Valentine’s Day Pom-Pom Love Bug Craft for Kids to Make

by Tonya Staab
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This pom-pom love bug craft is such a fun (and adorable) craft project for kids to make at school or home this Valentine’s Day.

If you are looking for a quick, easy, and fun craft for kids to do this Valentine’s Day then these pom-pom love bugs are perfect.

pink and white yarn pom poms turned into love bugs for valentine's day

UPDATE: This craft project was initially created for a website by the name of Kidzui, however that website no longer online.

Pom-pom love bug


  • Wool
  • Pipe Cleaners (1 per love bug)
  • Pom-pom maker (or alternatively 2 cardboard donuts)
  • Scrap piece of colored card stock
  • Googly eyes
  • Craft glue
  • Scissors


Step 1

Wind the wool around the pom-pom maker (or cardboard donut) until there are a few layers of wool.  Keep in mind that the more wool you wind around the thicker your pom-pom will be. 

Using scissors cut the wool around the outside of the circle.  Tie a piece of wool around the center and pull tight before removing the pom-pom maker or cardboard donut.

Step 2

Following the line of the wool, tie your pom-pom together, wrap a pipe cleaner around the center of the pom-pom too, twisting the two ends together when they meet up.  Wind the pipe cleaners into curly feelers and shape them so they make a heart.

Step 3

Cut a large heart out of card stock and attach it to the bottom of the pom-pom with glue to make the love bugs feet.

Glue googly eyes to the center of the pom-pom.

Do you have any fun Valentine’s Day crafts planned for your kids? I’d love to hear more about them.  I’m always looking for ideas.

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