This collection of hands-on, educational Valentines activities for toddlers and preschoolers will keep your young learners engaged for hours!
Whether you’re focusing on fine motor development, counting skills, or name recognition, the preschool Valentine activities featured below are just what you need. Scroll down to discover 20 educational activities that are perfect for your Valentine’s Day units and lesson plans.
Educational Valentines Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers
Encourage little ones to focus on details with this Valentine Bead Sort. They can sort by size or by color. Add tweezers for transferring the beads, and you’ve got an activity that will build fine motor skills, as well.
Using tweezers to transfer items isn’t just great for fine motor skills. It’s also a great way to promote pre-reading practice. Read more about it, and then set up your own Valentine Fine Motor Transfer Activity.
Sensory bins are a great way for little ones to explore different textures and to practice scooping, pouring, and sorting. Set up this fun Valentine’s Sensory Box and see what your tots and preschoolers do.