Happy Valentine’s Day!
It's that time of year again! We have
everything you need to inspire your
students, from time-saving tips to classroom crafts and educational
activities. Start the school year right!
Help your child create this beautiful heart creation made out of wire and yarn.
In this Valentine's Day activity, your second grader will design her very own heart map to show what she's really made of.
Spread the love this Valentine's Day with a sweet and charming paper heart chain!
This heart print makes the perfect simple and sweet gift for Valentine's Day!
Make hot chocolate for a special Valentine's treat. White chocolate dyed pink with raspberries - what a perfect way to cheer up a winter day!
Sure, you can go out and buy a box of Valentine cards--but for a special message try this simple craft activity to make someone's day.
This Valentine's Day, you and your child can bake up a batch of classic red velvet cupcakes and learn more about this vintage treat while he uses his measurement skills!
This dreamy combination of peanut butter and chocolate is a spectacularly simple recipe that is even safe for your young child to try.
Valentine's Day Printables
Can your child cut out and match each chocolate to its empty spot in the box? He'll boost his fine motor skills and important shape recognition skills.
Sweeten up the classic game of Tic-Tac-Toe with this colorful Valentine's Day version! Instead of X's and O's, your child competes using hearts and chocolates.
Happy Valentine's Day! Your first grader will color all the candies in this heart-shaped box while solving some sweet math problems.
Can your child get to the heart of this Valentine's Day activity? Challenge your child to find and connect the pair of hearts that match. It's more difficult than you'd think!
Read more: Valentine's Day Coloring Pages
Valentine's Day Recipes and Party Ideas
Create a Valentine's party to remember for your children by hosting a Valentine's Tea.
Give that plain red lollipop some pizazz this Valentine's Day! All you need is some popcorn, pink marshmallow goo, and a few decorations.
Give your child a heartfelt, heart-healthy breakfast this Valentine's Day. This breakfast idea's great for a sweet touch to the morning, even a busy one!
Instead of eating only sweets this Valentine's Day, help your child make this tasty savory dish that's full of color, fresh flavors, and heart-healthy ingredients.
Teaching About Love
One of the most important parts of a child's education is her social education--and teaching kids empathy can go a long way towards eliminating anti-social behaviors.
Here are a few different ways to express your love for your youngster, celebrate Valentine's Day, and ease her fears of what may or may not happen at school.
Valentine's Day Tips
Your kids may be too young to date, but that doesn't mean he's too young for Valentine's Day angst.
Here are a few easy ways to show Mother Earth your love this February.
Books to Snuggle Up To:
Morris the Mole is searching high and low for someone to love, but none of the animals in the barn seem quite right. He soon realizes that sometimes you have to let love find you. This is a heartfelt read-aloud for preschoolers.
What is it about some of your favorite people (or animal friends) that you really like? This little book describes what’s special about those very special relationships. A charming book to read with your kindergartener.
In this sweet and funny read, Splat the Cat tries to give his crush Kitten a very special Valentine. Can Splat overcome his nerves, and his pompous rival Spike? A great beginning read for first graders.
In this swashbuckling Valentine’s adventure, Joe helicopters Osbert and his penguin pals to the South Pole for a southern lights extravaganza. There, Osbert meets the penguin of his dreams. This story of love and friendship is a great read for second graders.