Beyond Candy: 50 Sweet Treats for Your Little Valentine

February 01, 2024 4 min read

Valentine's Day is a celebration of love, and what better way to show your little ones you care than with thoughtful and creative surprises? 

Skip the sugar rush and explore our handpicked list of 50 delightful Valentine's Day gifts for kids. From DIY craft kits to educational toys, these unique and candy-free presents are sure to bring joy to the hearts of the special kids in your life.

 If you're a last-minute mama, try our printable Valentine's Notes instead. Just download and print, and you're on your way to instant smiles.

Unleash Their Creativity: Valentines Day Gifts for Little Artists

Valentines gift ideas for the artist

  1. Fingerprint Art Set: Unlock endless possibilities with a fingerprint art kit that transforms prints into imaginative drawings.
  2. Colorful Stationery Set: Elevate their artistic expression with vibrant stationery sets, perfect for writing and drawing.
  3. Reusable Sticker Sets: Encourage storytelling and creativity with sets that let them design their own worlds.
  4. Emoji Stamp Set: Add a dose of fun to their creations with a set of expressive emoji stamps.
  5. Sticker-by-Number Books: Combine creativity and numbers with sticker-by-number books for artistic fun.
  6. Magical Story Stones: Inspire storytelling with beautifully illustrated stones that unlock endless imaginative tales.
  7. How-to-Draw Books: Illuminate creativity with a drawing board that lights up their artwork.
  8. Watercolor Paint Sets: Inspire budding artists to create masterpieces with vibrant watercolor paint sets.
  9. Mini Notebooks or Sketchbook: Capture thoughts and dreams in pocket-sized notebooks adorned with whimsical designs.
  10. Scented Markers or Colored Pencils: Elevate art projects with scented markers or colored pencils, adding an extra sensory dimension.
  11. Playdough Sets with Heart-Shaped Cutters: Mold and shape Valentine's fun with playdough sets and heart-shaped cutters.
  12. Origami Paper Kit: Foster patience and creativity with an origami kit that teaches the art of paper folding.
  13. Crayon Rocks: Unique, rock-shaped crayons that promote a comfortable grip and artistic exploration.

Personalized & Practical: Valentines Day Gifts for Someone Special

  1. Personalized Jewelry: Add a special touch to their style with bracelets or necklaces featuring their name or initials.
  2. Personalized Bookmarks: Mark the pages of their favorite stories with custom bookmarks, adding a personal touch to reading adventures.
  3. Personalized Door Signs: Spruce up bedroom doors with personalized signs featuring their names and favorite colors.
  4. Character-Themed Umbrella: Brighten up rainy days with an umbrella featuring their favorite characters.
  5. Personalized Storybook: Gift them a tale where they are the main character, creating a cherished keepsake.
  6. Personalized Night Light: Bring comfort at bedtime with a night light featuring their name or a special design.


Wearable Wonders: Valentines Day Gifts for the Accessorizer

Valentines gift ideas for the accessorizer

  1. Fun Socks Set: Elevate their wardrobe with colorful and whimsical socks that add a pop of personality.
  2. Character-Themed Water Bottle: Make hydration fun with water bottles featuring their favorite characters.
  3. Funky Shoelaces: Step into style with funky shoelaces that add a pop of color to any shoes.
  4. Shoelace Charms: Elevate footwear style with fancy shoelace charms in various whimsical shapes.
  5. Character-Themed band-aids: Turn boo-boos into an opportunity for smiles with band-aids featuring beloved characters.
  6. Heart-Shaped Sunglasses: Shield their eyes with style using sunglasses featuring heart-shaped frames.
  7. Lip Balm in fruity flavors: Keep lips moisturized and flavorful with lip balm in delightful fruity scents.
  8. Decorative Hair Accessories: Add a dash of style to hairstyles with decorative hair accessories in playful designs.
  9. DIY tie-dye kits: Create wearable art with DIY tie-dye kits for a splash of vibrant color.
  10. Glow Sticks or Bracelets: Illuminate the night with fun and colorful glow sticks or bracelets.
  11. Superhero Capes: Fuel their imagination with capes that transform ordinary playtime into epic adventures.

Toys & Games: Valentines Day Gifts for Fun Lovers

Valentines gift ideas for the fun lover

  1. Sensory Play Kit: Engage touch, sight, and creativity with items like kinetic sand and fidget toys.
  2. Whimsical Keychains: Add a touch of whimsy to backpacks or keys with charming character-themed keychains.
  3. Temporary Tattoos: Embrace the cool factor with temporary tattoos featuring playful Valentine's Day designs.
  4. Plush Stuffed Animals: Cuddly companions for all ages that provide comfort and become loyal friends.
  5. Glow-in-the-Dark Stars: Transform their room into a magical night sky for an enchanting bedtime experience.
  6. Decorative Magnets: Spruce up your fridge or lockers with decorative magnets featuring cute designs.
  7. Board Games: Foster family fun and create lasting memories with classic or new games.
  8. Puzzles: Stimulate their minds with puzzles for various age groups, fostering problem-solving skills.
  9. Memory Matching Game: Boost memory and concentration with a themed memory matching game.
  10. Mini Basketball Hoop: Foster their love for sports with a mini basketball hoop that brings the game indoors.
  11. Kid-Friendly Headphones: Provide a safe audio experience with stylish headphones designed specifically for kids.
  12. Musical Instruments: Introduce them to the joy of music with miniature versions of instruments like a ukulele.
  13. Decorate-Your-Own-Cupcake Kit: Combine creativity and a sweet treat with a kit for decorating delicious cupcakes.

Nature Lovers: Valentines Day Gifts for Outdoor Explorers

for the outdoor explorer

  1. Miniature Succulents: Foster a love for nature with adorable mini plants or succulents to care for.
  2. Flower Seed Packets + Pot: Inspire a green thumb with seed packets for planting beautiful flowers.
  3. Flashlight or Headlamp: Turn nighttime into an adventure with a flashlight that adds excitement to bedtime.
  4. Fairy Garden Kit: Create a magical miniature garden with tiny fairies and charming accessories.
  5. Bike Accessories: Kickstart their love for biking with streamers, a horn, bell, basket or lights.
  6. Mini Planter: Paintit with the colors of love, then witness the growth that blossoms within.
  7. Educational Wall Decals: Decorate while learning about animals, shapes, and more for an educational room makeover.

This Valentine's Day, make it a celebration of love and creativity by choosing a gift that reflects the unique interests and passions of the special children in your life. With these thoughtful and candy-free options, you're sure to bring smiles to their faces and create lasting memories. Happy gifting!

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