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26 Valentine's Day Ideas Every Parent Needs To Know

Because your kid is your real Valentine.

1. Wake your kid up to some Valentine's Day balloon gifts.

2. Serve up an awesomely appropriate breakfast — like this Valentine's Day egg in the basket.

3. While you're at it, why not serve up some heart-shaped bacon?

4. Of course, you could make your little sweetie something a little sweeter, like these heart-shaped pancakes.

5. Decorate your kid's bathroom mirror with this heart made out of sticky notes.

6. Do your kid's hair special for the holiday.

7. If doing hair isn't your thing, you could crochet this heart headwrap instead.

8. And, of course, you'll want to let your kid dress up for the occasion.

9. Alternatively, you could help your kid make their own Valentine's Day shirt.

10. Help your kid make this cute Valentine for their grandparents.

11. You can also help them make these out of this world Star Wars Valentines for their friends.

12. Another way to make Valentines is by hitting the Dollar Store to find something fun — like these glasses.

13. Construct a robot Valentine's Day box.

14. You can also make a mail box...

15. Or a unicorn box.

16. Decorate your car with love.

17. Give your kid an unforgettable mid-afternoon treat like these rice krispie hearts.

18. Alternatively, you can try to keep things healthy with this fun idea.

19. Keep your kid entertained by helping them to craft this Love Monster puppet.

20. Want a much easier craft? Try constructing these heart marshmallow toothpick structures.

21. You can also keep your kid busy with some Valentine's Day themed sensory play.

22. For dinner, serve up some heart-shaped pizza complete with heart-shaped pepperoni.

23. Kids are sure to love heart meatloaf muffins, too.

24. For dessert — because you've got to have dessert on V-day — try this fruit pizza.

25. A Cupid's Float is guaranteed to please, too.

26. Lastly, end the day by reading your kiddo this Valentine's Day bedtime book.

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