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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Practice counting to ten and graphing the results with this fun Valentine Heart Count and Graph activity.
Add this activity pack to your holiday count and graph activities. It’s perfect for Valentine’s Day or any day that you want to engage your preschoolers with a fun math activity.
Preschool and kindergarten students will develop their visual discrimination skills as they practice counting to ten with fun Valentine’s Day graphics.
As you plan out your preschool Valentine’s Day activities, be sure to add fun holiday-themed learning activities like this one to your day.
Valentine Heart Count and Graph
This is a fun, no-prep set of count and graph worksheets for preschool aged children or kindergarten kiddos who need a little practice with counting.
These worksheets are perfect for busy preschool moms and teachers, because they’re quick and easy to put together. You can also add these pages to your Letter Vv preschool activities.
To complete this count and graph activity, show your preschoolers how to find and count the first image. Count all of the red hearts with a surprised face. Finding the correct hearts helps kids build visual discrimination skills.
If your kids have trouble keeping track of which ones they’re already counted, have them use a counter (mini eraser, colored gem, etc) to cover the hearts as they count them.
When your preschooler is done counting the red “surprised” hearts, have him write that number in the box under the first column. Instruct him to continue in this manner as they count the other five images.
Once your preschoolers have completed the I Spy portion of this activity, show them how to graph the results on the graphing page.
Have them color one square for each image they found according to the image at the bottom of each column. I like to have kids color each column a different color so they can better see the difference in each column.
Now that they’ve finished the graph, ask some questions to help them compare and analyze the data. Which column has the most? Which has the least? How many more pink “worried” hearts are there than red “surprised” hearts ? How many pink hearts are there altogether?
There are a couple of different ways you can use this preschool graphing worksheets with your students. To use these pages in a math center, print one copy of the graphing page for the center. Laminate it or slip it in a dry erase pocket.
Then, print out a graphing sheet for each student in the class. Let your preschoolers write the numbers on the counting page with dry erase marker. Then, they can color their graphing page to be turned in for assessment.
You could also laminate the graphing page and let your students use dry erase markers, as well. This is a great way to make the activity reusable for both group and individual use.
Books for Valentine’s Day
Fill your book basket with a great collection of books about Valentine’s Day. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.
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Splat the Cat: Funny Valentine– It’s Valentine’s Day, and Splat and his friends want to give Mrs. Wimpydimple something special.
Happy Valentine’s Day, Charlie Brown! – It’s Valentine’s Day and Charlie Brown is trying to find the courage to give the Little Red-Haired Girl a valentine!
Snowy Valentine– Step out into a snowy Valentine’s Day with Jasper the bunny as he searches the forest valley for a special gift for his loved one.
More Valentine’s Day activities for preschoolers
Valentine’s Day coloring cards are perfect for class parties and playdates! It’s like a gift and an activity all in one.
What kid doesn’t love Bingo? This adorable Valentine’s Day bingo set is perfect for the school classroom or a large family gathering or party — with 30 unique game boards.
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