Valentine’s Day is a great opportunity to remind your family how special they are to you. Here are some ideas of things you can do with your family to make Valentine’s Day extra special and have fun doing it!
Start the day with a “Smooches” Smoothie from Family Focus Blog.
For dinner, how about heart shaped pizza? Below is one example from Coupon Cooking Cook. Lay out all of the toppings and let kids create their own personal pan pizzas!
Need a snack for your toddler? Happy Organized life has a Valentine themed snack mix, that includes a variety of toddler friendly snacks.
Want a Valentine Snack mix for older kids? Here is another option from Mama Miss.
EatGood4Life has a Raspberry and Cream Popsicle recipe that is the perfect cool treat for Valentine’s Day!
If you have a heart shaped cookie cutter, you can make almost any food
special for Valentine’s Day, sandwiches, cheese, veggies, grilled cheese, fruit, pancakes, french toast….almost anything! Here is one example from Life in Wonderland, that includes other fun fruit ideas for Valentine’s Day!
Kids can decorate their own Valentine Sugar Cookies with this Cookie Bar idea from Passion for Savings.
Decorations and Crafts
You can create a family valentine wreath using family pictures, like this one from No Time For Flash Cards.
Decorate your house with “Things I love about you…” hearts like this idea from Faith-Love-Hope.com.
Everyday Normalities created a heart name banner to decorate her house for Valentine’s Day, you can even have each child decorate their own name heart.
Have each family member complete a card saying why they love each other and use them to decorate a Family Valentine’s Day Tree similar to the one that The Creek Line House shared.
Create fun yarn hearts with this tutorial from A Bird and a Bean.
Pick up some wooden hearts at a local craft store to create this Conversation Hearts Banner from Daisy and Daydreams.
As a family you can create these Love Tree Valentines from OneCreativeMommy.com.
Go to Sassy Sites for a variety of Valentine’s Day Minute to Win It games that she created based on the television game show.
Oh So She Says, sends her kids on a Valentine’s Scavenger Hunt to find their special Valentine’s Day Books. She includes free printables in her post to use for clues and bookmarks!
Get moving and dancing with this game of musical hearts from Little Family Fun!
Be sure to check out our 10 Easy Valentine’s Day Crafts for Kids post for more fun ideas!