It’s a couple of days before the classroom Valentine’s Day party – or maybe even the night before – and you’ve just realized you forgot to buy valentines for the kids’ classes. You have a couple of options here. You can either (a) rush out to the nearest store to buy whatever’s left on the shelves or (b) print some really cute ones at home in the comfort of your pajamas. If you’re anything like me, you’re going to go the pajama route. You’re going to scour this list of last-minute printable valentines and totally save the day.
Best of all? There’s no mom-guilt or dad-guilt here. These cards are absolutely as cute, fun, and creative as the valentines you buy in the storeóeven better, really. And these are cards that can stand alone.
You can pair a treat or toy with them if you want to, but these cards are adorable on their own with no additional elements needed.
So, grab your cardstock and scissors and let’s get to work on these last-minute printable valentines.
Last-Minute Printable Valentines
Here are 20 of our favorite last-minute valentines from blogs all around the web. You’re going to love them!
The Mandalorian is one of the most popular shows on Disney Plus, so these Mandalorian valentine cards will be a huge hit with kids of all ages! You get eight fun versions per sheet, but our favorite is definitely The Child (Baby Yoda). Who can resist that adorable green face? (via Rock Your Homeschool)
Tweens and teens who are still into making valentines for their friends will really like these Stranger Things valentines featuring some of our favorite characters. “You turn my world upside down” is our favorite. (via Artsy Fartsy Mama)
Do you have a little girl who’s obsessed with JoJo Siwa and her huge bows? If so, these valentines are absolutely perfect! They include fun phrases like “You make my heart dance,” and “My love for you is as big as my bow.” Plus, they look sparkly and fun. (via Down Redbud Drive)
Gamers will go nuts for these last-minute printable valentines featuring favorite characters like Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, Toad, and more. There are seven different designs in total, so your kiddo will enjoy choosing the perfect card for each classmate. (via Simple Everyday Mom)
Kids who live to make others laugh will really go for these punny/funny valentines. With phrases like, “You’re bacon me crazy,” and “Donut forget how special you are,” they’re sure to get some giggles. (via Moms and Munchkins)
These T-Rex valentines are too funny! We giggled reading the one that says, “I love you this much” with the retort, “That’s not very much.” You knowóbecause T-Rexes have short arms. (via Modern Mom Life)
This fun fish valentine isn’t overly lovey-dovey like some cards. It simply reads, “I’m so glad we swim in the same school.” If you have little bags of goldfish, you can attach this card to them, but it stands alone on its own, too. (via Mommy’s Bundle)
These colorable unicorn valentines are so adorable! You can even tape a couple of crayons to the back if you’d like. (via April Golightly)
Friends will think, “you’re one in a melon” when you hand out these cute watermelon valentines. Paint or color them before presenting them to friends, or attach some crayons or markers to them for the recipient to color instead. (via Projects with Kids)
Print these not-so-scary monster free printable valentines for the kiddos. There are eight different designs per sheet, and each features an adorable monster with a cute saying. (via Sarah Titus)
Boys and girls alike love Minecraft, so all will enjoy these printable Minecraft cards! The cards are two-sided, with convenient spots for your kids to write their names and the recipient names on the back. (via stlMotherhood)
12. Puppy Valentines
You can’t get much cuter than puppy valentines. They’re so doggone cute! The pink and blue gingham is especially adorable with the dog graphics. (via I Should Be Mopping the Floor)
This fun word search valentine is much better than giving the kids another candy treat. Encourage them to use their noggins instead to find the words in the puzzle with these free last-minute printable Valentines. (via About a Mom)
Star Wars fans will be even more popular this year with the release of the latest Star Wars movie and because of the popularity of The Mandalorian. Pair these cards with a lightsaber treat or glow stick, or just hand them out as simple cards. They’re great either way you go. (via The Joys of Boys)
15. Shark Valentines
You’ll be a fin-tastic friend for sure when you hand out these shark cards. It’s a great boy-friendly valentine to give to friends! (via Crafts on Sea)
I cannot tell you how much we love the idea behind these kindness valentines! It’s the perfect opportunity for kids to think about people at school who deserve a fun card, like the janitor, secretary, teachers, and of course, their classmates. The card has spaces to write reasons why you think the recipient is so great. What a wonderful way to spread a little cheer. (via Coffee and Carpool)
17. Star Valentines
How fun are these “I think you are a star” valentines? You’ll see them here with and without star rings, and they’re beautiful either way. (via Artsy Craftsy Mom)
These are just so clever. You can give them out as plain printable cards, of course, but pairing them with Pixie Stix is fun if you have them on hand. The Pixie Stix become the horns for the unicorns and narwhals! (via One Creative Mommy)
19. Lego Valentines
Lego fans can “build” up their friendships by handing these LEGO valentines out to their classmates. There are two versions – one with a heart, and one featuring a mini-figure. (via Thrifty Jinxy)
Older kids will appreciate these science valentines with chemistry-based puns. There are three different free designs with a fun fact included on the back. They’re educational and sweet. (via Red Ted Art)
Pin this list of last-minute printable valentines for other busy parents who need quick, printable cards for their kids!