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Valentine's Day with Kids

The season of love is upon us. Hopefully, the season of love resides in your household all through the year! Valentine's Day just gives us a bit more of a reason to lay some love on our kiddos just a bit more heavily!

You needn't spend a dime to show your love to your child! In fact, we share 8 of our fave ways to show your child you love them with our FREE printable, which you can grab HERE!

Whether you try to figure out your child's Love Language or spend time playing games like "Hide anr Seek" or Hi-Ho-Cherry-O (one of my kids' faves when they were tots), it's a great time to take stock of what all of the little lovelies in your life mean to you.

If you want to mark the occasion with a thoughtful gift that teaches, or a fun craft or activity, here are some ideas:

A Bit Quirky, and Perfect for Budding Scientists

These aren't even close to the typical box of chocolates.
Your budding scientist will think they are way sweeter, too!
Find these HERE.

Want Crafts and Activities?

Looking for more Valentine's Day Fun?
Find over 100 Valentine's Day Activities HERE!

How About Some Heartful Art?

Find our trusty Heartful Art by clicking the link.

Reading Time is Loving Time

This was one of my oldest's fave when he was child.

Let Them Wake Up to a Festive Room

Amscan Blushing Valentine's Day Candy Heart String Party Decoration, Multicolor, 7', 6 strands
It's easy to do with mom's little helper.

How About This for the "Maker" in Your Child?

LEGO Bricks & More Valentines Cupid Dog 40201 Building Kit

Encourage STEM/STEAM skills with this building kit!

Try TableTOPICS to connect on a deeper level:

TABLETOPICS Original - 10th Anniversary Edition: Questions to Start Great Conversations
Talk to connect with the whole family!

Be sure to get our FREE printable, too!
Click image below to learn more!

Stay Tuned!

We'll be back next with Valentine's Day for Kids with
"All the Feels"! You can find that post right HERE!

Wendy Young, LMSW, BCD, is  the founder of Kidlutions and co-author of BLOOM: 50 Things to Say, Think and Do with Anxious, Angry and Over-the-Top Kids. She is the creator of numerous workbooks and resources to help from the preschool through the teen years. Follow her on PinterestInstagramTwitter and Facebook! She'd love to see your smiling face there! Affiliate links may be used in this post. Please see our full disclaimer, located at the top of our page for more information.


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