Sure, you can have a date night, but leading up to your candlelit dinner, night at the movies, or whatever you like to do as just a couple, you can involve the kiddos, too. One of our favorite activities, is a classic cookie baking sesh, of course. But what about some more out-of- the-box ideas, to genuinely get them into the spirit of art and love? Well, we’ve found a few ideas, so it’s not all about eating way too chocolate and watching silly Valentine’s Day specials on TV.

What’s Cookie-ing Good Looking?

Source: Dessert for Two

Here’s an easy, red velvet sugar cookie recipe to try with anyone who likes to bake.

I Heart You

Source: Fun-A-Day

A sensory bottle if you’ve never made one, is an easy incredible thing for kids to assemble and play with. Throw in some glitter hearts and buttons, or whatever and you’ve got a pretty cool Valentine’s Day craft.

A Love-ly Lunch

Source: Creative JuiceSimply Today Life

Make a special lunch for you and the kids, complete with a cute snack setup like this from Creative Juice and this yummy, non-alcoholic berry punch from Simply Today Life.