Valentine's Day has become so commercialized. It can be difficult to get your children to see beyond the candy hearts and valentines shared with friends and family. There is nothing wrong with these things ~ they are so much fun! But we may also want to focus our child's attention on LOVE and the real meaning as this term can be thrown around much too cavalierly. I created a Corinthians countdown to help our family focus on the popular Corinthians 13: 4-7 verse/passage in the Bible.
I printed ours on magnetic printing paper, but you can print it on card stock and use Velcro as well. We also found a great book for children titled Love is...
The illustrations are beautiful! More importantly, they display acts of TRUE Biblical LOVE :)
Use the week leading up to Valentine's Day to break down this passage in the Bible and discuss ways to put it into action. When your child displays LOVE toward another - add a candy to the heart!
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