Cupid – is the son of Venus, the symbol of love decorating many valentines.
Heart – is one more attribute of the Valentine`s day
Chocolate – is one of the widespread gifts on Valentine`s Day
Flowers Red roses - love Pink roses– Beauty, youth, cleanliness. The unique rose – naivete. White roses – « You are divine ». White and red roses together, and also white roses with pink edges – unity, the union. Pink roses - recognition, Light pink – admiration and sympathy. Yellow roses – jealousy or, on the contrary, pleasure and content. In a combination with red ones– fun, happiness. Coral or orange roses – desire, eagerness. Leaves of roses – hope
Quotations for Discussion Where love is, no room is too small." Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind; And therefore is winged Cupid blind. --William Shakespeare
Discussion Questions Do people celebrate Valentine's Day in your country? If so, how? How would a child's Valentine's Day differ from an adult's? List ways that you could show your love for an individual on Valentine's Day. What does the word "love" mean to you? How do the following types of love differ: -- a parent's love for a child? -- a child's love for a pet? -- a wife's love for her husband? Who might you give gifts to on Valentine's Day? What kinds of gifts would you give? At what age do most people in your country marry? At what age did you/do you want to get married? Do you think its better to be single or married? Why?
Valentine's Day Learning Games and Activities for Children
Word Jumble Unscramble the following words: teahr dcuip elvo acdny ssroe inedrf pypah racd gfit aowrr
how many words can you make from the phrase above?
Games Valentine's Web Valentine's Alpha Toss Broken Hearts Heart Match-Ups Who Am I? Cupid's Arrow
Valentine's Day Traditions Around the World Italy Germany England Ireland France United States
Friends Forever Are we friends, are we not You told me once, but I forgot So, tell me now and tell me true So, I can say I`m here for you. And if I die before you do, I`ll go to heaven and wait for you I`ll give the angels back their wings And risk the loss of everything. Just to prove my friendship is true Just to have a friend like you.
Let`s sign our valentine cards 1.Pretty, pretty Valentine! Please, oh, please, won`t you be mine? 2.You are special friend of mine, please, be my Valentine. 3.I`m making a pretty card to give to my love. 4.Oh, how I want you for my Valentine! Here`s a card I made for you. Won`t you please, be mine? 5.Look, listen, and you`ll see How much I like you! Tell me now, oh tell me please, that you want me too.