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Valentine's Day Activities, Crafts, Printables & Quizzes Featured on FamilyEducation.com

BOSTON -- Jan. 30, 2008 -- From patterns for homemade cards to party games and recipes, FamilyEducation has lots of great Valentine's Day activities and gift ideas for kids that will help parents plan a holiday filled with fun, laughter and love. Plus, the popular parenting Web site has tips to help parents deal with the hurt feelings, disappointment and tears that sometimes come with the February 14th celebration. "Valentine's Day is a fun holiday for kids at home and at school, but it can also be a day when some may feel unpopular or left out," said Jess M. Brallier, publisher, FamilyEducation. "With the wealth of Valentine's Day activities, crafts, quizzes and parenting tips on FamilyEducation, families have everything they need to plan a fun, happy holiday."

Valentine's Day activities on FamilyEducation guide kids through making their own unique cards to give to their friends and family and provide parents with great tips for planning the perfect Valentine's Day party for school or home.

Valentine's Day printables include a word search, Cupid coloring pages and cards and activities designed to let kids celebrate the holiday while practicing their math skills. In addition to ideas for homemade cards, FamilyEducation features other Valentine's Day activities, such as a card holder made out of paper plates.

Mom, Dad and Grandma and Grandpa can join the kids in testing their knowledge of love songs and romantic movies with Valentine's Day quizzes from FamilyEducation. Everyone can have fun talking about the "Top 10 Valentine's Day Movies for the Lovestruck" -- or the "Lovelorn" -- featured in slideshows on FamilyEducation. Parents can make the day extra special with FamilyEducation's recipes for heart-shaped dishes and Valentine's Day treats for kids, as well as recipes to serve at parties.

However, we all know that Valentine's Day can bring hurt feelings and broken hearts, and FamilyEducation offers parents lots of expert advice for dealing with the emotions that kids can experience, especially when the holiday conjures up issues such as acceptance and popularity. Articles offer tips for talking to kids about celebrating Valentine's Day with kindness and fairness, respecting feelings and appreciating the joy of giving and receiving.

About FamilyEducation
FamilyEducation is the leading online publisher of practical parenting guidance, expert family advice, printables, skill-building exercises and activities for children. FamilyEducation.com is dedicated to educating parents and parents-to-be so they can raise healthy, educated and well-rounded children.

FamilyEducation is part of Pearson, the world's largest integrated education company. Pearson's other primary operations include the Financial Times Group and the Penguin Group.

For more information, press only: Lisa Wolfe, L. Wolfe Communications, 773-325-9935, lwolfe@lwolfe.com

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