Valentine’s Day shouldn’t just be for adults. It’s the day of “LOVE!” What better way to teach your kids, on this special holiday that everyone should be celebrated.
I love (excuse the pun) creating, making and baking things with my kids so any excuse to come up with some fun activities for kids is right up our street. From fun and silly things to normal board games and coloring, we are always game for a game!
15 easy Valentine’s Day Activities for Kids:
1. Decorate and cut out heart garland and decorate their room.
2. Bake brownies with red frosting and sprinkles or some Heart Chocolate Bark to share with your classmates. (School permission, for course).
3. Make homemade Valentine’s Day cards for everyone in the family. Don’t forget those Aunts and Uncles too.
4. Bake heart shaped sugar cookies and decorate them.
5. Have a Valentine’s Day kids party with their teddies.
6. Make a Valentine’s Day PhotoBooth at home and see what funny and silly faces you all can make as a family.
7. Build a den and download their favorite cartoon episodes that are about Valentine’s Day.
8. Sponge heart painting. Cut a sponge in the shape of a heart and get crafting. Great for little toddlers too.
9. Print our some free Valentine’s Day puzzles for the kids.
10. Make a heart shaped bird feeder. Got to show the animals love too.
11. Make a Valentine’s Day countdown tree. Then you can countdown to the big day together.
12. Make a list of the things you love in nature and go find them on a Valentine’s Day scavenger hunt.
13. Make Valentine’s Day Marshmallow Pops. They are fun and tasty too.
14. Make pink and red glitter playdoh
15. Have a family candle lit dinner. Get the fancy dishes out, make a delicious dessert and their favorite dish. Talk to them about how important it is to love each other, themselves and everyone around them.
It doesn’t have to break the bank or take hours and hours. Even the simplest things as showing them extra affection is the best Valentine’s Day great the kids can ask for!
Why not try these activities for kids this Valentine’s Day with your kids. Get them involved in celebrating love for each other and love for everyone. It’s not just about the adults. They should feel the love too!
How do you make Valentine’s Day special for your kids?