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Best Valentine’s Day Fun For Kids in Seattle

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Valentine’s Day is special for kids. They love sweet treats, making and exchanging cards and spending time with the people they love best. Here are some fun activities you can do with your littlest valentines to celebrate!

Long-Distance Valentines
Saturday and Sunday
February 2 and 3
February 9 and 10
11:00am – 2:00pm
1:00pm – 2:00p,
Museum of Flight
9404 East Marginal Way S
Seattle, WA 98108
206.764.5720
http://www.museumofflight.org

Take a look at the early days of airmail, and then send your loved ones over the moon with a sweet valentine made by you!

Heart Week
Tuesday – Saturday
February 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9
Kids Quest Children’s Museum
4091 Factoria Mall SE
Bellevue, WA 98006
425.637.8100
http://www.kidsquestmuseum.org

Make a Valentine and learn about your body’s most loved muscle! Weekly activities are free with Museum membership or paid admission.

Date With My Dad
Friday and Sunday
February 8 and 10
American Girl Store
Alderwood Mall
3000 184th Street
Lynnwood, WA 98037
877.247.5223
http://www.americangirl.com

Spend a special day with your daughter! You’ll enjoy a delightful meal, make a paper craft, and even sign a “father-daughter promise” to keep having fun together. Includes a keepsake photo and frame, plus an American Girl book to take home. For girls ages 8+. Tickets $38/person, available by calling 877.247.5223.

Valentine’s Day Celebration
Saturday, February 9
10:00am – 3:00pm
Woodland Park Zoo
5500 Phinney Ave. N
Seattle, WA 98103
206.548.2500
http://www.zoo.org

Otters, red pandas, snow leopards, gorillas and other animals at Woodland Park Zoo celebrate Cupid’s holiday the wild way with heart-shaped ice pops made of fruit juice, honey, strawberries and cranberries, herbal bouquets, heart-shaped steaks and more animal favorites. The romantic treats are part of the zoo’s excellent animal care program to help enrich the lives of the zoo’s animals, promote natural animal behavior, keep animals mentally stimulated and engage zoo visitors. Free with zoo admission.

Valentine’s Day Kids’ Dash
Saturday, February 9
9:00am
Green Lake Park
5900 W Green Lake Way N
Seattle, WA 98103
206.729.9972
http://www.valentinesdaydash.com

Kids ages 10 and under can participate in the FREE PCC Healthy Kids Little Heart Beet Run that takes place at 9:10am just before the main Valentine’s Day Dash 5K. All kids in this event will receive a free bib with the #1 to wear and a free ribbon when they cross the finish line. Parents complete an entry form for their kid online HERE or onsite at the event.

Family Valentine’s Dance
Saturday February 9
5:15pm – 7:00 pm
Samena Swim & Recreation Club
15231 Lake Hills Blvd.
Bellevue, WA 98007
425.746.1160
http://www.samena.com

A special invitation for all dads and daughters, moms and sons! Wear your best evening attire and enjoy an evening of dancing, laughing, and making great memories. There will be several crafts, games to play, and appetizers to give you the energy to dance the night away. Cost per couple: $20/Members; $30/Non-Members. Call for reservations.

Valentine’s Day
Thursday, February 14
10:00am – 3:00pm
Seattle Children’s Museum
305 Harrison Street
Seattle, WA 98109
206.441.1768
http://www.thechildrensmuseum.org

Bring your kids to the museum to decorate cards for local retirement community residents. And learn some fun rhythm and rhyming along the way!

School’s Out Camp: Forgotten Valentine Party
Friday, February 15
9:00am – 3:00pm
The Moonpaper Tent
8503 Roosevelt Way NE
Seattle, WA 98115
206.708.6741
http://www.moonpapertent.org

Celebrate Valentines Day one day late with the mismatched folks of the wayward Fairy Circus who slept right through yesterday! Kids ages 4 -12 will enjoy merriment, creative drama, a tea party, arts and crafts and Forgotten Valentine’s Day Pomp! Pack a lunch and a water bottle. $75/child. Call to register.

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