65 Best Kid Valentine Poems (Cute, Short, And Funny)

2022 Update

When we talk about Valentine’s Day, what comes to mind?

For most people, it’s teenage and adult couples celebrating their romantic partnership. However, there’s much more to Valentine’s Day than that. Love exists in many shapes and forms, and doesn’t always have to be romantic. If you’re searching for Valentine Poems for kids to introduce them to the festive occasion, we’ve got you covered.

On this page, you’ll find our collection of 65 Best Kid Valentine Poems. We’ve tried to be as thorough as possible with this collection, so you’ll find both poems that you can read to your kids as a parent and poems that they can read to you so that they don’t feel that they missed out on the festive occasion. Whether it’s your son, daughter, or grandchild with whom you’d like to share a poem, you’ll find something suitable on this page.

The poems featured are funny and buoyant, so they’ll get a laugh out of your children. But we’ve also included ones that are a little more thought-provoking to encourage some light mental activity and get them thinking about Valentine’s Day.

With underlying messages like love and friendship, these poems are perfect for sharing with your little one.

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Best Kid Valentine Poems for Friends

1.) Best Friends Forever

Friends are clever,
Friends are true,
Best Friends forever–
Me and You!
Be Mine!

-Unknown

2.) Five Little Hearts

Five little hearts, all in a row.
The first one said, “I love you so!”
The second one said, “Will you be my Valentine?”
The third one said, “I will, if you’ll be mine!”
The fourth one said, “I’ll always be your friend!”
The fifth one said, “I’ll be friends until the very end!”

-Unknown

3.) A Special Friend

A special friend
is by your side
During long classes and
late bus rides.
A special friend
has a laugh to share
when it seems that
no one else is there.
A special friend
is always true.
My pick for a Valentine
is someone like you!

-Unknown

4.) Valentine

Here is a Valentine.
I made it just for you.
With paper and ribbons
And lots of Elmer’s glue!
I cut it with my scissors
And designed it with my paint.
If I tell you that I love you,
Do you promise not to faint?

-Unknown

5.) Won’t You Be Mine?

Valentine’s candy and
Chocolates so sweet.
Valentine’s hearts
with sayings so neat:
Chill Out, Text Me,
Cutie Pie, My Treat.
Valentine’s flowers
With fragrance divine,
On this Valentine’s Day,
Won’t you be mine?

-Unknown

6.) Going Steady

Valentine, O, Valentine,
I’ll be your love, and you’ll be mine.
We’ll care for each other, rain or fine,
and in 90 years, we’ll be 99.

– Ian Serraillier

7.) Oh, Will, you be my Valentine

Oh, Will, you be my Valentine,
My valentine, my valentine?
Oh, will you be my valentine,
And love me every day?
Oh, yes, I’ll be your valentine,
Your valentine,
Your valentine
Oh, yes, I’ll be your valentine,
And love you every day!

-Unknown

8.) Will You Be Mine?

Valentine, you make me silly;
You make my heart beat willy-nilly;
When I’m with you, the world is hazy;
Valentine, you drive me crazy! Valentine, when we’re apart,
My need for you goes off the chart.
Will you be mine? Can I be thine?
Say you’ll be my Valentine!

-Joanna Fuchs

9.) Happy Valentines For Friends

Valentine’s day is not only for lovebirds.
But for friends we love, too!
I would be a complete wreck each day
if it weren’t because of you!
Thank you, bestie,
for always being by my side
I love you always!
You are my bestie, Valentine!

-Unknown

10.) Jumping Valentine

I’d jump for joy if you’d agree
To be Valentines, you and me.

-Unknown

11.) School Valentine

Valentine I see you
A lot when we’re at school,
And every time I see you
I think you’re very cool.
I’d like to know you better,
And so this poem I send,
Hoping that you’ll soon be
My special Valentine friend.

-Unknown

12.) Give Me A Clue

I’m thinking of you on Valentine’s Day;
You are nice, so I want to say:
Give me a clue; give me a sign;
Will you be my Valentine?

-Unknown

13.) You Are Special

Special people are very few;
Who is special? That would be you.
My Valentine’s Day would be so fine,
If you would be my Valentine.

-Unknown

Kid Valentine poems for family

14.) Happy Valentine’s Day to Mom

Mom, I’ve got some friends
Of each and every kind,
But a better friend than my mother
I’ll never, ever find!

I’m so happy you’re my mom!
I love you

-Joanna Fuchs

15.) Happy Valentine’s Day to my Brother:

A Brother Valentine Poem
If I had to have a brother (ha, ha)
I’m glad it could be you.
I’m thankful to you, (name)
For the brotherly things you do!
Thanks for being a good brother!
I love you.

-Joanna Fuchs

16.) The Only Mom Like You

Hearts are red,
Eyes are blue,
You’re the only Mom
like you.
Be mine!

-Unknown

17.) Happy Valentine’s Day to my Sister:

A Sister Valentine Poem
I’m glad to have a sister
Who is so nice and sweet.
As a good friend and a sister
My (name) can’t be beat!
Thanks for being such a good sister!
I love you.

-Joanna Fuchs

18.) Best Valentine Mom

On Valentine’s day, I think of you, Mom;
I love you really a lot.
In my life, that’s full of many good things,
You’re the very best thing I’ve got!
It’s Valentine’s Day, so I want to say,
I’m the luckiest kid anywhere;
You’re the sweetest, greatest, best mom around.
And I want you to know I care!
Happy Valentine’s Day, Mom!

-Joanna Fuchs

19.) The Champion Dad

In the Super Bowl of dads,
you’re the quarterback.
In the World Series of life,
I know you’ve got my back.
In the World Cup of reaching goals,
there’s nothing that you lack.
You’re the best dad that there is–

-Unknown

20.) Happy Valentine’s Day

Mom and Dad, along life’s path,
Your love has shone the way.
For the guidance you have given me,
I’m thankful every day.

You’ve always been great parents;
I’m so glad you both are mine;
Deep in my heart, you’ll always be
My favorite Valentine.

-Unknown

21.) Happy Valentine’s Day to My Dad

Dad, you are my favorite man,
And I sure want you to know,
I’ll always respect and love you, Dad.
No matter how big I grow!
I’m lucky to have you as my dad!
I love you.

– Joanna Fuchs

22.) Happy Valentine’s Day to My Grandpa

You are the greatest grandpa;
We have lots of fun.
If there were a grandpa contest,
You surely would have won!
Thanks for being such a good grandpa!

-Joanna Fuchs

23.) Your Family Is Like That

Sometimes a group of people
Will bring you happiness
In ways you never dreamed of,
In ways you can’t express.

Your family is like that;
That’s why we want to say
How much we appreciate you;
Happy Valentine’s Day

-Unknown

24.) My Parents

You are both special in every way,
Encouraging me more and more each passing day.

You both are the reason why I’m so strong.
With you two at the helm, not a thing could go wrong.

You’ve both helped me through many trials and tribulations.
You’ve made things better in every situation.

Thank you both for always being there
And showing me that you truly care.

Words could never explain how I feel about you,
But I hope you know that I truly love you two!

-Brittany W.

25.) Happy Valentine’s Day to My Grandma

Dear Grandma, you’re so special
You do such nice things for me;
You love me just the way I am;
You make me happy as can be!
I’ve got the best grandma in the world!
I love you.

-Joanna Fuchs

26.) To Dad on Valentine’s Day

Dad, you are my Valentine
‘Cause I am yours and you are mine
We always have the best of fun
That’s why you are my number one
Daddy, you are just the best
I love you more than all the rest!

-Unknown

27.) Valentines, valentines, red and blue

One for father (hold up thumb)
One for mother (pointer finger)
One for grandma (middle finger)
One for sister (ring finger)
One for brother (little finger)
And here is one for you

-Unknown

28.) To Mum on Valentine’s Day

Mum, you are my shining star,
I love you whether near or far.
You are the one who dries my tears,
Holds my hand soothes my fears.
All this is why I want to say,
Have a brilliant Valentine’s Day!

-Unknown

29.) Your Family Is Like That

Sometimes a group of people
Will bring you happiness
In ways you never dreamed of,
In ways you can’t express.
Your family is like that;
That’s why we want to say
How much we appreciate you;
Happy Valentine’s Day!

-Unknown

30.) Happy Valentine’s Day to My?

I’m happy you’re my (aunt, uncle, cousin, etc.)
I hope that you can see,
I’m really glad to have you as
A part of my family!

I like you a lot and I’m glad we’re related!

-Joanna Fuchs

Heartwarming Valentine poems for kids

31.) I Love You More Than Applesauce

I love you more than applesauce,
Than peaches and a plum,
Than chocolate hearts,
And cherry tarts,
And berry bubblegum.

– Jack Prelutsky

32.) Sunshine Valentine

I’ll be very happy
If you’ll be my Valentine;
You’ll fill my heart with joy,
And my day with bright sunshine!

-Unknown

33.) 5 Little Valentines

Five little valentines were having a race
The first little valentine was frilly with lace.
The second little valentine had a funny face.
The third little valentine said, “I love you”.
The fourth little valentine said, “I do too”.
The fifth little valentine was sly as a fox.
He ran the fastest to the valentine box.

-Unknown

34.) Valentine, Valentine 

Valentines, valentines
Red, white and blue
I’ll make a nice one
And send it to you.

-Unknown

35.) For Valentine’s Day

Out of a snow cloud, cold and gray,
Something dropped on St. Valentine’s Day,
Whirling and twirling and soft and light,
Like wee little letters all dainty and white,
And I guess the sky children were sending down,
This Valentine straight to the children in town.

-Unknown

36.) Going Steady

Valentine, O, Valentine,
I’ll be your love and you’ll be mine.
We’ll care for each other, rain or fine,
and in 90 years we’ll be 99.

-Ian Serraillier

37.) To My Valentine

If apples were pears
And peaches were plums
And the rose had a different name.
If tigers were bears
And fingers were thumbs
I’d love you just the same.

-Unknown

38.) Valentine Chocolates

Ordinary candy,
Perhaps–but
Boxed in a ruby
Heart, it grows
Exotic, mysterious;
Not to mention
The red cellophane
Wrapper, which
Looked through,
Shows a marvelous
Scarlet world.

-Valerie Worth

39.) Valentine Verses

Now St. Valentine is here.
We greet his birthday with a cheer.
For happiness from friend to friend
Flies with the Valentines we send.
Today as Valentines go out
To people near and far,
This one I’m sending right to you
To say how nice you are.

-Unknown

40.) The Kangaroo’s Courtship

“Oh will you be my wallaby?”
Asked Mr. Kangaroo.
“For we could find so very many
Jumping things to do.
I have a pocket two feet wide
And deep inside,
My dear, you’d ride—
Oh, come and be my bouncing bride,
My Valentine, my side-by-side
I am in love with you.”

-Jane Yolen

41.) Everything Reminds Me Of You

I look at a tree,
And what do I see?
My Valentine’s face
Smiling back at me.

I spot a cute rock,
But, oh what a shock,
For it reminds of you
And that is no crock.

Everywhere that I turn,
My feelings just burn
With thoughts about you,
My love please don’t spurn!

Each rock and each tree,
Each cloud and each bee,
The earth and the sea,
It all reminds me…

I love you awesomely!

-Karl Fuchs

42.) To-morrow is St. Valentine’s Day

To-morrow is Saint Valentine’s Day
All in the morning betime,
And I a maid at your windo
To be your Valentine.

-William Shakespeare from Hamlet, Act IV, Scene 5

43.) Veggie Valentine

You may not “carrot” all for me
The way I care for you.
You may “turnip” your nose
When I plead with you
But if your “heart” should “beet” with mine
Forever “lettuce” hope
There is no reason in the world
Why we two “Cantaloupe.”

-Unknown

44.) Silly Valentine

It’s Valentine’s day,
And it’s really quite silly;
My feelings are switching around
Willy-nilly.

I’m happy, SO happy!
Then I’m feeling SO sad;
I’m gloomy, I’m joyful
Oh man, this is bad!

My body is clammy,
Then I’m in a deep sweat;
Sometimes I’m giddy,
Sometimes I fret.

I’m looking for comfort food
Deep in the fridge;
Often I think
I could jump off a bridge.

What is the reason
For all the above?
It’s Valentine’s Day,
And I’m SO in love!

-Joanna Fuchs

45.) 10 Little Valentines

One little, two little,
three little Valentines.
Four little, five little,
six little Valentines.
Seven little, eight little,
Nine little Valentines.
Ten little Valentines in my box!

-Unknown

46.) Valentine Flowers and Flavors

Roses are red;
Violets are blue.
You’re sticky like taffy,
And I’m stuck on you.
Tomatoes are red,
Broccoli is green.
You’re the best Valentine
I’ve ever seen.
Lilacs are purple,
Bananas are yellow.
You’re soft and cuddly,
Like a sweet marshmallow.
Any color or flavor is fine,
If you’ll just be my Valentine.

-Joanna Fuchs

47.) A Valentine to a Little Child

Dear heart, on this thrice-blessed day,
Thou my sweetheart be,
The rose of love shall bide always
Upon the red-rose tree.
And in the garden of my heart
So ceaselessly shall shine,
The little birds will know thou art
Mine own true Valentine.

-Evaleen Stein

48.) The Magic Valentine Potion

I was strong and now I’m weak,
So a secret potion now I seek,
To help me balance out my life,
To help me shed this inner strife.

What torment makes me whimper deep,
That keeps me nights without much sleep,
That took the strength from muscles strong,
That makes me hear the birdie’s song.

This potion must be magic sweet,
To make me whole, again complete.
So be my potion, Valentine,
Just answer me that you’ll be mine.

-Karl Fuchs

49.) My Valentine

Oh, Will, you be my valentine,
My valentine, my valentine?
Oh, will you be my valentine,
And love me every day?
Oh, yes, I’ll be your valentine,
Your valentine,
Your valentine
Oh, yes, I’ll be your valentine,
And love you every day!

-Little Learning Corner

50.) Valentine Treat

I hope your Valentine’s Day is great.
I hope it’s quite a treat.
I hope you have a happy day
Filled with things so sweet.
This poem’s for you because I care.
I can’t get more specific.
Well, yes I can, and here I go…
I think you’re terrific!

-Unknown

51.) Little red hearts

are meant to say,
I am thinking of you
on Valentine’s Day!
I like being friends with you,
to laugh and play.
Thanks for your friendship
on this Valentine’s Day!

-Unknown

52.) Little Cupid

I am a little Cupid,
And I come to visit thee,
To tell you that I love you,
And to know if you love me.
And if you’ll be my little wife,
And come along with me,
I’ll take you to a lovely place,
And pretty flowers you’ll see.

-K. Uniake

53.) Valentines, Valentines, What Color Do You See

Valentines, valentines,
What colors do you see?
Valentines, valentines,
Take a look with me.
Red hearts, orange hearts,
Yellow hearts, too.
Valentines, valentines,
Here is one for you!

-Unknown

54.) Kiss Me Not

Roses are red.
Violets are blue.
Please don’t kiss me,
cuz I have the flu.

-Bruce Lansky

55.) Hearts

Red hearts, white hearts,
Pink hearts, too.
I love purple hearts.
How about you?
Green hearts, yellow hearts,
Blue hearts, too.
I love rainbow hearts.
How about you?

-Unknown

56.) I’m a Little Valentine

I’m a little valentine,
red and white.
With ribbons and lace,
I’m a beautiful sight.
I can say I love you on Valentines Day.
Just put me in an envelope,
and give me away.

-Unknown

57.) My Valentine

Oh, will you be my valentine,
My valentine, my valentine?
Oh, will you be my valentine,
And love me everyday?
Oh, yes, I’ll be your valentine,
Your valentine, your valentine.
Oh, yes, I’ll be your valentine,
And love you everyday!

-Unknown

58.) Valentine’s Exchange

Winner, winner
of my heart
How I love you so!
My heart aches
oh so much
Whenever I have to go
To school, back home
away from you.
Please tell me you’ll be mine!
On this lovely day I say,
let’s exchange
our Valentines!

-Unknown

59.) Special Friend

You’re a special friend of mine,
friend of mine, friend of mine.
You’re a special friend of mine.
Be my Valentine!

-Unknown

60.) Fun to Be With

Please be my special Valentine;
There’s no one quite like you.
You’re really fun to be with,
And a very good friend, too!

-Joanna Fuchs

61.) It’s Valentine’s Day!

It’s Valentine’s Day!
You know what that means?
Hugs and kisses and lots of candy!
Exchange Valentine’s Day cards
in class at school
and getting many back,
hey, that’s pretty cool!
It’s Valentine’s Day!
The day of love
because of that cupid guy
shooting arrows from above.
So let’s sit back and have fun
While we smile and cheer
Happy Valentine’s Day!
The candy rush is near!

-Unknown

62.)When You’re Around

Valentine, when you’re around
My heart feels warm and happy.
I want to say ‘I like you,”
Without sounding way too sappy!

-Joanna Fuchs

63.) Near You Valentine

I am happy each day I’m near you;
When you’re around me, I’m fine.
Now that I’ve said how I like you,
Will you be my Valentine?

-Karl and Joanna Fuchs

64.) Second to None

When we’re together,
We have such fun;
Valentine,
You’re second to none!

-Joanna Fuchs

65.) Valentine Buddy

It’s Valentine’s Day
And I’m thinking of you;
Be my buddy and pal,
And my Valentine, too!

-Joanna Fuchs

Summary

Valentine’s Day can be a great occasion to hold a poetry recital for kids. And you’ll find all the poems you need on this page if you plan on having one. You can also make good use of these poems if you’re a kindergarten or elementary school teacher, especially during literature or poetry class!

We hope you enjoyed browsing through our list of the Top 65 Kid Valentine poems and were able to find something to your liking. If you did, feel free to share it with your kids. You can write down a poem on a gift card to make their first Valentine’s experience extra special; children love receiving something physical and tangible.