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Teacher Approved Valentines Activities For Kindergarten

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Need some Valentine’s activities for Kindergarten? Use our resources to make plans for February. Includes crafts, science, math, and reading. We’ve also got tips for stress-free Valentine parties. Perfect for busy teachers and homeschoolers!

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Are you ready for Valentine’s Day? February is fast approaching and we wanted to make it easier for you to plan. So, we decided to gather all our Valentines resources and learning activities in one place.

Most kids love Valentines’ Day. Why not take advantage of that and use it as a springboard for all kinds of learning?

So, let’s jump right in and get started.

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Valentine’s Day Class Party

Are you planning a Valentine’s Day Class Party? We’ve got you covered with simple low prep ideas for Valentine’s Day Crafts, Activities and Games!

Firstly, here is a Free Valentine’s Day Letter to send home with your students. This will get your plans off to a great start.  The letter is completely editable, so you can change the details in text as needed.

Classroom parties stress me out!  How about you? If we are not very careful, the combination of excited kids and sugar can be a recipe for disaster. The secret is to be very prepared.

Before doing anything, please STOP and read our Valentine’s Day party tips  and my guide to planning a stress free Valentine party. Do this BEFORE planning your classroom celebration. They are GUARANTEED to make your day go smoother!

Teacher tip: Want to know my favorite line when it comes to classroom parties?

 “If you send in 5 classroom sets of cupcakes, I will give your kid 5 cupcakes right before they go home!”

Jennifer

Valentine’s Day Class Party Activities

These 5 Minute To Win It games are a blast to play and students will love using cute candy conversation hearts.  The best thing? They are easy to set-up and require minimal materials. 

Valentine worksheets for Kindergarten

I love this Valentine’s Day I spy printable for kids. This sweet find and color worksheet is full of cute Valentine themed shapes and characters for kids to spy. They can color each object as they find it, or color the whole worksheet once they’re done!

Valentine’s Day Cards

I always want my students to have cards to exchange but the reality is that there are always 2 or 3 whose parents just don’t send them in for whatever reason.  

So, I always have these printable valentines ready to go so everyone can participate! Or grab a free set of Valentine knock knock jokes. Scroll down the page for the free set.

Beary special craft

Of course your’ re going to need something to hold all those cards, so we have two fun crafts.

On the other hand, why not make it a family project? It makes life so much easier for you. Send home the free letter, encourage families to make a box at home, and give them a deadline.

Valentines activities for Kindergarten

Valentine Gifts For Students

Do you give to your students? If you are looking or an inexpensive and easy Valentine these cute and inexpensive ideas will make it easy!

Teacher Approved Valentine’s Day Videos

Let’s be honest, there are times when you just need a good video to show in your classroom.  And there are some great Valentine’s Day Videos that you can use with Kinders. They cover concepts like friendship, love,  or are just provide a good brain break!

Recommended Books for Valentine’s Day

Finding the right books for kindergarten can be tricky!  So, here is a list of Valentine’s Day books for Kindergarten that are tried and true!  These books give solid examples of love, persistence and kindness that all children can relate to. All of these books offer great opportunities for sequencing events, writing strategies, and creativity.

Valentine Day Themed Math

Valentines worksheets for Kindergarten

Are you looking for some mathematical Valentines activities for Kindergarten? We got you covered. All  these FREEBIES are perfect for math centers or early finishers? Get your class in the spirit of the holiday.

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Literacy Activities For Valentines Day

Some of the most engaging Valentines activities for Kindergarten involve reading and writing. The holiday and what it celebrates just lends itself to that. Here are some fun resources to try.

Valentines activities for Kindergarten

Science and STEM Activities

Valentines activities for Kindergarten

Science projects finish off our round up of Valentines activities for Kindergarten? Here are some fun Valentine’s Day STEM activities for kids! Have fun!

Conversation Heart Science Activities for Kindergarten from Simply Kinder on Vimeo.

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Valentines activities for Kindergarten

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Do you have any favorite Valentines activities for Kindergarten? What would you add to our list?

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