10 Ways To Celebrate Valentine’s Day As A Family
Valentine’s Day is typically spent showering your spouse in love. What about the rest of your family?
If you are a mom, then you can bet that at least some portion of your Valentine’s Day is going to involve your kids. Here are ten ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day as a family.
1. Leave a Note in Their Lunchbox
Whether your spouse is going to work or your kids are leaving for school, add a little love note in their lunch. This will be a fun surprise for them to find later. This is also a great idea if you won’t be spending the whole day together.
2. Make a Memorable Meal Together
Even your youngest kids can help you create a meal! They can stir a pasta sauce or just help set the table. Get the whole family involved and make a memorable meal and memories together.
3. Create a Fun Valentine’s Day Craft
There are so many great Valentine’s Day crafts you can make together! From homemade Valentine’s to decorations, there are a ton of options out there.
Here are some of our favorites:
- Cotton Ball Heart Painting
- Craft Stick Love Bugs
- Pom Pom Love Bugs
- Cork Paint Valentine’s Day Tree
- Beaded Heart Suncatchers
4. Exchange Valentine’s Day Cards as a Family
Exchanging Valentines’ can be a fun idea to do with the whole family! The Dollar Tree and other stores will have smaller packages of Valentine’s Day cards if you are looking to save time.
You can also print out these FREE Printable Valentines. They are meant for the classroom, but would be fun for family too!
- Wheely Good Friend Valentine
- Sip Sip Hooray! Valentine
- Cutie Orange Valentine
- Pop Rock Valentine
- Cool Sunglasses Valentine
5. Have a Family Game Night
Family game night is a great way to spend your Valentine’s Day! You can even break out the video games for a more diverse game night experience.
Here are our favorite games for family game night!
6. Plan a Special One-One-One Time with Each Family Member
On Valentine’s Day, have each member of your family plan a special time with each member of your family! This is a fun way to get special one-on-one time with each member of your family.
7. Tell Each Member of your Family Why You Love Them or Something You Love About Them
This is a fun game that you can use to express each member of your family loves this Valentine’s Day! Go around in a circle and tell them something you love about them or even why you love them so deeply.
8. Make Decorations Together
Find a few ideas online and make your own homemade Valentine’s Day decorations! You can use paper to make your own garland, a simple window cling recipe craft to decorate your windows, and so many other fantastic DIY ideas to add a Valentine’s Day touch to your home.
9. Bake a Special Valentine’s Day Treat Together
For dessert, have your kids bake something special for the parents! If your kids are too little to bake on their own, get everyone in the kitchen to make some cookies, cupcakes, or a cake together.
10. Have a Family Movie Night
Valentine’s Day is a great time to spend time together as a family! If you follow these suggestions, you can plan an enjoyable day together that the whole family will enjoy.