Whether you’re a teacher or a parent, a classic kids movie is the perfect way to celebrate Valentine’s Day at a party or evening home. Pop in one of these great family movies while your kids make Valentines or heart cookies.
Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown (1975) is the classic that every generation loves. The Peanuts gang enjoys Valentine’s Day with their usual antics and good old Charlie Brown keeps wishing for just one Valentine. The DVD version of this kids movie also has You’re In Love, Charlie Brown and Your First Kiss, Charlie Brown for more Valentine’s Day fun.
Winnie the Pooh – Un-Valentine’s Day and a Valentine for You is great fun as Rabbit puts a ban on the heart holiday and then the whole crew worries what will happen if Christopher Robin falls in love.
Clifford the Big Red Dog – King Clifford has two classic Clifford adventures. What makes more sense on Valentine’s Day than a big, red dog with a big, sweet heart?
Family Circus – A Special Valentine (1978) is another classic from another generation that still entertains and delights kids today. The Family Circus kids are competing to give their parents the best valentine as everyone explores the real meaning of the holiday.
Mickey & Minnie’s Sweetheart Stories (2004) is a sweet compilation of some Disney’s best couple-based cartoons. “Pluto’s Heart Throb” and other classic cartoons teach kids about love and friendship.
Lady and the Tramp (1955) is a true G-rated romance (without the sneaky extras in “G” movies from today). The timeless tale of puppy love with delight kids and give the parents great memories as well.
Berenstain Bears’ Cupid’s Surprise visits Mama, Papa, Sister and Brother Bear in Bear Country as they learn about Valentine’s Day.
Muppet Babies Be My Valentine (1993) – Join the Muppet Babies in their nursery as Miss Piggy continues to chase after Kermit the Frog and Gonzo keeps chasing Miss Piggy. Through the show’s classic way of incorporating non-cartoon movie clips and amazing sound effects, Nanny teaches the Muppets about love and friendship and heart shaped cookies.
Bugs Bunny- Cupid Capers – The Mel Blanc original will delight your kids as much as it did you. In 1979. Bugs Bunny is back to his usual antics with a Valentine’s Day twist.
Pepe Le Pew’s Skunk Tales Warner Brothers Golden Jubilee 24 Karat Collection gives the lovable French skunk his due with some of the best Warner Brothers tales of unrequited love as only Pepe Le Pew and his accent can do.
Franklin’s Valentines (2000) – Kids have always connected with Franklin the turtle’s honest stories about fearing the dark, making mistakes, and learning to do the right thing by often doing the wrong thing. “Be My Valentine” and “Franklin’s New Friend” are two more episodes kids will love because they go through the same things Franklin does.