Fun Valentines for Your Kid’s Class Exchange

Are you looking for ideas for Valentines your child can pass out on Valentine’s this year? Get over 22 ideas for your child to pass out at their class party this Valentine’s Day.

Kids at a Valentine's Day party

When Valentine’s Day comes around, kids get very excited for their class party and handing out cards to their friends. While candy is a fun and traditional way to go for the holiday, there are many fun non-candy ideas that kids will be excited about. Here are 22 different ideas of things your kids can pass out this year.

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Traditional Box from the Store

If you want to keep it simple, head to your local store, Walmart, or Target and pick from the many different options of Valentines they sell. You can get candy and non-candy options. These are simple and can be an inexpensive option!

Crazy Straws

With all of the candy that is around on Valentine’s, many people like to try to think of sweet-free Valentine Day cards. This Crazy Straw set is a fun idea! Kids love crazy straws and will be excited about this novel Valentine gift. If your child has a large class, this set is also great because it comes with 32. Most packs seem to be around 24, so this can be a good option with a larger class. Check out these options, too, for a version with animals.

Crazy straws valentine day card

Heart Shaped Crystals

This is another fun non-candy Valentine card idea. These heart shaped crystals are especially fun if your child’s class has learned about gems and stones this year in school.

Gem Valentine Day cards

Minecraft Keychains

If your kids love Minecraft, they will be excited about these Minecraft-themed keychains. Even if the kids do not use keys, they will enjoy hooking the keychains to their backpacks.

Minecraft Valentine Day cards

Mini Slinkies

These cute little mini slinkies are a fun idea for a non-candy Valentine’s Day card exchange.

Mini slinkies Valentine cards

Sea Animal Toys

For the younger kids, toddlers, and preschoolers, these cute little sea animals will be a big hit. Each card comes with a different sea animal toy. It also comes in a pack of 36, so there are plenty for a large classroom and maybe even some friends! If sea animals aren’t your child’s thing, check out the bugs!

Another fun one along the same line of thinking is these dinosaur egg-hatching cards.

Sea animals Valentine Cards

Fidget Poppers

Fidget poppers are popular among all kids. These are fidget poppers AND a keychain, so they will be fun for that day and hanging on the backpacks.

Fidget poppers Valentine Day Cards


Squishys are a popular thing around here right now. These are some cute cards that include squishy on them.

Squishy Valentines

Sticky Hands

Sticky hands are a kid classic. These sticky hands are also glow-in-the-dark.

Sticky hands valentines

Lip Balm

Lip balm is a great Valentine day gift for the older kids.

Lip balm valentines day cards


Playdough is a great option for elementary-age children as well as those in preschool.

playdoh valentines

Construction Toys

If you have a construction vehicle-obsessed child, they will love handing out these construction toys for their Valentine’s Day party this year.

construction toys valentines

Star Wars Glow Sticks

This is a fun one for the Star Wars fans. These cute cards come with glow sticks.

star wars glow sticks valentines

Harry Potter Keychain

Harry Potter Fans will love these cute Harry Potter keychains to hand out at Valentines Day this year.

Harry Potter valentines

Erupting Volcano

This erupting volcano is a super unique idea for a Valentine Gift. It is a fun idea for those who love STEM and especailly if your child’s class has been learning about volcanos this year.

Volcano valentines

Small Cars

If your child loves cars, these cars are a fun idea your child will like to give out for Valentine’s Day this year.

small cars valentines

Tic-Tac-Toe Keychain

This is another keychain idea and is very novel. Kids love to play tic-tac-toe, so it can provide a fun way to pass the time.

tic tac toe valentines

Squeeze Anikmal Popping Eye Keychains

This is a fun idea for kiddos who love animals and enjoy sensory items. It is a good gift to give out that can be appealing to all.

squeeze animals valentines

Stress Balls

Another great sensory item is stress balls. These sports ball stress balls are a fun version of that.

stress balls valentines

Sea Animal Building Blocks

This is a fun one that lots of kids will love. Sea animal building blocks (like LEGOs).

sea animals valentines

Monster Trucks

Anothe fun idea for those who love vehicles. These ones are monster trucks.

monster trucks valentines

DIY Ideas

There is no shortage of ideas of things you can do. There are a lot of fun printables and DIY ideas on Pinterest. You can make a card and pass out pencils, stickers, crayons, etc. This is a fun way to do a cute craft with your kiddo and make the Valentines for the class party.

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