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Have a happy Valentine's Day with the ideas in this Howcast video series.
You Will Need
- Homemade cards
- Gratitude journal
- Relative or friend
- Random acts of kindness
- Family meals
Make homemade cards
Create homemade cards with your kids and deliver them to a nursing home or hospital.
Encourage them to show love
Encourage kids to show their love for others. Lead by example and give them hugs and kisses, letting them know you appreciate them. Reciprocation will follow.
Create a gratitude journal
Create a gratitude journal with your child. Have everyone in the family write down one thing that made them happy that day, and then write how they made someone else happy.
Encourage random acts of kindness. Surprise the school bus driver, the mailman, and the lunch lady with a Valentine.
Make it a tradition
Make it a tradition to have a special meal together. Let everyone in the family choose one item on the menu.
Spend time with your child and stay involved in their life. The way you celebrate Valentine's Day can help your child grow into a thoughtful, caring person.