20 DIY Valentine’s Day Mailboxes Kids Can Make

A Valentine’s Day mailbox is a wonderful craft kids can use to collect all the cards they receive from friends and classmates.

It can be just as fun if your little ones are not in school yet.

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They’ll still love putting all the cards their receive from family and each other in the mailbox.

Crafting a mailbox can be quite frugal.

You can choose to upcycle a cardboard box but even if you make it from scratch, crafting supplies needed for such a craft are pretty inexpensive.

Either way, the children will be happy to use it and show it off to their friends!

Homemade Valentine’s Day Boxes for the Classroom

Valentine’s Day Mailbox Idea #1: DIY Valentine’s Day Box With The Cricut from heyletsmakestuff.com

The Cricut machine is one way to make a Valentine’s Day mailbox really fast.

Putting it together is just as easy if you follow the step-by-step instructions.

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Valentine’s Day Mailbox Idea #2: DIY Valentine’s Rainbow Box And Competition from thehousethatlarsbuilt.com

Most of us have some cardboard leftovers which is the base material for this gorgeous rainbow mailbox.

The young ones will definitely want to help you make it!

Valentine’s Day Mailbox Idea #3: DIY Monster Valentine Box from skiptomylou.org

Isn’t this monster Valentine box adorable?

To start, grab a shoe box, download the free printables and half the work is done.

Valentine’s Day Mailbox Idea #4: DIY Pom-Pom Heart Valentines Box from designimprovised.com

Your little girl will probably put on a big smile when you give her this lovely pom-pom Valentine box but I can totally see it as a decoration too.

Valentine’s Day Mailbox Idea #5: Valentine’s Mailbox For The Whole Family from blessthismessplease.com

Why should the kids be the only ones who use a Valentine’s mailbox?

This craft is for the whole family to enjoy and it looks awesome!

Valentine’s Day Mailbox Idea #6: Birdhouse Valentine Box from happinessishomemade.net

If you love tinkering with your Cricut Maker, you can make this stunning birdhouse Valentine box.

It comes out pretty sturdy so you can keep and reuse it over the years.

Valentine’s Day Mailbox Idea #7: DIY Cardboard Mailbox from littleredwindow.com

Boys might not be into all the pinks, reds, and hearts usually associated with Valentine’s Day. In that case, you can make them a cardboard mailbox that looks like the actual thing!

Valentine’s Day Mailbox Idea #8:Pugs & Kisses Dog Valentine Box from modpodgerocksblog.com

This easy Mod Podge and craft foam DIY makes a lovely pug-themed Valentine box that’s great for boys and girls, and even for the classroom.

Valentine’s Day Mailbox Idea #9: Lego Valentine’s Box & Card from redtedart.com

Kids love LEGO-themed crafts and I’m sure this cute and colorful Valentine’s Day mailbox will make no exception.

Just remember to start saving some milk jug caps early since they are needed for this craft.

Valentine’s Day Mailbox Idea #10: How To Make A Butterfly Valentine’s Day Mailbox from iheartcraftythings.com

Paper doilies and an oatmeal container are transformed into an adorable butterfly mailbox with a unique look.

If you’ve been searching for creative mailbox ideas, this one definitely fits into the category.

Valentine’s Day Mailbox Idea #11: Cute DIY Valentine Mailbox from amylattacreations.com

Kids are crazy about glitter and this craft doesn’t skimp on it.

To cut the template, a Cricut or Silhouette machine will be the convenient option but it is a very simple shape so you can do it by hand as well.

Valentine’s Day Mailbox Idea #12: Valentine Papercraft from brendid.com

Even if you’re not the crafty type this project only requires cutting colored cardstock using a free printable pattern.

This means you can make some pretty mailboxes with very little effort and celebrate Valentine’s Day with your children.

Valentine’s Day Mailbox Idea #13: Unicorn Valentine Box from skiptomylou.org

Do you have some little unicorn fans in the house?

Try a unicorn Valentine box that looks magical!

It’s just a simple print and cut craft that takes very little time to finish.

Valentine’s Day Mailbox Idea #14: Free Printable Valentine’s Day Mailbox from momsandmunchkins.ca

It’s time to celebrate Valentine’s Day and the kids seem eager for some themed activities but you don’t have anything ready?

Just print this cute mailbox and put it together using double-sided tape or glue and it’s ready!

Valentine’s Day Mailbox Idea #15: Sloth Valentine Card Box With Free Cut File from artsyfartsymama.com

This sloth Valentine card box looks darling!

It’s a fairly simple Cricut craft your daughter will surely be proud to show off at school.

Valentine’s Day Mailbox Idea #16: Fairy House Valentine Box from iheartcraftythings.com

It looks like cardboard oatmeal containers are quite versatile for crafting.

Don’t throw these away.

You can use them for amazing crafts such as this fairy house Valentine box the little ones will be dying to use.

Valentine’s Day Mailbox Idea #17: DIY Felt Valentine’s Day Mailbox from craftingcheerfully.com

Put your sewing machine to good use and make an adorable felt Valentine’s Day mailbox.

It’s great for collecting cards but also sweet treats and small gifts!

Valentine’s Day Mailbox Idea #18: Printable Valentine’s Day Mailbox from damasklove.com

Printable crafts are so great to have on hand.

This printable mailbox is picture-worthy and you can make it in no time.

Valentine’s Day Mailbox Idea #19: Valentine Box Ideas from lilyardor.com

Your boys are going to adore this mailbox-inspired Valentine box.

This is a basic cut, glue, and paint job so the young ones might want to participate as well.

Valentine’s Day Mailbox Idea #20: DIY Floral Valentine’s Day Mailbox from designimprovised.com

This mailbox would look amazing in a Valentine’s Day vignette or mantel decor.

It’s also the perfect V-Day accessory a little girl could bring at school or kindergarten.

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