These free preschool Valentine printables are great for including in your Valentine or friendship-themed lesson plans. In these activities, your children will learn about emotions and being a good friend, as well as math, literacy, and fine motor skills. The best part about these printables is how easy they are for parents and teachers to prepare!
You’ll find more free valentine printables, art activities, learning activities, and more in our collection of Valentine’s Day activities for preschoolers.
Preschool Valentine Printables
Valentine’s Day is such fun in preschool! Preschoolers have BIG emotions, which means that they also love BIG! Valentines is a perfect opportunity to give them a way to express that love for their friends and classmates in appropriate ways.
It’s also fun to explore heart-shaped everything! I love pulling a holiday theme into our lesson plans and mixing up our regular academic routines. The fun valentine printables below include activities that teach math, literacy, fine motor, and social/emotional skills in creative, hands-on ways.
Frequently Asked Questions about Valentine’s Day in Preschool
A great way to teach preschoolers about Valentine’s Day is by reading books. There are so many wonderful picture books about love, friendship, and kindness to read together! Also, help your preschoolers express their love and gratitude by making Valentine cards for their friends and family.
Reading books about friendship is a great activity for Valentine’s Day. Other wonderful friendship activities include making crafts like these heart crafts, hosting a tea party with friends and singing songs about friendship.
One of the best ways to teach preschoolers about kindness is to model it. Preschoolers learn so much by watching how the adults in their life interact with the world around them. You can also use these 28 kindness activities for inspiration.
Valentine’s Day Picture Books
Don’t miss the opportunity to teach valuable lessons through picture books! They are a magical way to teach big concepts, like friendship and kindness, through engaging stories.
Heart Themed Printables
These heart themed printables are perfect for Valentine's Day. Use them in your preschool lesson plans or centers to teach math, fine motor and literacy skills.
Friendship Themed Printables
These friendship themed activities are a great alternative to Valentine's Day activities. They will help teach your preschoolers about emotions and kindness, as well as math skills and letter recognition.
Free Lesson Plans
These 2 free lesson plan sets for a Valentine's Day or Friendship theme include a variety of 16 thematic activities for preschoolers at home or in the classroom.
These free printables are perfect for young children and provide multi-sensory, hands-on activities for Valentine’s Day. They are an easy way to incorporate themed learning activities into your friendship or emotions themed lesson plans.
I’m Sarah, an educator turned stay-at-home-mama of five! I’m the owner and creator of Stay At Home Educator, a website about intentional teaching and purposeful learning in the early childhood years. I’ve taught a range of levels, from preschool to college and a little bit of everything in between. Right now my focus is teaching my children and running a preschool from my home. Credentials include: Bachelors in Art, Masters in Curriculum and Instruction.