Easy to Make Heart Shaped Bean Bags for Kids Valentine Games

These heart shaped bean bags are perfect for a Valentine theme with kids at home or in the classroom. The bean bags are easy to make, and perfect for kids of all ages to use with games of toss.

DIY bean bags for Valentine theme

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Kids can enjoy a bean bag game any day of the year. The game is easy to play, it doesn't need fancy rules, and it can be played with items you have around the house.

You can make the games a little more festive for seasonal events like Valentine's Day.

Make these heart shaped bean bags for Valentine themed bean bag games. Build learning through play with the game ideas at the end of the post.

DIT heart shaped bean bags

This tutorial is for bean bags made with a sewing machine. I used sturdy red cotton and a rice filler.

If no-sew is a better option for you, I listed some sites at the end of the post where you can find just what you need!

Instructions for making bean bags


Make a heart shaped bean bag for kids games


Step 1. Trace a heart shape onto red fabric with white chalk or a fabric pencil.


Stitch seam line of bean bag on sewing machine


Step 2. Stitch along the chalk line, leaving a 2 inch (5 cm) opening for adding beans or rice.


Homemade bean bags for indoor games


Step 3. Pull the fabric from the inside to the outside so right sides are out.


Fill bean bags with rice


Step 4. Fill the bean bag with beans or rice. 

Sew bean bag opening to secure rice filler


Step 5. Sew the opening by hand or on the sewing machine.

Your bean bag is ready for Valentine fun! 

Visit our Valentine Pinterest board to build your Valentine theme.


Fun ways to play with bean bags.


You might also like these no-sew options!

1. Use duct tape : Frugal Fun for Boys and Girls

2. Use hemming web : The Train Drivers Wife


Homemade bean bags for kids Valentine activities


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