Love School: educational Valentine craft ideas

These educational Valentine craft ideas cover every traditional school subject in a curriculum of fun, easy, educational craft ideas for kids.

Love School: educational Valentine craft ideas

The best educational Valentine craft ideas for learning

Science: Make heart shaped borax crystals (or use baking soda if you can’t get hold of Borax) by following this step-by-step tutorial from Club Chica Circle

borax crystal hearts

History: Learn about the history of origami and how intricate paper folding was used to send important messages securely (because it was impossible to intercept and read a message without the recipient knowing it had been tampered with).  Then make some of these sweet origami love notes – follow the photo tutorial at A Blackbird’s Epiphany


Maths*: Paint some symmetry art hearts (tutorial and more photos at Nurture Store)


Art: Make an op-art picture by following the simple tutorial at Teach Kids Art

 op-art heart drawing

Geography: Try this free printable ‘love in many languages’ jigsaw puzzles at Deceptively Educational – a fantastic way to learn the language of love all around the world (plus learn about flags at the same time)!

love languages puzzle free printable

English: Help your kids write a mini love note (to a friend, sibling or grandparent?) using this super-cute printable from ShakeShakee

mini love letter

Physical Education:  This gross-motor skill musical heart activity game from No Time for Flash Cards will get kids jumping around and having fun to music.


Home Economics: Make personal mini heart shaped pizzas together as a family (photo and tutorial at Once Upon a Cutting Board)

Mini Heart Shaped Pizzas

Have fun learning and loving together! x

*apologies to those of you in the US, I just can’t bring myself to leave the s off (it is short for mathematics after all)!  😉

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4 thoughts on “Love School: educational Valentine craft ideas

  • January 28, 2014 at 11:04 pm

    What a lovely blog post. My girls love doing crafts, and they especially love doing Valentine’s Day crafts, so I’ll be using some of your ideas.

  • January 29, 2014 at 9:51 pm

    Thank you Carole. I think Valentine crafts are some of the most fun – there’s such a variety of amazing ideas on the internet! 😀

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