Looking for a Valentine’s Day activity to do with your preschooler? We have a mega list full of ideas to help you spread the love!
Why Do Valentine’s Day Activities
Kids love holidays. Any chance to celebrate and do different activities, kids are all about it. Coming up with activities to make holidays special isn’t always easy. We have compiled a list of over 30 Valentine’s Day activities to help make your activity planning a bit easier. Not all of these activities have to be completed on Valentine’s Day (thankfully).
The majority of the activities we have listed work on many different skills. Fine motor skills, letter recognition, color recognition, scissor skills, and many other skills are used in these activities. Be assured that if you choose to do these activities, your little learner will improve in many ways.
From science experiments to crafts, the list of Valentine’s Day activities is well-rounded. Learn how to make your own play dough and then use the play dough to make love bugs or use it on play dough mats. You can make some valentines for people you love and then give them as a gift. There are so many different activities to choose from the hardest part is choosing one to start with.
Most of these activities use items you already have at home. Some even reuse items you may have received for Valentine’s Day. Save those chocolate boxes and rose petals and turn them into fun activities for your little learners.
If print and go is more your style, don’t worry! We have some of those craft ideas too! Valentine’s Day activities don’t have to be complex or messy to make a big impact on your little learners. They will have fun while using their brains and muscles to create something beautiful. Let the creativity of your little ones flow while doing the projects. It helps to build their confidence and makes each project unique.
Looking for valentines to give to other people or a class? These ideas work for that, too. We have crayons you can make yourself or printable flowers to add to lollipops. These are just a few ideas!
Items You’ll Need for Valentine’s Day Activities
Each activity is unique so be sure to check out the individual link of the activity you are doing to see specifically what you will need. Here is a list of the most common items:
crayons (or other coloring tools)
play dough (recipes to make some are linked below, too)
Yummmmm! Bring on the great ice cream treat with this homemade ice cream recipe.
Preschool Activities for Valentine’s Day
From making your own play dough to print-and-go activities, this Valentine’s Day activities list has many different options to fit your needs. Most of all, enjoy spending some quality time with your little valentines.