Valentine’s Day is often synonymous with flowers and candy, but there’s only so many sweets a parent can handle. If you want to share the love this holiday with the kiddos without all the sugar, you’ll want to keep scrolling. From sweet books to festive bow ties for boys, we’ve rounded up plenty of sugar-free Valentine’s Day gifts for kids.

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Little Sleepies Mommy & Me PJ's

Settle in for a snuggle fest with Little Sleepies adorable new Valentine's Day prints that come in sizes from baby through adult. The adorable floral and kisses prints come in several shades and even offer accessories like headbands and swaddle blankets.

Available at littlesleepies.com, $32+

Chance Basketballs

Los Angeles-based company, Chance is all about updating the sporting goods industry through bold and vibrant products. Their colorful products focus on on spreading positivity sports and bringing communities together and makes the perfect Valentine's gift for your little sweeties.

Available at Target, $29

I Love You So... Personalized Storybook

Littles will definitely feel the love when they get their very own book with their name in it! This sweet story comes in a hardcover and is personalized with your child's name and a special dedication message. Just be sure to plan ahead to allow for production time.

Get it here, $34.99

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Creatto Bundle: Sparkle Unicorn & Friends and Magical Moose & Forest Friends

This simple and versatile building system has two primary components kids can use to make countless 3D creations. Creatto is made from flexible plastic tiles that interlock quickly and need no additional materials or hardware. Each kit includes assembly instructions for four different configurations and can be light with LED lights.

Available at thamesandkosmos.com, $9.95+

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PLUS PLUS Mini Maker Tube I Love You Hearts

This STEM toy lets kids make 3D designs with perfectly Valentine's Day colored interlocking pieces. The tube includes 70+ pieces as well as instructions to build a heart, spinning top or robot. 

Available on amazon.com, $7.99

LEGO Valentine's Day Dinner

This sweet romantic brick set is perfect for the big day. The 114-piece comes with two minifigs, a dinner scene and plenty of little details. What better way to say I love you then with LEGO?

Get it here, $32.44

Happy Valentine's Day, Mouse!

Fans of If You Give a Mouse a Cookie will love the newest board book of the series, Happy Valentine's Day, Mouse! Brand new in board book format, the story follows Mouse as he creates valentine's for his buddies, sharing what he loves about each of them.

Get it here, $5

Conversation Hearts for Boys

Bypass the lovely dovey sentiments this Valentines with a cute set of Conversations Hearts for Boys! The anything but girly messages include things like "Pew Pew," "Rawr" and "Poop," because––boys. The 1" phrases come in a variety of phrases on silver, lime green and blue, with special colors available upon request.

Get it here, $14 for five push pins

Piggy Polish Set

Dress up your little's piggies this year with a fun Piggy Paint Nail Polish set! The non-toxic, water-based formula is free from chemicals like formaldehyde and phthalates and glides on easily. Grab a cute set or a single bottle to gift your little love this Valentine's Day.

Get it here, $9.99

Love Stinks Whoopie Cushion

Jokesters will love to get their hands on this Valentine's Day-themed trick. The Love Stinks whoopie cushion is enough to make any singleton or funny kiddo giggle.

Get it here, $7.12

It's So Me! DIY Scrunchie Maker

Your VSCO girl will love making her own scrunchies! This kit includes 15 pre-cut pieces of fabric to fashion your own hair ties, each with fun sparkles and embellishments. 

Get it here, $14

Bows & Bow Ties

Dress up the littles with these sweet bows that can be made into hair bows or bow ties. Handmade with move by a mom of four, they make celebrating the day of love a little more special.

Find Brinkley's Bows on Facebook and Instagram, $5+

I Love You a Truckload Shirt

Does your little boy love trucks? This sweet "I Love You a Truckload" T-shirt is the perfect gift! Choose from white, red and black colors for this 3/4 length shirt that is handmade and the best way to show love on V-Day.

Get it here, $15.95+

––Karly Wood

 

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