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Easy Valentine Gifts for Students

Seasonal, Valentine's Day, Winter, Winter Holidays

Written by: Angie Olson

I can't wait to show you the Valentine gifts for students I diy'ed this year! I found this idea on Pinterest and just couldn't pass it up. Walk through this step by step guide to create this adorable and easy that will have your students' hearts melting.

Valentine Gifts for Students: A Step by Step Guide

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Melted Crayon Hearts

Compliment Hearts

Melted Crayon Hearts

Break it up!

  • Start with about 100 crayons.
  • Remove the wrappers and break them up into small pieces.
crayons broken in a bowl

Chop away!

  • Using a cutting board, chop the crayon bits into even smaller pieces.
Chop crayons on a cutting board.

Mold it!

Putting broken crayon pieces into heart molds.

Cook it!

  • Preheat your oven to 240 degrees.
  • Bake for about 15 minutes. (Cooking times will vary!)
Put the crayon molds in the oven.

Cool it!

  • Once the crayons have melted, take them out of the oven and cool for at least an hour.
  • Then, remove from the mold.
Heart mold crayons finished.

Pop it out!

  • These will be easy to pop out of the mold! (And clean up is a breeze.)
Heart mold crayons finished.

Trace it!

  • For a handmade card, use a cup as a tracer.
Tracing tags for the crayons using a cup.


  • Handwrite a message around the heart crayon.
Heart mold crayons with a handwritten gift tag.

Compliment Heart

Who doesn't love a good compliment? Getting and receiving compliments makes us feel good, and the same is true for students. So, why not give them a heart full of compliments to keep and remind them they are cared about!? Introducing, compliment hearts.

Type it!

Create personalized compliment hearts in seconds with the autofill heart resource.

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Write it!

Have students rotate around the room, writing on each other's hearts.

Laminate it!

Laminate these hearts for a keep forever gift!

A Poppin' Gift

Surprise students with pop-its, or a bag of unpopped popcorn! And, of course use the adorable gift tag with it.

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Gift Tags

Whichever gift you decide to create, whether form this post, or not, use these oh so punny gift tags!

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  1. Jamie knefely

    I made these a few years ago and they were a big hit with my kiddos class too!! Super cute!!!


  2. SassySub

    Thanks for visiting my blog! Love those heart crayons–and your daughter's name {I'm Molly, too : )} Check your email for my Dental Health unit!

    • Angie Olson

      Thanks for the dental health unit, Molly! It looks like a great quality product that you worked very hard on! I look forward to using some of it with my class this year and I'll be sure to blog about it! Thanks for stopping by my blog!


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