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What did you do(or plan to do) for your kids school valentines?

My son is in Kindergarten so this will be his first school valentines day. When I was a kid all I did was buy some v-day cards. No candy or anything. Anyone have any cute/fun ideas?

 
Lobelia

Asked by Lobelia at 3:45 PM on Feb. 8, 2013 in Holidays

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  • I got my son a stamp with his name on it so when he gives up writing his name 20 times he stamps. This year cards come with little heart cookie cutters and a recipe for cookies. Last year we did cheapy glow sticks, you light up my day.
    hotelmom123

    Answer by hotelmom123 at 4:17 PM on Feb. 11, 2013

  • DD has a hello kitty and DS has Averngers
    They are giving their friends ring pops
    LostSoul88

    Answer by LostSoul88 at 3:46 PM on Feb. 8, 2013

  • I'll buy them whatever cheapies they want. Teachers have requested no candy so I might see if we can find some with pencils or something.
    idareyou

    Answer by idareyou at 4:02 PM on Feb. 8, 2013

  • I always make up treat bags for my kids. They pick the cards, and I slap a "Happy Valentine's Day from Jacob" (or Kyle), and drop one into little heart bags with a few pieces of candy and some other little treats. Then I bring in cupcakes or whatever the teachers suggest, and I help out at their parties.
    JulieJacobKyle

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 4:10 PM on Feb. 8, 2013

  • DS1 is in high school and on his own.

    DD and DS2's school does not do Valentine's Day. It's a private Jewish school, and frankly, it's not our holiday. They do study things like Thanksgiving, Martin Luther King Day and President's day, plus all of our holidays. It works for me.
    balagan_imma

    Answer by balagan_imma at 4:23 PM on Feb. 8, 2013

  • having a very hard time getting my 5 yo to do these
    have to sign name- not working
    address to 20 others-ha
    and
    she wants to keep all the pretty cards

    UGGH
    another reason valentines day sucks-lol
    fiatpax

    Answer by fiatpax at 4:30 PM on Feb. 8, 2013

  • Fiat- I will definitely have problems with signing his name too! Most of time he doesnt even finish writing it on his worksheets!
    As for writing each kids name on them...we dont have to do that. They didnt give us a list with all the names.
    Lobelia

    Comment by Lobelia (original poster) at 4:53 PM on Feb. 8, 2013

  • We aren't allowed to put candy in the cards, so my daughter is giving out temporary tattoos.
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 4:22 AM on Feb. 9, 2013