A round-up featuring the best Valentine’s day gifts for kids in 2021. From kinetic sand to heirloom toys and DIY bath bombs, there’s something for every age and interest.
1.) Little Sprouts E-Cookbook with Kids Recipes by Sprouted Kitchen
You asked on Instagram and we listened! An e-book full of recipes for kids. Sara combines her years of experience developing recipes for her food blog, Sprouted Kitchen, and turns out an e-book specifically aimed at getting more vegetables into foods kids already like. A mother of two herself, she includes delightful recipes titled Monster Flapjacks, Sun butter Crispy Treats, and Broccoli Bites that kids will LOVE.
2.) What I Love About Being Your Mom Fill-In-The-Blank-Book by Amazon
If words of affirmation are your child’s love language, than this fill-in-the-blank book may be the perfect gift to remind them how much they are loved and cherished. Writing prompts include sentences such as, “I love remembering the time we __________” and “If you were a dessert you’d be ___________”. With 50 pages of love notes, you may want to get a head start now and write a little each day.
3.) Rainbow Oil Holder by Whimsy + Wellness
Help your little ones unlock the power of essential oils by displaying them in these adorable Rainbow Oil Rack and Clouds. These are so fun to look at rearrange! Easily store your kids’ top 20 essential oils; 9-15 ml bottles and 11-5 ml bottles.
Winner of the Best Toy Award this sweet little cuddle llama is handmade in Peru with hypoallergenic polyfill, using sustainable, fair trade practices. Even better? Each doll feeds 10 meals to children in North America and around the world through Children’s Hunger Fund. Wearing a signature 10 Meal wristband and created with comfort appeal, this little llama will be the perfect snuggle companion for your kiddo.
5.) Little Explorers Crystal Set by Whimsy and Wellness
If your littles love crystals as much as you do, they’ll lose their minds over this beautiful set of crystals that comes in its own zippered pouch! This set also includes a beautiful crystal guide that covers: What are crystals? What gives crystals their color? How do I use my new crystals? and more, plus recipes for DIY epsom salt crystals and rock candy and a outdoor observations journal for finding and drawing!
6.) Chocolate Video Game Controller Mold by Amazon
An adorable tech spin on the traditional box of Valentine’s day chocolates. Use this heavy duty plastic chocolate mold, along with Ghirardelli melting chocolates, and let sit till hardened. Your little gamers will LOVE this chocolate video game controller made by mom or dad.
7.) Paint By Sticker Books by Amazon
These Paint By Sticker books are kid-tested, approved, and adored in our house. They make the perfect stash-in-your-purse activity book for doctor’s appointments, soccer sidelines, and long-winded graduations or ceremonies. There are so many themes to choose from, but one of our favorites is this book based off of 12 Iconic Artistic Masterpieces (including the great Mona Lisa) and this Under The Sea Animals book for little marine biology lovers.
8.) Fairy Tale Collection by Whimsy + Wellness
If you’ve got a romantic on your hands, she’ll swoon for this beautiful collection of glass bottles with with beautifully designed white printing accents. You can choose for it to come with the crystals listed below inside of the bottles, or without crystals!
9.) KiwiCo Subscription Kit by KiwiCo
If you’re looking for a non-traditional educational gift that will make your kids flip out every month, a KiwiCo Subscription Kit is for you. Choose your subscription based on age and interest and every month a box with an award-winning project, kid-friendly instructions, and the materials needed will drop on your doorstep. Between engineering, design, art, culture, and geography kits, your kids will be given the gift of problem-solving and innovation without YOU having to hit up the craft store!
10.) Kinetic Sand by Amazon
Hours…and I mean literally HOURS of imaginative play will be had with this bag of kinetic sand. The sand mimics the properties of wet sand so that children can shape and mold sculptures just as if they were at the beach. I like to tape down a roll of brown kraft paper and let my kids go to town with the sand, their play dough toys, and anything else they want to bring into the mix.
11.) Happy Valentine’s Day, Mouse! Board Book by Amazon
Join Mouse from the entertaining and award-winning book, If You Give A Mouse a Cookie, as he celebrates Valentine’s day with all the friends he loves. With themes of kindness and friendship, young readers will follow along easily in this short board story made for preschoolers’ short attention spans.
12.) DIY Bath Bombs With Crystals by Whimsy + Wellness
This is such a fun set that kids love, and it’s like three gifts in one! First, your kids will get to DIY their own bath bombs (everything you need, including the mold, is included). Second, they’ll hide 5 rose quartz crystals inside the bombs, and get to discover them during their baths. And finally, they’ll get to use them in the bath (and parents can rest easy because they’re completely non-toxic).
And there you have it! 12 of the best Valentine’s day gifts for kids in 2021!