Hold off on the conversation hearts this year! There comes a point where lil ones just can’t (or shouldn’t) consume another morsel of sugar. These adorable DIY greetings require little more than a printer, scissors, and some glue to give tots a treat that will last well beyond Feb. 14. Check out some of the most creative ideas for sharing the Valentine love — minus the sugar!


Love Bugs
Dandee’s provided the mason jar printables for these creepy, crawly Love Bug valentines!


I “Wheelie” Like You Cards
Calling all hot rods! Thirty Handmade Days’ I “Wheelie” Like You Cards require little more than a printer, some baggies, and a stockpile of toy cars. By simply printing out the free PDF, lil ones will be racing in no time!


You Are Cute as a Button Cards
A pair of plain earrings can be covered with cute fabric to create these adorable cards. Using Thirty Handmade Days’ free You Are Cute as a Button card design, just print them out, poke the earrings through, and you’re good to go!


Eye Spy
A sweet Valentine’s Day treat without sugar! Skip the candies and let a special little someone know you’ve had your eye on them with a printable magnifying glass Valentine’s Day card. Download the free printable template at Dandee.


You Make My Head Spin
Print out as many You Make My Head Spin labels($5) as you need from Love the Day’s Etsy shop, and adhere them to mini pinwheels for a “whirl-d” of fun!

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Naturally Sweet Valentine’s Day Stickers
With Twig & Thistle’s Naturally Sweet Valentine’s Day Stickers, your lil one will be the juiciest kid in class. Whether tots opt to hand out fruit to their classmates or mama uses the stickers to add love to a lunch box, the free, printable stickers are a great way to add some healthy fun to the day!


Have a Ball
Love the Day’s Have a Ball valentines may have them bouncing off the walls, but at least it won’t be because of a sugar rush!


Tie It On
If you have a crafty little one, Dandee’s friendship bracelet valentines are an adorable way to put her skills to work — just thread each bracelet through a printable tag.


We Make a Great Pair
Take a walk through the dollar store or the bargain aisle at your favorite discount store and gather up as many pairs of baby socks as possible. Download Saltwater Kids’ free We Make a Great Pair card, and your valentines are ready to go!


Bubble Valentine’s Day Cards
Your tot’s classmates will be forever seeing bubbles with Armelle Blog’s Bubble Valentine’s Day Cards. Just download her free card and sticker designs, print them at home, and assemble it all for a Valentine’s treat.

How will you show your little ones how much you love them on Valentine’s Day?

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