microwave for lots of soothing and comforting love. It’s scented with real French lavender for a cozy touch for all ages.
Best for the accessory buff: Claire’s Heart Glitter Clips
Add some sparkle to their ‘do with this super cute set of six hair clips from Claire’s; each one adorned with glittering sequins. The favorite mall store also has a bunch of other fun Valentine’s Day-themed accessories to jazz up their look.
Best for the little prepster: Vineyard Vines Boys Whale T-Shirt
Valentine’s Day-themed clothing often comes off as ultra-feminine. However, this Vineyard Vine’s T-shirt, featuring the brand’s trademark whale in the shape of a chocolate box, will be adored by those who might not usually wear their heart on their sleeve. Here are some other winning gift ideas to satisfy tween boys.
Best for your little love: Gold Initial Heart Necklace
Are you shopping for tween or teen girls? Give your tiny valentine a token of your love with this delicate heart-shaped initial pendant necklace, reminding them how adored they are at all times. Plus, it’s an option that won’t break the bank. Here are other standout personalized gift options.
Best for the budding artist: Water Bottle-Decorating Set
File this under Valentine’s Day gifts for kids who take coloring and painting very seriously. Little ones can bedazzle their very own water bottle with this clever crafting set. Choose from a variety of themes, all which include rhinestone gem stickers and an aluminum, BPA-free water bottle to decorate. Check out more gifts for artists of all ages.
Best for the tech-savvy kid: Amazon Echo Dot Kids 5th Generation
“Alexa, tell mom and dad I love them!” This kid-friendly version of the Echo does it all: plays music, reads bedtime stories, helps with homework, sets alarms and reminders and works as an intercom system with other Alexa devices around the house. It also includes a one-year subscription to Amazon Kids.
Best for the builder: Magna-Tiles Interactive Story Time
The very hungry caterpillar will inch its way into their hearts with this creatively themed Magna-Tiles set, which helps teach story-sequencing skills to kids as they build. Parents will love that the magnets stack neatly together when playtime is over.
Best for those with a sweet tooth: Icee Shaved Ice Machine
This shaved ice machine brings the deliciousness of icees into the home. Kids will have fun following directions and making the famous sweet treat. Each batch makes 1 quart or four 8-ounce servings.
Best for the comedian: Valentine’s Day Mad Libs
A fun token gift, Valentine’s Day-themed Mad Libs will keep them cracking up long after the day of love. They’ll unknowingly fill in words, resulting in a hilarious story worthy of a knee slap. Here are some other kid-approved gift ideas that are sure to please.
Best for the adventurer: Weekend at Great Wolf Lodge
You know the way you fantasize about going to a sunny beach? That’s the way your kids dream of going to Great Wolf Lodge, and with 19 locations, it’s the ultimate gift for kids—and parents. They’ll love splashing around in the indoor waterpark, running around the halls on the Magiquest and taking part in the dance parties and movie nights in the lobby. If you need more Valentine’s Day gifts for kids who love adventure, check out these experience gifts.
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