35 Valentine’s Day Gifts for Kids: Sweetest, No-Candy & Under $50 Ideas

  • BY Keegan Kraemer
  • November 18, 2019
35 Valentine’s Day Gifts for Kids: Sweetest, No-Candy & Under $50 Ideas

Are you a parent, grandparent, aunt, or uncle looking for meaningful Valentine’s Day gifts for kids in your life? 

This February 14th, make the children in your life feel extra special for Valentine’s Day. Express your love and affection to them with meaningful gifts rather than getting them sugared up with red and pink candies.

Parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and even teachers should consider Valentine’s Day ideas that promote friendship, love, and a strong bond.

In this guide, we have put together a list packed full of adorable Valentine gifts for kids that they are sure to love and cherish way longer than a heart-shaped box of chocolates. 

Not sure where to start for the kids on your Valentine’s list? Read on to see 35 of the best Valentine’s Day gift ideas that are under $50 for the special children in your life.

See also: 

– Valentine’s Gifts for Parents

– Valentine’s Gifts for Her 

– Valentine’s Gifts for Him 


Valentine's Day Gifts for Babies & Toddlers (9 Ideas)

custom moon and stars night light - cute valentine gift idea for infants, babies & kids

Moon and Stars Night Light


A cute and practical Valentine gift idea for toddlers and younger children. Boys and girls alike will love the soft glow of this dreamy nightlight. A lovely keepsake they are sure to cherish for years to come. 

Price: $26.99

valentine clothes & shirts for toddlers

Valentine's Clothes for Toddlers


Do you have a couple of toddlers on your Valentine’s Day list that you want to shower with adorable clothes? Then look no further! Etsy offers a wide variety of funny and unique Valentine shirts for toddlers.

Price: $12.00+

valentine gift for girl: heart-shaped cookie cutters with love words

Candy Conversation Heart Cookie Cutters


These adorable cookie cutters have the classic Valentines sayings, just like the ones found on the traditional sugar hearts. Whether you are giving the actual cookie cutters as a gift or just the cookies themselves, they are a sweet treat!

Price: $2.00+

Valentines gift idea for boys - red bow tie & heart suspenders

Red Bow Tie & Valentine Heart Suspenders


Make sure your little man is dressed in his best this February 14th with these Valentine themed bow tie and suspenders. Perfect for toddler boys, this Valentine swag will make him the talk of the party.

Price: $12.00+

cute valentines gift for babies, toddlers, kids, teens - dolphin plush by levenkeness

Levenkeness Dolphin Plush


This soft and stretchy dolphin can be used as a pillow or just a squishy snuggle buddy. This adorable little dolphin will make a perfect Valentine’s Day gift for kids of all ages, from toddlers to teens.

Price: $18.99

unicorn horn sidewalk chalk set - fun valentine gift idea for toddlers and babies

Unicorn Sidewalk Chalk Set


These fun and colorful unicorn horn shaped chalk will have the little ones on your list drawing on their driveways until the unicorns come home. 

*No unicorns were harmed in the making of this product. 

Price: $15.00

You are my sunshine music box - thoughtful gift for children

Sinzyo You are My Sunshine Music Box


A beautiful little music box that plays “You are my sunshine.” This makes a thoughtful Valentine’s gift for grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and even your own little babies. An adorable, tiny music box for tiny hands.

Price: $23.99

Valentine's gift idea for babies: LEGO DUPLO my first bricks building set

LEGO DUPLO My First Bricks


Check off the toddlers on your Valentine’s Day gift list with this fun Lego DUPLO set. This easy to build Lego set is also educational and comes in a variety of bright colors, including pink and red (so you can make a big heart!)

Price: $29.97

Valentine's day gift for toddlers: farm friends floor puzzle

Farm Friends Floor Puzzle


Another educational toy for toddlers, this kids Valentine gift is all about those adorable farm animals. Help your little boy or girl piece together this puzzle while learning all about the animals on the farm.

Price: $12.99

Valentine's Gifts for Kids (17 Ideas)

cute gift ideas for babies on Valentine's day: Pusheen cupid plush

Pusheen Cupid Plush


Have Pusheen deliver your little letter for this holiday of love! A sweet Valentine’s Day gift for babies and grandchildren that live far away, let them know you are always thinking of them and are only a letter or call away.

Price: $18.99

kids valentine pajamas by Carters

4-Piece Valentine’s Day Snug Fit Cotton PJs


What better type of Valentine’s Day gift for kids than a pair of cozy pink and red Valentine pajamas. Encourage your little ones to slow down with these adorable Valentine’s themes sloth pajamas.

Price: $27.00

personalized rainbow crayons - cheap Valentine's gift for kids

Custom Rainbow Crayons


Getting personalized gifts on Valentine’s Day is simply the best. It doesn’t have to be all jewelry and chocolates, these custom rainbow crayons are a great gift for kids of any age. A fun and unique gift idea for both boys and girls alike.

Price: $8.20+

cute corgi LED light - lovely gift idea for children on February 14

Super Fluffy Corgi LED Light


Just look at this adorable little guy! During the daytime, this Corgi nightlight can hang out on the shelf with all the books. Then at night, give him a little tap and he makes the perfect, little reading or nightlight.

Price: $27.00

play-doh Valentine's edition: gift idea for kids on Valentine's day

Play-Doh Valentine’s Day 15 Count Bag


Grab a bag of pink and red Play-doh this Valentine’s Day to share with the kids on your list. With 15 in each bag, these make a great Valentine’s Day gifts for kids in class or from teachers for students.

Price: $11.79

Personalized mail box: gift idea for kids

Personalized Mailbox


These adorable little mailboxes are perfect for taking to school to collect Valentine’s Day cards and candy. You can even fill these with goodies or other small presents and make their Valentine’s Day a little sweeter.

Price: $7.00

colorful & cute Valentines gift for daughter & son: bath bombs and soaps

Kids Bath Bombs & Soaps


What a fun and unique Valentine’s Day gift for the little ladies on your holiday list. These soaps and bath bombs will keep them squeaky clean in the tub until their fingers turn into prunes

Price: $30.00

cute Valentines gift idea for children: Personalized stuffed animals

Personalized Stuffed Animals


Monkeys, elephants, and giraffes, oh my! These cute little guys are a lovely addition to any stuffed animal collection, big or small. The young children on your Valentine’s Day gift list are sure to snuggle these day and night.

Price: $13.95

valentine's gift ideas for kids: poppy dollhouse from kidkraft

Poppy Dollhouse


Your little guy or girl will love to play with this dollhouse for hours while their imagination runs wild. A creative Valentine’s Day gift for grandchildren and children that they will cherish long after the sugar rush as worn off.

Price: $79.99

great Valentines gift for kids: I Love You Daddy book

"I Love You, Daddy" Book


Share your love with your little ones and their Daddy this Valentine’s Day. A beautiful book about not growing up too fast, this special gift will quickly become a nightly reading tradition.

Price: $3.69

good book for kids on Valentine's day: Roses are pink, your feet really stink

“Roses Are Pink, Your Feet Really Stink” Book


A fun play on words from the classic Valentine’s Day poem, this book focuses on the importance of personalized Valentine messages. A funny book and even the toughest little guy on your list will get a kick out of. 

Price: $7.89

Personalized gift for kids: heart-shaped pillows with love sayings

Personalized Heart Shaped Pillow


These comfy little pillows include a Valentine quote for kids that they will love to show off and share to their friends. Stick with a traditional Valentine’s Day saying or personalize it with a name.

Price: $15.00

cute Valentines gift for children: Elwood the Unicorn cereal bowl

Elwood the Unicorn Cereal Bowl


Celebrate February 14th with this bowl that is perfect for unicorn lovers of all ages. A great Valentine’s Day gift for teens, this handcrafted bowl is a beautiful statement piece that serves a variety of functions. 

Price: $42.00

cereal killer stamped spoon - Valentines day gift for kids

Cereal Killer Stamped Spoon


A playful Valentine’s Day gift for both big and little kids alike. Whether they are chowing down on Cheerios or Fruit Loops, this gift is one they are sure to cherish for a very long time.

Price: $15.99

Valentines day gift idea for kids: bath bombs with surprise toys

Bubble Bath Bombs with Surprise Toys


What kid doesn’t love baths? Fill their bath with naturally fizzing bubbles and loads of color. Give them something unexpected with these special Valentine’s Day prizes that include a surprise toy inside when the bath bomb dissolves.

Price: $26.90

ultimate slime kit - gift idea for children

Original Stationery Ultimate Slime Kit


Have kids on your list that love to create and get messy? This is a great Valentine’s Day gift for kids that aren’t yours (so you don’t have to worry about cleaning up the slimey aftermath!)

Price: $24.90

cute Valentine's day gift idea for little girls: pink chunky bead necklace & bracelet set

vcmart Chunky Bead Necklace & Bracelet Set


This pink heart bracelet and necklace set are a sweet Valentine’s Day gift for the little girls on your list. She is sure to wear this jewelry proudly and show it off to all of her little friends

Price: $13.99

Valentine's Day Gifts for Pre-teens (9 Ideas)

cool gift for kids on Valentines day: heart-shaped sunglasses

One Piece Heart Shaped Rimless Sunglasses


These one-piece heart-shaped glasses, are a fun and unique Valentine gift for your daughter she is sure to love. These glasses are perfect for that flirty Valentine’s Day Instagram photo opportunity or just for playing dress up.

Price: $6.99

adorable Valentines day gift idea for girls: Personalized Heart Necklace

Personalized Heart Necklace


This personalized necklace is a lovely and minimalistic necklace that any girl would love. Personalized jewelry is a very special Valentine’s Day gifts for kids that they are sure to cherish for a long time to come.

Price: $10.50+

Personalized gift for kids on Valentine's day: Personalized black harmonica

Personalized Harmonica


Do you have an aspiring musician on your list? Engraved on a beautiful and authentic black harmonica, this personalized harmonica is a Valentine’s Day gift that they are sure to use for years to come.

Price: $19.99

Valentines classroom gift for kids: pencil set with sweet sayings

Love Is All You Need Pencil Set


Encourage your kids to give out something a little different to their classmates, other than candy and sugary treats. These pencils have Valentine sayings for kids and send out a powerful message about love and compassion. Share them with teachers, siblings, and friends and classmates.

Price: $8.99

Valentine's day gift for kids - Dinosaur Circle Purse

Dino Circle Purse


This adorable 7-inch round purse is perfect for girls of all ages. This would make a special Valentine’s gift for a daughter from her dad. Worn as a cross-body bag, it’s useful for carrying goodies; from snacks to makeup.

Price: $16.95

LOVE Baseball custom photo canvas print by 365Canvas

LOVE Baseball Custom Photo Canvas


Why not celebrate the special child in your life with something a little different this February 14th? This custom print canvas showcases their special talent of baseball and how proud of them you are!

Price: $42.95+

Valentines day gift for tweens & kids: blue camera for children by AKAMATE

AKAMATE Kids Camera


A unique Valentine’s Day gift for that little boy or girl that is always on the go and loves being creative. This action camera is perfect for taking on their latest adventures and sharing with friends and family.

Price: $36.99

Cool Valentine's Day gift ideas for teens: wireless bluetooth headphones by Toinyo

Wireless Bluetooth Headphones


These light up, bluetooth headphones make great Valentine’s Day gifts for teens and preteens alike. Plus, you can feel better knowing that their hearing will be protected with a soft, over the ear design. 

Price: $21.99

Valentines day gifts for kids: Dancing ballerina custom photo plaque by 365Canvas

Ballerina Custom Desktop Photo Plaque


Celebrate your little dancer this February 14th with this beautiful custom photo plaque. A beautiful Valentine’s Day gift for a daughter or granddaughter, this is a keepsake she will love and cherish for years to come.

Price: $24.95


Valentine’s Day gifts for kids doesn’t have to just be about candies and chocolates.

Valentine’s Day is just one more day of the year to show those special little people in your life how much you love and adore them.

While traditionally February 14th is a day of romance and fancy dinners, make sure to share your love with the children in your life as well.

Whether they are your own children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, or those that you care for such as students, show them a little extra love this February 14th with these 35 Valentine’s Day gifts for kids!



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