My children love giving out Gifts to their Friends on Valentines Day and most schools have some kind of Valentines Day Card Exchange which can be fun! One of the things I’ve noticed though is that with all the Allergies in Schools, depending on your child’s classroom it can be hard to find a treat that works for everyone. I put together a big list of Non-Candy Valentines Day Gifts & Card Ideas for kids!
You can make most of these adorable cards for very little + If you follow the links there are directions and lots of Free Printables you can use to create these adorable Non-Candy Valentines Day Gifts & Cards.
25 Non-Candy Valentines Day Gifts
1.) DIY Valentine’s Sharpie Mugs from Your Homebased Mom
Make a homemade mug that is the perfect gift for loved ones. With a Sharpie, you can write anything you want on the mug!
2.) Berry Juice Box Valentine from A Mom’s Take
If you want to give a little sweetness without being candy, here is a fun printable you can stick on a juice box. Great for little kids.
3.) DIY Heart Friendship Bracelets from Moms and Crafters
This friendship bracelet is such a neat idea. You can give them a gift that they can wear each day and be reminded of your love for them.
4.) Nuts About You Valentine from One Creative Mommy
Here is a healthy and nutty gift to give, with a fun free printable for them to use. Creative, easy, and affordable to do. Kids will be reaching for more of their snack with that cute little peanut on the card.
5.) You Make My Heart Skip from Homemaking Hacks
Have a younger child? Here is a really fun jump rope gift that you can give to make it a little extra special. Look for jump ropes in the dollar section of Target or Dollar Tree.
6.) EOS Lip Balm Valentine’s Day Cards from Dawn Nicole
In February weather can be cold and chapped lips happen. Here is a fun way to give a lip balm that is Valentine’s Day themed. Give this a try this Valentine’s!
This is so creative and fun. I loved sipping on a swirl straw when I was little, and this is a creative way to give it to your kiddos. Or make enough and hand them out to daycare friends or even classmates.
If you are crafty make up some homemade heart hand warmers to keep your kids hands warm as they wait for the bus, walk home from school, or play outdoors.
9.) Plane Awesome Valentine from A Little Tipsy
A really creative valentine to give a loved one, classmate or friend or neighbor. You can find cheap toy planes a lot in packs for a dollar or two. A very affordable option.
10.) You’re a Berry Special Friend from Teaching Mommies
If you are wanting to give a treat try applesauce. These organic pouches are affordable to buy and give and can write a little note to your child or their classmates.
11.) Simple Class Valentines from Occasionally Crafty
With a little time, you can give these fun straws or pencils to a handful of kids. Look for cheap bundle deals and then write little notes to personalize each person or do them all the same!
12.) You Rock Valentine from Fun Crafts Kids
Head outdoors and find some rocks and then come back and make You Rock Cards to make someone feel extra special. Love the creativity behind this.
13.) Rock My Socks Off from Thirty Handmade Days
Here is a useful but fun way to give a pair of socks to someone! Add in a cool design of fuzzy feel and kids of all ages aong with adults will love this idea.
14.) Printable Valentine Bookmarks from Positively Splendid
Know someone who enjoys reading or looking for a classmate gift idea? Here are some printable Valentine’s Day bookmarks that will be exactly what each kiddo needs for their reading.
15.) Bracelet Classroom Valentines from It Happens In a Blink
Here is another fun idea for bracelets. If your child wants to give to someone let them help piece the beads on. That way it is a handmade gift from them.
16.) “Fishing” You a Happy Valentines Day from Frogs Snails and Puppy Dog Tails
Who doesn’t love a bag of Goldfish? Add in a cute saying and it magnifies the cuteness level of these tasty cheese crackers. What a fun gift idea.
17.) You’re Five Times The Valentine from Craft-O-Maniac
Who wouldn’t love a sticky hand to slap around. I know I sure did when I was little, and adding the Stuck on you saying is a perfect fit for these adorable Valentines!
18.) You Make My Heart Melt from Growing a Jeweled Rose
Slime is so popular so give it in the shape of a heart and red color so it fits the perfect valentine gift for littles. This will bring you hours and hours of fun.
19.) You Blow Me Away from Dukes and Duchesses
You can always find these little whistles on sale around the holidays, so stock up and give this as a gift to the classmates this year. Add a fun saying and call it a creative gift.
20.) Bubbles Valentines from Our Homemade Easy
Grab some bubbles, slap on a fun label like this, and you have valentines that will work for your daycare, children’s church, classmates, and more.
21.) Valentine Popcorn Gift from Ruffles and Rainboots
I love these you make me want to pop gift ideas. A nice savory treat to munch on as you have a movie night at home. Print out the free printable and grab some string and you have a neat gift.
22.) LEGO Valentines from Schooling a Monkey
Here is a great one for anyone who enjoys playing with LEGOs! Add the printable and let your kids help make hearts with LEGOS and you have a quick and unique gift idea.
23.) Roaring Dinosaurs from Lemon Lime Adventures
Dinosaurs are so fun, and with the printable and little miniature dinosaurs to pair with it, makes this Valentine extra special.
24.) Monster Valentines from Lemon Lime Adventures
One more great idea, especially for boys, is this monster valentine. You could have a lot of fun with this valentine for kiddos.
25.) Sports Valentines from Gluestick and Gumdrops
How cute are these fun sports inspired gifts?! I love the printable that pairs with the little soccer, baseball or football. See what you can find in your area and make up some of these to hand out.