Thursday, February 7, 2013

Valentine Kid Coupons,14 Days of Ways to Show Your Kids You Love Them

Instead of doing a "10 Easy and Inexpensive Ways to Show Your Kids You Love Them" post for February, I thought I would invite you to join me for 14 days of ways to show your kids you love them. A little something to do each day leading up to Valentine's Day. Now this isn't meant to mysteriously stop the day after Valentine's Day, it's just a little something fun and a way to get started doing little things each day. Nor is it meant to take the place of saying "I love you" a million times a day.

I made the kids a set of coupon cards today.  I found several sites with free printables (see the end of the post for resources) and printed them on Valentine card stock paper.  I did 5 cards for each child and made sure they were personalized for things they would enjoy and appreciate.

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There were a few printables with blank cards and you could write your own coupon.  I wrote one blank one for each child.  They were things the kids have been asking to do with us.  Juiciness is the one wanting a trip to the planetarium...of course he thought that meant we would go immediately after dinner.  He was okay with waiting until the weekend ;)  Other than that little snafu they were really excited about their surprise.

Some of the ones we picked were
  • Play your favorite game
  • You pick the cereal or snack we buy this week
  • Mom will help you pick up or organize your stuff one day this month
  • A trip to the museum of your choice
  • Choose a restaurant for a one on one date with mom this month
  • Stay up 20 minutes past bedtime
  • One no chores day

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1 comment :

Raising a Happy Child said...

Your kids are lucky. Maybe I'll do it for some other special occasion, this sounds like a wonderful idea :)