20 Unique Valentine’s Day Gifts Your Kids Will Love

As I’ve mentioned before, on Valentine’s Day we like to have a special little family breakfast. Nothing fancy, I swear! But we’ll do things like set a cute table and make raspberry milk — and then we leave a small gift on each plate. A small treat, a note, a little trinket, it doesn’t have to be anything huge when it comes to Valentine’s Day gifts for your kids.

I’ve put together a few fun ideas below to help you get inspired and maybe take a little bit of the pressure off. After all, it’s a holiday, right? It should be fun!

  • Mustache Party! 1 of 20
    mustaches land of nod

    Everyone loves a good mustache, and these are super cute. My personal favorite is the handlebar! Don't you think these would be a fun alternative to all the hearts and pink and red? 


    Find them here at The Land Of Nod

  • Paper Planes 2 of 20
    paper airplanes book

    A book showing how to fold all kinds of paper planes is sure to keep those kids entertained for hours on end. I might steal this for myself! 


    Find it here at Petite Party Studio

  • Wooden Camera 3 of 20
    twig camera

    Camera obsessed? These little pixie cameras are well designed for hours of shutter-happy fun. 


    Get them here at Twig Creative

  • Tiny Paper City 4 of 20
    tiny city handmade charlotte

    A tiny paper Paris, people and cars included! So chic and so much fun for Valentine's Day. 


    Get the free printable here from Handmade Charlotte

  • Survival Kit 5 of 20
    first aid kit

    Smart packaging in a sardine can and perfect for your little adventurer!


    Find it at Restoration Hardware

  • Temporary Tattoos 6 of 20
    tattly tattoos

    Temporary tattoos are the best, and these ones from Tattly are so hip and fun for both kids and grownups too! Get a bunch, mash them up and make your own creations. I think these would make awesome gifts for Valentine's Day!


    Get them here from Tattly

  • Kaleidoscope 7 of 20

    An oldie, but a goodie! I remember playing with one of these when I was a kid for hours on end. 


    Find yours at Restoration Hardware

  • Twig Colored Pencils 8 of 20
    blue sky papers

    Pair with a sketch pad and you've got a super creative and unique Valentine's Day gift for the older kids.


    Find these here at Blue Sky Papers. 

  • Peg Buddies 9 of 20
    peg people

    A dear friend gave us some of these darling peg buddies a while ago, and I've adored them ever since. They'll even personalize them to look like you, so fun! 


    See more and find the link to purchase at Design Mom

  • Gold Bow Earrings 10 of 20
    bow earrings

    Delicate and sweet, these bow earrings would make a lovely Valentine's Day gift. 


    Find them here at Darlybird

  • 4 Classic Jokes 11 of 20
    birch box jokes

    These are the ones that never get old, am I right? Classics! 


    Find this set here at Birchbox

  • I Like You by Sandol Stodard Warburg 12 of 20
    i like you

    I've said it a million times, most charming book ever! And the best kind of book to give on Valentine's Day. 


    Original post on Design Mom, get it here on Amazon

  • Princess Cupcake Set 13 of 20
    princess cupcake set

    This themed cupcake set would make for a fun afternoon tea party with friends. 


    Find it here at Meri Meri

  • Real Bug Paperweight 14 of 20
    Screen Shot 2014-02-06 at 9.52.34 PM

    These are so dang cool and made with real (real dead, hah!) bugs. 


    Find them at Gadgets and Gear

  • Washi Tape 15 of 20
    washi tape

    There are so many fun projects to be made with washi tape and a set like this makes such a great gift. 


    Find this set here at Cute Tape

  • Paper Dolls 16 of 20
    lily and thistle

    Every time  I come across these paper dolls I smile, they're just so adorable and are guaranteed imaginative good fun. 


    Find the whole selection here from Lily & Thistle

  • Circus Toys 17 of 20
    sweet muffin

    I can't stop smiling when I look at these stuffed circus toys, adorable! 


    Find them here at My Sweet Muffin

  • Junior Gardner Kit 18 of 20
    gardner kit

    Scaled down tools for your small green thumb, so adorable.


    Find it at Restoration Hardware

  • Hair Chalk 19 of 20
    Screen Shot 2014-02-06 at 9.50.18 PM

    Hair chalk is the best, a totally fun (and even better) completely temporary way to change things up.


    Get this set here from Urban Outfitters

  • Cat Coin Purse 20 of 20
    happy cat coin purse

    Perfect for tucking into backpacks or lunch boxes!


    Get it here at Darlybird


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