Are you looking for Valentine's Day gift for Kids that will make their day special? See our list of ideas here for the perfect gift! We've included some cool gift ideas for younger kids, as well as older kids! Read below for more and find something for your little sweethearts.
As parents of kids of all ages know, waiting till the last minute can be tricky. The stores have limited stock on the the best Valentine's day gifts, and it seems like right now prices are increasing across the board. Still, as a mom I always want to make any holiday special for my kids. In the past few years I have tried to find that special gift ahead of time, and then I don't feel quite like I'm scrambling last minute. That can add a lot of unnecessary stress to this mom's life– and of course who needs that?!
A tight budget can also make it interesting to find exactly what you need for holidays. However, there are a lot of great gift ideas out there that will fit into a $5 or $10 budget! Some of the best Valentine's Day gifts are either DIY or somewhat DIY– put together yourself!
See our 2022 Valentine's Day Gifts for Kids Gift Guide HERE:
For the kid or kid at heart that you long to see and want to send a hug to check out this sweet guy. A unique and thoughtful gift for anyone you're missing! Send something they can hug and squeeze when they’re missing you and get ready for a call filled with happy tears!
Show the kiddos some love with a Preschool Block Stacking Game – Construction and Matching for Emotional Development and Fine Motor Skills - Montessori Toy 2-8 Years. EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT - For your toddlers, correctly identifying emotional expressions is a big step forward in their emotional development. The Educational Building game is made so that your toddler can learn and have fun while building endless design options and have hours of joy.
The PlayGo Board was created with both travel and tiny, creative hands in mind. It’s sleek, compact size was one of the most important design elements and allows for the 5.5″ square board to fit in nearly every small space – including your clutch, purse, diaper bag, car dash, stroller, book-bag, sport/dance bag, and more!
Add some sparkle to her Valentine's Day look this year with the Be My Valentine Red Heart Girls Chunky Bubblegum Bead Necklace! This cute beaded necklace features a mix of red, white, and sparkly chunky beads and a red heart charm. Cute enough for the littlest ones, big enough for anyone to enjoy!
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Fun an educational games for all ages are found at Simply Fun. Don't forget to get the big kids something to enjoy like Eagle Chase! Learn interesting geographical and historical facts about some of the most well-known (and not so well-known) locations in the United States. Players travel the country, visiting as many locations as they can by playing their cards and rolling the dice, while also trying to catch up with the Eagle to earn extra points. The player with the most points at the end of the game wins.
This one is perfect for those big kids, teens and hey, maybe even yourself! The world’s first premium electric scooter designed with skateboard DNA. Built around a custom Bustin Boards (E)Core™ skate deck for unreal levels of control, precision and flow. The custom concave and bamboo construction within the deck create a truly unique experience you can’t find on any other electric scooter. Perfect for anyone who needs to get outdoors and have fun!
When February 14th falls on a school day it is important to send little reminders of your love all through the day. How about dressing up the kiddos lunch with something adorable and enviromentally friendly? Roll'Eat has so many fun and colorful products to choose from I am sure you can find something you and your kids will love!
Don't forget to include some healthy and sweet treats in that special Valentine lunch! These sugar-free meringue cookies are perfect for kids' lunches as they are gluten-free, sugar-free, lactose-free and soy-free. They have no artificial colors or high fructose corn syrup!
Do you have a Pet in the Family on Your Valentine's Day Gift List? Don't leave them out while you're shopping! Here are our Gifts for Pets (and their favorite people)!
Make grooming easier! HandsOn Animal Gloves are a revolutionary concept that reaches far beyond the traditional curry combs, mitts and shedders on the market today. Wet or dry, they won’t slip or fall off while providing you and your animals with a more thorough and enjoyable bathing and grooming experience. This is the perfect gift for pet parents that have furbabies with long hair.
Artist Alex Ross has created some amazing products with the cutest pups and cats on them. From greeting cards to kitchen towels and aprons we are sure you will find the perfect gift for the dog or cat lover in your life.
We ordered the Lucy GSD design as a gift for a dog mom who has a GSD puppy and it was a hit. Find just the right design for your loved ones!
Soda Pup has all the best gifts for pets and pet parents. They have some yummy dogtastic peanut butters like the pumpkin and honey flavor and it goes great with some of their other products! NUTRITIONAL BENEFITS
- Packed with protein, healthy fats, antioxidants, manganese and vitamin E- Honey helps boost energy and eases allergies and kennel cough- 100% free from hydrogenated oil, stabilizers, and palm oil- No added sugar, salt, high fructose corn syrup or xylitol
Another favorite is the apple and honey flavor. But you should check out all of their products because they have something for every pup!
- Spread Dogtastic Peanut Butter into SodaPup emat lick mats, treat dispensers and on dog treats.- Use with SodaPup treat dispensers and enrichment toys. - Spread Dogtastic Gourmet Peanut Butter on apples. - Cover medicines with peanut butter to disguise the bad taste.- Dogtastic Peanut Butter is intended for intermittent or supplemental feeding only.
This is an amazing new product that pup parents need for walks.
Dogs get dehydrated, just like people do! When Fido starts panting halfway through your walk... give him a drink with Spleash®!
Attach Spleash® to your favorite leash, and you can quickly refresh your pet with a squeeze of your finger without having to grab or carry anything other than your leash. Spleash® holds up to 12 oz of fresh drinking water.
It also provides a great defense against off-leash animals approaching, with a 14-foot spray distance!
Every pet parent wants to keep their pet safe and not let them get lost. Check this out, This protective Apple® AirTag® holder can clip onto a pet’s collar or harness and features a SlideLock® gate to stay securely attached.
Budget-friendly Gift Ideas for Kids:
Classic Teddy Bears – Small plush animals are perfect to display on a dresser or shelf (for older kids) or add to their stuffed animal collection (for younger kids). Add a 4-pc box of chocolates or their favorite candy!
Fidget Toys- You can find the latest fidget toys for around $5 or under. They are available at Dollar General, Dollar Tree, and Five Below. You can also find multi-packs of fidget toys on Amazon.
DIY Valentine's Day cards- Kids wont care if the card is from the card aisle at the drug store, or one you made yourself! Print some cute animal photos or add your own flair for a homemade card. Add a small toy or candy surprise and call it good!
Balloons– These are probably the most budget friendly way to show you care. Dollar Tree has great party favors, Valentine's Day balloons and more.
Valentine's Day stickers — these are very inexpensive and you can find them at about any discount or dollar store!
Choose a water bottle to add stickers to or personalize. You can find double walled water bottles at Five Below.
Gifts to Wow Them:
If you love gift giving and just can't wait to have them open a new surprise as the first holiday after Christmas, check out our list of new toys!
Bath Bombs set- this is perfect for a teen, tween, or little girl (be sure to look for non-toxic and allergy friendly labels).
Large plush toys– find these in stores at Walmart, Target and more around Valentine's Day.
Gift subscription with easy crafts they can do with you!
Heart Aprons– does your kiddo love to cook? Get them in the kitchen with a fun new apron and bake some Valentine's Day treats!
DIY Craft Kits– school aged kids often develop an interest in a certain craft, such as sewing, crocheting, art or something totally different. Find a craft kit to inspire them!
Video Games– if you're looking to add to their game collection for a new gaming system they got for Christmas, this is a great idea for older kids.
Care Bears — these classic toys are a fun gift to go along with a Valentine's theme
Gift Ideas for Older Kids, Teens, and Young Adult:
Make a photo book– choose special moments together or sports recognition/graduation pics and more.
Gift Baskets make an ideal gift for your college student. Include their favorite snacks and some nice treats they wouldn't normally buy!
A personalized gift with their name or initials from Personalization Mall. Monogrammed items are great for the dorm, sports meets and school!
A journal or blank book. We love the new gratitude journals available on Amazon!
A cookie bouquet! Send one to your college student or adult kids– they will never forget this one! I have gotten a few and loved each one.
Lego set- a small set is a great idea for boys who don't want anything “fluffy” as a gift!
Non-tangible gift ideas:
A great way to show the kids you care around Valentine's Day is to give the gift of time! This is the type of gift that they can take advantage of any time of year. If you don't love the idea of buying more toys and “stuff”, the perfect present may be a day spent one-on-one, or doing something together as a family that you wouldn't normally do. Gifting experiences is the perfect way to show you care and give thoughtful gifts for something he or she likes to do. Here are some ideas:
Attend a musical, free event, or movie. We have a craft fair right before Valentine's Day each year and love attending as a family group!
Make some fun dessert recipes together
Choose a fun activity such as skating, bowling or an indoor trampoline park!
Gifts for Babies:
Even if it's his or her first Valentine's Day, parents and grandparents alike have lots of love to show for the new little one. See these fun gift ideas for babies!
Play Gym with Bright Colors
Picture book or sweet book you can spend time reading together
Valentine's or pink bows (perfect for photo sessions)
Thanks for reading!
We hope this gives some gift inspiration and you can find some of the year's best Valentine's Gifts. It's a great time to show someone you care, and a great excuse to break up that winter routine! See more Valentine's Day inspiration below.
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