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Valentine’s Day Math and Literacy Activities

Valentine ABC Build and Trace Cards - Letter B covered with mini counting chips

Sweet Ideas for Valentine’s Day

Add some of these sweet Valentine’s Day activities to your math or literacy centers this February. Students have fun practicing important math and reading skills with these engaging activities featuring chocolates, flowers, candy, teddy bears, hears, and more!

    Valentine’s Day Write the Room (It’s Editable!)

    Post the word cards around the room. Students begin searching for the cards with fun Valentine’s Day pictures. When they find a card, they look for the matching picture and write the word on their recording sheet. Continue the activity with one of the included extension pages for writing sentences using the words or sorting the words by the number of letters. The word list is editable, so you can create your own custom list.

    Valentine Write the Room 01
    Valentine’s Day Write the Room

    Valentine’s Day Sentence Scrambles

    These Valentine sentences are all mixed up! Students arrange the word cards to create a sentence. They then write each sentence on the included recording sheet. Use the cut and paste pages for a no prep activity students can do independently or take home.

    Valentine Sentence Scramble 01
    Valentine’s Day Sentence Scrambles

    Valentine’s Day Hidden Words (It’s Editable!)

    Grab a magnifying glass and search for the tiny words hidden inside these fun Valentine’s Day pictures. There are two different kinds of pages in this activity. Students either record their words and write a sentence, or they use a chart to create a word graph.

    Valentine Hidden Words 01
    Valentine’s Day Hidden Words Activity

    Valentine’s Day Measuring Length Activity

    Students practice measuring length with these cards featuring fun Valentine’s Day pictures. Use standard or non-standard measures such as paper clips, erasers, snapping cubes, etc. The set includes recording sheets and an extension activity.

    Valentine Measuring Length Activity
    Valentine’s Day Measuring Length Activity

    Valentine’s Day Number Clip Cards

    Build number sense with these fun Valentine’s Day clip cards. Students practice counting numbers 1 to 20 using pictures, ten frames, number words, and sequencing numbers. Just add clothespins and they are ready for your Valentine’s Day math centers.

    Valentine Clip Cards Numbers 1 to 20
    Numbers 1 to 20 Clip Cards – Valentine’s Day

    Valentine’s Day Read and Cover Sight Words (It’s Editable!)

    Choose a card and read the word. Look for the circle with the matching word and cover it up. Students can play on their own or with a partner. The word list is editable, so you can use the included sight words or any word list your students are studying. There are four different word mats with a fun Valentine’s Day theme.

    Valentine’s Day Read and Cover Activity Set

    Valentine Build and Trace ABC Cards

    Practice tracing or building letters with these Valentine Build and Trace Cards. Students can cover each letter with mini erasers, math cubes, counting chips, stickers, etc. You can also laminate the cards and provide students with a dry erase marker to trace each letter. They work great with dot makers.

    These Valentine alphabet cards have both uppercase and lowercase letters. They are larger sized, and print 2 cards per page. This is a perfect size for small hands learning fine motor skills.

    Valentine ABC Build and Trace Cards - Letter B covered with mini counting chips
    Alphabet Build and Trace Letters: Valentine’s Day

    Valentine Number Cards 1-20

    These versatile Valentine number cards are perfect for small groups, centers, or independent work. Each number 1-20 is presented in 5 different formats: numbers, ten frames, tally marks, number words, and pictures.

    Students can match the cards together, or place them in number sequence to count forward or backward. They can find the number that comes next or before. They can find how many more are needed to make ten. There are so many possibilities! Each number card features a fun Valentine’s Day picture perfect for February.

    Valentine Number Cards 1-20 with digits, ten frames, number words, tally marks, and pictures
    Valentine Number Cards 1-20

    Meet Dawn

    Hi there! I’m Dawn, the teacher and author behind Polliwog Place. I love creating activities that get students excited about learning. I help busy teachers like you save time by providing engaging, high-quality resources you can use in your classroom today.

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