They say a parent’s love is the greatest and most selfless love in the world. Children whose parents love them unconditionally are truly lucky and to be able to spend time with them is something no child should take for granted.
While every day and every activity must be filled with love, you can make this coming Valentine’s Day even sweeter by spending quality time with your kids. Check out these extra fun activities to make this special day count.
#1 Bake and indulge in some hot chocolates
If you don’t want to go outside and would rather whip up something delicious for Valentine’s Day, consider baking your kids’ favourite desserts, such as muffins, cupcakes, or cookies. Pair it with some hot chocolate and get cosy watching your favourite movies or shows! By staying indoors, you’re also removing the hassle of driving around, waiting in lines, and getting exposed to health threats.
#2 Surprise them with breakfast in bed
Start the day right by surprising them with breakfast in bed. Prepare their favourite brekky and join them too! Show them how much you love them by placing a simple note and some heart-shaped French toast. It’s a simple gesture that your child will surely treasure. Don’t stop there though, make sure to spend the rest of the day together doing things you’ll both enjoy.
#3 Make it a day filled with play
There’s no need to spend a lot on gifts as nothing beats the happiness games can bring to your kids. Put together a lineup of games—be that board games or active sports— that you and your little ones can play together. it will not just bring joy and excitement to everyone, but will also make your relationship stronger. At the end of the day, isn’t Valentine’s Day about relationships?
#4 Decorate your house
Feeling artsy for Valentine’s, or maybe your child is an aspiring artist? Prepare your scissors, coloured paper, and some strings to create Valentine’s Day decorations for your home. Your kids can help you think of themes and designs, then execute that plan together. Just make sure if they’re fully supervised when using sharp objects like scissors. By creating an ambience of love, Valentine’s Day mood will last longer at home!
#5 Watch a movie at home
No need to go to the movie house to enjoy a film you and your child love. What about letting the little one choose the movie you’ll watch, then lie down on the couch, and enjoy your Netflix bonding moment? And oh, don’t forget to prepare some popcorn and chips!