Cross-Curricular Centers & Activities to Celeberate Valentine's Day!
Each activiy below includes the prep needed to do activity with students in the description. It may include just copying worksheet or printing, laminating and cutting center games. Each direction to games are located on one of the game sheets for student use.
Resource Includes the Following:
❤️ Valentine's Day Literature List
❤️ Valentine's DayWriting Station Words
❤️ Classroom Books
❤️ Student Booklets
❤️ Art Projects
❤️ Literacy Centers
❤️ Math Centers
Valentine’s Day Literature List:
Choose books to read to your students about this special day.
Valentine’s Writing Station Words:
Print and laminate a few colored copies for students to use in centers or copy one sheet for each student to put in their writing folder or journal.
“Love Is” :
Copy cover on cardstock and then copy the student sheet for each student and have them write and draw what they think love is or who do they think loves them. Collect each student paper and make classroom book binding or stapling book together.
“Our Love Monsters” :
Copy cover on cardstock and then copy the student sheet for each student and have them write and draw who they think is their love monster; who loves them . Collect each student paper and make classroom book binding or stapling book together.
“How Many Hearts” :
Copy and assemble each of the “How Many Hearts booklets for each students . I have set it up so you can copy the pages back to back them make booklet for each student. Students color the hearts the correct color, practice writing the number and then practice reading the booklet.
Love Splat :
Copy and assemble Splat using the directions and template page in unit. Hang Splat hallway or in the classroom for decorations.
Copy and assemble Love Monsters using the directions and template page in unit. Hang your Love Monsters in the hallway or in the classroom for decorations.
Love Acrostic Poem:
Make a copy for each students and have them write things they know about love using the first letters in the word love. Note: For my students who were younger we did this activity with our 4th grade buddies.
Heart Rhyming Word Match Game
: Print & Laminate all Cards. Memory Game:
Children place the cards face down in rows. They take turns turning two cards over to see if they have matched two rhyming words and the cards fit together. If it does they keep both cards, if not they turn the cards back over and the next child has a turn. The person who has the most matches wins the game. Match
Children can play in partners or by self matching the two rhyming words on the cards.
Heart CVC Word Game:
Students insert vowels hearts onto line on the word cards and make words. Students can write words on white boards or paper. They may also use the Make A Word worksheets included in resource.
Hearts Roll It! Read It! :
Print & Laminate all Cards., There are 5 short vowel word cards and 5 sight word cards. Roll one die & count your dots. Read the word list that corresponds with the number that you roll.
Heart & Monster Love Roll & Bump Game:
Roll two or three number cubes and add those numbers. Cover that space with your marker. You can bump your partner’s color and take their space! If you cover a space with two markers stacked on top of each other, you lock that space and can’t be bumped. The player to use all ten of their markers first is the winner!
Monster Love Ten Frame Roll and Cover:
Print & Laminate all Cards Choose a Love Monster and who will roll first. Roll one die and count your dots. Place that many counters on your ten frame . Continue taking turns rolling and placing your counters. The first person who cover both their ten frames wins.
Heart & Monster Love Roll and Cover:
Students roll either one or two dice depending of the game card, and cover the number that corresponds to the number of dots rolled on the die. Can be played individual or with a partner.
Kids have some Valentine fun while learning!
❤️ Literacy & Math Centers: February--Hearts, Love Monsters & Presidents
❤️ Literacy Unit: February
❤️ Literacy Bundle: December, January & February
❤️ Presidents' Day Activities & Centers
❤️ Memorial Day Centers & Activities