Favorite valentines day picture books for children and families. It valentines day and the kids are making valentine cards. In addition to honing creativity and fine motor skills, kids can practice writing with valentine poems and word games, combine science and crafts with a crystal sun catcher, and. Valentines day classroom activity what i have learned. Valentine s day is the perfect time to incorporate teaching unitsskills on community helpers i. A great readaloud for valentines day, or whenever love is in the air. There are many ways to incorporate fun valentines day theme into handson activities.
Ill jump at any opportunity to encourage readingespecially the reading of books that teach selfvalue or simply display love to children. This story of the love between parent and child has become a classic since it was first published more than a decade ago and the popup edition is a delight. Valentines day reading activities for upper elementary the. Holidays should still be fun when kids reach 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade. Once they get their book, their job is to read the story as a group and then create a play to retell the story. These titles are just right for february reading and for celebrating the importance of love and kindness all throughout the year. Here are some favorite picture books about valentines day for prek kids. Each activity is centered around the theme of kindness. London, jonathan, primary author, all editions, confirmed. Selection of local elementary students valentines day. So with valentines day just a week away, froggy gets busy making an extraspecial. This valentines day craftivity is a similar activity, where students reflect on what they love about themselves, but they also expand it to include what they love about their family and school.
We have plenty of printables, slideshows, worksheets, quizzes, and art projects that will make all your students feel included in this holiday of romantic and platonic love. Your teacher also sends gifts for you to make your celebration a grand one. Valentines day reading activities for upper elementary. Blank sketchbook, sketch, valentine s chunky liftaflap board book spongebobs secret valentine spongebob. Listed below are more valentine books you can check out with your indypl library card. Here are some activities for valentines day in speech therapy. Froggys first kiss by jonathan london librarything. Another entertaining froggy book by jonathan london. Valentine s day activities for elementary school, including poetry, student gifts, free printable game, heart pockets for cards, and more. Easy valentines day crafts for the elementary student. Heres a few of my favorite valentine s day activities that you can easily include in your activities all throughout this week or for your valentine s day parties. The list below includes valentines day books for toddlers and preschoolers. Boys and girls, bring your valentines day cookies and milk and enjoy a lovely story about froggys love at first sight. Your students will fall in love with this collection of valentines day books for kids.
This is even more fun if students share valentines day stories theyve written themselves. Roses are pink, your feet really stink gilbert one love music books for children, african best daughter ever. The book takes us to school with froggy, and there is a new student in his class. Now, with valentines day just a week away, froggy wants to know. Score a book s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. It is a perfect description of the innocence of childhood love, and reminds me of valentines day at my elementary school. Encourage kindness, hugs, kisses, love and appreciation. See more ideas about valentines, valentine day crafts and valentine crafts. The following are some simple valentines day crafts for kids in the elementary school age group. Whether youre looking for valentines day books featuring popular childrens book characters or youre looking for something new to read with your kids, this collection of picture books is a great place to start.
Allow todays heartfilled theme to reach across the curriculum with math and language arts activities ready for everyone in your classroom to use. Olivia and the perfect valentine read aloud valentines day. This valentine s day ela standards based book companion uses fun, engaging, and educational reading activities to builds comprehension, vocabulary, story elements, writing, grammar, and includes a craftivity for k3rd graders that is all prepared and ready to go. Jones, clifford, llama llama, and more, students will love celebrating valentines day with some of their favorite characters. Favorite valentines day picture books for children is a post by samantha from to be busy at home. Valentines day gives me another great excuse to promote kids booksnot that i need one. A yam and donkey book love from the very hungry caterpillar the world happy valentine s day, mouse. The most loved stem challenge in our classroom is building catapults. Elementary school middle school high school kindergarten 1st grade 3rd grade 2nd grade 4th grade 5th grade prek 12th grade 10th grade 8th. Froggy s first kiss has repetition and wonderfully expressive illustrations to delight readers. Read about activities for celebrating valentines day with her elementary students. Jan 29, 2018 in this video we present one of our valentines books for kids, amelia bedelia first valentine book read aloud by beth with happy cultivated.
From board books to picture books, there is something here for all ages to enjoy. Jan 27, 2017 favorite valentines day picture books for children is a post by samantha from to be busy at home. Its almost valentines day, and olivia is determined to make the very best possible valentines for all of her. Valentine books for kids best selling childrens books for. If you are not signed up for epic yet, you need to be. This valentines day object lesson is a sweet and simple. Students can choose and write a response to 6 different valentines day prompts at the writing center.
I think chris and i will be headed to the library early next week to try and find a bunch of these books to read together. I love these cards because students are able to personalize their. My students love this story and we make a cute writing. Froggy thinks the new student is the prettiest girl he has ever seen. In the activities below, youll find fun art projects, critical thinking activities, as well as science. Consider trying these activities with your students so that february 14th is more about showing appreciation than candy and cards. Check out this list of fun valentine books for preschoolers and families to share. Valentines day station rotations grades 14 teachervision. Whether youre looking for valentines day books featuring popular childrens book characters or youre looking for something new to read with your kids, this collection of picture books is a great place to. Art is an integral part of a childs development and i love being able to integrate art into the classroom.
My students love this story and we make a cute writing project to go with it. Froggys first kiss is a great addition to valentines books for kids and our kindergarten books. The tongue twisters that left my mouth numb, the outlandish tales, the overthetop wacky adventures of strange women eating flies. From stories about class parties and sending cards to bakeoffs and some very special deliveries, celebrate the loveliest holiday of the year with the 39 books on this list. Here are my five tips for making valentines day fun and rigorous in your upper elementary reading class. A collection of kids valentines day short stories and tales from children s literature. This book makes me think back on how when i was in elementary. Froggys first kiss by jonathan london the loudest librarian. Fall in love with these valentine s day classroom activities. Learn about the history of this famous day, and discover some interesting facts in this lesson. To ask other readers questions about froggys first kiss, please sign up. This is a listing of great presidents day videos that are appropriate for preschool, kindergarten, and first grade students.
Students of all ages will fall headoverheels in love with our valentines day worksheets, which feature everything from colorbynumber pages to cutout card templates to even informational texts about the origin of the holiday. Class library elementary library elementary teacher valentines day book valentine day crafts kids connection new childrens books fiction. Froggy gets dressed by jonathan london book sold separately, online or in stores features everyone s favorite frog as he wakes from hibernation for one day of winter fun. These free resources have been created by a variety of teachers, not just me.
Valentines day is an annual celebration of love and romance that falls every february 14th. Great book so great my little boys school got it for there libury. Valentines day activities for elementary students this packet brags that it makes grammar fun because it actually does. Celebrate valentines day in your elementary classroom with these three fun ela centers. During the middle ages, valentines day was not associated with flowers, chocolates and gifts, instead it was a day to commemorate the acts of valentinus. The best books that use valentine s day as part of their theme, plot or otherwise. Amelia bedelia first valentine book valentines books for. Activities for valentines day in speech therapy sweet. One of the reasons i love this book is because its so cute. Froggy s fun character in froggy s first kiss is sure to provide your children with several good laughs.
Depending upon the level of your students the book may be used as a read. Froggys first kiss valentine book valentines books for kids. Jones, clifford, llama llama, and more, students will love celebrating valentine s day with some of their favorite characters. These painting activities can also be a fun study of warm and cool colors. Valentines day school parties are less than 2 weeks away dont panic, im here with my 12 coolest valentines day school party games part 6 to help you plan the best valentines party ever. I believe this book, is a great valentine s day book that is sure to provide some great class discussions. Celebrate valentines day with a scholastic book list featuring titles from. I use this book every year in my kindergarten classroom. Crosscurricular valentine s day teaching ideas and activities that support reading, math, science, and social studies skills. Valentine s day is a holiday celebrated around the world in february. Masons class can hardly wait to give their homemade cards and candy treats on valentine s day. Read the story a few more times, starting with new kids and new prizes or break the story up into sections. Students answer valentines day themed questions that have them practicing their fraction skills. He keeps forgetting different pieces of snow clothing, leaving mom to call him back in again and again.
In this video we present the valentine s day books for kids, valensteins book read aloud by beth with happy cultivated. Find the top 100 most popular items in amazon books best sellers. Froggy thinks the new girl in class, frogilina, is the cutest frog hes ever seen. Snuggle up with your favorite little valentine and enjoy the story right now by watching this storyline online video. Teachers will love these valentine s day activities for primary classroom children, including a diy heart pocket craft, a poem of the week, a free action hearts game, and more celebration fun. Valentines day is the perfect excuse to bust out the paper and glue and get crafting, but it also provides a great jumping off point for many skillsbased lessons. I include games i like to play with my class, crafts we make, and even examples of printable valentines that are great for student gifts. Elizabeth kennedy is an educator specializing in early childhood and elementary education who has written about childrens literature for over a decade. Top 11 childrens books for valentines day thoughtco. They are some of the bestsellers when it comes to valentines day books for children. If you have been looking for some fun valentine books for kids, whether you have a baby, a toddler, a preschooler, or elementaryaged child then you will definitely want to check out some of these great reads. This sweet holiday book is just the thing for little ones in grades prek 1. Free valentines day activities teaching made practical.
Ballad of valentine by alison jackson, froggy s first kiss by jonathan london, heart crafts, love splat by rob scotton, the day it rained hearts by felicia bond, valentine s day books for preschoolers, valentine s day crafts, valentine s day storytime, valentine s day theme, valentines books for second grade, valentines day books for toddlers. Make february 14 a special day with activities and lesson plans that extend valentines day into academic subject areas. Search for these at your library or click the book covers to go to amazon. So today, in honor of all you other parents willing to embrace your goofy side, i present my five favorite funny valentines day books for kids. Froggys first kiss valentine or anytime art, math, and. Valentines day books for elementary students junie b jones and the mushy gushy valentime by barbara park is an adorable book about the worlds funniest kindergartener. Discover the best children s valentine s day books in best sellers. This book is emotionally right on target for nursery school and primarygrade audiences, lightly capturing the tension between wanting to grow up and still. Froggys first kiss primary printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. I used to beg my parents to buy them for me all the time, but i only seemed to get them as car games when we went on road trips. My favorite valentine s day read alouds february 12, 2017 2 comments this is my first valentine s day as a singleton, having just gotten divorced late last year, so i think youll find that these titles will make you laugh and giggle since i am.
As a former elementary school teacher and avid reader, ive always encouraged my girls to read. Free printable valentines day activities for families. My favorite valentines day read alouds 3rd grade thoughts. Happy valentines day wishes for my sweet student from your teacher. Valentine s day math game preschool printable it is possible to naturally commence decorating your house at any time but primarily for the duration of your valentine s day activities roll the dice, say your words, name items in a category, answer that many questions good reinforcement for practice.
With valentines day around the corner, your kids will be overwhelmed with heartshaped candy and all the loveydovey excitement of the holiday. First, for the little ones in your life, you can download and print this free activity packet. As valentines day approaches, froggy thinks that he is falling in love with. Fall in love with learning with our valentine s day worksheets. There are tons of books that teachers and students can read for free. I created a fun valentines day lap book that you can download for free. Help your students celebrate friendship this valentine s day with a variety of fun activities for every elementary aged learner. We have four fun and engaging stem activities that will harness the extra energy for a comprehensive learning experience. Froggys first kiss and millions of other books are available for instant access. Printable mad libs for kids i remember getting those great mad libs books made with invisible ink when i was a kid. Favorite valentines day picture books for children and.
Its the perfect holiday to integrate many of our therapy goals such as social language, sequencing for crafts and describing. Each group is assigned a valentines day book on epic. The day of love also brings many lovely moments to. Valentines day activities for elementary school proud. Valentines day art activities for elementary school. Feb 08, 2017 follow along with grandma as she reads aloud olivia and the perfect valentine. My fifth grader still loves to receive these as a thoughtful gift and i plan to keep giving them to her as long as i can. Lessons and ideas books and authors top teaching blog teachers tool kit student activities the teacher store book clubs. This book follows one of my favorite children s book characters, froggy, as he experiences his first kiss on valentines day during his class. Give your students a valentinesrelated word list so that they can write their own acrostic poem. Book unit and vocabulary lesson corresponding with this charming story of a young frog on valentines day. Check out these free valentines day activities a fun way to celebrate the holidays while still learning. Share the love with these valentines day books for grades prek5perfect for teaching the. The book is set during valentines day and the main character is froggy the frog.
I only list books my prek students and i truly enjoy and find educational. These are my favorite valentine s day books for kids. Valentine s day worksheets get your kid to practice math and more with heartfilled worksheets. So with valentines day just a week away, froggy gets busy making an extraspecial valentine. Hey happy readers welcome to our childrens books read aloud.
Celebrate this with these heart and love themed valentines day books for preschoolers and toddlers. The next morning is valentine s day but who will he give the special valentine too. Students will love these valentine s day educational activities during your class valentine party. Discuss the meaning of these words and the importance of expressing their appreciation to loved ones on the valentines day holiday. Elem school students in pender, brunswick and new hanover counties submitted 46 poems for our valentine s day poetry contest. Art is an integral part of a child s development and i love being able to integrate art into the classroom. Dont underestimate the power of an awesome picture book for older kids. Find valentine s day inspired books for your child.
At school your child will probably participate in passing out and collecting valentines from everyone in their class. Filled with colorful and lively illustrations, children will adore reading about froggy s first crush. These are the best valentine s day books for kids about love. Recommended valentines reading for elementary school kids. Here are a few valentine s day art activities that you can easily do in your classroom to brighten up the space and send home to parents. Valensteins book read aloud valentines day books for. Your students will love this joke and more in this. I wanted my kids to love valentines day week, but i also wanted them to learn and practice during our reading block.
An especially sweet class had an artistic student draw me a valentine. Here is a sweet collection of books to help you celebrate valentines day with the young people prek through second grade in your life. Although we dont have much time for it, i can see my students relax, let. Froggys first kiss has repetition and wonderfully expressive illustrations to delight readers.
Its great to give each other special messages, but the bible talks about. This is an art, science, math, and writing pack all about frogs, specifically centered around the book froggy s first kiss, as supplemental materials for the book. Boys and girls, bring your valentine s day cookies and milk and enjoy a lovely story about froggy s love at first sight. Download the today app for the latest coverage on the coronavirus outbreak. Valentines day books for kids you know how much we love a good themed book list around here, and we are excited to create a list of books for kids about valentines day. Fall in love with these valentines day classroom activities. Buy products related to kids classroom valentines day gift products and see what customers say about kids classroom valentines day gift products on free delivery possible on eligible purchases.
The popup edition of guess how much i love you, the popular picture book by sam mcbratney, with its captivating illustrations by anita jeram, is perfect for valentines day. For this book, i would have my students write what they look forward to about valentines day and why. Four kindness activities for valentines day teachervision. In this mushy gushy book, junie receives a valentines day card from a secret admirer. Thankfully both of my daughters share the love of books as i do. Froggys first kiss kindle edition by jonathan london, frank.1261 1057 1284 132 83 577 75 1445 1099 395 7 1368 1392 1099 1400 1082 1001 1165 998 425 316 1288 979 765 1360 1258 354 437 1179 1168 343 385 69 376 337 988 646 1245 68 1390 605 87 762