4 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day With Kids + A Valentine’s Day Science Experiment

February 14, 2017

Posted in: Featured, Holidays

It’s officially Valentine’s Day! Whether you were the mom who got a jumpstart on class Valentines and recruited your kiddo to take their half of the card name-writing duties, or you were the one making a last-minute run to Target last night for Valentine supplies, we have a few, EASY and fun ideas for celebrating Feb. 14 with your little ones today that will leave the whole family feeling inspired and excited about the day of love…

Cook food or treats in the shape of a heart.

Try rolling out chocolate chip cookie dough and cutting cookies in the shape of hearts with a cookie-cutter, or give this scrambled egg breakfast muffin recipe a try in a heart-shaped cupcake pan.

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Hit the drive-thru at Dunkin’ Donuts and enjoy a heart-shaped donut together!

Try out their Brownie Batter Crumble Heart Donut…

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Read books about love!

Books like Llama Llama I Love You and Happy Valentine’s Day, Curious George are great classics! The board book, My Sweet Little Megabyte says “I love you” in a playful and clever way by speaking in html code!

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Start a Valentine’s Day science experiment together

Do candy conversation hearts sink or float? With separate glasses of water, soda and vinegar, drop colored candy hearts into each glass and observe together what happens to the candy hearts when placed in each liquid! Use our downloadable to do this experiment at home when you have leftover candy hearts after Valentine’s Day! Print these worksheets to do the experiment at home!

 

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Click here to download our Candy Heart Science Experiment Worksheets and print them out for a fun activity at home!