20 Amazing Valentine Box Ideas {kids activity}


How to make Valentines box and Valentine holder with your kids for home or school.  These creative Valentine box ideas include envelopesmailbox and even a Valentine monster.

Valentine Boxes

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Valentines Box

Ruffle Cake Valentine Box

1.  Ruffle Cake Valentine Box ~ Crepe paper isn’t just for party decor!  Layer it in rows to make gorgeous ruffles.  

Pretty Little Piggy Box

2.  Pretty Little Piggy Box ~ Could this piggy Valentine box be more adorable?!  Oink, of course not!  Transform a clorox bottle into this little piggy box!

Love Boat

3.  Love Boat ~ Set sail to make this adorable Love Boat Valentine box from a half-gallon carton, cereal box and construction paper.

Puppy Valentine Box

4.  Dog Valentine Box ~ Who wouldn’t ruff an adorable puppy box like this?  Get yourself a mop, box and hot glue gun to make your own.

Valentine Holder

Love Buckets

5.  Love Buckets ~ A simple pail is perfect for holding bucket full of notes.  Use your silhouette or cricut to add vinyl lettering.  They can be reused year after year!  {{wink}}

Gumball Machine Valentine Holder

6.  Gumball Machine Valentine Holder ~ This gumball machine is pure genius!  Cardboard pieces were used to make the frame with a plant saucer for the lid.     

Minion Valentine Box

7.  Minion Valentine Box ~ Minions are the perfect Valentine box for Despicable Me fans!  How adorable is this “girlie” version?!  It’s made from a 2-liter soda bottle, tissue paper and mod podge. 

Preschool Valentine Crafts

Super Hero Valentine Box

8.  Super Hero Valentine Box ~ POW!  Your little superhero will rock their valentine box.  

Robot Valentine Box

9.  Robot Valentine Box ~ These adorable love bots were made from a matchbox and aluminum foil. You could make a larger valentine holder by using a cereal box.  

Valentine Holder10.  Cereal Box Valentine Holder ~ Recycle cereal boxes into these adorable Valentine holders.  Children can decorate the boxes with paper, stickers and other embellishments.

Valentines Day Box

Rubik's Cube Valentine Box

11.  Rubik’s Cube Valentine Box ~ This adorable “Rubie” rubik’s cube valentine box was constructed from a cardboard box and craft foam.  Omit the heart cheeks and bow for a masculine rubik’s cube.

Lego Valentine Box

12.  Lego Valentine Box ~ Lego lovers will adore this Valentine box.  You can either spray paint a shoe box or cover it in paper.

Valentine Envelope

Valentine Envelope

13.  DIY Felt Valentine Envelopes {Homemade Valentine Boxes} ~ Instead of a cardboard box that will be heavy to carry to and from school, make this cute DIY Felt Valentine Envelope for your child to collect all of his cards and treats from friends this Valentine’s Day.  With a little hot glue and some scissors you can create a no-sew envelope of your own.

Valentine Envelope

14.  Love Letter Envelope  {free template} ~ Have you thought about what you’re going to do for kids Valentine’s this year? Looking for something that has a little pizzazz? How about love letters? You could fill these little envelopes with just about anything.

Duct Tape Valentine Holder

15.  Duct Tape Chair Back Envelope ~ Make an adorable chair back envelope for storing Valentine’s cards.  The best part, all you need is duct tape!

Valentine Monster

Monster Valentine Box

16.  Robot Monster Valentine Box ~ The boys are gonna love this one!  Spray paint an old box or cover it with construction paint.  Cardboard heart feet and toilet paper dowels for the arms.  The styrofoam googly eyes are fantastic.

3-Eyed Monster Box

17.  3-Eyed Monster Box ~ Let your child use their imagination to create their own monster box.  

Valentine Mailbox

Valentine Mailbox

18.  Valentine Mailbox Magnets {Valentine Boxes} ~ There are lots of fun holiday ideas that use those cute metal mailboxes, and Valentine’s Day is just one of them.  If you want to decorate your mailbox to use for valentines, but would like to reuse it for other holidays too, check out these cute Valentine Mailbox Magnets. 

American Girl Mailbox

19.  American Girl Mailbox ~ Cute, easy and Inexpensive! What could be better in a craft? This is a $4 craft to make a mailbox for your child or American Girl doll. The results are super cute and fun to the Valentine’s holiday.Valentine Mailbox20.  Fabric Valentine Mailbox {free pattern} ~ Your preschooler may not be able to help that much with this fabric valentine mailbox, but it was too cute not to include it.  Mom can sew it using the free pattern and your children can put it to good use.  It’s so cute you can keep it out year round so your child can have lots of play time with it.  How cute would it be for Christmas and they can put their letter to santa in it?!


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