If you’re like many Christian parents and teachers, you’d like to help your kids think about Valentine’s Day and “love” from a biblical perspective. Or maybe you’re just looking for some fun Valentine’s Day activities. Here are some articles and suggestions for observing Valentine’s Day in a positive and fun way.
In The Home
Nothing will do more to impact a child’s understanding of love, either negatively or positively, than the family. David Morrow provides some simple but helpful reminders for Teaching Kids about Love in Our Homes.
We have a good collection of Bible activities that will help your children study the biblical message and characteristics of love as demonstrated and commanded in God’s Word.
Can the Bible speak to Valentine’s Day? Absolutely! Here’s a brief article that identifies some biblical themes you may want to explore with your kids that can help lay a foundation for healthy relationships as they grow.
In A Bible Study
David Morrow provides some encouragement for church and Christian school leaders by offering a free unit of Bible studies for older preschoolers and younger grade schoolers. Check out his article here.
With Scripture Pages
Sometimes the best teaching is done passively when children don’t know you’re teaching! This short article provides some Scripture Pages related to love that can reinforce your teaching as kids come and go.
Any holiday can provide opportunities to discuss biblical themes with your kids. We hope the resources above will help you take advantage of Valentine’s Day in this way.