Even though I’m not a mom myself, I LOVE kids and truly am a kid inside. I love the whimsy that comes along with creating and exploring! So for all you parents out here who want to do something cool and fun with your kids in these last few days leading up to Valentine’s Day — try one or more of these ideas!
1.Rice Krispie Treats
This recipe makes rice crispy treats, wrapped like giant chocolate kisses, and it gives preschool and kindergarten kids a reason to practice writing, too!
2. Valentine’s Day Board Game
Spend this Valentine’s Day playing the Sweetheart board game with a friend…or with a sweetheart!
3. Concoct a Pitcher of Love Punch!
At your next Valentine’s Day celebration, your fifth grader can show family and friends she loves them with some fresh, fruity drinks–made from scratch!
4. Yarn Heart
Help your child create this beautiful heart creation made out of wire and yarn.
5. Play Valentine’s Day Tic-Tac-Toe!
Let your first grader sweeten up the classic game of Tic-Tac-Toe with this colorful Valentine’s Day version!
6. Heart-y Breakfast Toast!
Easy to do together it’s a holiday version of “toad in a hole” eggs and toast. Give your child a heartfelt, heart-healthy breakfast this Valentine’s Day.
7. Put on a Pizza Heart Party!
Your first grader will have a blast cooking this heart-shaped pizza with love, and you’ll love using at as the focal point for a family Valentine’s Day dinner!
8. Valentine Crossword
Think you’re a Valentine’s Day expert? Test your knowledge of candy and roses and heart-shaped cards with this fun crossword.
Check out the how-tos and more ideas at education.com