Valentine's Day doesn't have to be about romance. Let your children celebrate the love they have for their friends and family with these Valentine's Day activities just for kids.
Have a Party
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Make Valentine Cards
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What do kids love more than getting cards for Valentine's Day? Making them! Show your kids how to create their own pop-up Valentine's cards
or other fun Valentine's cards
. They're easy to make, so cute and a lot cheaper than a boring box of Valentine's Day cards you can buy at the store.
Play Valentine's Day Games
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Try your hand at "Valentine's Day Matchmaker." Play a game of "Catch My Heart." There are so many Valentine-related games
kids can play together. The good news for parents? None of them require kissing or stolen moments in a closet!
Create Valentine's Day Crafts
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Bake and Cook Valentine Recipes
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It's simply not Valentine's Day if you don't cook or bake some heart-shaped recipes
on the big day. Spending time with your kids adding pink sprinkles to cookies or even making heart-shaped pizza
for dinner will make the holiday one your kids won't soon forget.
Get Dads in on the Game
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Valentine's Day is especially sweet for fathers and daughters. Hide paper hearts around the house with beautiful messages written on them. Make a box of memories you both have shared. Simply leave a card next to her cereal before breakfast. Look for Valentine's Day father/daughter dances to attend. Dads, it doesn't take but a few minutes of your time to make her entire day special. Just get inspired
from what other dads enjoy doing for their daughters.
Watch a Valentine's Day Movie
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Print Fun Word Games
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Valentine's Day printables are a great way to get kids to settle down after a long day of partying, playing games and baking in the kitchen. Free printables
include a Valentine's Day word search, vocabulary sheet, crossword puzzle, coloring pages and more.