Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day with activities at home or looking for ideas for treats and valentines for your kids to take to school, we’ve got you covered.
Love and Light: Your child will enjoy making this adorable upcycled craft, which starts with a round water bottle! Upcycled Water Bottle Valentine: An empty water bottle, a pipe cleaner, some ribbon, and loving words, and voila—an upcycled valentine! Valentine’s Day Cards You Can Plant: Traditional love notes get a green twist with plantable paper that will sprout come spring. Heart Necklace: Transform a paper towel tube and scrap wrapping paper into an eco-friendly necklace you can gift to your valentine. Eco-Valentine Cards: Show your sweetie (and the earth) some love with these easy-to-make soy fiber and recycled paper valentines.
Flour-less Berry Banana Pancakes: Top these heart-shaped pancakes with strawberries, raspberries, and more for a special Valentine’s Day breakfast. Beet-iful Cupcakes: These gorgeous treats get their natural food coloring from beets. Raspberry-Chocolate Swirl Semifreddo: Italian for “partially frozen,” a semifreddo tastes like a light, fluffy ice cream cake. Our version is also packed with red raspberries—making it perfect for Valentine’s Day. Coconut Strawberry Shakes: Cool and sweet, these mini-smoothies add a tasty touch to the holiday. Liam’s Dessert Pizza: This recipe combines the delicious flavors of chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry—and was created by one of KIWI’s Great Young Chefs!
Books and DVDs
The Yuckiest, Stinkiest, Best Valentine Ever: In this adorable book with cheeky illustrations, Leon has a big crush on a girl and wants to make her a very special valentine. But that valentine has other ideas and wreaks havoc on Leon’s plans. The Valentine’s Collection: Scholastic Video takes some of the best picture books, adds wonderful narrators, and creates a collection of videos your family can enjoy on Valentine’s Day and won’t mind watching over and over. See a Heart, Share a Heart: This collection of hearts found in nature may inspire your family to take a walk and discover the wonderful shapes around you.