Less Food, More Fun

Need some Ideas for food free valentines? Valentine’s day often brings on tons of candy and baked goods. This can be an issue with dealing with food allergies or other dietary restrictions. Many classroom parties for kids are suggesting non-food treats which are a healthier and often less messy option. Avoiding a food filled Valentine also means you won’t be excluding anyone who can’t participate due to a severe allergy. Here are some cute and creative ideas. Many of the links have free printables and tutorials. These are some really great alternative valentines ideas for school, daycare or home parties!

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Food Free Valentines


Fun Ideas For Food Free Valentines

Have a ball with this bouncy idea from Simply Designing

Food Free Valentines

Simply Designing


Whoopie Cushions are always a hit with kids. Check out this idea from Paging Super Mom.

Food Free Valentines

Paging Super Mom


Crayons never go to waste. A colorful idea by Crazy Little Projects.

Food Free Valentines

Crazy Little Projects

Personalize colorful stickers with your child’s name and place them on either homemade or store bought crayon packs. Stickers are also available for placing on glow sticks, glow bracelets or glow wands designed by Sam Ann Designs.


You can take your crayons a step further by melting into heart shapes. Tutorial at Whipperberry.

Food Free Valentines



Rainbow loom friendship bracelets make fun Valentines. Get the printable from Kori Clark.

Food Free Valentines

Kori Clark


Or knotted friendship bracelets like these from Dandee Designs.

Food Free Valentines

Dandee Designs


Toy cars are always fun to give someone you ‘wheelie’ like. Check out our printable on Lil Allergy Advocates.

Food Free Valentines

Lil Allergy Advocates


This hand sanitizer idea would make great teacher gifts but they also have a printable for “hands down you are the best around”. Check them out at Eighteen 25.

Food Free Valentines

Eighteen 25


Love is messy! Simply Sprout found a fun way to give out hand sanitizer too!

Food Free Valentines

Simply Sprout


You rule valentine! Free printable for rulers here at Lil Allergy Advocates.

Food Free Valentines

Lil Allergy Advocates


Tutorials for both pencils and glow sticks available at Hip 2 Save.

Food Free Valentines

Hip 2 Save


For more ideas follow our Valentines Board on Pinterest

Follow Lil Allergy Advocates’s board Valentines – Food Allergy Friendly on Pinterest.


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