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Celebrate Valentine's Day with this fun introduction for kids ages 6 to 9
Every year on February 14, or Valentine's Day, people around the world celebrate love. This engaging book for kids explains the history, traditions, and customs of Valentine's Day, and includes interactive activities that encourage children to celebrate at home or in their communities.
This standout among Valentine's Day books for kids includes:
- Celebratory traditions—Kids will learn how Valentine's Day is celebrated in the U.S. and across the world, with cards, sweet treats, flowers, poems, and other unique customs.
- A variety of activities—From making chocolate candies and a heart-shaped wreath to playing musical hearts and going on a scavenger hunt, kids can explore fun ways to get festive.
- Fun facts and illustrations—Colorful pictures and thought-provoking facts help kids discover new things about Valentine's Day.
Get little ones excited to celebrate love and friendship with this kids' Valentine's book.
About the Author
SHANNON ANDERSON has taught for 25 years, from first grade through college level. Her career highlight was being named one of the Top 10 Teachers who inspired by the Today Show in 2019. Shannon is now a full-time author and speaker who loves to travel the country, inspiring young readers and writers through author visits. She served as the Regional Advisor for the Indiana chapter of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. Shannon likes to spread love and kindness on all days, not just Valentine’s Day. You can learn more about her at ShannonIsTeaching.com.
"This is the perfect book to get students excited for Valentine's Day. It provides unique and interesting facts about Valentine's Day that any elementary student would get excited about. I love that this book is also culturally responsive with its information on how Valentine's Day is celebrated around the world. Readers take away new facts about the holiday and lots of ideas to celebrate." —Kaitlyn Ostendorf, elementary teacher
"Valentine's Day is that day of love that Anderson so persuasively exhibits through history, story-telling, activities, and recipes. Celebrating Valentine's Day is a love affair of the heart for young, old, and all in-between." —Edward P. Habrowski, Ed.D
"Celebrating love and friendship are key messages in Shannon Anderson's writing and life. Enjoy learning about and loving Valentine's Day in so many ways as you and your children read and participate in Celebrating Valentine's Day." —Judy Kanne, teacher and children's literature professor