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Heart Craft Ideas about the Love of Jesus (for Valentine's Day)

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Use these heart crafts to teach about the love of Jesus. These crafts are ideal for Kids Church or Sunday School leading up to Valentine’s Day. Watch the demonstration video, gather your craft supplies, and print the directions below.

“Love One Another” Heart Craft ideas about Christ’s Love

What does love mean? Love one another!  Craft Ideas for Enjoying and Sharing Christ’s Love

Love is something the Bible discusses extensively and is a topic that lends itself to countless lessons and stories for kids. Love can also provide for classic crafts, particularly anything heart-shaped or related to Valentine’s Day. Here are a few simple ideas for fun items to create. They can be used as decorations, reminders, or gifts for others.

Bible Verses or Craft Captions to Consider…

Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends. -John 15:13

Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God.  -1 John 4:7

We love because he first loved us. -1 John 4:19

“My heart belongs to Jesus”

“Put Jesus first in your heart”

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Craft one: “Stuck in my Heart Envelope”

Craft one: “Stuck in my Heart Envelope”

You will need:

  • Paper or notecards
  • Scissors
  • Stickers or glitter
  • Markers or decorating materials
  • Glue and/or tape
  • Popsicle sticks

Procedure:

  1. Fold the paper, bending the bottom corners up to meet and make a “V” shape. Tape or staple to secure.
  2. Cut the tops into rounded humps, so that the paper resembles a heart shape.
  3. Add stickers, glitter, or decorations as desired. Add verse captions and notes. 
  4. Glue two popsicle sticks together in the shape of a cross. Tuck this into the envelope as a reminder to keep Christ in your heart!
  5. Use the envelope as a decoration, card holder, or other note container.

Craft Two: “Christ in my Heart” 

Craft Two: “Christ in my Heart”

You will need:

  • Paper, paper plates, or cardstock
  • Scissors
  • Tissue paper, cut into squares
  • Popsicle sticks
  • Glue and/or tape
  • Ribbon or string (optional)
  • Decorative materials (markers, fabric paint)

Procedure:

  1. Cut the paper or paper plate into a heart shape.
  2. Glue sections of the paper at a time, or place glue over the entire heart.
  3. Working in sections or over the plate, place crumpled tissue paper pieces onto the glue.
  4. Add additional decorations as desired.
  5. Glue the popsicle sticks into a cross shape, and place the cross in the center of the heart.
  6. If desired, add a string or ribbon to hang the heart as a decoration.

Craft Three: “Kiss of a Rose”

Craft Three: “Kiss of a Rose”

You will need:

  • Tissue paper or cellophane
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Pens, pencils, or popsicle sticks
  • Hershey’s kisses

Procedure:

  1. Place the Kisses (or other similarly shaped candy) together, taping if necessary.
  2. Wrap the tissue paper around the candies, forming it into a flower shape.
  3. Wrap the pipe cleaners around the bottom of the “rose” and twist around the pen, pencil, or popsicle stick, as desired.
  4. Add extra supportive tape if necessary, and enjoy the tasty “rose.”  

3 thoughts on “Heart Craft Ideas about the Love of Jesus (for Valentine's Day)”

  1. I am very thankful for this website!! A true blessing. Some Sundays I have 6 children ages 3-10 and the next Sunday I have 17 children ages 3-10. This is such a blessing!! We are a very small church and just thankful for the ability to find material that is teachable for all these children.
    thank you.
    Bobbi Z

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  2. Thank you for these wonderful lessons and craft ideas. It is so helpful when preparing the preschool kids in my Sunday School class!

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  3. Thanks so much for a great resource! I use it so much for lesson ideas and crafts! I have been teaching Children’s Church for many years! Currently the age range is from about 8 to 14 and I have a special needs student who is in her 20’s.

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