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Valentine’s Day With Kids Gift Guide

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Valentine’s Day is only just a few weeks away! Can you believe it? I’ve got you covered with your Valentine’s Day planning this year with this post: my Valentine’s Day with Kids Gift Guide along with another oldie but goodie post, on how to celebrate Valentine’s Day with a New Baby. Perhaps the most helpful though is my post on Classroom Valentines Ideas for your kids. Cutness overload!

The holidays were such a welcome dose of joy this year and I was honestly extra sad to see them go. I think that + having children is why I feel more excited for Valentine’s Day now than I ever did before having children! 2021 marked my first Valentine’s Day as a mother but every year since then has felt extra special too because my children understand the joy in celebrating those that they love more and more with each year. I love it too – the opportunity to celebrate my greatest loves, Edwin, Rowan, Henry, and our baby on the way. Each Valentine’s Day feels like a new dose of love with my family.

I’m so excited to celebrate Valentine’s Day with my sweet little growing valentinese this year and to show them love in every way possible! I honestly could not ask for a better Valentine’s Day trio than Edwin, Rowan, and Henry. How did I get so lucky to have the best boys? P.S. Look how little Rowan is in this old Valentine’s Photos from over the years… heart melting!

Valentine’s Day With Kids Gift Guide

Instead of creating a Valentine’s gift guide for her, I decided to expand my gift guide and create a Valentine’s Day with Kids Gift Guide to include your littles! This post has everything from Valentine’s Day pajamas to dreamy home goods to sweet treats to creative crafts (it’s time to break out the construction paper and paper hearts!).

There really are so many items with a fun twist like surprise balls (here and here), gorgeous jewels (here and here), little joys for baking like heart shaped cookie cutters, conversation hearts, and heart cookies (here, here, and here), books for you and your littles (here and here), clothing to wear for you and your littles (here and here), tabletop loveliness (here and here), and more. I included lots of ideas for your kiddos to make this Valentine’s Day one to remember with items that kids love. I also have a handful of lovely ideas for you. Hint, hint: pass this post on to your love if they need gift ideas for you!

I hope you enjoy my Valentine’s Day with Kids Gift Guide! If you don’t have a little, don’t fret. There are a ton of items in this guide for you that I know you’ll love. What do you have your eye on for Valentine’s Day this year? I’d love to hear if you think I forgot anything! I’m still formulating what I should do for Edwin but I have a few ideas for little things around the house and yard that I think would bring a smile to his face. Honestly, at this point in our lives, nothing beats exchanging love notes and relaxing with a lovely movie night at home after our boys go to sleep.

Share all your brilliant ideas!

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Rowan’s Pajamas (old – click through for this year’s V-Day pajamas and to also shop them for women and babies – important to note, 2/6 is their standard shipping cut-off for Valentine’s Day)

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Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

01Parterre Mama & Me Heart Stripe Pajamas

Because moms deserve a little love too! These gorgeous organic cotton poplin heart pajamas are so sweet for moms this Valentine’s Day. Parterre made matching pajamas for littles as well… so precious! My boys and I have them and adore them.
Valentine’s Day With Kids Gift Guide - Parterre Playsuit Sutton Heart Stripe

02Petite Plume Heart Embroidery Pajamas

I can’t imagine cuter pajamas for my little ones than these heart embroidered pajamas from Petite Plume! They are incredibly sweet and classic for the holiday and always. Petite Plume pjs are done in the most exquisite cotton and made with the finest attention to detail. I can’t recommend them enough. They get softer with each and every wash! We love ours.
Petite Plume Heart Embroidery Pajamas

03D’Ascoli Kaftan

Every new season from D’Ascoli is filled with beautiful dresses, kaftans, and blouses that I can’t get enough of! This particular kaftan has my heart because it is the perfect pink floral print that manages to be both boho and chic (+ the price is right!).
Valentine’s Day With Kids Gift Guide - D'Ascoli Kaftan

04Bella Bliss Embroidered Dress

This embroidered dress would be so cute on a little girl for Valentine’s Day. It’s easy, playful, precious, and comfortable.
Valentine’s Day With Kids Gift Guide - Bella Bliss Embroidered Dress

05J.Crew Oxford Button-Down

This oxford button-down provides a wonderful way for mamas to dress their favorite little men this Valentine’s Day in a festive but timeless way. Your little one is sure to be looking extra sharp in this. Rowan loves his pink button-down because pink is the favorite color of one of his besties.
J.Crew Oxford Button-Down

06ALEMAIS Floral Midi Dress

ALEMAIS hit a home run with this stunning dress. For another year now, ALEMAIS is proving to be one of my favorite designers. This dress is for any occasion, love day included.
Valentine’s Day With Kids Gift Guide - ALEMAIS Floral Midi Dress

07Marysia Bathing Suit

This women’s swimsuit is an instant classic and so flattering! This one piece is effortless and chic for poolside with your littles or family time at the beach. I have it in a different color way and it’s my favorite!
Valentine’s Day With Kids Gift Guide - Marysia Bathing Suit

08Minnow Swim Sun Hat

Fit to perfection, with a large brim for plenty of coverage, these double-lined cotton sun hats are protective without being overbearing. They are finished with thicker ties for the perfect bow and come in a handful of colors and prints.
Minnow Swim Sun Hat

09Minnow Swim Boys Boardie

The whole family can look adorable this Valentine’s Day and make memories in the sun with the cutest suits. These boys boardies are a must for your favorite little man. Rowan loves them!
Valentine’s Day With Kids Gift Guide - Minnow Swim Boys Boardie

10Minnow Swim One Piece

This one piece, detailed with a sweet gathered neckline andfinished with a tie knot, is practically perfect in every way! The is a beautiful addition to your girl’s closet.
Valentine’s Day With Kids Gift Guide - Minnow Swim Girls One Piece

11Baybala Floral Dress

An heirloom quality dress, this little dress is a beauty to treasure. With a perfect for play swingy silhouette, this dress can go from play to party with ease this Valentine’s Day.
Baybala Floral Dress

12Oso & Me Reversible Shirt

The perfect button-down shirt. This classic button-down that can go from school to the playground (Rowan wears button-downs constantly and I adore it). Rowan has this shirt in a different print and we both adore both.
Valentine’s Day With Kids Gift Guide - Valentine’s Day With Kids Gift Guide - Oso & Me Reversible Shirt

13La Coqueta Cotton Chinos

A quintessential pair of pants for little boys, La Coqueta’s effortlessly smart chinos are a must-have for adding a tailored touch to everyday styling. Done in exceptionally soft cotton, your little boys will love these pants!
Valentine’s Day With Kids Gift Guide - Valentine’s Day With Kids Gift Guide - La Coqueta Cotton Chinos

14Pepa London Bib Bow Dress

This traditional long-sleeved dress is made in Spain with the sweetest bow bib collar, aka the cherry on top of a perfect dress. Dress it up or down with a layered cardigan or a precious hair accessory for a finishing touch.
Pepa London Bib Bow Dress

15Little English Crochet Playsuit

This 100% Peruvian Pima Cotton playsuit has precious crochet detailing and an adorable Peter Pan collar. A sweet and seasonless gift for a baby girl (click through for some boy options too).
Little English Hearts Crochet Playsuit

16Oso & Me Missy Jumpsuit

Made from the coziest double cloth muslin this jumpsuit is as cozy as they come. Perfect for babies who are lounging, crawling, scooting, and walking. My boys have this jumpsuit and it’s adorable.
Oso & Me Missy Jumpsuit

17La Coqueta

The quilted embroidery and stunning floral print lining that adorn this sweater are all kinds of special. Pair this sweater with a pair of leggings on your little lady and she’ll have the cutest, coziest Valentine’s Day outfit.
Valentine’s Day With Kids Gift Guide - La Coqueta Quilted Jacket

18Le Lion Crew Heart Sweater

I love this classic Le Lion embellished sweater. The fit is a touch boxy, making it super easy to wear. It is adorned with Le Lion’s signature sequin heart. The most perfect sweater! P.S. It can be personalized or not.

19AYR The Something Special Dress

This flouncy smocked beauty will take you from brunch to dinner to a festive special event. This dress will give you all the heart eyes and is perfect for a Valentine’s date! Perfect for a bump too if you are pregnant.
Valentine’s Day With Kids Gift Guide - AYR The Something Special Dress

20La Ligne Marin Sweater

Is your Valentine’s Day shaping up to be a cold one? Then this classic La Ligne stripe sweater in eye-catching pinks is just what you need for a relaxed Valentine’s day date or a casual at-home date.
La Ligne Mini Marin Sweater

21Roller Rabbit Heart Women’s Pajamas

The classic Roller Rabbit heart print is a Valentine’s Day must year after year. I just love that it comes in a blue and white colorway… perfect for boy moms! These are sure to be comfy for sweet snuggles with your littles.
Roller Rabbit Heart Women's Pajamas

22Lake Pajamas Heart Kid’s Pajamas

Lake Pajamas are staples in our house and worn by my boys (and me!) constantly. These blue hearts are to die for (the pjs also come in green, red, and pink hearts).
Valentine’s Day With Kids Gift Guide - LAKE Pajamas

23Hill House Home Tummy Time Mat

The Hill House Home tummy time mat is a plush, heart-shaped play mat, perfect for baby to practice motor skills and hang out while awake. It’s compact for travel and cute enough to leave out all day, too. The prints are beautiful!
Hill House Home Tummy Time Mat

24Weezie Towels Lil Robe

Is there anything cuter than a toddler cruising around in a robe? I think not! Rowan LOVES his. Weezie ‘Lil Robes’ are so adorable. I love the pink and white hearts for little girls for Valentine’s Day and always!
Weezie Towels Lil Robe

25Parterre Posey Lovie

The darling heirloom lovies from Parterre could be for babies or kiddos but either way they are the perfect treat for your favorite snuggly little girls. They are handmade in a velveteen organic cotton with hand-embroidered details and meant to be loved by your little ones daily. P.S. They come in 3 beautiful prints.
Parterre Posey Lovie

26Oso & Me Pink Blanket

We love all things Oso & Me in our house! This lightweight extra stretchy fine merino wool blanket is perfect for cozy wrappability and is comfortable in all temperatures + seasons. Bonus: it can be machine washed and dried, which is huge with kids items!
Oso & Me Pink Blanket

27Mr. Boddington Valentine’s Bouquet Cards

Everyone needs a little extra love this winter so pop this beautiful illustrated card in the mail for a dear friend this Valentine’s day! I know it would brighten my day!
Mr. Boddington Valentine's Bouquet Cards

28Sugar Paper Hubba Hubba Cards

Oh hubba, hubba this card is cute! I’m ordering this for Edwin this Valentine’s Day because he’s the apple of my eye.
Sugar Paper Hubba Hubba Cards

29In My Heart Children’s Book

This is one of my favorite children’s books! I always loved reading it to my students and love that Rowan has a grasp of the meaning behind it now too. It is all about how our hearts can feel so many feelings. It’s a really beautiful book for littles! I also always recommend gifting classic books for any occasion, Valentine’s Day included.
In My Heart- A Book of Feelings

30Little Blue Truck’s Valentine Book

My boys are obsessed with dinosaurs, balls, animals, and vehicles of all types so you can imagine how a book series about two of their most favorite things is a huge hit in our house. The Valentine’s book within the Little Blue Truck series is just as sweet as all the others!
Little Blue Truck's Valentine Book

31The Idea of You Book

This book! Oh my goodness, trust me when I say this is a must-read! Read this book around Valentine’s Day and I promise you will feel inspired to spice up your love life. I read this book in two days and loved every single moment of it. You can thank me later for this recommendation!
The Idea of You Book

32The Light We Lost Book

I couldn’t put this book down. It is a love story about two people, Lucy and Gabe, who are or aren’t meant to be. I love the point of view it is written from and their star-crossed lovers story. I highly recommend it!
The Light We Lost Book

33Jane Win Heart Pendant

The prettiest blue lace agate heart pendant necklace… accented with a pink tourmaline stone in the center, this pendant truly bursts with joy from the heart.
Jane Win Heart Pendant

34Alison Lou Heart Cocktail Drops

Everything from NYC based fine jewelry brand, Alison Lou, shimmers and shines. The sparklers sure do catch the light. Wear these earrings as a playful contrast to colorful looks.
Alison Lou Heart Cocktail Drops

35Bling Wipes Jewelry Wipes

Say hello to your new best friend! Bling Wipes are your simple solution to keeping your jewelry sparkling wherever life takes you. These make for a perfect gift addition to a piece of jewelry or a lovely little something for your Galentine’s!
Bling Wipes Jewelry Wipes

36Mimi & Lula Hair Clips

The perfect Valentine’s Day gift for little girls is this combination of hair clips in sparkles and pretty pastels. Little ladies everywhere will swoon over them!
Mimi & Lula Hair Clips

37Babiators Heart Sunglasses

These heart shaped sunglasses come in three sizes for babies, toddlers, and kids and in multiple colorways. So cute for littles! Plus, they are polarized. Time to get outside in the sun and play!
Babiators Heart Sunglasses

38Winn and William Heart Embroidered Bow

Bows are to little girls what earrings are to us! If you’re treating yourself to a beautiful pair of earrings this Valentine’s Day, then treat your little lady to a floral heart embroidered hair bow.
Winn and William Heart Embroidered Bow

39H&M Heart Socks

It’s usually the simplest things that make kiddos smile, like heart printed socks. These are the perfect touch to make the holiday happy for your littles.
H&M Heart Socks

40Pepa London Straw Bag

The first time I saw this sweet little straw bag with its bespoke floral print handle, I swooned. I dare you to find a cuter kids purse. I’m sure you can’t!
Pepa London Straw Bag

41Pamela Munson Bow Bag

I have a few Pamela Munson bags from over the years, including this one but with baby handles. So, I can tell you firsthand that there’s nothing not to love about this lightweight straw tote with grosgrain handles. Bring it on vacation, slip your laptop into it for work, take it to lunch, sport it while shopping or on the school run. . It is both beautiful and functional!
Pamela Munson Handwoven Bag

42Loeffler Randall Bow Clutch

The loveliest accessory for Valentine’s Day (and spring!). This light pink knotted bow purse is the perfect purse for a Valentine’s date or for spring wedding season.
Loeffler Randall Bow Clutch

43Angel Shoes Open Heart Sandals

Classic little kid shoes with a whole lotta love! This open heart sandal is bound to win many a heart with your little ones.
Angel Shoes Open Heart Sandals

44Margaux Demi Ballet Flats

These effortless ballet flats are French-girl chic. They can have monograms hand-painted on them, adding a lot of extra personality! I have them and love them.
Margaux The Demi.

45Caroline’s Cakes Pink Champagne Cake

If you’ve never had a cake from Caroline’s Cakes, then you’re in for the ultimate treat. They are the most divine cakes with the best flavor. This pink champagne cake is a Valentine’s Day match made in heaven. Is so light and airy, it pops! Four layers of pink champagne cake are iced with buttercream… yum!
Caroline's Cakes Pink Champagne Cake

46The Sweetest Delight Heart Cookies

Let the romantic chatter fly over a few delicious heart cookies – an ideal dessert or party favor. You can pick your flavor between chocolate chip, red velvet, sugar, and more.
The Sweetest Delight Heart Cookies

47Sugarfina Sparkling Rosé Bears

Sugarfina gummies are always a crowd pleaser with the whole family. If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it! Always a go-to gift of mine.
Sugarfina Sparkling Rosé Bears

48Louis Sherry Chocolate Truffle Collection

Louis Sherry chocolates are my FAVORITES! They come in the most beautiful tins so they make fantastic gifts for your galentines.
Louis Sherry Chocolate Truffle Collection

49Valentines Stainless-Steel Cookie Cutters

Put a little extra love into every cookie with these whimsical Valentine’s cookie cutters. Create charming shapes that are fun to embellish with icings, candies, and sparkling sugars with your kids.
Valentines Stainless-Steel Cookie Cutters

50Dash Heart Mini Waffle Maker

Make Valentine’s Day morning and the month of February leading up to the holiday special for your littles with this mini heart waffle maker. I LOVE that it is mini so it doesn’t take up too much kitchen real estate. It would also be cute to bring out and use on birthdays etc.
Dash Heart Mini Waffle Maker

51Sweet Laurel: Recipes for Whole Food, Grain-Free Desserts

This is the BEST baking cook book! If you have a major sweet tooth but like to be health conscious, then the recipes in this lovely cookbook are for you. It’s a staple in our kitchen.
Sweet Laurel: Recipes for Whole Food, Grain-Free Desserts

52The Green Vase Hollyhock Plant

Calling all potted-flower enthusiasts who lack a green thumb (aka me!): This paper hollyhock is beautiful and elegant, and—best of all—it lasts forever. Handcrafted and simply stunning! They have many other florals to choose from too!
The Green Vase Hollyhock Plant

53Love You Cocktail Napkins

This set of 4 linen cocktail napkins is über sweet. Pop a bottle of bubbly on Valentine’s Day with your love and bring out these napkins for a little holiday cheer.
Love You Cocktail Napkins

54Sharland England Jug

Perfect for everyday use, as a serving piece or a vase for flowers, this jug features fine florals, hand-painted in gorgeous tones of pink, green and yellow. A beauty!

55The Ark Elements Splatter Plates

These hand painted plates are oh so dreamy! They come in 5 colorways but this color scheme is gorgeous for Valentine’s Day. What a delightful addition to any table.
The Ark Elements Splatter Plates

56Amanda Lindroth Scalloped Napkins

These napkins are everything – simple yet finished with a dash of fun with the pretty scalloped colored edge. They also come in a blue colorway.
Amanda Lindroth Scalloped Napkins

57Estelle Colored Glass Champagne Coupe Set

Estelle Colored Glass makes the most beautiful colored glass available! I’ve gifted their stunning colored glass cake stands before and they were a massive hit! These champagne coups are so special too.
Estelle Colored Glass Champagne Coupe Set

58Berner & Co. Match Strike

These striking beauties are the créme de la créme of table accents and joyfully functional. They are hand blown and hand cut crystal with sterling silver inserts. adjust strike your match on the bottom and voila! P.S. They are on sale now for the first time ever!
Berner & Co. Match Strike

59Aerin Heart Frame

My dear friend got this for me for my birthday two years ago and I just adore it. The heart is a beautiful, unique shape for a frame, and this textured, embossed shagreen display has a rich, luxurious feel and brass detailing. I have to say, the frame is exceptionally giftable – it is the perfect keepsake for a loved one.
Aerin Heart Frame

60Shortcourt Pickelball Paddles

Ready for the best Valentine’s Day day date? A few rounds of pickleball outside with your love or your family + a casual lunch. The effortlessly stylish pickle gear from Shortcourt is ready to take you from the court to cocktails.
Shortcourt Pickelball Paddles

61Valentines Play Dough Push Pop

These sweet little play dough push pops are the perfect gift and make a great alternative to gifting Valentine’s candy! These are wonderful for creative, sensory play.
Valentines Play Dough Push Pop

62Stackable Heart Crayon Set

This is such an amazing stackable crayon set. Each heart has a single colored crayon and is totally interchangeable from the rest of the set. Mix and match the 12 color hearts so you can make your own unique heart crayons.
Heart Crayons

63MERI MERI Felt Heart Garland

Surprise your kids on Valentine’s Day morning with some sweet little decorations in the kitchen. This beautifully crafted garland can be used year after year to bring love to your house for the holiday.
MERI MERI Felt Heart Garland

64Valentines Surprise Balls

Unwind colorful crepe paper ribbons and discover vintage-inspired toys, gifts and keepsakes! Deluxe Surprise Balls contain 12 prizes. Surprises vary by style and include: gemstone or crystal, vintage-inspired toy, charm, sweet, crown, temporary tattoo, confetti popper, your good fortune and more.
Valentines Surprise Balls

65Erin Wallace Designs Choo Choo Train Valentine Cards

I ordered these Valentines for Rowan to give out to his little preschool classmates last year (tap ‘Shop Now’ to see the ones I bought this year). I am so excited about them! Rowan loves all cars, trains, and locomotives so I thought they were just perfect for him.
Erin Wallace Designs Boys Choo Choo Train Valentine Cards

66Honey Bear Pages Ice Cream Valentine Cards

What child doesn’t love ice cream? These ‘You Melt My Heart’ Valentines are every bit as sweet as they are fitting.
Honey Bear Pages Ice Cream Valentine Cards

Valentine’s Day for you and your littles can be extra special this year with some of these sweet picks. In fact, Valentine’s Day is so often thought of as a commercialized, fluff holiday but I really think it’s so much more than that. Sure, it’s a great excuse to treat yourself, your galentines, your love, or your littles to a nice gift. However, it’s really a beautiful opportunity to stop, slow down, and show some appreciation for the people you love most in this world. For me, that’s Edwin, Rowan, and Henry. I can’t imagine living a single day without them.

This Valentine’s Day, I encourage y’all to not only shower your loved ones is sweet gifts but to really shower them in boundless amounts of love and endless hugs, kisses, and snuggles. I hope you enjoy the holiday and I hope this Valentine’s Day gift guide gave you some gifting inspiration. When all else fails, Valentine’s Day pajamas are always a hit (just like the precious Valentine’s print pajamas Rowan and I are wearing in this post).

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