Presentation on theme: "Valentine’s Day Traditions and Symbols. When is Valentine’s Day? Valentine’s Day is on February 14th Valentine’s Day is NOT a national holiday. Schools,"— Presentation transcript:
When is Valentine’s Day? Valentine’s Day is on February 14th Valentine’s Day is NOT a national holiday. Schools, banks and post offices are open.
What do we celebrate on Valentine’s Day? We celebrate friendship and love We ask: “Will you be my Valentine?” to our friends, family, boyfriend, girlfriend, husband or wife. This is not always a romantic question.
What are popular Valentine’s Day gifts? Cards Chocolate Candy Flowers (red roses) Red is the color of LOVE Jewelry
What do couples do on Valentine’s Day ? They give each other cards and gifts They eat at romantic restaurants and listen to romantic music They say: “I love you”
What do children do on Valentine’s Day? Children make Valentine’s Cards for their special friends and family Sometimes they give each other candy At school, they decorate Valentine’s boxes for their cards
What are other Valentine’s symbols? Cupid’s Bow and Arrow Pink and Red Hearts Teddy Bears Red Lips
Cupid Be careful! If Cupid strikes you with his arrow, you will fall in love with the first person you see.
What did you learn from this activity? When is Valentine’s Day?When is Valentine’s Day? February 12thFebruary 12th February 13 thFebruary 13 th February 14 thFebruary 14 th February 15 thFebruary 15 th What is an example of a popular Valentine’s Day gift?What is an example of a popular Valentine’s Day gift? ClothesClothes Ice CreamIce Cream FlowersFlowers CarsCars How do couples celebrate?How do couples celebrate? They eat a lot of candyThey eat a lot of candy They go to a nice restaurantThey go to a nice restaurant They make Valentine’s boxesThey make Valentine’s boxes They go to the beachThey go to the beach What is an example of a common Valentine’s symbols? A Christmas tree A heart An apple A smiley face How do children celebrate? They go to the movies They go shopping They give their friends cards and candy They go to romantic restaurants