From making a card, to baking, crafting, creating home made gifts and Valentines themed games, here are some great ideas for you and your family to enjoy at home!
I spotted this which is very cute and simple to do…
Valentine Balloon Card via The Best Ideas for Kids
I love this Finger Print card from easypeasyandfun.com
Love Bug Valentines Card from kidfriendlythingstodo.com
Paper Quilling Valentines Card from redtedart.com
Easy Heart Cards – these look really super easy and great for very little children too.
I thought this was cute for Dinosaur fans! Via funhandprintartblog.com
Always a winner in our house.
Start the day with Waffles! You might have a waffle maker – here’s an easy waffles recipe
Ours isn’t heart shaped (I think we will make do with square…but if you’re looking for a good Valentine’s Gift, maybe this year is the year to go heart shaped..there’s a list of 7 of the best heart shaped waffle makers here …you’re welcome)
Love Bug Biscuits – I absolutely love these. I found the recipe on the BBC website and think they look brilliant.
If you want a no-bake easy treat, try these No-Bake Valentines Day Wafer Cookies from Inthekidskitchen.com
Rice Krispie Treats from twosisterscrafting.com
We made Red Velvet Cupcakes last year from the Hummingbird Bakery Book, which my daughter found tucked away. You can see the recipe here...they’re devine…lots of red colouring though!
Or how about a Heart Shaped Cake (Good Housekeeping Magazine)
or Valentines Marshmallow Pops via Cute DIYProjects.com How simple are these!
There are lots of other ideas here:
Valentines Projects for kids
Valentines Day Treats to make for kids
Create the perfect afternoon tea at home with kids
If you don’t fancy baking but want to treat yourselves to some Valentines Treats, get some home delivered or collect some locally.
There are lots of takeaway afternoon teas available – see the list here
There are also lots of dessert bars offering takeaway treats – see the list here
I also spotted this Fully Loaded Smash Heart Box from Boutique de Chocolat locally.
We can always rely on Pretty’s Sweets to do something amazing for Valentines Day too.
Whilst we can’t go to a restaurant, many of our local restaurants can send food to you!
Take a look at the Food and Meal Delivery area here for some ideas and to see what’s available
Gnomes aren’t just for Christmas…how about these Valentine Gnomes? Via iheartcraftythings.com
I’ve seen a few people who have left their Christmas Tree up, but decorated them red for Valentines Day. This is a take on that, I love it!
Valentines DIY Branch Tree via Thehousethatlarsbuilt.com
I’ve seen these heart coasters that you can decorate from Baker Ross
Make a Valentines Garland! This idea is from vickybarone.com
Or how about a Valentines Clay Sparkle Heart Dish? Via Austin.com
You could make this with Salt Dough (see a Salt dough recipe here)
Valentines Day Scavenger Hunt
Valentines Day Memory Matching Game
Valentines Day Tic Tac Toe Game
I hope that’s a bit of inspiration!
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