15 Valentine's Day Gifts Your Little Ones Will Love
MOVE OVER, TEDDY BEARS AND CHOCOLATES—THESE ARE THE VALENTINE'S DAY GIFTS YOUR KIDS REALLY WANT.
Shopping for Valentine's Day gifts for kids can be challenging. Just as you grab the car keys to make a last-minute drugstore run for candy hearts and chocolate roses, you suddenly remember the horrors of Halloween—the sugar high and subsequent crash that coincided with bedtime being ultimately scarier than any monsters you encountered.
The good news? There are lots of delightful ways to show your little one just how special and loved they are without buying buckets of candy or spending a fortune. So, read on to discover some amazing Valentine's Day gifts for kids, each one a whole lot more adorable than any drugstore teddy bear could ever hope to be. And if you're still searching for the right present for the guy in your life, check out these 15 Valentine's Gifts Your Husband Will Love in 2020.
Best Life's editors have scoured the internet to bring you the best products out there, and we're hoping you'll love them as much as we do. Full disclosure: we may earn a commission for anything you purchase through links on this page, but that doesn't mean you'll pay more for them (we'd never do that to you!). Pricing and availability are accurate as of the piece's initial publication date, but it's the internet and we can't guarantee that these sweet, sweet deals will last forever, so scoop them up before someone else does!
This kid-friendly nail polish
For the little one who loves manicures, this kid-friendly nail polish is sure to please. Each pack includes three vibrant colors and a 3D heart nail art sticker pack. Better yet, its formula is vegan, non-toxic, and hypoallergenic, meaning the whole family can use it safely. And if your little Cupid hasn't yet been born yet, check out these 15 Essential Gifts for Pregnant People.
$15 AT PIGGY PAINT
This conversation heart bangle
Alex and Ani
Celebrate the bond your little one has with their BFF (whether it's their dog, neighbor, or big sister) with the Best Friends Duo Charm Bangle from Alex and Ani. It features pink and blue heart charms that say "BF" and "4 ever," and comes in two finishes—silver and gold. After all, like the song says, make new friends but keep the old…
$42 AT ALEX AND ANI
This children's book celebrating love
Adapted from one of Bob Marley's most beloved songs, this heartwarming book by his daughter Cedella Marley shows what can happen when we all work together with one love in our hearts. In it, a young girl enlists the help of her family, friends, and neighbors to improve their community. The theme of positivity and unity will resonate for years to come!
$11 AT WALMART
This cool graphic t-shirt
This graphic t-shirt is for the aspiring motivational speaker in your life—the one who wants to be the next Kid President. With bold white font on breathable red fabric, it's perfect for Valentine's Day but can be worn throughout the year to inspire their classmates and teachers alike. And if you're looking for more sweet gifts that won't break the bank, check out the 100 Best Gifts Under $100.
$6 AT TARGET
This hilarious children's book
Love is brown. Because sometimes love stinks. Love is gray. Because love can be small and soft, or big and strong. So reads Love from the Crayons, featuring all of the characters from the beloved children's book The Day the Crayons Quit. And while it might make a great Valentine's Day gift, make no mistake: this is one book you'll be reading them at bedtime all year.
$10$6 AT AMAZON
This whimsical art print
Does your little one greet every animal with a humungous grin? This whimsical art print, depicting two cute mice in a cozy teapot, is a stunning addition to any playroom or nursery that'll remind your little ones just how much you love them every time they look at it. And if you're looking for more home décor gifts with a personal feel, check out these 27 Amazing Gifts for Home Décor Lovers.
$16 AT ETSY
This rainbow hideaway canopy
Make your little one's bedroom magical with this adorable rainbow canopy. They'll spend hours reading, dreaming, and adventuring in this play space, which includes a sparkly halo of bright LED string lights to add a little extra twinkle.
$45 AT TARGET
This Valentine's Day bee
Will you bee my Valentine? Your little one is sure to say yes to this LEGO BrickHeadz Valentine Bee, who comes with movable wings, buildable roses and sunflowers, and a honey pot. Plus, it's compatible with any of the BrickHeadz characters, so your little one can create an awesome bee-dinosaur-robot hybrid.
$13 AT AMAZON
This sweet makeup pouch
Got a future beauty vlogger on your hands? This hot pink zip pouch with metallic gold lettering is the ideal cosmetics bag. Measuring 7.5 by 5.5 inches, it makes a dramatic pencil case or handy wallet as well. Honestly, this gift is so cute that mom might want to keep it for herself! And for other Valentine's Day gifts that mom is sure to love, check out these 15 Valentine's Day Gifts Your Wife Will Love in 2020.
$14 AND UP AT ETSY
This DIY Valentine's Day mailbox
Help your little one prep for their classroom's Valentine's Day card exchange with this DIY mailbox decorating kit from Spritz. The kit includes everything they need to make a hilarious and heart-warming sloth and will give you the chance to get in plenty of quality time as you put it together.
$3 AT TARGET
This heart-shaped waffle maker
Bed Bath & Beyond
If your little one aspires to be the next Top Chef Junior, this heart-shaped mini waffle-maker is the perfect gift for them. Help them make waffles and other snacks on its dual nonstick cooking surface. Pro tip: substitute brownie batter for a sweet treat that will really blow them away!
$10 AT BED BATH & BEYOND
This hilarious t-shirt
For the little one whose sense of humor has some bite, this t-shirt depicting a snarky shark is a real winner. It comes in 11 colors, including white, black, red, and navy, and is made of premium 100 percent combed cotton for comfortable everyday wear.
$15 AT ETSY
This bear nightlight
If your little one is a little afraid of the dark, this glowing nightlight from LumiPet will keep them company as they fall asleep. Made of heat-resistant silicone, it glows in nine soothing colors that your little one can change by tapping on the bear's head.
$16 AT AMAZON
This cozy heatable plushie
As adorable as it is practical, this plush corgi is secretly a heating pad. This pooch is filled with a microwavable pouch of flax seed and lavender that can be easily removed and heated up when your little one has chilly feet or growing pains. Even better, the soothing lavender scent and cozy warmth will help your little one fall asleep—and stay asleep—making this just as much a gift for parents as it is for its intended recipient.
$29 AT URBAN OUTFITTERS
This baby Yoda
"My Valentine you will be," baby Yoda says. And who are we to disagree? Get your little one the most meme-able Star Wars character from The Mandalorian—they'll love showing off this pop culture phenomenon to their friends at recess, scoring major points on the playground in the process.
$12 AT URBAN OUTFITTERS