Encyclopaedia Britannica Spotlight on Valentines Day

Yes, 14 February is Valentine’s Day and also the focus for this particular Britannica Spotlight.  Here, you can learn about the history of this day:

Valentine’s Day is celebrated on 14 February. It is also called Saint Valentine’s Day. On Valentine’s Day people greet loved ones, close friends, family members and school classmates by sending them cards called valentines. People also give chocolates, flowers and other gifts to loved ones. Valentine’s Day gifts often come packed in a red, heart-shaped box.

The Activity Centre is full of crafts including cards to make and other activities that fit with the Valentine theme. http://spotlight.britannica.co.uk/Valentine


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