[vc_row enable_arrows_animation=”no”][vc_column][vc_column_text]Valentine’s Day is filled with hearts and flowers, but Galentine’s Day is made of sweets, treats, and time with your best gal pals!
February 13th is officially Galentine’s Day and we have selected 5 activities for students to celebrate with friends, enjoy a mother-daughter day or slumber party with their besties.
Baking Day with your Besties
Gather your favorite recipes, tell your friends and make a day creating delicious, sweet treats such as Heart-shaped Hershey Kiss cookies, chocolate-covered pretzels, Red Velvet cake pops, or the classic Valentine Rice Crispy treat. What better way to celebrate than with your best friends making memories in the kitchen.
Galentine’s This or That FREE Printable
Here is a fun game to play while enjoying all those delicious Galentine’s Day treats: This or That allows guests to select between two choices all centered around Valentines’ Day. Do you prefer chocolate or cookies? Flowers or a Teddy bear? See how many choices you and your friends have in common!
No matter the age, there is nothing better than a day full of pampering! Every girl, and mother for that matter, needs time to relax and enjoy an afternoon with their daughters. Manicures, pedicures, facials with cucumber eyes, and finding your new favorite shade of lipstick! Spending an afternoon together with your BEST gal pal is Valentine’s Day sure to be remembered.
Galentine’s Day Craft
The possibilities are LIMITLESS when it comes to crafting with kiddos! Create a Valentine Mobile with pipe cleaners and colorful ribbons, make homemade Valentine cards with construction paper and heart stamps made from sponges, or make friendship bracelets for each of your best friends! Find instructions for each of these activities in the link below!
All you will need are 2 packages of pipe cleaners in Valentine colors and 1 spool of ribbon.
Use the pipe cleaners to form a ring, which will be the body of your mobile. Next, make the heart shape with pipe cleaners and attach a loop of ribbon to the top. This ribbon will connect the heart to the circle. Last, add the streamers of ribbon to the bottom in a variety of colors!
Handmade Valentine Cards
Supplies needed are just Valentine-colored construction paper, kitchen sponge, heart-shaped cookie cutter, markers, and paints.
Use the heart-shaped cookie cutter and place it over the kitchen sponge, pressing through to create a heart sponge stamp. Fold construction paper vertically or horizontally, use markers to design and heart sponge stamp to add a handmade touch!
For this classic craft, all you’ll need is red, pink, and white yarn, best friend charms that can be found at your local craft store, scissors, and a jewelry clasp.
Take all three colors of yarn and cut widthwise of the Galentines wrist size. Braid together all three colors and tie off at both ends. Add charms and add clasps on each end.
Valentine’s Dance Party!
Gather your closest friends for a small Valentine’s Dance Party or even a virtual party! Decorate in colors of the holiday, order in a heart-shaped pizza, and crank their favorite tunes! Click the link below for some fun Valentine’s-themed music and games! And if you’re wanting to make this a socially distant event, Go Virtual! Have a Zoom party with all your best girls (moms too!) and enjoy an evening of Galentine’s festivities!
Valentine’s Day is about spreading the LOVE, so let the ones in your life know they are appreciated this season.
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