Do you celebrate Valentine’s Day? This year, I thought it would be fun to make it extra special for our kiddos! One mom shared with me that she really enjoys celebrating by decorating the house the night before, and serving her kids a special breakfast! That got my mind to turning on other ways to make this holiday extra special as a family.
Here are a few fun ideas…
How to Make Valentine’s Day Special For Your Kids
1.Make a Special Breakfast
Surprise your kids on Valentine’s Day with a special red or pink breakfast!
Here are 29 great recipes for you that can be turned into Valentine’s Day goodies for your family!
2. Color Valentine’s Day Cards with your kiddos!
One of my favorite crafts is creating Valentine’s Day cards for your kids to give away to friends and family!
Grab this FREE Simple Print-and-Color version of our Valentine’s Day cards, and set out all the markers and crayons for them! Even more fun? Grab some glitter glue or stickers!
3. Make some heart-shaped snacks to give away
Bring your kids into the kitchen, and let them help you create some heart-shaped snacks to gift to others! Whether you choose to make heart-shaped donuts, pretzels, or brownies it will be a fun memory for your kids! Drop each goodie individually in a ziplock bag, tape on a note, and give them out to friends. Here are some ideas for heart-shaped treats you can make.
4. Make “You’re the Bomb” crafts
This is the most fun craft to make with little boys!! Pink hearts and sparkly flowers don’t quite cut it with little boys. But, tell the boys they get to make little bombs for their Valentines this year? You’ll get all sorts of help! Find the tutorial here!
5. Host a mystery dinner for your family!
Is there anything more fun than a mystery-themed dinner? Plan a special meal for your family, complete with clues! Here’s how our family did it one year!
6. Print out a free pre-K Activity Packet!
This Pre-K Activity Packet is FUN and free for you to download to use with the little ones in your life. Gain free access to this here.
7. Make Peanut Butter Truffles
Why? Because any occasion is a good occasion to whip up some Peanut Butter Truffles. Oh my, these treats, are SO delicious.
I love how easy these are to make, and that the only sugar in them is what is already in the chocolate chips!