Valentine’s Day

Heart math : Five simple math ideas for preschoolers

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Here are five simple heart math ideas our prek students explored this week.

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Hugs and kisses tic-tac-toe

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You won’t find a game sweeter than our hugs and kisses tic tac toe!

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Patterning with hugs and kisses

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We recently introduced the letter Kk, and with Valentine’s day coming soon, we thought it was most appropriate to explore hugs and KISSES.

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Printmaking with paper hearts

Valentine’s day themed art can be as simple as printmaking with paper hearts. With just a few materials that are readily found around your home or classroom, your children can create beautiful heart-shaped prints.

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Valentine lacing cards

Lacing cards are a fun and simple way to build fine motors in preschool-aged children, especially when they are holiday themed.

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Hearts you can count on

Hearts are a wonderful shape for sorting, graphing, counting, estimating, and more! Come and see how we put our hearts and minds to work as we explored a little heart math fun!

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Making tissue paper heart collages in preschool

Using our glue paint to make beautiful tissue paper heart collages..

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Making valentine critters in preschool

We made some super sweet valentine critter collages in preschool…

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I love you to pieces heart project

Our Valentine Parent Gifts: Come and see what we made for Valentines and while your here, be sure to enter the giveaway too!

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Getting ready for a valentine’s day party

Getting ready for Valentine’s Day by making our Valentine’s day party bags…

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Pretty purple paper towel heart art…

Exploring paper towel heart art both on my own and in the preschool classroom…

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Making a 3D paper heart collage in preschool

Our pre-K class made beautiful 3D heart collages from bright and colorful strips of construction paper!

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The heart project: a hearts and craft collaborative ebook

Check out the heart project: a collaboration of over 70 bloggers and a compilation of 100+ heart activities for kids…

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Promoting acts of kindness in preschool

Promoting kindness in the preschool classroom…

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Last minute valentine collage for prekindergarten

I titled this for prekindergarten but any child that has the fine motor skills to do this activity will be able to whip it up fairly quickly.  All you need is some construction paper strips to make the hearts and some glue if you want to put the hearts on a piece of paper to […]

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Valentine mailboxes and magnets for preschool play

I started collecting these little red and white mailboxes from the dollar section at Target sometime in January. I thought they would make terrific additions to our February valentine work boxes… To provide a variety of different learning opportunities and types of play, I included magnetic numbers because the mailboxes are magnetic and it would […]

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