Do your kids make or buy their own valentines? This sweet coloring page featuring kids making their own valentines offers something in between! Artist Melanie Hope Greenberg has created five different valentine coloring pages for us now so your artistic children have lots of ideas to choose from.
To get the valentine coloring page featured above:
Download and print: (by clicking on the following link you agree to our terms of service* see below) Making valentines coloring page.
Ideas for today’s “making a valentine” coloring page:
Hand out fresh to-be-colored copies in envelopes as valentines. The recipient gets to do the coloring!
Color the page and write the recipient’s name in the large heart.
Pass out coloring pages during a classroom or library Valentine’s Day party.
Color pages, write words of kindness and encouragement, and then leave them in random locations for people to find as a sweet surprise. (Ideas: in the pages of a book, on a coffee shop bulletin board, on a neighbor’s doorstep.)
To get our other valentine coloring pages:
- Spinny heart valentine card to color and make. One template: infinite possibilities.
- “Heart Air Balloon” coloring page and mobile craft
- Sweet and small valentines to color: perfect for classroom valentines!
- Fish in love coloring page
Meet the illustrator:
Melanie Hope Greenberg is an award winning author and illustrator of more than 15 children’s books. Her cheerful, vibrant illustrations can be found in books such as Good Morning, Digger, Down in the Subway and A City Is. Her very popular Mermaids on Parade was selected as a Bank Street Best Book, and for the Texas Reading Club and PBS Kids Summer Reading Lists.
Melanie does wonderful school visits where she teaches kids about the process of writing and illustrating children’s visits. Learn more at her website.
Melanie’s newest book is Americanly, an ode to all the diverse locations in the United States. You can order it directly from Melanie here.
I’m sure you know a kid who likes diggers. Or mermaids? Or subways? Melanie signs all copies of her books purchased through her Amazon vendor link.
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