Valentine's Day Gifts and Valentines Day Cards for Kids? This is a lovely idea, but how do you handle the school valentine exchange? What gifts can be given to best friends both boy and girl? How do you help kids deal with Valentines Day? The UK takes Valentines Day far too seriously and Valentines Day is very adult orientated. In schools, the most popular boys and girls get dozens of cards, most of the boys don't give and many girls get nothing... This is a far cry from how it started. In the USA Valentines Day is for everyone, young and old. Let's take the disappointment out of Valentines Day and put the magic back.