Isn’t Valentine’s Day fun when you have kids? (Especially since The Husband and I are kind of past that Valentine’s Day exchange in our relationship.) So it was nice to pair up this cute book with a Valentine’s Day recipe.
In Celebrating Valentine’s Day: My Special Valentines (Learn to Read-Read to Learn: Holiday) by Kimberly Roark (illustrated by Melissa Iwai), children are introduced to when Valentine’s Day is and what it’s about. The little girl in the book (who remains nameless) goes through each person and group she is giving a Valentine to and why.
The reason that I like this book so much is that it teaches children to come up with something special about each person they are giving a Valentine. I think we live in such a “do it because we have to” age that we’ve become almost immune to thinking about why we do things. This would be a great book to pair up with your kids giving out Valentine cards and also asking them to say one nice thing about everyone they are making a card.
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With our Valentine book, we decided to pair them up with these super easy (but fun!) Valentine brownies. (The idea first came from one of our contributors, Liza Hawkins, onPrimeParentsClub.com.)