If somehow Valentine’s Day snuck up on you–or oh, say, you’ve spent the last month tracking down cool Valentine’s picks for your readers and totally forgot to do anything about it yourself (ahem)–fear not! We have hundreds of resources, recipes, gift ideas, DIY projects, crafts for kids and more to help you out. Go forth and be romantic!
[at top: DIY heart crayon craft from 100 layer cakelet]
VALENTINES CARDS AND PRINTABLES
19 of the best printable Valentines for kids from around the web
15 more of our favorite printable Valentine’s cards for kids (Above: Heart printables from The Black Apple)
8 printable Valentines for boys–or kids who prefer them not to be so sweet.
Cool printable Valentines for lovers of Minecraft, science and tech
7 sophisticated Valentines beyond the cutesie kid stuff.
14 Valentine’s printable cards perfect for the classroom
Printable Hunger Games Valentines: May the odds of love be ever in your favor.
Printable Downton Abbey Valentines
VALENTINES DAY CRAFTS
12 fun, easy Valentines crafts for kids that we’d like to do too
10 easy Valentines crafts that make great DIY gifts
Tons of last minute Valentines crafts and gifts to make with kids
17 ideas for Valentine’s gifts you can make yourself (Shown above)
A cool, free Valentine’s coloring page to keep the kids busy
Adorable baby photo ideas for Valentine’s Day
VALENTINE’S DAY TREATS AND RECIPES
8 easy homemade Valentine’s Food Gifts
6 Valentines lunch box ideas made with extra love
7 easy DIY Valentine’s candy recipes you can make with kids
Ideas for sweet, non-candy Valentine’s treats
5 delicious Valentine’s pancake recipes ( Pink Ombre Pancakes, above, via This Mama Loves)
10 easy to make DIY classroom Valentines treats for kids
7 indulgent, easy homemade chocolate Valentines treats
Lots of fun, easy last-minute Valentine’s treats you can whip up
6 sweet, simple Valentine’s breakfast recipes
Super creative Valentine’s Day cookies
Easy red velvet desserts for Valentine’s Day
3 family-friendly Valentines dinners when you’re home with the kids.
Easy last-minute Valentine’s treats made with a heart cookie cutter
Valentine’s cupcake frosting recipe without artificial food coloring
VALENTINE’S DAY GIFT IDEAS
Sweet Valentine’s gift ideas for babies
11 of the coolest personalized Valentine’s gifts
Romantic gift ideas for him under $50
Romantic gift ideas for her under $50 (Vintage secret letter lockets above, via Vintage Mine)
3 affordable Valentines tech gifts
Candy gifts for Valentine’s Day that go beyond the ordinary
Cool, stylish heart necklaces for modern valentines
Anti Valentine’s Day flowers for your favorite single.