See how to write a love song simply in this kid-focused tutorial. Love makes people do funny things, like make mixed tapes or sing silly love songs. Why not join in the fun this Valentine's Day by writing your very own love song? In this activity, your child can rewrite the lyrics to his favorite love song to sing to a loved one as a heartfelt Valentine's Day gift. Writing lyrics is a good way to spark his interest in music while giving his creative writing chops a boost!
If your child rolls his eyes at the idea of writing a love song, reassure him that it doesn't have to be sappy! Here are a few classic and contemporary love songs to get you started: "You're the One That I Want" from Grease, " Wild Thing" by The Troggs, "Viva La Vida" by Coldplay, "No One"" by Alicia Keys, or "Bleeding Love" by Leona Lewis. Learn how to write a love song for Valentine's Day and beyond.