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9+ Valentine Ideas for Young Adults

by | Jan 4, 2024 | Parenting, Adult Children

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Valentine Ideas for Young Adults and Adult Children

So much in this world is stressful and difficult. We all look forward to some holidays more than others. Let’s show some Valentine love to our young adults with these Valentine ideas for young adults and Valentine gifts for young adults.

If you haven’t made a big deal about Valentines Day in the past, this would be a great time to start. After all, this holiday is all about LOVE!

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Valentine Ideas for Young Adults

Please know that Valentine’s Day is a very stressful time for teenagers and young adults. The reason is that they are putting so much pressure on themselves to have a perfect relationship. If they are in a relationship, they may not feel like it’s “good enough”. If they aren’t in a relationship, they feel like they want to be.

Our young people feel a lot of FOMO (fear of missing out) because of social media. This makes a lot of simple things complicated. By creating memories together and including their friends, they will feel special. Make it a fun event!

Be sure if your young adult is away to send a care package for Valentine’s!

#1 Valentine Ideas for Young Adults: Advent Calendars

A great way to anticipate an event is to use an Advent calendar. There are some great 14 day countdowns on various sites! These make awesome Valentin gifts for young adults. Here are a few…

These are so fun!

#2 Valentine Ideas for Young Adults: Make a gingerbread house

Did you run out of time to do one of these at Christmas? Gingerbread houses can be fun anytime of the year. There are great ideas on Pinterest! Here are a couple of options. Option 1 and Option 2

#3 Valentine Ideas for Young Adults: Wear red pajamas

Whether they are for Christmas or Valentines, pajamas are always fun. These p.j.s in red are fun!

Check out these fun pajama choices for your Valentine gifts for young adults! Choice #1, choice #2, and choice #3

#4 Valentine Ideas for Young Adults: Make sweet treats

There are so many fun treats to make for this holiday! Here are 25 Valentine desserts to try. Even if all you do is pick up some cookie dough from your favorite grocery store, it’s fun to have a treat that you might not otherwise usually have.

#5 Valentine Ideas for Young Adults: Movie night with charcuterie

Watch some movies about love. This list is not just movies about romantic love, but about friendships and family love as well.

Here are some fun prom movies as well.

And here a great DIY charcuterie board idea from Laura!

#6 Valentine Ideas for Young Adults: Play games

Our boys like to play games when we get together, usually poker. For Valentine’s Day, here are a couple of options…

237 Minute To Win It Game or Goat Lords or Answer This are all good choices for interactive and communicative games for the evening.

Here are 25 games for all sorts of ages if you might be including younger kids in the eventing.

#7 Valentine Ideas for Young Adults: Have a special dinner with all their favorites

I love to cook, and my boys all grew up loving to help. They are all now really great cooks on their own. A favorite meal for our family would be grilled steak or salmon, sauteed Brussel sprouts, and smashed red potatoes. We have it down to a science with each person contributing something to the meal. Add in a delicious dessert, and you have a great evening right there!

Here are some ideas for a family dinner at Valentines

#8 Valentine Ideas for Young Adults: Send multiple cheesy texts or an actual card

Many times, our young adults live away. This opens up a few options. Send the cheesy texts with lots of silly emojis. Send texts with silly memes or GIFs. No one really gets snail mail anymore, so an actual card would be really special. A combination of all of these things make for a fun day -even if they act like they are embarrassed!😊

#9 Valentine Ideas for Young Adults: Give them a little gift

Gifts are not necessary, but a holiday is always a great excuse to give a little something. Here are some Valentine gifts for young adults ideas.

Bonus Valentine Ideas for Adult Children:

Here are 5 Valentine Care Package Ideas you can create to send to your college student or young adult. Care Packages are for everyone!

Send a Sugarwish for Valentines! There are so many choices! You can choose for your person, or send a gift card and they can decide for themself!

Or send a subscription box to your loved one. You can choose once, monthly, or various other set times… There are so many to choose from!

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