Valentine’s Day is here! While this kid-favorite holiday is typically filled with class parties, gifts, crafts and treats, you can also spark a “love of reading” with fun Valentines-themed literacy activities.
Check out this quick list of five fun Valentine’s Day literacy activities for kids, from Pre-K through elementary school.
Activity 1: Alphabetical Valentine’s Day Wreath Craft Activity
Tap into your child's creative side while practicing essential letter recognition and phonemic awareness skills. The best part? This Valentine's letter wreath requires only a few simple supplies you can find around the house!
For instructions on this activity, visit FunLearningForKids.com
Activity 2: Valentine’s Word Search
Practice spelling, trick words, and phonics in this treat of a Valentine's word search!
Activity 3: Valentine Vocabulary Cards
Create themed vocabulary cards based on Valentine’s Day words with your child and practice spelling and defining them. Select vocab words with multiple meanings that help students develop comprehension skills.
Activity 4: Valentine's Day Word Scrambles
Turn your child or student into a super sleuth with these fun and engaging Valentine's Word Scrambles!
Activity 5: Upper & Lowercase Heart Matching Activity
Learning the alphabet goes well beyond just reciting a song - learning the lowercase and capital formation of letters PLUS the sounds they make gives Pre-K and Kindergarten students a leg up on learning to read! Check out this fun colorful game for matching uppercase and lowercase letter hearts.
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