Fun Valentine’s Day Card Ideas for Kids

Tired of the Same Old School Valentine’s Day Card Ideas?

If you and your kiddos are looking for some Valentine’s Day card ideas, you’ve come to the right place. There’s nothing wrong with movie or cartoon themed valentine — some years our boys chose them and were excited to bring them. But to me, that always seemed like phoning it in (sorry, Elsa and SpongeBob). Don’t get me wrong, I am an occasional phone-it-in parent. But there have been a few years here and there where we got creative and sent fun, unique valentines in to school parties. Whenever we did this, the boys loved it and enjoyed the other kids’ positive reactions. Today I’m sharing a few cute and unique valentine ideas that your kids will love sharing.

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Not Your Everyday Valentines

What I love about all of these valentine ideas is that they don’t have to involve candy, they’re easy to customize for food allergies or preferences, and several of them are personalized. That, and they’re easy to throw together the night before, which is something many of us occasional phone-it-in parents appreciate. πŸ™‚ The items I’m sharing today are all from, a daily deal shopping boutique. The deals sell out quickly, but every day there are new deals, and sometimes old ones come back, so I linked everything in this post. Check out their Valentine’s Day collection for even more ideas.

“Hey Cutie” Valentine Kits

We sent these in for my youngest son several years in a row because the first time he brought them, everyone loved the idea. You can make these yourself or buy kits (I got mine at, 12 kits for $10.22 shipped). If you get the kits, they come with everything: all you have to do is buy cuties to pop into the bags. Shop them here.

Hey Cutie Valentine's Day card kit from Jane

S’Mores Valentine Kits

A similar idea to the Hey Cutie valentines is riffing on the word “s’more” in a cute valentine saying and having a s’more kit in the bag. Again, you could make these yourself, but Jane sells kits that come with everything except the marshmallows, graham crackers, and Hersey bars. And, they’re even personalized with your child’s name! Shop them here (you get 20 for $10.90, shipped).

Jane Valentine's Day s'mores valentine kits personalized

Personalized Valentine Treat Bag Kits

Another easy valentine’s day card idea that you don’t see every year is treat bags. When my boys were really young, I avoided treat bags because they sounded like a lot of work. That and I wasn’t creative enough to help the boys make them look cute, or even neat, for that matter. Jane has valentine treat bag kits that come with coordinating bags and stickers – and they’re personalized so your child’s name is already on them. Here are two different sets they have: so many options for your kids to choose from so their personal style can shine through.

Personalized Bags + Stickers

This set has 20 different designs to choose from. You can opt for patterned or clear bags, and you get 24 of them (ships for $11.90). Shop them at Jane here.

Jane valentine's day personalized treat bag kit

Personalized Stickers with Cello Bags

This set comes with clear bags and has 33 sticker designs to choose from. Just fill the bags and slap on stickers to seal. Easy! You get 24 bags and stickers (ships for $11.48). Shop them at Jane here.

Personalized valentines with clear treat bags and stickers

Stickers on Candy or Toys

Another idea we’ve had in the past is to make or buy stickers and stick them onto something, like a candy bar, Tic Tacs, or a pack of gum. Some years we’ve tried non-food items like blowing bubbles, high-bounce balls, or erasers. Jane also has a ton of cute personalized Valentine’s Day stickers like these (48 stickers for $9.90, shipped: shop them here).

Valentine's Day treat bag stickers

Other Jane Valentine’s Day Picks

While I was looking around for valentine ideas at, I found a few other items that would make great Valentine’s Day gifts for family and friends.

For Teachers or Besties

Well, you know these personalized Starbucks cups caught my eye. They had some personalized for Valentine’s Day, but I love these teacher ones. And they know us well: they’re venti. Shop them here ($16.48 shipped).

personalized starbucks venti cups for teachers - gift ideas

For Fur Babies

We love treating our pup on holidays, and these cute lil’ gourmet dog biscuits would definitely make her tail wag. Shop them here ($7.98 shipped).

Valentine's Day gourmet dog biscuits

For You and the Fam-Bam

And whenever you visit, you’re bound to find tons of cute tees for everyone in the family. You know I am loving the animal print one. Shop them here (most $17.98 or less shipped).

Valentine’s Day Vibes

You guys, this is the first year that none of my boys will be buying class valentines. It’s bittersweet, but I’m not shattered over it because I still got to go Valentine’s Day card shopping with you while making this post. Thanks for letting me relive those sweet grade school moments one more time.

Want more Valentine’s Day school valentine card ideas? Check out this older post: 10 Coolest Class Valentines You Don’t Have to Make

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Walmart Fashion Finds for Winter

Budget-Friendly, Versatile Time and Tru Picks

Been to Walmart lately? Even if you haven’t, you’ve probably heard the buzz about their Time and Tru women‘s and Terra & Sky plus size fashion lines. Heck, even their No Boundaries juniors line has upped the style factor. Today I’m sharing a few Time and Tru pieces I bought this winter that will be on major repeat throughout the rest of the year because they’re so easy to mix and match into any wardrobe.

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Pleated Midi Skirts

Last summer I bought an adorable red jersey pleated skirt from, and this winter they added a faux leather pleated skirt to their lineup. I got mine for under $15, but you may want to size down. I bought my typical size medium, but it’s a little roomy around the waist. Shop it here.

Walmart Time and Tru faux leather pleated skirt

Chunky Knit Sweaters

As we’ve seen all over the ‘gram lately, Walmart has had very cute graphic sweaters with fun words (like “happy” and “hello, sunshine“) and images (cute dogs, hearts, etc.) on them. But they also have several great chunky knit sweaters in lots of on-trend colors. I’m wearing this one (below) in the photo above. Shop it here. It comes in 7 different colors, including a really pretty red-coral and sunny yellow.

Walmart Time and Tru Chunky Knit Sweater


Okay, I’m really picky about jeans. If you’d have told me I’d ever wear a pair of jeans from Walmart, I wouldn’t have believed you. I thought you had to pay at least $50 to get a pair of jeans that looks decent on people who aren’t models. Wrong. All of the jeans you see me wearing in the outfits above are from Walmart’s Time and Tru line. They are midrise ankle straight jeans that are a bit relaxed and just slightly stretchy: enough to make them comfy, but not enough to make them bag or stretch out. Perfect. I can honestly say they’re my favorite jeans right now! I think the ones I’ve linked below are the same ones I’m wearing, but it’s hard to tell because I got them in the store and the stock changes pretty quickly at our local Walmarts. Shop them here. I’ve heard their Time and Tru Core Skinny Jeans are really good, too.

Walmart Time and Tru midrise straight jeans

Duster Cardigans

I’m a sucker for a great long cardi. After all, you can dress them up with black or print pants for school, throw them on over a dress, or rock them on the weekends with jeans or leggings. You can see the long dark teal duster cardigan I’m wearing above, and I also have a similar, but slightly shorter and a little heavier/warmer, one in a pale pink. The longer one comes in 6 colors and is under $15. Shop it here.

Walmart Time and Tru Dark Teal Duster Cardigan

Easy Pullovers

You’ll also find a lot of Time and Tru tops, from the famous v-neck waffle knits to the sweatshirt-like drawstring waist pink striped pullover I’m wearing above. This top also comes in white/black stripe as well as a few solid colors. Shop it here.

Walmart Time and Tru Striped Sweatshirt Drawstring Waist

I started popping back into Walmart last year (see my post on Walmart teacher outfit picks for back to school and my post on their Scoop fashion line launch). If you’ve been to Walmart lately, what are some of the Walmart fashion gems you’ve noticed? If you haven’t been for a while, it might just be safe to return. πŸ™‚

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