25 Valentine Activities for Kids and the Elderly too

25 Fun Activities for Valentine's Day

Whether you work with an after-school program, in a classroom, or at a retirement community for senior citizens, these 25 Valentine's Day activities are the bomb! We curated all of our heart crafts, recipes, and classroom Valentine projects in one place. Enjoy!

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25 Valentine Activities for Kids Work for the Elderly too
Valentine activities for kids that work for the elderly too.

  1. These classroom Valentine ideas are perfect for a classroom exchange.The elderly enjoy getting gifts as well, teach a crafty Valentine class and have them share their creations with others!
  2. Try this fun way to say I love you to kids or your residents.
  3. These cherry cupcakes also say I love you!
  4. Teach a baking class and make pink, heart-shaped pretzels for Valentine's Day with this easy recipe.
  5. If you want an easy snack idea that works for toddlers or seniors (anyone really) paint a heart on your toast with this milk paint recipe for Valentine's Day.
  6. If you don't have a lot of space and need an easy recipe, make this 3 ingredient heart cookie
  7. Having a special movie night? Make fun Valentine snack boxes!
  8. Recycle your cardboard toilet rolls to make a secret Valentine treat box.
  9. This is an oldie, but it is still lots of fun, especially for senior citizens, make a when pigs fly Valentine ornament and decorate an indoor Ficus Tree.
  10. If you want to impress a significant other or take your grandma a sweet treat at the retirement home, make this delicious lemon angel food cake recipe.
  11. For preschoolers or those with limited fine motor skills, this ladybug Valentine is an easy one!
  12. Make it a ladybug picnic party for Valentine's Day.
  13. If you want to make a simple cut and paste Valentine, print out these Valentine clip art images.
  14. In the mood for pizza? Make it fruity. This fruit pizza is the perfect Valentine's recipe.
  15. If you need an after-school snack project or a fun activity for the elderly, try making these simple heart shaped pizzas from tortillas.
  16. Have an impromptu reader's theater with this Valentine's Day skit.
  17. Seniors and preschools will enjoy some sensory Valentine's Day activities.
  18. Here's a free printable Valentine's Day coloring sheet.
  19. This cherub coloring page is cute too!
  20. Treat basket craft for your favorite Valentine.
  21. This golden treat holder made form a doily will look great on that Valentine's Day tree.
  22. Make a mini purse for your favorite Valentine's teddy bear.
  23. Valentine Word Game for elementary kids is fun and educational.
  24. Need to decorate a shoebox for classroom Valentine's cards? No shoebox? Get crafty with a 2-liter bottle turned pineapple
  25. Super simple, easy paper heart crafts anyone can make


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