Let us help with a collection of heart-inspired activities covering art, science, math, writing, and reading activities. Click the links below to get your free Valentine’s Day classroom activities.
Valentine’s Day activities from Evan-Moor resources:
- Heart science activities
Grades 1–3: Includes information on the circulation system, directions for conducting experiments and activities, and a mini book.
(From Science Works for Kids: How Your Body Works)
- Creative writing activities
Grades 2–6: Includes 25 quick write topics, sixteen story starters, and titles around
the themes of winter and Valentine’s Day.
(From Giant Write Every Day)
- Valentine’s Day art projects
Grades 1–4: Includes a woven valentine card, a heart basket, a chain of hearts,
and a valentine bookmark. These make great valentines to share at home and school!
(From Art for All Seasons)
- Valentine’s Day pocket book project
Grades 1–4: Includes a variety of activities involving writing, art, graphing, and
other curriculum-connected ideas.
(From Theme Pockets: February)
- Build a Valentine Box
Grades 1–6: Collect used cereal or shoe boxes and have your students design an “in-box” for their valentine letters. Give specific measurements for “mail slots” and have students use rulers to measure. Provide students with white butcher or wrapping paper to decorate and design their boxes.
Bulletin Board template: “Put It in Your Pocket”
Valentine pockets and butterflies display student work on this bright red and pink bulletin board.
Books, activities, and other fun resources for Valentine’s Day:
- Valentine’s Word Party Games
Perfect for room parents organizing a classroom party!
- Valentine’s Day Math
Ideas for practicing math with conversation candy hearts
- Valentine’s Day Card
Cute and simple finger paint valentine card from Enchanted Learning
- Valentine’s Day Reading Recommendations
Book list for children from the Cincinnati library
- Pinterest Board
“Valentine’s Day: Our Favorite Pins!”
Check out Evan-Moor’s Theme Pockets: Valentine’s Day e-book for more ideas!
Theresa Wooler has more than 10 years’ experience in K–6 classrooms as a parent volunteer, has taught high school English, and is currently involved in education through Evan-Moor’s marketing communications team.