Valentine’s Day provides a unique opportunity to help your children focus on kindness and friendship this year. In preschool, kids celebrate with crafts, sweet treats, and Valentine’s Day cards. These Valentines Day Preschool Theme Activities will help you find fun ideas to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your preschoolers and focus on loving others. There are lots of sweet Valentine’s Day themed activities and crafts you can use to help keep the focus on love and friendship this February.
Valentine’s Day Preschool Theme Activities
From crafts, to cookies, to science projects, I’ve got everything you need for a complete Valentine’s Day theme. Keep reading to discover all my favorite Valentine’s Day preschool theme activities for helping kids focus on friendship this February.
You’ll find great hands on activities and educational ideas, perfect for learning centers or homeschooling ideas.
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Valentine Activities for Preschoolers
Heart Themed Valentines Day Activities
When we think of Valentine’s Day, we think of hearts. These sweet symbols of love and kindness are everywhere in the month of February. I’ve put together a list of fun heart themed Valentine’s Day activities you can use at home or in the classroom to help your preschoolers get ready to celebrate the holiday while learning early math and literacy skills too.
Heart Shape Activities for Preschoolers
Check out a few favorite heart themed Valentine’s Day preschool activities and Valentine crafts:
- Valentine’s Day Math for Preschoolers
- Valentine’s Day Preschool Alphabet Activities
- Kid Made Heart Bird Feeders
- Random Acts of Kindness Hearts
- DIY Heart Stamps: Preschool Heart Craft
- Paper Plate Yarn Heart Craft
- Valentine Number Playdough Mats for Preschool
- Marbled Hearts Shaving Cream Art
- February Preschool Crafts Your Kids Will Love
- 100+ Valentine’s Day Ideas and Activities
Printable Valentines for Preschoolers
Exchanging adorable DIY Valentine’s Day cards is simple and lots of fun for preschoolers. Plus, it’s a great way to get kids focused on sharing, kindness, and friendship this February.
Making DIY Valentine’s with your preschoolers also gives kids lots of great opportunities to practice cutting, pasting, and build fine motor skills.
I’ve put together a list of printable Valentine’s Day cards with tons of different themes your preschoolers are sure to love this year.
Check out my favorite Printable DIY Valentine’s Day Cards for Preschoolers below:
- The Best Valentine’s Day Cards for Kids
- Valentine’s Day Cards for Bookworms
- Preschool Valentine’s Day Cards
- 20 Free Printable Valentine’s Day Cards
- Valentine’s Day Minecraft Printables
- Printable Unicorn Valentine’s Day Cards
- Free Gnome Valentine’s Day Cards
STEM Projects present unique opportunities to combine math, science, technology, and engineering in a way that helps kids think critically and get creative about solving problems. Plus, STEM activities are a whole lot of fun!
This preschool STEM science experiment is a unique way to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your preschool classroom while focusing on science and art. It’s an experiment your preschoolers won’t soon forget!
This hands on science experiment is full of excitement without all the sugary treats, so it’s an easy way to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your preschoolers. This baking soda and vinegar volcano includes Valentine’s Day glitter and confetti in the mix, creating an explosion of hearts and glitter for a holiday celebration preschoolers will definitely remember.
Get the details about how to make this science experiment work here, along with some adorable volcano themed preschool Valentine’s Day printable cards for their friends.
Preschool Valentine Ideas
Then, don’t miss my list of 25 Valentine’s Day Science Experiments for even more learning fun this February.
Sensory Dough and Slime Recipes for Valentine’s Day
Sensory activities are often really easy to set up and lots of fun for kids of all ages. Preschoolers can use sensory experiences to build language skills, motor skills, and cognitive skills.
These Valentine’s Day sensory activities are easy to put together and fun for everyone.
You can use them in the classroom to help celebrate Valentine’s Day with themed centers or at home for extra learning fun this February.
- Easy Valentine’s Day Frozen Sensory Dough
- Valentine’s Day Floam Slime Recipe & Cards
- How to Make Valentine’s Day Slime
- Valentine’s Sensory Bottles
- Fluffy Slime for Valentine’s Day
- Shaving Cream Art: Marbled Hearts
- Valentine Edible Peeps Play dough
- Edible Marshmallow Playdough Recipe
Valentine’s Day Treats to Make with Preschoolers
Preschoolers can learn a lot in the kitchen. Since celebrating Valentine’s Day often involves lots of sweet treats, it’s the perfect time to get your kids involved in baking.
Preschoolers can learn about mixing, pouring, and measuring while making cookies, cakes, and candies for Valentine’s Day. Cooking helps preschoolers practice early math skills, become problem solvers, and build language skills too.
This Valentine’s Day, try creating one of your favorite recipes with your preschool learners for some extra learning fun this February.
Here are some of my favorite Valentine’s Day treat recipes to get your started:
- Stained Glass Valentine Cookies – Easy and Delicious
- Cupid Valentine Cupcakes
- Cute Poop Emoji Valentine Cupcakes
- 20 Red Velvet Valentine’s Day Desserts
What are some of your favorite Valentine’s day recipes to make with kids?
Share your treats in the comments for everyone to enjoy!
Valentine’s Day Read Aloud Books
Get ready to celebrate Valentine’s Day with books! Reading aloud to preschoolers is a really important way to help them fall in love with books. You can share these Valentine’s Day stories in the classroom or at home for extra learning fun this February.
With themes about kindness, friendship, and acceptance, these Valentine’s Day stories are perfect for sparking important conversations and getting kids excited about celebrating the holiday together this year.
Here are a few of our favorite Valentine’s Day read aloud stories to get you started:
- Love Matters Most by Mij Kelly
- The Yuckiest Stinkiest Best Valentine Ever by Brenda A. Ferber
- Love Monster and the Last Chocolate by Rachel Bright
- I’ll Love You Till The Cows Come Home by Kathryn Cristaldi
- What the World Needs Now is Love by Burt Bacharach and Hal David
- Love Is: A Story Book about Caring for Others, Book About Love for Parents and Children by Diane Adams
This Valentine’s Day, we can help our preschoolers focus on spreading love and kindness in so many fun ways! I hope these preschool theme activities have helped you plan a fun filled celebration with lots of early learning activities for your preschoolers this February.
Preschool Valentine Theme Activities
Share your ideas for creating valentines and celebrating the holiday with your preschoolers in the comment section.
I can’t wait to read about your learning adventures and get some new ideas of my own too. Happy Valentine’s Day!
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