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Valentine's Day gifts for kids: Candy, books, pajamas and more

Celebrate Valentine's Day with your little ones. From newborn to teens, there's a gift that says "I love you" for kids of every age.
/ Source: TODAY

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Setting romance aside, one of the best ways to spend Valentine’s Day is to celebrate the idea of love with your kids. Start the day with an adorable, heart-themed present and encourage your little ones to spread the love. Selecting a special trinket for your child is always a joy, and here are some of our favorites.


1. BabyLit Valentine Set, $60,

Juniper Books

Build your baby’s library with this beautiful set of timeless tales reimagined as educational tools.

2. Heart Hat, $34,


Wool heart patches provide extra warmth for baby’s ears.

3. Angel Dear Pair and a Spare 3 Piece Blanket Set, $37,


An adorable “lovey” is sure to offer comfort for your little one. Note: The feeling of "security" comes with knowing you have two backups on hand.

4. Bannor Toys Heart Shaped Wooden Rattle, $20,

Bannor Toys

This rattle-meets-teether is soothing and sophisticated. Personalize yours for an extra special touch.

5. Globe Trotters Paris Cloth Block, $25,

Share your love of travel with this adorable block that's soft to the touch.


6. Plastic Heart Outline Clip, $5,

Let your love literally go to their heads with these heart-shaped hair clips.

7. Heart Memory Game, $30,

Pinhole Press

Playing this personalized version of Concentration will help create wonderful new memories for you and your tot.

8. Kids Pajama Set Hearts, $65,

Roberta Roller Rabbit

Sweet dreams are pretty much unavoidable with these darling PJs.

9. Sparkling Heart Sunglasses, $12,


Budding movie stars and mini fashionistas will adore these sparkly shades.

10. When an Elephant Falls in Love by Davide Cali, $15,

Chronicle Books

Reading together about a quest for connection will automatically strengthen yours.

Girls and boys

11. Story Box: Create Your Own Fairy Tales by Anne Laval, $15,

Laurence King

The journey towards “happily ever after” isn’t always easy — but with this game, it’s sure to be fun and creative.

12. Heart Pocket Jersey Dress, $39,


Spots and stripes are totally chic while the heart pockets add a touch of kid-friendly whimsy.

13. Sweet Tote Stencil Kit, $25,

Yellow Owl

This DIY tote is crafty, practical, and perfect for Valentine’s Day.

14. Chronicle Books Cupcake Bag Tag, $10,

Barneys New York

Something “sweet” for their book-filled backpack.

15. Compliment Pencils, $10,


Building up your little one’s confidence is an amazing way to show your love.


16. Emoji Sticker Sheet Set, $12,

Urban Outfitters

Self-expression without the social media filters is a win for the parents and still fun for older kids.

17. Venessa Arizaga Love Bracelet, $75,


A pretty piece of jewelry with a message that’s appropriate for all ages.

18. Pink Heart Face Trinket Dish, $5,

Paper Source

A cheeky way to encourage organization while spreading some love.

19. Wildfox Love at First Sight Eye Mask, $48,


Tired eyes just got a little love-shaped relief. Mom may even want a matching one!

20. Seedling Design Your Own Headphones, $30,


A must for music and art lovers alike, this gift fosters creativity and certainly comes from a place of love.

21. Rodin Lip Balm Ring, $15,


A fun way for budding beauty junkies to combine an interest in jewelry and makeup.