Valentine's Day Cartoons and Story that Kids love

Valentines Day Celebration

Valentines day is celebrated all over the world, every year on February 14. It is an annual commemoration to celebrate love and affection, for the intimate companions. The images with heart-shaped outline, doves, and the figure of winged Cupid are a few of the modern Valentines day symbols.

Around the 17th century, valentine's day became well known in the United Kingdom. And during the middle of 18th century, it became a common practice, in all levels of society to exchange tokens of love or handwritten notes. Printed cards replaced hand written letters as the printing technology got developeed. It became easier to express emotions and feelings, whenever direct expression of emotions was discouraged. In the USA, young men and women began exchanging hand written Valentine notes during the early years of 17th century. Esther A. Howland was the first to sell mass produced Valentine's day greeting Cards, in the USA.


Saint Valentine
Saint Valentine

Valentine day gifts:

Valentine day gifts may contain jewelry, cookies, flowers, Rose light Mini LED light, chocolate candies, Teddy Bear and balloons, gift certificates, waterproof shower radio or music player, perfumes, heart pendants, Lingerie, concert or sporting event tickets, rented sports car for a day etc.

Kids and Cartoons:

Kids love to watch cartoons of their favorite story or heroes. Cartoon pictures and story related to Valentines Day is a way to impart knowledge to kids, with a mixture of art and fun. Lot of creativity goes behind drawing cartoons. It is the best way to keep the kids engaged during their holidays.

Roman god Lupercus and Goddess Juno
Roman god Lupercus and Goddess Juno
Ancient Rome, Italy
Ancient Rome, Italy

Valentines Day Cartoons and Story

The story behind this celebration is quite interesting.

Beginnings go back more than 2000 years, to the days of ancient Rome. Every February, the citizens of that city which can still be found in today’s Italy, had a holiday honoring Juno, their goddess of women and marriage.

Choosing a Partner
Choosing a Partner

During the celebration, young men and women hold a slip of paper from a large vase. A name was written on the paper. And that would be the person’s partner for a two days celebration starting the following day, a celebration honoring Lupercus, a Roman god who is said to bring good luck.

King Claudius - II and his Army
King Claudius - II and his Army

It wasn’t until hundreds of years later that the holidays honoring Lupercus and Juno changed to honor a man named Valentine. Valentine was a Christian priest.

When Claudius the II, the King of Rome declared it unlawful for young men to marry. He wanted them to be soldiers in far away lands. He thought that if the young men were married, they would worry about their wives back home and so wouldn’t make very good warriors.

Saint Valentine sent to prison for disobeying King's orders. People threw flowers and messages at him.
Saint Valentine sent to prison for disobeying King's orders. People threw flowers and messages at him.
St. valentine and others with the same name
St. valentine and others with the same name

Valentine disobeyed the king and secretly married many young couples. When Claudius found out about it, he sent Valentine to prison. But the priest was very popular. And people threw messages and flowers to him. Those messages and flowers are believed to be the world’s first Valentine’s greetings.


After Valentine died, he was named a holy person, a Saint. Over the years, other people named Valentine also became saints. But the first one, the priest who secretly married young men and women is remembered most.

Sometimes, funny riddles are written on Valentine’s Day cards like these. Kids love to read such cards.

What did the boy Octopus say to the girl Octopus?

Can I hold your hand,hand..hand…hand?

Octopus Love
Octopus Love

What did one snake say to the other snake?

Give me a little hug and a hiss.

Snake Love
Snake Love

What is the Vampire’s sweet heart called?

His ghoul friend.

Vampire and his Ghoul friend
Vampire and his Ghoul friend

Why did the banana go out with the prune?

Because he couldn’t get a date.

Banana and Prune love
Banana and Prune love

What did the stamp say to the envelope?

I am stuck on you.

Stamp and Envelope
Stamp and Envelope
Cupid
Cupid

Moreover, people often report that they can feel their heart beating faster when they are near the one they love.  But today we know that the person’s brain controls her or his feelings, not the heart.  Nobody knows for certain why people fall in love.  But according to legend, this is the one who is responsible.  His name is Cupid and you often see him on Valentine’s Day cards and decorations. 

Cupids arrow makes someone to fall in love.
Cupids arrow makes someone to fall in love.
Love is blind
Love is blind

The ancient Romans said that Cupid was the son of Venus, their goddess of love. Sometimes he is called damn Cupid. The ancient Romans said that damn Cupid would look for someone and then shoot an arrow into her or his heart. The arrows were magical and couldn’t be felt. But they had a powerful effect on the person yet, because as soon as she saw who never happened to be nearby, she would immediately fall in love with him. Sometimes, it didn’t make any sense to fall in love with that person. Perhaps he didn’t love her back. But it didn’t matter. That’s why we often say, Love is blind.

When your heart gets hit by Cupid’s arrow, according to legend, you have no power over your feelings.

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