Inspire Friendships in Kids
Valentine’s Day might be all lovey-dovey for adults. But for kids? They probably just want the candy! And while learning
the history of the holiday is part of the fun, this year try encouraging a different kind of sweet by celebrating friendship and
family with these ideas from
Nat Geo Kids.
Got 30 Minutes?
Family and friends warm the heart—and soup warms the stomach! Have your kids invite over their buddies for a
Soup Off! Challenge from the Nat Geo Kids Cookbook. Follow our basic recipe, then let everyone get creative and add some surprise ingredients!
Got More Time?
Help digest all that soup with some friendly competition among pals. Check out these photos of heart shapes in nature, then see who can spot the most heart shapes—outside or inside—in 15 minutes. Need a break before the next round? Check out some Weird But True! facts about the heart. (Bet no one knew that earthworms have five of them!) Photograph by Lori Epstein
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