There is just something so sweet about celebrating Valentine’s Day when you have kids. It’s a special day when you get to be all lovey-dovey and musy-gushy and for the most part they eat it up because, well…they are little and they don’t mind. But we all know that probably won’t be the case forever. Today I am sharing a curated list of Valentine’s Day books for kids that will give you the perfect excuse to cuddle up and SPREAD THE LOVE!
14 Valentine’s Day Books for Kids
Looking for a sweet way to celebrate Valentine’s Day without any extra sugar?
Cuddle up and share a story of love and the special bond between you.
As a teacher, I have the opportunity to read a lot of books during the holidays and these are some of the best!
If you are reading this post ahead of time you could even plan ahead to give your child one to open and read each day starting on February 1st!
That would give you two weeks of special moments with your little one to share a love for reading and your love for them!
The Best Valentine’s Day Books for Kids
Love from The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Every small child I know, loves The Very Hungry Caterpillar. This little book shares all the reasons why someone special makes the world a better and brighter place. Perfect to share with your special little one on Valentine’s Day.
You Are My Heart
A sweet little story that shares the love you feel as a parent. Offering a special moment you can share with your child again and again.
Mommy’s Best Kisses
Every mother knows that the sweetest way to say “I love you” is with a kiss.
ABC Love: An endearing twist on learning your ABCs!
ABC Love teaches kiddos about important concepts like love, acceptance, affection, values, and warmth. It’s a really fun family read that flows in a playful rhyme. The story promotes togetherness between kids and their family and encourages them to act out each “love list” item, including everything from “dance” for “D”, “hug” for the letter “H”, and to “share” for “S”.
Love Matters Most
I like how this book makes you think what LOVE really is – sacrificing what you want to help someone else. We love each other by taking care of each other
Perfect for any fond gift or tender moment. In this sweet book, a girl and duckling grow in their understanding of what it is to care for each other, discovering that love is as much about letting go as it is about holding tight.
The I Love You Book
A lovely book to read to your young son or daughter, grandson or granddaughter. Who doesn’t love their little one? And reading this to them will make you feel good even if they are still too young to understand the words you are saying. They’ll know the meaning because you’re spending time with them and making them feel loved until they do understand what you’re reading.
More Valentine’s Day Books for Kids
Love Monster tries hard to fit in with the rest of the population of Cutesville, but has a really hard time….since he is different. A hairy monster is the perfect way to teach youngsters about loving others just the way they are.
Guess How Much I Love You
“Guess How Much I Love You is a modern classic filled with warmth and tenderness about the boundless love a parent has for their child, now in a format that’s just right for little hands to hold. ” – Seira Wilson, Amazon Editor
Happy Valentine’s Day, Curious George
Silly George! He and his friends celebrate Valentine’s Day with tons of Valentine’s Day fun! Children will love seeing all the mischief George causes with tons of glitter and frosting involved.
What is Love, Biscuit?
A little girl teaches her yellow puppy that love is sharing and helping and learning
Love: A story about who you truly are.
Children are taught how to have compassion and acceptance for themselves. And how to love themselves through many everyday situations. The happiness and confidence that can come from learning this ability is a gift that children, even grown-up ones, will carry with them their entire lives!
My Dad Loves Me!
My Dad Loves Me! Shows all the ways a dad shows his love to his kiddos. A wonderful way to emphasize the special love between a father and his children.
All Kinds of Kisses
Mamas all across the farm cozy up with their little ones with cuddles. Perfect for little animal lover, it has animal sounds labeled on every page. It will encourage young readers to join in as they are reminded how much they are cherished.
There you have it mama! 14 Super Sweet Valentine’s Day Books for Kids.
The perfect gift to share with your little love-bug on Valentine’s Day.
We would love to hear from you! Which one of these books are you looking forward to sharing with your little sweetheart? Please comment below.