Valentine’s Day Classroom Activities, Printables and Lessons

Happy Valentine’s Day! Celebrate the season of love this February 14 with printables, activities and lesson plans that can be used across the curriculum to bring some fun and a little bit of love to your classroom. 

Valentine’s Day Ideas for the Classroom

Valentine’s Day is a great opportunity for students to learn about the story and origins of the holiday, and share their appreciation for friends, family, teachers - and themselves! Read on for our favorite classroom ideas to enjoy Valentine’s Day with your students.

Share the love with Valentine’s Day cards

Follow our Valentine’s Day Cards lesson plan or use this Pop-Up Hearts Cards printable to create cards your students can give to their friends or family to show their love and appreciation. Or encourage them to carry out acts of kindness for others.

Discover the stories behind Valentine’s Day

Read about the stories, myths and legends in our information reference pages on St. Valentine's Day and Cupid. Or learn about how messages on candy hearts have changed over the years to keep spreading the love. 

Learn to say “I love you” in 16 languages

A fun way to introduce different languages to your students, this printable poster can be displayed on a bulletin board or given as a fun take-home activity for your students to share with their family and friends. Languages covered include German, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Polish, Russian, French, and Latin.

Fun Valentine’s Day Activities

Explore our collection of printables, worksheets and lesson plans to share this holiday of romantic and platonic love with your students. Choose from Valentine’s Day themed choice boards, activity packets, art projects, information on the history of the holiday, and other cross-curricular activities. 

Valentine’s Day word searches, scrambles, quizzes and puzzles are sure to get your elementary students’ brains working while bringing some fun into the classroom. Or why not introduce your students to Valentine’s Day math with our K-2 packet of math activities? Choice boards designed for elementary school and middle school students are easy and fun ways to incorporate the holiday - whether that’s for themed learning centers, early-finisher or take-home tasks. Students can choose from math activities, stem activities, or reading and language arts activities.

Valentine's Day Choice Boards

These choice boards are a fun way to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your students and are perfect for early-finisher, extension or take-home activities.

Valentine's Day Printables

These worksheets and printables are a great way to incorporate Valentine's Day into learning. Choose from skill-building activities, Valentine’s-themed puzzles,  and ideas for learning stations.

Valentine's Day Math Activities

Build your elementary students’ math skills with these Valentine’s math activities and worksheets. Set up learning centers using the K-2 math packet or tackle math word problems with grades 3-5.

Valetine's Day Lesson Plans

Get creative with these fun Valentine’s Day lesson plans for Valentine card making and learning more about the ancient craft of paper making.

Valentine's Day References

Discuss the origins of Valentine's Day, discover Valentine’s themed poetry, or learn about Cupid, the ancient Roman god of love, with these handy information reference pages.

Valentine's Day Art Projects

Use these creative activities on Valentine's Day. Create heart-shaped pop-up cards, have fun with Valentine’s Day crafts and paper hearts, or create and play Valentine’s games.

Reading & Language Arts Activities

Help your students learn more about Valentine's Day with fun word searches, writing activities and learning station activities.

Social Studies Activities

Discover the history and traditions of Valentine’s Day with these social studies worksheets and printables. Activities include vocabulary building, a writing exercise, and a holiday/month match-up page.

Other Winter Holidays

Our favorite resources for the Winter Holidays cover many celebrations with numerous activities to bring the holidays your classroom.

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