Fun Ideas to Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Home with Kids

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Who doesn’t need a little more love right now? The past year has been a challenge even for the toughest parent, but our kids may be feeling the stress more than any of us. What better time to show our love and remind them how full their hearts can feel than on Valentine’s Day! 

We’ve put together a list of easy and fun Valentine’s Day activities for kids and families to enjoy – we hope these put a little love in your hearts!

Decorate Heart Shaped Sugar Cookies

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Grab your cookie cutters and get baking! Kids love to decorate their own heart shaped sugar cookies. Pink sprinkles, candy hearts, red and pink smarties, red and white icing are just a few of the fun toppings kids will love decorating with. Find more recipes in our Valentine’s Day Treats you can make at home round-up.

Valentine Storytime

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Love Makes a Family by Sophie Beer

Reading together is all about love and quality time – pick out a kids Valentine’s Day or love themed story and curl up somewhere cozy! 


Plan a Valentine's Breakfast

Heart Shaped Pancakes
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Get creative with heart-shaped pancakes, egg in the hole (with a heart-shaped cookie cutter of course!), Heart toast and jam and berry bowls. 

Have a Valentine's Day Heart Hunt

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Create a scavenger hunt with hearts! Hide cut out coloured hearts around the house and let the kids collect them in fun baskets or boxes. Give prizes or treats when they collect them all.

Get Crafty

Stained Glass Heart Suncatchers from Adventure in a Box
Stained Glass Suncatchers from

There are endless crafting ideas for Valentines Day. Try these beautiful Stained Glass Heart Suncatchers from Adventure in a Box (visit their website for a simple step by step). Download colouring page, craft room decorations and of course create Valentine’s Day cards. Check out our Pinterest Board for some great ideas.

Make Heart Shaped Pizzas

Heart Shaped Pizzas from
Heart Shaped Pizzas from

What says love better than a heart shaped pizza! We found many recipes for this popular Valentine’s Day dish but we think Home Fresh Ideas have made a great step by step that kids will have no problem helping out witth.

Dress Up

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Get the whole family involved and dress-up in pink and red. Wear pink feather boas, make your own Valentine’s day headbands and decorate your body with temporary Valentine’s tattoos or face paint.


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