Valentine Math & ELA Centers, Games, & Fun | 12 Activities Aligned to CCSS

Rated 4.83 out of 5, based on 221 reviews
221 Ratings
Jamie Rector
Grade Levels
2nd - 3rd
Resource Type
Formats Included
  • PDF
81 pages
Share this resource
Report this resource to TPT
Jamie Rector


This 80+ page collection of Valentine Math and ELA Centers, Games, and Fun is designed to be used in a 2nd grade classroom. The activities will serve as independent practice of 2nd grade Common Core Standards. A printer-friendly version is also included. The 12 activities and standards covered are:

Math Activities:

  1. Odd and Even Sort (2.OA.C.3)
  2. Sweetheart Bump! (2.NBT.B.5)
  3. Math Fact Fill the Candy Jar Game (2.NBT.B.5)
  4. Cupcake Numbers Different Ways (2.NBT.A.3)
  5. Ordering Numbers Cookie Sort (2.NBT.A.4)
  6. Whole Group Math Game (2.NBT.A.2)

ELA Activities:

  1. Noun and Verb Sort (L.2.1)
  2. Vowel Digraph Sort (RF.2.3b)
  3. Cupcake Compound Words (L.2.4d)
  4. Synonyms are Sweet! Game (L.2.5b)
  5. Strawberry Sight Word Game (RF.2.3f)
  6. Sweetheart Make Words & Valentine Make Words (RF.2.3)

PLEASE NOTE: I have included both full-color and printer-friendly versions (black/white backgrounds) of the task pages. The full-color versions are in the document as is, while the printer-friendly versions are all located in the back of the file for your printing convenience. Simply click File, Print, then select the pages you wish to print (either the full-color pages or printer-friendly pages). I hope you enjoy the extra option of printer-friendly pages!

I hope you find these activities to be a great way to create hands-on learning in your classroom! Don't forget to download the Preview File to see all that is included.

You might also be interested in:

Interested in a COMPLETE SYSTEM for assessing students in reading using ANY text?

  1. Common Core Reading Graphic Organizers - 2nd Grade
  2. Common Core Reading Interactive Notebook - 2nd Grade
  3. Common Core Digital Graphic Organizers - 2nd Grade

Jamie Rector from 2nd Grade Stuff

Blog // Facebook // Instagram // Pinterest // Email List // FREE FB Group


The Common Core Standards were developed and written by the NGA.

© Copyright 2010. National Governors Association Center for Best Practices and Council of Chief State School Officers. All rights reserved.

Total Pages
81 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 month
Report this resource to TPT
Reported resources will be reviewed by our team. Report this resource to let us know if this resource violates TPT’s content guidelines.


to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Determine whether a group of objects (up to 20) has an odd or even number of members, e.g., by pairing objects or counting them by 2s; write an equation to express an even number as a sum of two equal addends.
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
Know spelling-sound correspondences for additional common vowel teams.
Recognize and read grade-appropriate irregularly spelled words.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.


Questions & Answers


TPT empowers educators to teach at their best.

More About Us

Keep in Touch!

Sign Up