Single Serving Subject: Valentine’s Day
“From your Valentine”
– Father Valentine
In preparation for the Valentine’s Day on February 14th, we decided to compile a list of some of the best educational resources to help learn a bit about the holiday and to help you understand what is behind the today’s giving of candy, flowers and cards for your sweetheart on this special day. Here are a few links that will provide you with more background information about the holiday.
History of Valentine’s Day – An excellent video of the origin of Valentine’s day, but parents may want to view first before deciding to show to younger children.
Valentines Day by the Numbers – A beautifully designed info-graph filled with fun facts about Valentine’s Day. Can you believe over 58 MILLION pounds of chocolate are sold for Valentine’s Day?! Wow!
The History of Chocolate – Everybody wants chocolate for Valentine’s Day. Learn about the history of chocolate.
A written History of Valentine’s Day — Exactly what it sounds like; a brief history of the holiday.
Valentine Celebrations – Learn about the celebration of Valentine’s Day in several countries around the world.