The closer it gets to Valentine’s Day, the more I want to add hearts to every activity.
If you’re like me, and wanting to plaster everything with hearts, I’ve found a great selection of fun Valentine’s Day literacy activities to help your kids have fun while they practice reading and writing.
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Use candy kisses to spell your name, sight words, or spelling words with this simple Candy Kisses Game from Fantastic Fun and Learning.
Mix in a little science with this Melting Hearts Word Search activity from Inspiration Laboratories. You can hide sight words or spelling words in these hearts.
Practice your spelling words, or even sight words, with this Valentine’s Day Spelling Activity from Coffee Cups and Crayons.
Deliver some hearts while you practice reading with this fun Sight Word Delivery Game from Growing Book by Book.
Practice sight words, words families, or spelling words with this fun hanging words activity based on the book The Day it Rained Hearts from Inspiration Laboratories.
Get out your fancy heart doilies to practice reading with this Valentine’s Day Word Families activity.
Practice homophones with this free heart matching game from This Reading Mama.
Read a great book for Valentine’s Day.
ABC Creative Learning has a great list of 25 Valentine’s picture books.
You can find 10 Valentine’s books that will appeal to boys over at Embark on the Journey.
If you’ve looking for chapter books, Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas has a list of Valentine’s chapter books for kids.
Practice writing letters, sight words, or spelling words with this simple Valentine’s Day sensory writing tray from The Imagination Tree.
Use these Valentine’s Story Stones from Creative Family Fun to write your own Valentine’s Day stories.
Combine art and writing. Create a batch of these Kindness Heart Postcards from Toddler Approved and write notes to send to family and friends.
Create this gorgeous golden heart book from Imagination Soup and use it for creative writing. It’s the perfect place to write some Valentine’s poetry.
Make I Love Books from Fun-A-Day. This preschool activity can be easily modified for older kids by having the kids do all the writing themselves.
Have some fun with some kid-friendly Valentine’s Day Mad Libs found at My Sister’s Suitcase.
Don’t these all look like fun? Which of these Valentine’s Day literacy activities are you going to try with your kids today?
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