We know how special your grandchildren are to you. And since they can expect baked goodies and sweets from you every weekend visit, veering away from the quintessential chocolates and candies would make your Valentine’s Day gift more memorable!
Here are some alternative ideas on Valentine gifts for grandchildren.
Top 15 Valentine’s Day Gifts for Grandchildren
Fun never stops with the Pop Fidget Toy Silicone Bubble Popping Game. This colorful, interactive game helps develop little kids’ fine motor skills everywhere — long car rides, plane trips, daycare, and more. No complicated setup is required and no pieces or parts, which makes it perfect for kids of all ages! This will make for a great Valentine’s Day gift (or any occasion, really!).
Alpacas are some of nature’s cutest creatures.  Why not give your favorite granddaughter the Llama Sweet Heart Alpaca 7" Plush Pink this Valentine’s Day to let them know that, just like the alpaca, you find them the cutest? This pastel pink plush is snuggly and cuddly, making it the perfect nighttime companion.
The Hearts of Hope Family Craft Puzzle For Adults And Kids | 500 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle is the perfect way to hone little grandchildren’s analytical and problem-solving skills. This jigsaw puzzle set makes for an excellent Valentine’s Day! Watch them build the colorful image of two children making arts and crafts for the “World of Hearts” trend out of 500 pieces of recycled board. Make sure to help them hang it up once they’re done.
Little kids can get away with wearing eye-catching bling without anyone batting an eye. If your granddaughter is a big fan of Pokemon, she will definitely adore the Pokemon Heart Shaped Pokeball Dangle Earrings as a gift this Valentine’s Day! This attractive pair of earrings feature heart-shaped Pokeballs made out of durable stainless steel.
Get the Valentine’s Day-themed Valentine Cupid Pusheen 4.5 Inch Collectible Plush for your lovely grandchildren to remind them how much you love them every day. This plush doll is made from soft, huggable material that can be easily washed. This adorable Pusheen has wings and holds a giant pink heart — just like little angels.
Get the Star Wars Funko POP Vinyl Figure | Valentine's Day Yoda for your favorite grandchild this Valentine’s Day. This one-of-a-kind collector’s item will surely be a standout on anyone’s desk or shelf — it’s not every day that you see a pink Yoda and carrying around a box of chocolates!
The entry above comes in a Chewbacca variant if your grandchildren are looking to complete their collection. The Star Wars Funko POP Vinyl Figure | Valentine's Day Chewbacca is our favorite Wookie in red and carrying a box of chocolates. Funko POP released this special for Valentine’s Day to make your loved ones feel special.
Make your grandkids feel loved this Valentine’s Day — even though they’re in a galaxy far, far away — with the Star Wars I Love You Stainless Steel Unisex Ring. They’ll surely feel your presence every time they sport this stylish ring. This unisex ring is made from durable stainless steel to make sure that it stands both their adventures in space and the test of time.
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Show your granddaughter that she’s the most “wonderful” woman in the world by giving her the DC Comics Wonder Woman Stainless Steel Necklace this Valentine’s Day. The fearless heroine’s iconic W logo takes center stage, along with a separate star pendant. Everything is made from stainless steel to make sure that the necklace stays intact as she fights bad guys.
Your grandchildren will never have too many socks. Give them the Valentine-themed Superman Red & White Hearts Junior Crew Socks that’ll keep their toes warm and show their love for the Man of Steel at the same time. Superman’s iconic symbol is amongst a multitude of red hearts in celebration of this special holiday.
Teddy bears are classic Valentine’s Day gifts, which is why you’ll never go wrong with Snuffles the Teddy Bear 10-Inch Plush Toy | Gray. Your grandchildren will love snuggling and cuddling with this huggable friend, thanks to its super-soft, high-quality material. This plushie is also built differently than traditional teddy bears — Snuffles’s face is tilted up, so whenever you hug him, it looks like he’s looking fondly back at you.
The Squishmallow 12 Inch Plush | Pink Tie-Die Unicorn is just as cuddly as it is cute! Give this pink unicorn to your grandchild this Valentine’s Day, so they can use it as a pillow whenever they travel on long car or plane rides. These authentic Squishmallows are made from super soft spandex and polyester stuffing to make sure there’s no shortage of cuddly fun.
The Chocolate Delight Candy Puzzle For Adults And Kids | 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle will surely provide hours of fun and will keep grandchildren’s minds and analytical skills sharp. Watch the Valentine’s Day-themed image form right before your eyes as they build the puzzle! Sit back and let them do it, but don’t hesitate to offer assistance once in a while — especially when they’re dealing with a particularly sticky spot.
The Star Wars Stormtrooper Bead Bracelet is a gorgeous white bead bracelet perfect as a gift to your favorite Star Wars fan this Valentine's Day. The intricate Stormtrooper metal charm breaks the monotony of the white beads and is a piece they’d proudly show off to friends.
Snuffles the Teddy Bear 5-Inch Plush Keychain | White is for grandchildren who think they’re too old for teddy bears but like them just the same. It’s just as huggable and cuddly as its large counterpart, but in a mini size that they can clip on their backpacks, purses, and other belongings, for the cutest on-the-go display. Snuffles here is in classic white.
What should I get a 13-year-old boy for Valentine's Day?
13-year-old boys love games, so board or card games are a safe bet. If you know him well enough, get him collector’s items based on his favorite movies or video games (like number 10 on this list).
Why is Valentine's Day important for kids?
Valentine’s Day is important for kids because it provides parents an opportunity to teach them how to understand and appreciate all kinds of relationships (not just romantic). Use this special occasion to teach young kids love, kindness, and friendship — traits that will mold them to become loving individuals.
We hope you’ve picked up a few ideas here and there on what to give your grandchildren this coming Valentine’s Day! We’re sure you already do a good job of making them feel that they’re loved even during regular days, so Valentine’s Day is your chance to go all out and make them feel as special as they are.