Kids love getting a little gifty on special occasions, and Valentine’s Day is all about spreading the love. Whether it’s something to create, something to cuddle or a little bit of both, there’s are lots of Valentine’s Day gifts for kids to choose from. Here are a few that we “heart.” —Jennifer Cox
Toys R Us’ Crayola Valentine Mailbox Kit ($5) has everything your child needs to colour and decorate this easy, popup keepsake for Valentine’s Day. It also comes with 24 Valentine cards that can be personalized with the five 5 Super Tips markers and stickers that are included.
Valentine’s Day Squishmallows (available at Claire’s, $30) are cuddly and soft, perfect for Valentine’s Day. They have six different styles and colours – choose the one you like in-person at one of their stores or get a surprise design by ordering online.
Old Navy carries adorable Heart-Shaped Sunglasses for girls ($9). Decked out in a colour they call “Heart Beat,” these rimless heart-shaped sunglasses have hinged pink metal temples and clear plastic tips. They also sell these adorable gender-neutral love PJs for kids ($15).
Let your child make bracelets for she and her besties with the LEGO DOTS set (available on Amazon, $22). This mega-pack includes 300 pieces so bracelets can be designed and redesigned over and over again.
Mastermind Toys’ Slimeball Dodgeball ($10) will be your child’s new favourite go-to Valentine’s Day sport! The slimeballs stick to the vest targets but not to anything else, and each player wears a vest and picks three slimeballs to try to stick them to their opponent’s vest. It comes with two adjustable vests and six slimeballs.