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Valentine’s Day is a wonderful holiday celebrating love, affection and friendship. I enjoy giving gifts to my close friends on Valentine’s Day as much as I enjoy giving gifts to loved ones. Making handmade gifts is a special way to share your fond thoughts, whether it’s a handmade craft or recipe. These are my favorite simple ideas that celebrate the meaning of Valentine’s Day. Here are more than 25 Valentine’s Day Ideas to make your Valentine’s Day extra special.

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Valentine’s Day Ideas

Valentine’s Printable Games and Activities

Valentine’s Day is a time for love, romance, and fun! If you’re looking for a way to add some extra excitement to your Valentine’s Day celebration, why not try some Valentine’s printable games?

Valentine’s Day Printable Coloring Pages – 13 free Valentine’s Day printable coloring pages for kids & adults of all ages. Perfect as a fun activity or to give as Valentine’s cards.

multiple coloring page images with Valentine's Day theme

I Spy Printable – Valentine’s – February celebrations are more fun with a free 3-page I Spy printable for Valentine’s. Download and print these game sheets right away for learning plus fun.

colorful hearts and 3 red and pink I spy sheets

Valentine’s Memory Matching Game – Make this year’s holiday even more fun with a free printable 72-card Valentine’s Memory Matching game. Tailor it for any age.

top image - bowl of Valentine's heart candy, bottom image - 3 red and pink memory matching game

Valentine’s Word Search Printable – Make learning fun and celebrate Valentine’s Day with this free 2-page Valentine’s word search. Print the sheets right away for February activities.

top image - paper hearts spilling out of envelope, bottom image - two Valentine's word search pages

Valentine’s Scavenger Hunt – A fun game to play at home or at any Valentine’s party – this free printable Valentine’s scavenger hunt has players looking for images from cards.

top image conversation heart candy, bottom image 3 scavenger hunt game boards

Valentine’s Crafts

Valentine’s Day is a time for love and affection, and what better way to show your loved ones how much you care than with a handmade craft? There are many different crafts that you can make for Valentine’s Day, and they can be as simple or as elaborate as you like.

Recycled Blocks for Valentine’s Decor – Valentine’s decor made from recycled game blocks. Find these wood blocks at the thrift store or in your own game closet.

red blocks with white letters spelling love.

DIY Twine Balls for Valentine’s Decor – Make DIY Twine Balls for home decor. These decorative twine balls are easy to make and a craft that you can make with kids. Makes great gifts.

vase holding red and white twine balls

Sharpie Dotted Cup – Make this cute cup in just minutes with a permanent marker and a heart shaped sticker.

clear coffee cups with dotted heart designs in red and pink.

Easy Valentine’s Bag – Make an easy Valentine’s Purse to give as a Valentine’s Day Gift. It’s a beginner’s sewing project using an upcycled t-shirt.

white bag with handles and pink heart with ribbon flowers.

Confetti Flinger Card – Adding a confetti flinger card insert to a Valentine’s card is a fun way to make a card even more special. It’s easy to make with this step-by-step tutorial.

card with woman in pink dress next to pink paper and tiny heart confetti

Valentine’s Gift Ideas

Valentine’s Day is a time for love, romance, and showing your appreciation for the people you care about. What better way to do that than with a thoughtful gift? Whether you’re shopping for your significant other, a friend, or a family member, there are plenty of great Valentine’s Day gift ideas out there.

Valentine’s Care Packages – Send red and pink themed gifts to celebrate Valentine’s Day.

Multiple pink and red Valentine's gifts with text overlay

How to Make a Care Package for Valentine’s Day – 40+ tips and ideas on how to make the perfect care package for Valentine’s Day for college students and military members.

Red and pink care package items with text overlay

Doodling Memories for Friends – Decorate the envelope of the cards to personalize them for your friends and family.

2 cards with envelopes decorated with doodles.

Frugal Easy Last-Minute Valentine’s Gift – A budget-friendly Valentine’s gift that’s easy to make.

glass bottle with pink label with retro couple dancing.

Repurposed Sweater Valentine’s Pillow – Make cozy pillows from upcycled sweaters.

Pink and Red Sweater Pillows.

Valentine’s Recipes

Valentine’s Day is a time for love, romance, and of course, delicious food! If you’re looking for a special way to show your loved ones how much you care, why not whip up some delicious Valentine’s Day recipes? No matter what you choose to make, your loved ones are sure to appreciate the thought and effort that you put into it. So get in the kitchen and start baking!

Easy White Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe – Decadent creamy dessert that’s perfect for Valentine’s Day.

close up of white chocolate mouse dessert in silver foil cup with nuts.

Mini Finger Pies with Butterfinger Candy – A rich, creamy dessert that makes it tough to eat just one.

mini pies with whipped cream and mini candy bars

Best Oatmeal Raspberry Bars – Ooey, gooey baked goodness.

golden bars with glaze on white plate with raspberries.

Cannoli Pie – Delicious, creamy pie based on the traditional Italian cannoli dessert.

slice of custard pie with raspberries on white plate with fork.

Cinnamon Donut Muffins – A simple cake mix and a mini muffin pan are all you need for this breakfast goodness.

small golden muffins on white plate with berries.

Rolo Pretzel Surprise Cookies – Make a delicious chocolate chip caramel crunchy cookie by adding simple candy and a pretzel. Yum!

chocolate chip cookies on white plate with one opened to show caramel.

Girl Scout Thin Mint Surprise Cookies – What could be better than a mint chocolate cookie plus a chocolate chip cookie? Nothing!

chocolate chip cookies on white plate with one open to show chocolate inside.

Oreo Surprise Chocolate Chip Cookies – Love chocolate chip cookies? Love chocolate sandwich cookies? You need to try these amazing cookies!

chocolate chip cookies on white plate with one cut open to show chocolate sandwich cookie inside.

Pecan Pie Cookie Bars – These delicious pecan pie cookie bars are perfect for snacking and entertaining.

gooey pecan bars stacked on white plate.
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