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I know that we show our kids how much we love them every day of the year, but sometimes it's fun to surprise them on Valentine's Day. 

They're sure to get enough candy at the school parties, so here's a better idea --

Free printable Valentine's coupons for some family fun! 

We've also included links to more than 20 super fun ideas for each coupon.

You can put one in their lunchbox each day,

sneak them next to their dinner plate or

give them the whole sheet as a Valentine (to be redeemed in the coming weeks)!


Valentine Coupons for Kids 


For You:  Printable Valentine's Coupons


Here's a few ideas to go with each coupon:

Scavenger Hunt Fun

Early Spring Scavenger Hunt

Valentine's Scavenger Hunt

ABC Scavenger Hunt from Dr. Play Mom


Family Movie Time!

100+ Classic Family Movie Titles

Watch the Charlie Brown Valentine specials - ABC will announce the times later this month so use the link to find our when they will be showing in your area.


Fun Valentine Books for Storytime Together

Whether you choose something silly or touching, reading side-by-side is a wonderful way to spend some quality time together. 

We've rounded up a few of our favorite books along with their affiliate links so you can learn more about each title:


valentine books for kids


Happy Valentine's Day, Mouse! (If You Give...)

Happy Valentine's Day, Curious George

The Night before Valentine's Day

Little Critter: Happy Valentine's Day, Little Critter!

Junie B. Jones and the Mushy Gushy Valentime or Junie B. My Valentime both make super funny read-alouds!

Love You Forever

Guess How Much I Love You

I Love You, Stinky Face

Wherever You Are: My Love Will Find You

How Do Dinosaurs Say I Love You?


Enjoy Some Nature Time Together

Kids love to explore outside!  Head outdoors for a nature walk, do a fun observation activity or take a walk under the stars at night.


Explore a New Playground

Take along this printable Playground Scavenger Hunt to see what new equipment you can find!


Science Discovery

Try a fun science experiment - kids love to learn about the cause and effect of these projects!

Here's a fun Valentine science activity from Inspiration Laboratories for using candy hearts (great way to have fun with some of the holiday candy).

You can also make your own color changing carnation flowers with this Sick Science! video from Steve Spangler Science!


Game Night - Kids Choice

Let the kids pick the game - charades, cards, Twister (or maybe they'll choose something you'll have a chance to win)!

Here's a few fun themed games for the evening --

Play Hearts (the card game) -- you can find directions here if you're not familiar with it.

Have a Candy Stacking Contest like this one from Tiny Tiara Parties

Print out these great Valentine BINGO cards from Lil Luna


Add in a Surprise Activity!

Here's 20+ ideas for fun things to do to make your child's day a little more special.


How do you celebrate Valentine's Day with the kids?

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Kiley Tuesday, 05 February 2013 · Edit Reply

Love this idea and all the lists that go with it! I'm going to share it on my page next week. Thank you!

Sinea Saturday, 18 January 2014 · Edit Reply

I am a preschool teacher and I have to tell you that a surprise "love letter" from mom or dad in the lunchbox is a thrill to the little ones. What a nifty idea to make it so special for Valentines Day!

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maryanne @ mama smiles Monday, 03 February 2014 · Edit Reply

What great ideas! I love all the fun people build into Valentine's Day for kids!

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Jacquie is the founder & owner of Edventures with Kids, a site that shares unique kid’s activities, fun ways to learn and inspriation for family travel.  She is an educator, nature lover and mom to 2 great kids.  Jacquie enjoys exploring new places with her family and loves encouraging kids to be creative & curious!  Visit our About Us section for more information about Jacquie & Edventures with Kids!






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