Valentine’s Day Heart Discovery Sensory Bottle
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Valentine’s Day Heart Discovery Sensory Bottle

Valentine’s Day is a time for love, hearts, and candy. This heart discovery bottle is a fun thing to make with younger kids, not only because they are fascinated by the objects floating in the liquid, but also because you can use a discovery bottle for several educational purposes, including science and math. See the…

The Best Ideas For A Valentine Unit Study
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The Best Ideas For A Valentine Unit Study

Valentine’s Day is such a sweet holiday. Much like Christmas it is all about giving and kind deeds, spreading love around. This makes a great theme for a unit study. Not only because it is a holiday but because it incorporates love, which is so important and special. Here are our favorite Valentine’s Day ideas…

Super Fun Valentine Cards For Kids
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Super Fun Valentine Cards For Kids

I remember as a child loving Valentine’s Day at school. We were to make & decorate our Valentine box at home then bring it in to be filled with sweet Valentine cards and notes from our classmates. The cards were nice but the best part was what came with them. Candy, small toys or little…

Valentine Ten-Frame Number Mats for 1-10
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Valentine Ten-Frame Number Mats for 1-10

I love Valentine’s Day. I know that it is a totally commercial holiday for no purpose other than selling pretty pink things, chocolates and flowers, but I still love it. (Maybe because those are all my favorite things…) So bringing Valentine’s Day into our learning time just makes sense. In fact, as soon as I…

Free Printable Detective I Spy Valentine Cards
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Free Printable Detective I Spy Valentine Cards

I Spy is hands-down my kids’ favorite game. I love playing it with my 5-year-old even though she has no idea how she is supposed to do it. She loves to tell me “I spy a tree. Look!” And she never gets bored of using a magnifying glass to explore the world. We’ve used that…

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Easy DIY Clay Valentine Decorations

The moment the Christmas decorations come down, I start thinking of what to put in their place. Do I go for more of a wintery feel or do I just dive right into Valentine’s Day? This year Valentine’s Day has won and we started putting out Valentine’s decorations a few days ago. The first spot in…

Valentine’s Day Addition Activity with Ten Frames
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Valentine’s Day Addition Activity with Ten Frames

If you have a Kindergartener or first grader working on addition facts, you will definitely want to grab this fun and free Valentine’s Day printable set! Using ten frames and candy hearts, kids can practice learning and recognizing the number bonds of ten, as well as practice writing numbers and equations. Knowing how to make…

Conversation Heart Counting Cards
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Conversation Heart Counting Cards

Does anyone out there actually eat conversation hearts??!! I know I don’t. But somehow they have become an intrinsic part of our Valentine’s Day celebrations. It’s almost like fruitcake at Christmas! You buy them, you give them away, but I don’t know anyone who actually eats them. So, when you get those conversation hearts that…

Valentine’s Day Cupcake Graphing
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Valentine’s Day Cupcake Graphing

Who wants a cupcake?? All the kids will after working on this Valentine’s Day Cupcake Graphing activity! Save yourself some trouble and have some on hand. *wink* Seriously though, this cupcake graphing activity is super fun. And the adorable birds and their cupcakes are great math motivation! Your kids will love tossing the dice and…

February Ordinal Numbers Card Game
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February Ordinal Numbers Card Game

Students will learn ordinal numbers through a fast-paced, fun game! This February Ordinal Numbers card game reviews ordinal numbers 1st-10th with an exciting February/Valentine’s theme. The kids can look at objects in a line, dates on a calendar, numerals and words to learn what each of them means. Materials needed for the February Ordinal Number Card…