It gets gloomy this time of year in the Midwest. To add shine to their day, I like to leave notes and small treats for my family & friends. Check out some of our favorite ideas, classroom valentines, teacher gifts + other inspiration to help you spread the love this time of year!
We started a tradition a few years ago: each day leading up to February 14th, I stick a note with something I love about each of our kids on their bedroom door. One year, to my surprise, my daughters reciprocated the sentiment and filled our bedroom door with the sweetest notes!
My kids also love our Valentines Mailboxes. This is a tradition we started awhile back where I give them little notes or a treat each day from February 1-14 in their mailboxes. My advice is to prep a few in advance (or all of them) because, like the Elf on the Shelf, it’s really easy to forget the night before!
The kids also love treating their Dad to some Valentines too! Orange + Blue Moon Beer + a cute and clever gift tag is a crowd pleaser!
When the kids were in preschool, we’d have a Valentine’s Day brunch during the week. Now, we save this for the weekend before Valentines Day and have a menu filled with heart-shaped or red/pink foods!
My daughter loved her Tic-Tac-Toe Valentine idea because her friends could play a game and get chocolate! Use our Free Tic-Tac-Toe Printable + Hershey Kisses, which we put together in clear cellophane bags for easy delivery.
We’ve created some easy printables you can use throughout the weak or as classroom valentines for your kids’ schoolmates. You can pair them with Mints, Heart-Shaped Junior Mints, EXTRA Gum, LEGOs, Gummy Bears, Popcorn, Valentines Pencils, Ninja Toys, Pirate Booty or Chips Ahoy.
For your little reader, check out some of these fun Valentines-themed books!
Here are some fun activities games for the kids including 14 days of Valentine’s Day themed lunch notes! Free downloads below!
Do you need a quick and easy gift for your teacher or coach? Try pairing these cute Gift Tags with homemade brownies, baking supplies or brownie mix!
Want to show some love to your tribe? Here are some fun Galentine’s Day gift ideas!
If you’re planning a Galentine’s Brunch or Party, check out these fun ideas including Mimosa Brunch Floral Printable Tags!
Don’t forget Galentine’s Day Party Favors…
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