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Non-Candy Valentines for Kids

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Easy and creative non-candy Valentines for kids to take at school.

It’s January and we may or may not still have some candy leftover from the boys’ trick-or-treating last Halloween.

There is only so much candy that a kid can eat per day.

Or their mom would allow them to 🙂 .

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, I suggest we skip the sweets.

Instead let me show you how many DIY non-candy Valentines for kids are out there.

LEGOs, play dough, heart balloons, heart stamps, jump ropes, bouncy balls, kinetic sand – so many options! 

The list also includes some healthy Valentine treats, like goldfish and apple sauce – a nice break from all the candy.

25+ Non-candy Valentine treats for kids

Most of the treats on the list come with free printable and instructions. Some are 100% handmade Valentine treats, like the heart shaped crayons, while other require buying a few supplies and printing out labels.

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25+ Non-Candy Valentines for Kids

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Paint your own heart kit - DIY Valentine gift for kids

Put together a DIY salt dough heart, red paint and a paintbrush to make an adorable paint your heart kit.

These LEGO Valentines in mini jars are great for kids who love to build and crate with LEGOs. Perfect if you are looking for non-candy Valentine ideas.

Kids love LEGOs so just place a few in a mini jar and you got yourself a cute LEGO Valentine.

These play dough Valentines make great Valentine non-candy treats for preschool and kindergartner classroom party. Fun Valentine's Day activity for kids. Use heart shaped cookie cutter and decorate with beads | at Non-Toy Gifts

Use your favorite play dough recipe, a few pony beads and a heart shaped cookie cutter for these play dough Valentines.

Make Your Own Valentine Necklace is a sweet and simple DIY Valentine favor that you can make for your kid's friends and classmates.

A Valentine necklace kit in clear tube containers. It’s just darling!

Hit the dollar store for some watercolors. Add the watercolor gift tag and you’re done.

Heart shaped balloons with Love is in the air tags – easy and so cute!

Attach a heart stamp  to these beautiful heart stamper Valentine cards and your job is done!

These bullseye valentines feature a pencil outfitted as a cute arrow.

The lip balm Valentines aren’t only cute but also useful.

Pair valentine pencils and heart sharpeners to go with the ” Valentine, I think you are really sharp” printable.

Tiny animal valentines – perfect for boys (and girls)

Got some googly eyes handy? Make these cute “I have my eyes on you Valentine” cards.

Playdough Valentines will be always appreciated by kids.

“You make my heart glow”  Valentines on a budget.

The loom band bracelets need a bit of planning but they are so much fun!

A jump rope Valentine great for kids of all ages.

When you have boys who are into cars , it’s only natural to come up with a cute car Valentine.

Sparkle creativity with a DIY heart crayon Valentine.

These mini kinetic sand Valentines will get kids super excited.

Bubbles are fun and so are these “You blow me away Valentines”.

Cute free printable if you plan on using lip whistles as Valentines.

A ruler Valentine is cool and useful.

Pair an apple sauce cup with a cute “Awesome Sauce” printable.

Who would say no to a goldfish bowl Valentine?

Make sure to grab the cute “You are awesome-sauce!” tag.

Another car Valentine but a different printable.

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