Valentine's Day Fun for Teens: Gifts, Crafts and Food

Valentine's Day doesn't just have to be about romantic love. Instead, it can be a time to celebrate family. Whether you're looking for some special gifts to give your teen, or you're in search of some Valentine's Day crafts, these ideas are sure to please any teen.

Dark Chocolate Hearts

Chocolates make a great Valentine's Day gift for teens.

What Valentine's Day would be complete without chocolate? If you're looking for something special, KOHLER Original Recipe Chocolates sells beautiful dark chocolate hearts with a raspberry ganache center. These delicious chocolates make a decadent treat for any teen.

Bits of Love Rings

Bits of Love rings are a great Valentine's Day gift for teens.

Bits of Love's sterling silver rings include an inspirational message such as: love each day, be bold with your dreams, hope for awesomeness, and rock everything you do. Each is handcrafted in the USA and a portion of sales goes to Street Poets Inc., a poetry initiative for at-risk youth that also believes in the power of words to focus and transform.

Valentine's Day Love Sacks

Fill your teen's Valentine's Day bag with goodies.

These cute little tote bags from Monogram Muse can be personalized with your teen's name or initials. They make a great lunch bag or can be filled with special Valentine's Day treats.

Sequin Valentine Wreath Craft

Sequin Valentine's wreaths are easy for teens to make.

This heart-shaped Valentine wreath is a beautiful, yet simple craft for teens to make. Wrapped in sequins, this wreath makes a great Valentine's Day decoration. It can also be a great project for a teen who is looking to make a special gift for Grandma, a special neighbor, or a teacher.

Godiva Gold Ballotin

Godiva chocolates make a great gift for teens.

If you're looking to splurge on a special Valentine's Day treat, Godiva chocolates are the way to go. Although priced a bit higher than those chocolates you'll find in the grocery store, one nibble will show you that they're well worth the price!

Best Friend Candy Bracelets

Edible bracelets are a fun craft for teens.

The Sweet Best Friend candy bracelet from Nifty Candy makes a great gift for teens to give to their friends. The candy cord can be made into beautiful bracelets and they're completely edible. There are many different designs and they serve as an interesting alternative to traditional friendship bracelets.

Paper Flower Craft

Make paper flowers for Valentine's Day.
Heather Smith

Origami flowers serve as a wonderful and inexpensive craft project for teens. They last longer than real flowers and they can be a lot of fun to make. Create flower bouquets of all colors and types of flowers. They're perfect for Valentine's Day gift giving for teens on a budget.


Chocolate roses are even better than real ones.

Teens can use Hershey's Kisses to create chocolate roses. A few simple materials can easily transform chocolates into a beautiful bouquet of roses. It's perfect for gift giving and a great alternative to a traditional bouquet of roses.


Valentine's Day Cards for a Good Cause

Send Valentine's Day cards to the elderly., the largest organization for young people and social change is running a campaign called Love Letters. In partnership with the AARP Foundation's Mentor Up, the campaign asks young people to make Valentine's Day cards for homebound seniors during a peak time of isolation. Young people who participate are also eligible to win a $10,000 scholarship.

Red Velvet Heart Pancakes

Start your Valentine's Day with these pancakes.

Kick off your Valentine's Day celebration with these Red Velvet Heart Pancakes. Get your teen involved in the baking process, or simply serve them up as a festive treat. They're easy to make and even more delicious to eat.

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