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Kids' Valentine Party Ideas

Everything you need to know to host a great Valentine's Day party

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If you're looking for kids' Valentine party ideas, check out these great suggestions for celebrations at home and at school. You'll find ideas for everything from fun Valentine games for kids, yummy Valentine treats, Valentine crafts, and more. Use these kids Valentine party ideas as inspiration for your next kids party, and it's sure to be a hit with kids and grownups alike.

1. Cookie Decorating Party

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A sure-to-please kids' Valentine party is one that mixes cookies and kid creativity. All you need are some basic sugar cookies baked into fun Valentine's Day shapes such as hearts and "x's" and "o's," some pastry bags filled with pink, white, and red icing, and -- the most important ingredient -- kids' imaginations. Kids will love getting creative and competitive as they strive to create their edible works of art. The best part: Kids can take their yummy creations home in a goody bag at the end of the party!

2. Valentine Crafts Party

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Another terrific idea for a Valentine's celebration for kids is a craft-making party. Simply decide which crafts you want to make, get some supplies, and let kids use their imaginations and creativity to make beautiful and fun Valentine crafts like a heart wreath, Valentine cards, or tissue paper flowers.

3. Bake-Your-Own-Treat Party

Here's another great idea for a kids Valentine party centered around some sweet treats. About.com's Guide to Kids' Parties & Celebrations suggests some excellent ideas for hosting a kids Valentine party where kids can bake their own yummy cookies, cakes, and other treats. There are also ideas for invitations, decorations, preparations for a sweet-treat kids Valentine party that’ll go over without a hitch.

4. How to Throw a School Valentine's Party

If you're helping to set up a classroom party or helping throw one together this year, here are some great ideas from About.com's Guide to Kids' Parties & Celebrations. Here’s everything you’ll need to know about how to get started, including what Valentine games for kids to consider, which Valentine crafts for kids to include, ideas for Valentine treats for kids, and more.

5. How to Host a Family and Kids Valentine Party

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To make your next kids Valentine party a smashing success, try these terrific ideas on everything from making decorations to ideas for great Valentine treats for kids. There are even ideas for song selections and making Valentine party invitations. Another great suggestion: Tips for hosting a Valentine's Day brunch as a kids Valentine party, for those young grade-schoolers who may not last through a Valentine's night celebration!

6. A Kids’ Valentine Party for a Cause

Another great idea for a kids Valentine party is to throw a party with a charitable theme. Some ideas for kids Valentine party for a cause: Putting together care packages for troops serving overseas, making toys or treats for pets in shelters, and filling backpacks with school supplies to deliver to homeless children, and just to name a few. What better way to teach kids about love than to host a kids Valentine party for a cause and show the next generation all the ways they can show love for fellow humankind?
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