valentine heart tree craft

Make a Tree-rific Valentine’s Day Craft With Your Preschooler

The time has come… Valentine’s Day!

Heart Tree Craft

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The time has come to celebrate VALENTINE’S Day, I can’t speak for everyone but it’s exciting!

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner it’s time for the cuddly teddy bears, the corny cards, the sweet crafts, and the candy.  You absolutely cannot forget the candy!

I don’t know about you but I’m so ecstatic to start celebrating and finding a bunch of fun crafts to make!

There are so many very cute crafts you can do to celebrate Valentine’s Day.  I spent five minutes looking for Valentine’s crafts and found so many ideas that I can’t wait to try. 

Valentine Facts For Kids

Cupid wasn’t always a cherub, it wasn’t till the 19th century that he really started being depicted as a playful, mischievous cherub.

The Valentine’s Day tradition of giving a box of candy was started in the 19th century by Richard Cadbury.

There is some confusion around who St. Valentine is, there are actually two men that could fit the bill, according to   

The tradition of giving your loved ones roses on Valentine’s day is a tradition that dates all the way back to the seventeenth century.

This Valentine’s Day Craft

Just for you I made this super cute tree craft, I wrote out the step by step instruction for you. But I also made a template if you want a really easypaper craft. 

It will be the perfect addition to your LOVE-ly holiday.  It’s super fun, and your kiddos will love making this adorable tree!

This craft will give your little ones the chance to work on their hand-eye coordination and creativity.  (Who doesn’t love a child’s creativity it’s limitless)

You can use rectangles to make the tree, or you can trace your kid’s hand and a little bit of their arm to create the tree.

heart tree template

This Heart Tree Paper Craft Template includes…

  • Black and white template just Print, Color, Cut, Glue, and Enjoy.
  • Template (Already Colored) just Print, Cut, Glue, and Enjoy.
  • A Tree Coloring sheet
  • 8.5 by 11 Terrific Valentine’s Day Tree craft poster

Supplies For Your Heart Tree

construction paper, scissors, glue

How To Make Your Valentine’s Tree Craft

heart tree instructions

Step 1


  • Cut out a thick brown rectangle

Alternative Base

  • Trace your kid’s hand and a little down their arm to make the tree

Step 2


  • Cut out skinny brown rectangles
  • Cut out smaller skinny brown rectangles (Twigs)

Step 3 (Last step to make your Valentine’s Day Craft)


  • Cut out hearts in different sizes and colors

Funny Jokes

  • What did one light bulb say to another light bulb?
    • I wuv you Watts and watts
  • How did the phone propose to his girlfriend?
    • He gave her a ring
  • What do you say to an octopus on Valentine’s Day?
    • I wanna hold your hand, hand, hand, hand, hand, hand, hand, hand.

I hope you enjoy your Valentine’s Day heart tree paper craft made fun and easy.

If your looking for more Valentine’s crafts you should look at our Valentines Bear Craft.

If you’re looking for some fun Valentine’s worksheets then you should look at this Valentine’s Day Fun Pack.

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