Celebrating St. Valentine’s Day With Catholic Kids

As Catholics, we all know that “Valentine’s day” wasn’t invented by the greeting card or chocolate selling companies- it’s the feast day of St. Valentine! Here are some fun activities for celebrating this great Catholic feast day with your kids.

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St. Valentine’s Day Crafts

Make a St. Valentine paper bag puppet– my kids love these!


This Saint Valentine craft is fun and easy to make!

printable saint valentine craft for catholic kids

Make heart shaped pipe cleaner rosaries– super easy.

sacred immaculate heart rosary

Try this Valentine’s day countdown– 1 Love Scripture verse to read each day counting to the feast of St. Valentine!

scripture valentine's day craft for kids- bible verse on heart

Here’s a fun Scripture verse Valentine that gets painted with Q-tips.

scripture valentine's day craft for kids- bible verse on heart

Try this “Open the Eyes of My Heart” craft. Great for preschoolers!

open the eyes of my heart craft- religious valentine's craft for kids

Make a John 3:16 Valentine craft

john 3-16 Valentine

Make decoder Valentines– so fun!

Decoder Valentine Project

Make your own “perfect pairings” Valentines. These Scripture verses go with punny candy.


Printable Valentines- FREE

Free printable Valentines that actually say Happy Saint Valentine’s day.


Also, check out these Free printable Scripture verse Valentines.

bible verse valentines 1

St. Valentine’s Day Snacks

Easily transform canned cinnamon rolls into heart rolls.


Easy to make strawberry milk with sugar rimmed glass– a huge hit with kids!

valentine breakfast

Try these Sacred and Immaculate heart “play-doh” cookies– fyi, totally edible. 🙂

sacred and immaculate heart cookies

Here are some ideas for cute, but healthier alternatives to Valentine’s day snacks.

Healthy Snack for St. Valentine's Day

H is for Heart” cookies to go with our Alphabet Snacks

heart cookies for Saint Valentine's day

Sacred And Immaculate Hearts

I love the idea of honoring the Sacred and Immaculate hearts of Jesus and Mary for St. Valentine’s day! Here are some of my favorites.

Sacred and Immaculate heart printable peg dolls– just paint the heads and decoupage the rest.

sacred and immaculate heart- printable peg dolls

Sacred and Immaculate hearts drawn on foil– sharpies + foil = instant fun!

sacred immaculate heart craft kids

Make Sacred and Immaculate heart tie dyed t-shirts.


Jesus Loves Me

I’ve seen a lot of people doing “Jesus Loves Me” stuff for Valentine’s day- another great idea! Here are some of my posts from the past.

Jesus Loves Me CD box “frame”- free to print!

jesus loves me bible craft

Jesus <3’s me shirt– this could also be done on paper.


Also, be sure to check out my St. Valentine’s Day Pinterest board for even more ideas! 🙂

Some of my round-ups from the past:

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  1. Thank you! I’m trying to get back into my faith and teach my three year old daughter some things on my own on Sunday’s until she’s old enough for Sunday School and I found this so helpful to what we are going to do today! Again, thank you! I might blog about this and link your blog!

  2. LOL, just wondering exactly what “celeberating” would be – to celebrate someone getting dressed down, or . . . . 😉

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