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49 best Valentine's gifts for kids of all ages in 2021

Show the little ones in your life how much you care.
Illustration of Loungefly Disney Cinderella Backpack, Francesca's franki Ditsy Heart Sweatshirt and Nanoleaf LED Light Shapes in a kids bedroom
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The cold weather may be in full swing, but everyone's hearts are starting to get a little warmer as we get closer to Valentine's Day.

From colorful wish bracelets and tie-dye masks to customizable robots, we've rounded up some of the cutest, sweetest gifts out there for the kids in your life.

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Valentine's Day gifts for curious, creative kids

STMT Friendship Bracelet Making Kit

This handy craft kit comes with beads, threads and easy-to-follow instructions for making up to 50 woven friendship bracelets.

Fisher Space Pen

It’s the pen the astronauts use! This versatile pen writes underwater, in extreme temperatures and at any angle — yes, even zero gravity. It even comes in a box designed to look like the surface of the moon, making it a cool gift for kids who love outer space.

Little Partners Learning Tower

Perfect for curious little ones, this adjustable-height step stool will get kids to counter height so they can play, cook and learn alongside Mom and Dad. And, it’s available in a variety of colors to match any home decor.

Conversation Heart Crayons

Give your little sweeties the chance to get creative with these conversation heart crayons from Etsy shop KagesKrayons. From “be mine” to “you rock,” all the standard candy sayings are there, combined with fantastically bright colors.

Crayola Light Up Tracing Pad

This set makes tracing easy for kids and comes with over 100 images to choose from. This will be the perfect gift for any art lover!

Your Decor Color Your Own Water Bottle

Practicality and art are combined with this artsy gift for your loved one. The kit comes with everything you need to create a special design, including a water bottle, five fun markers and sparkly accessories.

Justine Denea Designs Hot Cocoa Bombs

Valentine's Day is all about indulging, especially when it comes to chocolate. Your little sweet will love watching this geometric heart bloom into a rich, luscious cup of warm cocoa.

Original Stationery Unicorn Slime Kit

The ultimate gift for any slime lover, this kit comes with glue, glitter, slime containers and more! Encouraging creativity and imagination, this gift will allow kids to experiment with different kinds of slime through a helpful guide that comes with the kit.

Fitlosophy Gratitude Journal for Kids

Teach your kids to be grateful for the things they love with this cute gratitude journal from Fitlosophy. The daily prompt encourages kids to list "one thing I'm grateful for that made me happy today" through writing, drawing or doodling.

Creative Cafe Barista Bar

Kids will love pretending to be a barista and making their own beverages with this cute barista bar set by Rose Art. The set uses flavored powder, milk and sprinkles to inspire kids to make their own "coffee" creations.

Klutz Lego Chain Reactions Science & Building Kit

This kit is the perfect gift for the creative builder in your family. Combining science with engineering, the kit comes with eight simple machines for kids to choose from and build.

PicassoTiles 100-Piece Magnet Tile Building Set

The sky is the limit with this fun and interactive 3D building set. With 100 vibrant and colorful pieces to build with, this set makes learning fun and lets your child's imagination run wild.

Valentine's Day gifts for kids with style

Old Navy Short-Sleeve Everyday Magic Graphic Tee

With a whimsical heart giving itself a hug, this cotton-blend graphic tee is a colorful reflection of self-love.

Loungefly Disney Cinderella Backpack

This perfectly pink mini backpack from Loungefly is covered in Cinderella’s mouse and bird friends, who all race to make her iconic pink dress look perfect for the royal ball. Tiny measuring tape accents and pink bows make this bag even more magical.

Wishbeads Kids Hidden Wish Bracelet

These stunning glass bead bracelets aren’t just beautiful: Wishbeads have a secret compartment where kids can write a wish or intention, roll it up and store it inside the bracelet. Each colorful bracelet comes with five pieces of paper to write wishes on, a toothpick to help roll the wish for storage and instructions.

Francesca’s franki Ditsy Heart Sweatshirt

This beautiful blue sweatshirt from Francesca’s is covered in tiny red hearts and comes in sizes 10-14. An added bonus? It comes in adult sizes, making it possible to match with your mini for Valentine's Day.

Besame Cosmetics "Mary Poppins" Mrs. Banks Set

Besame Cosmetics’ latest Disney-inspired line is all about Mary Poppins, and older kids and teens will love this sweet nail polish and lipstick set designed to celebrate the women’s rights crusader of 17 Cherry Tree Lane, Mrs. Banks.

The Cool Ant Denim Jacket

With the Cool Ant, parents can choose their favorite jacket style, add nicknames or monograms and more. With over 70 patches available, these sweet jackets can be personalized to the max in order to match your kid’s individual style.

Chalk of the Town Pink Heart T-Shirt

Chalk of the Town products let kids design their own clothing and accessories with stencils, chalk markers and more. With this heart T-shirt, kids can create their own Valentine’s Day outfit and exercise some creativity while they’re at it.

Fjallraven Kanken Art Mini Bag

Fjallraven’s Kanken bag has gotten an artistic upgrade with this fun print. The Kanken Mini is perfect for kids to tote their necessary belongings for a day out.

Lavley “Hedge Hugs” Socks

These sweet Valentine’s Day socks are a great way to keep tiny toes warm while reminding kids that they are loved. The sweet little hedgehog sending snuggly wishes is a bonus.

WowWee S.W.A.K. Interactive Kissable Keychains

These interactive keychains come in packs of two and actually kiss your Valentine. Each of the 12 designs makes a different "mwah" sound so you can customize both the look and the sound of your special smooch.

Prep U Natural Deodorant for Boys

Nothing says love like gifting preteen and teen boys with safe, natural body care products. In addition to deodorant, Prep U makes a body spray and other products made especially for young men.

Valentine's Day gifts for mask-wearing mavens

Lele Sadoughi Rainbow Beaded Mask Chain

We love this rainbow mask chain, which keeps a kid’s mask nearby and prevents it from getting misplaced. The gorgeous rainbow beading is bright and colorful, making it a delightful (and useful) gift.

BFFs & Babes “Send Love” Mask and Sock Set

Etsy shop BFFs & Babes has created cheerful tie-dyed gift sets that include pink socks and a pink mask emblazoned with a heart. As the Covid-19 pandemic continues, this sweet mask set makes a great Valentine’s Day gift for tweens and teens.

Sanibeads Refillable Bracelets

Each “bead” on these refillable silicone bracelets can be filled again and again with hand sanitizer, then squeezed out when kids are in need of some hand cleansing. Kids can even get creative, filing different beads with different colors of hand sanitizer for a customized look!

Lele Sadoughi Coordinating Headband and Mask Set

This adorable matching headband and mask set is perfect for kids who like to match their accessories. The soft gray fabric is embellished with tiny golden hearts, a perfect nod to the Valentine’s Day holiday.

Valentine's Day gifts for kids who are bold and adventurous

Sky Zone Gift Card

If you’re looking for kid-friendly experiences to give this Valentine’s Day, look no further than Sky Zone trampoline park. Gift certificates for this unique adventure are available for purchase online, allowing families to schedule a fun day out at a time that works best for them.

Snowcandy Galaxy Glitter Snow Tube

Got a snow lover in your house? This beautiful galaxy-glitter-print snow tube from SnowCandy makes a perfect gift for kids to enjoy on those remaining winter snow days.

Catch Co. Mystery Tackle Box Kit

Got a little fishing enthusiast in your home? With a subscription to Mystery Tackle Box, kids can test out bait, tackle and accessories that coordinate with the type of fish they love to catch. We’re big fans of any gift that gets kids outside for a bit of adventure!

Antsy Pants Unicorn Hoppity Hop

Kids can grab ahold of this inflatable unicorn's ears and bounce away for hours of fun. The colorful creature is easy to inflate and deflate for convenient storage.

Valentine's Day gifts for kids who love family game night

"The Don't Laugh Challenge Joke Book: Valentine's Day Edition"

Tickle their funny bone this Valentine's Day with this holiday-themed joke book for kids (and adults) of all ages. With over 100 eyebrow-raising, out-of-this-world jokes and scenarios, the whole family will be laughing out loud all night long.

A Game of Cat and Mouth

From the creators of popular card game Exploding Kittens comes this “pinball-ish” board game that brings families together for some colorful fun.

Kawaii Card Game

Want to get to know your tiny loves better? Gift them with the adorable game of Kawaii, which contains cards with all types of ice cream flavors and shapes designed to help build speed and observation. Bonus: The cherry can bring you some extra points, so be quick to grab as many of your favorite ice creams as possible!

Sparkle Kitty Card Game

This fun, kid-friendly card game involves using words to create spells and free a group of powerful princesses from a tower. Evil Queen Sparkle Kitty has imprisoned the princesses, and your family can help free them in this silly, social game.

Poetry for Neanderthals

Also new from the creators of Exploding Kittens, this funny family card game features art from the creator of popular comic series “The Oatmeal,” and is “a word game where u must speak good or get hit with stick.”

Valentine's Day gifts for toy lovers and collectors

Funko Pop! Star Wars Valentine’s Figurines

Whether your tiny Valentine loves Chewbacca or the Stormtroopers, there’s a pink and red Valentine’s-Day-themed Funko Pop! to make them smile. Each figurine, from Yoda to Darth Vader, has a cute Valentine’s Day saying on the box in addition to its festive coloring.

Litti Pritti Diaper Bag Set

This beautiful toy diaper bag is perfect for any doll-loving kid who wants to take good care of their babies. The soft pink diaper bag is filled with all the essentials, from a disappearing milk bottle to reusable diapers.

Care Bears Love-A-Lot Bear Plush

Calling all ‘80s lovers! This sweetly updated version of Care Bears' great Love-A-Lot Bear is a perfect nostalgic gift for your little Valentine.

Calico Critters Cute Couple Set

Adorable bunny date night, anyone? This sweet Calico Critters set includes Stella Hopscotch Rabbit and her boyfriend, William Cinnamon Rabbit, along with a bouquet of roses and bouquet holder. The bunnies can even hold hands!

Gund Cupid Pusheen Plush

Pusheen the cat is decked out in his Valentine’s Day best for this sweet plush creation, perfect for V-Day gifting.

Funko Pop! 10-Inch “The Child” Figurine

If Grogu is on your child’s list of loves, this giant 10-inch Funko Pop! version of the adorable little green guy is the perfect Valentine’s Day gift.

Pikmi Pops Jelly Dreams Light-Up Toy

These adorable stuffed animals from Pikmi Pops are the perfect toy for bedtime. Available in unicorn, puppy and cat designs, the soft plush toys light up in three different modes and turn off once kids fall asleep.

Valentine's Day gifts for kids who love electronics

Nanoleaf LED Light Shapes

Kids will love creating designs with these brightly colored LED light panels from Nanoleaf. After gifting kids with a starter kit, they can add to their room creations by purchasing additional panels over time.

The One Light Keyboard

Got a budding musician in your house? This smart keyboard teaches kids to play! Simply download the Smart Piano app and kids will learn to play their favorite tunes with LED-guided sheet music, courses and more.

Nintendo Switch Lite in Coral

This coral-colored version of Nintendo’s popular Switch Lite is pink perfection and makes a great V-Day gift for the little gamers in your life.

Ubtech JIMU Robot Astrobot Series Cosmos Kit

These buildable robots from Ubtech Robotics can be customized by kids to perform tasks like navigating obstacles and picking up objects.

My Audio Pet Mini Bluetooth Speaker

Unicorns and monkeys and bees, oh my! These cute animal speakers from My Audio Pet connect with your child's device to play music, audiobooks and more. Only a bit bigger than a golf ball, the sweet assortment of tiny creatures are sure to make your little Valentine smile.

VTech Kidizoom Smartwatch

Don't break the bank on new tech! Instead, get them this smartwatch made just for kids. Not only does this help your child learn how to tell time, but it also takes pictures and videos, and includes games that encourage physical activity.

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