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Preschool Homeschool Curriculum: Valentine’s Day Lesson Plan

Preschool Homeschool Curriculum: Valentine's Day Lesson Plan

Objective: To learn about Valentine’s Day

Book(s):

  • Valentine’s Day by Josir Keogh
  • Valentine’s Day by Trudi Strain Trueit
  • Llama Llama I Love You by Anna Dewdney
  • The Best Thing About Valentines by Eleanor Hudson
  • Pete the Cat Valentine’s Day Is Cool by Kimberly and James Dean

Music: “Skinna Marinky Dinky Dink”

Skina marinky dinky dink, skinna marinky doo, I love you
I love you in the morning and in the afternoon,
I love you in the evening, and underneath the moon
Skina marinky dinky dink, skinna marinky doo, I love you

Fine Motor Skills:

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  • Valentine’s Day Pre-K Pack pages 2-10, 18 (http://www.overthebigmoon.com/valentines-day-pre-k-pack/)
  • Valentine’s Day Pre-K Expansion Pack pages 2-9 (http://www.overthebigmoon.com/valentines-day-pre-k-pack-expansion/)

Activity Craft 1: Coloring Valentines

Materials

  • Valentines printable (http://www.secret-agent-josephine.com/downloads/free-saj-valentines-bw.pdf)
  • Blank paper
  • Scissors
  • Crayons or markers

Directions

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  1. Print the valentines printable onto the blank paper.
  2. Cut the valentines apart.
  3. Color the valentines with the crayons or markers.

Craft/Activity 2: Construction Paper Valentines

Materials

  • Red and pink construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Decorating materials such as crayons, markers, stickers, and jewels

Directions

  1. Cut hearts from the red and pink construction paper.
  2. Decorate the hearts.

Craft/Activity 3: Paper Plate Valentine’s Day Wreaths

Materials

  • Paper plate
  • Scissors
  • Red or pink paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Decorating materials
  • Glue

Directions

  1. Cut the center out of the paper plate.
  2. Paint the paper plate ring with the red or pink paint.
  3. Decorate the wreath.

Valentine's Day Preschool Crafts and Activities

Image Credits

Preschool Homeschool Curriculum: Valentine’s Day Lesson Plan © 2015 Heather Johnson
Valentine’s Day Preschool Crafts and Activities © 2015 Heather Johnson

Written by Heather Johnson

Heather is a writer, librarian, linguist, wife, and mother who loves her husband, children, dogs, and cats. She has a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in creative writing and master's degrees in library and information science and English studies with a concentration in linguistics.

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