Valentine's Day is fast approaching and that means it's time to celebrate love, not only with your partner but also with your children. This day is not just for romance. It is also a day to spend time with your family. In addition, it is a day to give each other extra love and attention.
In this blog, we share some Valentine's Day ideas. This makes Valentine's Day a heartwarming celebration for the whole family.
When is Valentine's Day?
Before we delve into all the heartwarming activities, let's get back to basics: when is Valentine's Day anyway?
Valentine's Day always falls on February 14, and this year is no exception. This romantic day is known for celebrating love. Now let's focus on planning a day full of love, snuggles and quality time with your little ones.
7 tips for a loving Valentine's Day with the whole family
Loving breakfast traditions
Start the day well with a loving and festive breakfast together with your children. Make heart-shaped banana pancakes or waffles, decorate them with fruit and sprinkle some powdered sugar.
You can also bake cupcakes together and decorate them as little works of art full of love. But fruit snacks will also put a smile on the faces of your little ones. Not only will this breakfast taste delicious, but it will also create wonderful memories that you can talk about for a long time.
Creative craft activities
Another fun way to spend Valentine's Day with your family is to get creative together. Organise a craft afternoon where you make heart-shaped cards, garlands or decorations. Let your children be creative and enjoy creating beautiful works of art together.
Playing and crafting is an important development for your child. These homemade Valentine's Day gifts can also be given as gifts to friends or family later.
Mini family walk
Weather permitting, a trip outside is always a good idea. Take a walk in the park or go to the beach and enjoy the fresh air and natural surroundings while the little ones explore the world around them. Being in nature with your family provides relaxation and bonding.
Relax together with a book
Snuggle up with your little ones and enjoy a quiet reading session with their favourite books. Let your baby explore the colourful illustrations while you sit together on the couch. Reading aloud is good for the bond between mother and baby. It also helps with your child's language development.
Preparing baby snacks
Make a healthy, loving meal together for the little ones. Choose soft vegetable puree, fruit compote or a heart-shaped snack. Let the little ones discover and enjoy flavours while parents cook together with fun and love.
Singing and dancing together
Let loving tunes fill the room as you sing and dance together. Babies love the movements and enjoy listening to their mother's voice. It's a cheerful way to spend time together and strengthen the bond simultaneously.
Small gestures of love
In addition to the planned activities, it is important to show small loving gestures throughout the day. Hug each other. Kiss each other. Say 'I love you' to your children. Show your love for them. It's these little moments of affection that make Valentine's Day feel truly special.
Valentine's Day is a day to celebrate love and connection with your family, it is a family day! With these ideas, you can create a warm day full of beautiful memories together. So smile, grab some crafts and baking supplies from the cupboard and celebrate Valentine's Day with the family!