What is your favorite thing about Valentine's Day?
A special day for expressing love and affection. Celebrated annually on February 14th. People exchange cards, flowers, or gifts.
romantic love: A strong, positive emotion of regard and affection. valentine: A card or message with a romantic theme given as a gift on Valentine's Day. affection: A tender feeling toward another person; fondness.
What is the best way to celebrate Valentine's Day?
- Making a card for someone special.
- Giving a gift to someone special.
- Having a romantic dinner with someone special.
- Organizing a party with friends.
In the Middle Ages, it was believed in France and England that February 14th was the beginning of birds’ mating season. This may be why it became associated with love and romance. The oldest surviving valentine was written in 1415 by Charles, Duke of Orleans, to his wife while he was imprisoned in the Tower of London following his capture at the Battle of Agincourt. The oldest known valentine still in existence today was a poem written in 1477 by Charles, Duke of Orleans, to his wife.
Draw / write: What are some fun activities that you can do with your family or friends to celebrate Valentine's Day?
Draw / write: How do you think Valentine's Day has changed over the years?
What does Valentine's Day mean to you?
What would you do differently to make Valentine's Day more meaningful for you and your loved ones?