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History Of Valentines Day For Kids: Best Poems & Activities

Are you looking for the history of Valentines Day for Kids? Valentine’s Day is celebrated on February 14th every year. This day is the day to display affection, send cards to your friends, family, and loved ones. Valentine’s Day falls on the feast day of two different Christian martyrs named Valentine. Also, there is a legend about Valentines Day: Celebrated on February 15 was the Roman festival of Lupercalia, the coming of spring. This celebration honored Juno, the Roman goddess of women and marriage, and ensured the fertility of flocks, fields, and people. Legend has it that available young women would put their names in a bowl. The young men would draw the name of the woman who would be their partner until the drawing next year. Whatever is the case, Valentines Day has become apart of our culture! Here are a few fun poems & activities for your kids!

Keep reading after the jump to find fun poems & activities for you kids!

Here are a few Poems for your kids:

Happy Valentine’s Day to My Mother/Mom/Mommy

Mom, I’ve got some friends
Of each and every kind,
But a better friend than my mother
I’ll never, ever find!

I’m so happy you’re my mom!
I love you.

By Joanna Fuchs

Kid Valentine poems for Mom are very popular, so here’s a child Valentine poem for Mom.

Best Valentine Mom

On Valentine’s day, I think of you, Mom;
I love you really a lot.
In my life that’s full of many good things,
You’re the very best thing I’ve got!

It’s Valentine’s Day, so I want to say,
I’m the luckiest kid anywhere;
You’re the sweetest, greatest, best mom around
And I want you to know I care!
Happy Valentine’s Day, Mom!

By Joanna Fuchs

Here’s a child Valentine verse to Dad. Use “Daddy” to make it a daddy poem for Valentine’s Day.

Happy Valentine’s Day to my Father/Dad/Daddy

Dad you are my favorite man,
And I sure want you to know,
I’ll always respect and love you, Dad
No matter how big I grow!

I’m lucky to have you as my dad!
I love you.

By Joanna Fuchs

All poems are from www.poemsource.com

Here are a few Activities for your kids!
Paper Conversation Heart Wreath:

What you will need: Find out here

Craft By: Amanda Formaro

Friendship Box

What you’ll need: Find out Here

Craft by: Amanda Formaro

ALL ABOVE IMAGES FROM crafts.kaboose.com

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