When You Can't Find a Babysitter : Valentine's Day with Kids

Written by: Kelsie Grossen



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Valentine's Day isn't just for mushy romantics; it's a prime opportunity for families to dive into laughter, fun, and maybe a little chaos! In this blog post, we'll explore ways to enjoy Valentine's Day with your little ones, ensuring it's a day filled with goofy moments and memories to treasure.

Crafty Creations

Nothing screams Valentine's Day with your kids like a good craft! And if you're an ambitious parent then red and pink slime is a great activity! I’m not so daring, so if you're like me, making valentines for friends and family is a great option. You could also opt for printing out Valentine's coloring pages or getting red and pink paper and cutting out hearts for a handprint tree! Just because it’s a Holiday, doesn't mean it needs to be over the top! 

A craft bouquet of kid

Love Letters

Encourage your little ones to express their affection with love letters! From crayon drawings of family members to declarations of love that read more like grocery lists ("I love you more than chocolate milk and chicken nuggets!"). These letters are guaranteed to bring joy to all who receive them!

Sweet Treats for Sweethearts

Bake some delicious treats together! Whether it's heart-shaped cookies, cupcakes with pink frosting, or a heartwarming breakfast surprise, involving the kids in the kitchen can be a delightful and tasty way to bond. Don't forget to let them add their creative touch to the decorations.

Chocolate chip cookies made with red, pink, and white M&M

Game Night Extravaganza

Turn the day into a fun-filled game night with family-friendly board games or activities. From charades that leave everyone guessing to board games where the rules seem to change every five minutes, embrace the chaos and enjoy the laughter that comes with it.

Movie Marathon

Transform your living room into a cozy movie theater with a Valentine's Day movie marathon. Opt for classics that blend humor with heart, and don't forget the popcorn! Just be prepared for interruptions as the kids provide their own commentary throughout the movie.

Move poster for Disney

Valentine's Day is a fantastic opportunity for families to celebrate love, laughter, and maybe a little bit of chaos that comes with having kids. By embracing the silly (and the messy), you'll create memories that'll last for years to come. So gather your little rascals, unleash your inner goofball, and get ready for a Valentine's Day filled with love and laughter!