Valentine’s Day is huge for kids. The candy, cards, and gifts all make it an exciting holiday for children. They enjoy the concept of love and giving. It gives them the opportunity to express their love for parents, friends, and teachers. Learning to express their feelings is part of growing up. Given the holiday’s popularity, it’s no surprise that books about the day are also very popular. They teach children about sharing and caring. This story will teach them about the thought of giving as opposed the gift itself.
Valentine Surprise is a story about giving that also adds an additional lesson about the days of the week. Lily wants to give her mommy a heart for Valentine’s Day and she has a week to get it made. She makes a different heart on each day of the week, but none of them are just the right shape. By the end of the week, Valentine’s Day comes, and Lily has to choose which heart to give her mother as a gift. Children will enjoy seeing the craft projects that they are likely used to creating themselves. They will also get a lesson in days of the week from the story. The two lessons in one book give this story added depth and value.
Picture books are a great way to tell a story. Valentine Surprise is no exception. The story is written by Corinne Demas. She is an award-winning author of books for children and adults. She creates a heartwarming story of love in this book. The text is enhanced with the illustrations of R.W. Alley. The characters are adorable, and the colors are soft and inviting.
This simple tale of a girl just trying to create a gift for her mommy will ring true with many children. It’s a story with a meaning that’s perfect for young kids. This is a great book to donate to a classroom so that a teacher can bring it out each year and share it with their class. The story would also make a thoughtful gift for a child on Valentine’s Day.