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Unforgettable Valentine's Day Ideas for Families with Small Children

Updated: Jan 23


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Love Beyond Romance: Crafting the Ultimate Family Valentine's Day Celebration this year will be sure to create amazing core memories for your little ones! Discover heartwarming ideas, creative activities, and thoughtful gestures from these unforgettable Valentine's Day Ideas for Families with Small Children


Sweet and simple Valentine's Day gifts for children


Start your family's day out with a pop of excitement! As soon as your kids walk out of their bedroom, let them run into a sweet gift to show them just how much you love them! A cute Valentine's Day sweater, an invitation to a movie night later on, and their favorite candy or small toy would be perfect!



Valentine's Movie Night Ticket Printables: Life is a Party

Toddler Love Knit Sweater: Amazon


Unforgettable Valentine's Day Ideas for Families with Small Children

Kid approved Valentine's Day breakfast


Nothing beats a good breakfast to start the day out! Be sure to give yourself a break and pick something you can prep ahead of time and just pop in the oven or pull out of the fridge in the morning. It's your Valentine's Day too, so make sure you set yourself up to enjoy it as well! ;)


Kid approved Valentine's Day breakfast

Some of my favorite make-ahead items for special holidays are cinnamon rolls, egg casseroles, pastries, fruit, and special holiday cereals! My daughter also loves having "coffee" with us, AKA frothed milk with some cinnamon and occasionally whipped cream and sprinkles.


But I think Valentine's Day calls for some pink food coloring or homemade strawberry syrup! I use this milk frother and I love it because it has a temperature knob so I can make my daughter's "coffee" the perfect kid temperature!



Next on the agenda is crafting some

DIY Valentine's Day cards for children


Allow your kids to get creative and pour their hearts into making valentines for each other and you! You can also make some for friends or nearby family and drop them off later in the day, along with some other heartfelt goodies!





Need supplies?


Bugs and Kisses

Printable: Etsy

Treat Bags: Amazon

Sour worms: Amazon


Sun Glasses Valentine:


You Make My Heart Roar

Dinosaurs: Amazon

Free Printable: Dear Jane

Ribbon: Amazon


Valentine's Day crafts for kids

Friendship bracelets and cookie decorating can also be a fun way to show their love and lean into their creative side!

Bracelet kit: Amazon Cookie Sprinkles: Amazon



Family-friendly Valentine's Day traditions

Family-friendly Valentine's Day traditions


If you live somewhere that weather allows, try and find a place to pick some flowers! > photo linked to craft paper!

Make little bouquets for each other, have a picnic, and take some sweet photos that will make the memories last.

If weather isn't on your side, enjoy some fun games together!







Creative Indoor Valentine's Day games for kids


Valentines Day Bottle Toss: Amazon.


Valentines Day balloons: Amazon

Heart darts: Amazon


Free Valentine Bingo Printable: Print

Sweet Heart Candies: Amazon


But if you feel the need to get out of the house, take your kids to drop off some of your homemade valentines!


Adorable Valentine's Day outfits for kids and you


Just because you're home and spending a traditionally romantic holiday with your little ones, doesn't mean you guys can't have fun getting dressed up together! Let your kids pick their outfits they think they look their best in, or give them a few options and leave a sweet invitation to dinner at their bedroom door.


Here are some super cute finds you can get on Amazon today for you, your other, and your little ones! Just click on the photo and get the look!



Must Have Valentines Day Toddler Shirts: Amazon

Loverboy Shirt: Etsy

Perfect Pink Knit Set: Amazon



Family friendly Valentine's Day dinner date

You can play restaurant with your little ones or have a fun dinner and a movie date! Don't forget the menus and flowers!



Heart Cookie Cutters: Amazon


Heart-Shaped Mylar Balloons: Amazon


I couldn't find the XOXO Gummies used in the photo above,

but here are some red lips sour gummies For Valentine Mocktails!: Amazon


Valentine's Day themed movie night for kids


Here are some great movie options for families of all ages!




Don't forget the popcorn and specially decorated Valentine's cookie!


Delight in creating memorable moments with your little ones this Valentine's Day! Whether your day is filled with excitement or simplicity, you're doing an incredible job, and your kids feel loved because of your dedication every ordinary day.


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Unforgettable Valentine's Day Ideas for Families with Small Children

Pink Movie Night Popcorn Trays: Amazon

Valentine's Day Straws: Amazon

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