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39 Good Valentine’s Day Gifts for Boys and Girls from Parents

This list gives parents lots of options when deciding what to get the little ones for Valentine’s Day. There are themed LEGO sets and sweet books featuring favorites like Llama Llama and the Hungry Caterpillar, plus adorable tee shirt options and Melissa and Doug craft kits. Whatever you choose, they are sure to love it.

Books, tee shirts, sentimental jewelry, craft kits, cute plushies - you can’t go wrong with these kid-friendly Valentine’s Day gift suggestions.


Burton and Burton Love Ya Valentine Puppy

This sweet pup is the perfect pal for your little Valentine. Filled with top-quality polyester fiber, this soft little fellow is built to withstand tons of hugs and kisses. From the cute heart patch over one eye and on his tail to the heart-shaped pillow in his mouth, this toy expresses nothing but love.

$10.99



Dear Daughter Necklace

“Dear Daughter, take my love with you now and into the time that I will never know. It is as much a part of you as breath” is the sweet sentiment engraved on this sterling silver pendant. No matter how far she roams, she will always know your love is with her.

$219.00



Ring of Love Daughter

This meaningful piece is an illustration of a mother’s never-ending love for her daughter. Within the delicate circular pendant, an iridescent labradorite stone signifies magic and transformation. “A daughter fulfills the circle with love” and she will always be reminded of that sentiment when wearing this beautiful necklace.

$45.00



Junie B. Jones and the Mushy Gushy Valentime

Junie B. Jones has been the world’s most-beloved kindergartner for more than 20 years in this best-selling series by Barbara Park. When Junie B. gets a big “mushy, gushy” Valentine, she is determined to solve the mystery of who sent it. This sweet story makes perfect reading for Valentine’s Day.

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Love Monster

“Love Monster is a slightly hairy fellow trying to fit in, which turns out not to be so easy to do when you are a strange looking monster. This cute and clever book takes kids on a sweet adventure where they discover that even googly-eyed monsters are loveable.

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Creativity for Kids Light Up Heart Marquee Craft Kit

Crafty kids will feel the love as they color and construct this heart-shaped light-up marquee. This complete kit comes with rhinestones, glitter glue, markers, and more to create a one-of-a-kind piece of art. Then just slide the LED lights in for a colorful light-up design.

$7.96



GUND Deangelo Valentine’s Day Dog Plush

Sweet Deangelo will make your little one smile with his adorable expression, holding a rose in his mouth as if to say “I love you.” A soft plushie is the perfect alternative to candy or chocolate. Pair it with a book for the perfect calorie-free treat.

Prices Vary



Paper Spiritz Flower Pop Up Card

This beautiful 3-D pop-up card is unlike any other. Open and find an enchanted forest of cherry blossom trees. More than a greeting card, this magical piece is a work of art and it lies flat after opening to make a pretty display on a shelf.

$10.99



Sinzyo Music Box Gift

This miniature music box is perfectly portable for your child to take anywhere. From bedroom to a nap on the couch, they will love winding and playing this magical device as it belts out the song “You are my Sunshine.” Open to see all the fascinating gears and gizmos that make such sweet music.

$22.99



You Are My Sunshine Necklace

Your little sunshine will love this shiny, sterling silver pendant that lets her know she is the light of your life. A tiny cubic zirconia is embedded above the engraved words to represent the sun. This sentimental piece comes on an 18 inch chain and is handmade in California.

$60.00



Happy Valentine’s Day, Mouse! (If You Give…)

Mouse from the famous tale, “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie,” appears here in his own Valentine’s Day story. Preschoolers will love following their little friend as he makes personal valentines for all of his pals. The special surprise ending makes it extra fun!

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Dinosaur Happy Valentine’s Day Red Shirt

This is the perfect tee for dinosaur fans. Your little one will “rawr” when he sees the mighty T-Rex handing him a valentine. This ¾ sleeve, raglan shirt comes in infant sizes all the way up to the big kids. The shirt is super-soft and comfortable for all day play.

$20.47



My Daughter, My Heart Necklace

Mothers know that their daughters hold the other half of their heart. Celebrate that bond with this sweet necklace that expresses that sentiment. Etched in sterling silver, the engraving is overlaid by a 22k gold-plated heart-shaped window. Now your daughter will never forget how much she means to you.

$72.00



The Proper Penguin by Seth Anderson

This adorable flightless bird will waddle his way into your child’s heart. Making a charming bedroom accent, this fanciful penguin is bursting with icy wit and playful personality. This fine art giclee print is made from an original pen and pencil drawing and is printed and framed in Oregon.

Prices vary



Melissa & Doug Sweet Hearts Wooden Bead Set

This chunky jewelry-making set comes with over 150 wooden beads and 5 color-coordinated cords all packed in a handy storage tray. With the heart-centered decorations, this is the perfect stringing and designing activity for Valentine’s Day! Your little one can make and remake beautiful necklaces for hours.

$8.95



To My Son

An old-fashioned, engraved pocket watch is an ideal gift for nearly any gift-giving occasion from parents to son. This shiny, black beauty shares the sentiment “Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.” He will always remember how much you love him with this classic gift.

$18.99



Webkinz Love Frog

This Webkinz “Love Frog” is the perfect plushie for both boys and girls. Covered from head to frog leg with colorful hearts, the sweet expression on this little hopper’s face is adorable! With all the quality the brand name implies, this little guy is a keeper!

$6.50



Epic Valentine’s Day Jokes for Kids

Your little comedian will love having some new themed material for this holiday. “Epic Valentine’s Day Jokes for Kids” is laugh-out-loud funny. Packed with knock-knock jokes, riddles, practical jokes, funny cartons, and more, Valentine’s Day (and the rest of the year) is sure to be hilarious.

$5.99



Barbie I Love Valentines! Doll

The perfect Valentine’s Day gift for Barbie fans is the aptly named “Valentine’s Day Barbie.” In her heart-covered, cocktail-length pink dress, Barbie accessorizes with pink shoes, pink jewelry, and a pink belt with heart-shaped buckle. This explosion of pink also includes a heart-shaped ring for your little girl to join in Barbie’s fun.

$17.86



Valentine’s Day I Love You This Much T-Rex T-Shirt

Parents the world over are familiar with telling young children how much they love them by stretching out their arms as far as they can go. This friendly T-Rex is a playful take on that idea with his tiny arms opened wide. This sweatshirt comes in three color choices.

$17.95



Personalized Butterfly Necklace

Show your little butterfly how much you love her with this sweet personalized necklace. The 15mm silver disc is hand-stamped with your daughter’s name and surrounded by your choice of birthstone and an adorable butterfly charm. This would be a great Mommy and Me gift. Simply buy one for yourself and then wear them together.

$18.58



Kids Bath Bombs Gift Set with Surprise Toys

These extra-large bath bombs are as big as tennis balls and each one is filled with a surprise. Once all the fizziness has melted away, your little one will find a fun toy! Each ball of bath luxury comes in an amazing scent that kids will love, including bubble gum and cotton candy.

$24.99



SCS Direct Big Bouquet of Smiles Wrapped

Your little one will think this is the most fun bouquet ever! Who needs flowers when you can have a bundle of emojis on a stick? These fun faces wink, blow kisses, grin, and shine pure love. This fun dozen will look adorable in their rooms long after the roses would have wilted.

$27.99



Serpentine Stone Sculptures

These soapstone sculptures celebrate the bonds of family with the choice of an abstract dancing couple or a more realistic impression of a mother and her child. Handcarved from a single piece of stone, these impressive pieces of African art will become cherished objects that remind the recipient of their love of family.

Prices vary



Pete the Cat: Valentine’s Day Is Cool

Pete is one cool cat and so is Valentine’s Day. At first, Pete isn’t so sure, but then he realizes how much he appreciates all his cool cat friends and decides to make them Valentine cards. This book comes with a poster, stickers, and 12 punch-out cards so your kid can be just like Pete!

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Funny Dabbing Dog T Shirt

Kids love to “dab” and this tee shirt with the adorable dabbing dog is certain to make them laugh. Surrounded by hearts and doing the trendy move, this canine tee comes in five color choices and sizes from youth to adult. You could get one for the whole family!

$18.85



Pendant Dogtag On Chain

This inspirational message is engraved on a hypo-allergenic stainless steel dog tag that will go where your son goes reminding him how special he is. The quote by A.A. Milne is a classic, “You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem and smarter than you think, loved more than you know.”

$9.95



Llama Llama I Love You

The Llama Llama board books introduce the title character to babies and toddlers until they are ready for full-length stories. In “Llama Llama I Love You,” little llama shows his friends and family how much he loves them with heart-shaped cards and hugs. A perfect read for Valentines Day.

$3.63



Crayola Valentine’s Marker Stamper & Paper Set

Your little sweetie will love creating art with this Crayola Valentine kit. It comes with a red heart-shaped stamper, a pink and a blue washable marker, a color-your-own sticker sheet, and 15 sheets of assorted 4” X 6” construction paper. Perfect for them to make their own Valentines.

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Roses Are Pink, Your Feet Really Stink

This Valentine’s Day favorite read-aloud will prompt lots of giggles as well as discussions on kindness and forgiveness. “Roses Are Pink, Your Feet Really Stink” is the not-so-nice message that Gilbert the Opposum writes on his card. After feelings are hurt, Gilbert has a change-of-heart and offers a sincere apology.

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Burton & Burton Cute Skunk Plush Skunk

This adorable plush skunk is holding a heart-shaped pillow embroidered with the words, “You’re so stinkin’ cute.” Get it? Your little one will love her new friend and will giggle at the sentiment. Long after Valentine’s Day, Little Stinky will still be a treasured snuggle buddy.

$9.16



Love from The Very Hungry Caterpillar

The classic children’s character, “The Very Hungry Caterpillar,” offers a new story perfect for any occasion called simply “Love.” This books shares all the reasons why someone special makes the world a better place. “You are the cherry on my cake; you make the sun shine brighter; you make my heart flutter.”

Prices Vary



Melissa & Doug Decorate-Your-Own Wooden Heart Box

This Melissa and Doug craft kit is an ideal activity to celebrate Valentine’s Day. This decorate-your-own heart-shaped box comes with glitter glue, colorful gems, four pots of paint, and a brush ready to create a one-of-a-kind keepsake. Your little one can store tiny treasures in her personally decorated wooden box.

$6.99



Hallmark Signature Valentine’s Day Card

“Woof you be my Valentine?” says this adorable pup on what may be the cutest greeting card ever. This stitched, felt doggy is holding a pale pink heart that describes him perfectly, “cutie.” After the special day, pop the card into a frame for a cute room accent.

$6.99



Lego Valentine Bee Brick Headz

This LEGO BrickHeadz is the perfect little building kit for Valentine’s Day. Both boys and girls love these building bricks and they will love this character. This bumble bee has a detachable heart decoration, a pot of honey, moveable wings, and bouquets of roses and sunflowers. Fun for everyone!

$9.98



Video Gamer Shirt

If you have a little gamer that you love, express that with a tee that he will appreciate. This tee shirt features two game controllers with their wires wrapped around a heart. It comes in five colors and in sizes youth to adult so you can get them for gamers of any age!

$19.99



Cool Change Straws

These cool color-changing straws are perfect for a party! Each package has six that turn red/pink and six that turn black/gray depending on the temperature of the drink. They are even reusable and dishwasher safe so they can be a party favor that lasts!

$6.99



LEGO Bricks & More Valentines Cupid Dog Building Kit

Your LEGO fan will go wild over this adorable dog. This 145 piece buildable pup features a pink tongue, bow tie, a rotating head, and posable arms, legs, tail, and ears. He also has a heart-shaped Valentine and a bow and arrow so he can play Cupid.

$29.98



Lego Romantic Valentine Picnic

Celebrate the season of love with this “romantic picnic” set from LEGO. Everything you need for a picnic date is included: a blanket, sandwiches, cakes, fruit, and beverages all on a heart-shaped lawn under a flowering tree. And of course, who could forget the flowers?

$10.35


3 Adorable Diy Valentine’s Gifts for Kids


Diy Valentine’s M&M Treats

These cute little treat bags are easy to make and perfect for a class party. Bag pink, white, and red M&Ms, and then use chenille stems, googly eyes, and a clothes pin to turn them into adorable butterflies. And don’t forget to make one for the teacher!



Diy I Love You Beary Much Card

This adorable art project is suitable for wall art or a treasured valentine. “I Love You Beary Much” says this cute little bear. This craft involves a lot of cutting, so providing a cardboard templete for older kids, or pre-cutting pieces for younger kids, will make it a lot more fun.



Diy Heart Hand Warmers

You can whip up a batch of these heart-shaped handwarmers in just minutes. Use some cute fabric, fill them with rice, and tie them with a sweet note. All your child has to do is microwave them for 30 seconds and tuck them in their pocket on the way to the school bus.

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