Although we homeschool, there is no reason we shouldn’t have fun on the holidays. I have put together our favorite Valentines Day activities, which include lesson plans, books, and fun activities.
These Valentines Day fun activities are not just educational though, I have included Valentine’s arts and crafts and lots of fun.
We generally celebrate all of the holidays throughout the year and put away our 6th grade curriculum. Check out all of our other holiday activities (including fun days such as Roald Dahl Day and Talk Like a Pirate Day!)
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Valentines Day Activities
The History of Valentines Day
We always try to research the reason for each holiday, and Valentine’s Day is no exception. I actually have no idea where the holiday came from so it is a great place to start, for both of us!
Youtube has lots of videos, and these are the best:
Valentines Day Unit Studies
This interactive Valentine’s Day unit study is perfect for older elementary and middle school-aged children, and covers the following:
- Learn about St. Valentine and Valentine’s Day
- Experiment with Sweetheart Candies
- Write a Cinquain Poem
- Design a Valentine’s Day Card
This Valentines Day unit study will cover the following:
- What Is Valentine’s Day?
- The History of Valentine’s Day
- Celebrating Valentine’s Day
- Science and Valentine’s Day
- Goodies and Gadgets of Valentine’s Day
English Language Arts Ideas for Valentines Day
Sight Word and Word Family activities Valentines Day themed (for Pre K to 2nd grade)
Valentines Mad Libs Book would make a wonderful gift for the kids.
Valentines Books For Kids
We just love books and whether you have these as read alouds or for free reading these Valentine’s books are perfect.
Little Blue Truck’s Valentine for younger readers
Love from The Very Hungry Caterpillar for younger readers
Junie B. Jones and the Mushy Gushy Valentime for kids aged 5-8
Pugs & kisses for kids aged 9-12
Valentine’s Day Crafts
Valentines Day coloring pages these free downloads are a perfect way to relax the kids and refocus!
Creativity for Kids String Art Heart Light – Create a Heart-Shaped String Art Lantern
Valentine’s Day Handprint Art, I Love You Berry Much, DIY Valentines Day craft
Valentine’s Day Math Activities
Etsy has hundreds of Valentine’s Day math printables for all ages.
Valentines Day themed math worksheets for free from Math Drills.
Make a math Valentine with Science Friday for grades 6-8 I love this idea, it is super educational and fun all at the same time!
A Valentines Day Algebra pack – this free printable is for middle school and above.
Valentines Day free logic puzzles for kids aged 9 and above
Valentines Day Stem Ideas
Valentine Heart Chromatography Experiment with Markers from Steamsational
Cardiovascular System Science: Investigating Heart Rate Recovery Time from Science Buddies
Little Bins for Little Hands has put together lots of Valentines Day themed stem activities
Have fun this Valentine’s Day with our FREE Valentines Day Scavenger Hunt printable.
This printable Valentine’s Day games bundle pack looks like lots of fun with 8 different games to enjoy.
Have some fun with the younger kids and play Valentine’s Bingo!
If you are looking for Valentine’s Day gifts for boys check out our top suggestions.
What Valentines Day activities for homeschool do you have? Please let me know in the comments below.
Last Updated on 13 April 2022 by homeschoolof1