Saturday, January 18, 2014

Valentine's Day: Books, Crafts, and More!


I've been busy thinking about Valentine's Day and planning fun and useful activities that relate to what we are working on in school. I decided to come up with a list of books and lots of other resources that you would enjoy using in your class this year and maybe years to come also!

First, here are some suggestions for Valentine's Day books to share in school or with your children at home. Scroll down for crafts, mailboxes and classroom activity ideas!

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Now.. here are some Valentine's Day resources for you: Crafts, Valentine Mailbox Ideas, and in School Reading and Math Valentine's Fun! Click on the images or the links to go check them out. What talented folks there out there who come up with all of these ideas!



 Crafts:


Frugal Girls' Big List of Valentine's Crafts


Doodlebug's Lady Love Bug Puppet

3 Fun Crafts from School Time Snippets

Alexa and Alexa's Valentine's Heart Pencil Topper


Valentine's Mailboxes

Cereal box Valentine mailboxes



Valentine eating monster mailbox


Cute US Postal Service Style Valentine's Mailbox


School Valentine's Day Activities:

This Little Piggy Reads' Free Cupid's Synonym Hearts


Made in the Shade in Second Grade's Free Candy Hearts Activities


All Students Can Shine's free monster abc order



 Miscellaneous Ideas:

A bunch of Candy free  fun valentines for kids




Printable Bookmark

If you're looking for Valentine's Day language arts stuff from my store, yes I have some items. I also put together 2 new products.

Brand new is my Sweet Language Arts Pack! It contains 4 games and activities to use in L.A. They are:
Sweet Contractions
Sweet Silly Story 
Valentine's Subject and Predicate Match
Lovely Parts of Speech

I'm not going to go on and about them, just here is a little collage of some of the included pages and if you want to know more click on it to see the details at my TPT store. Please excuse the collage - it is the first one I have made and I am not very artistic! 


I also have a new little Valentine's Day game for antonyms that you can play in the style of Go Fish or even Concentration. Click on it to see it at my TPT store.


This was the first ever Valentine's Day game I made- it's similar to the antonym game above but with different clip art and it's for homophones, which are always tricky! Clicking on the images will take you to my Teacher's Notebook store. If you want to see it at TPT click here.



Finally, here are a couple of fun Valentine's Day books that didn't make my graphic at the beginning because I have not read them myself, but they seem to be well-rated and loved by many! Click on them to look at details at Amazon.
                                                                        






6 comments:

  1. Wow! Thank you for posting this wonderful collection of resources and ideas! You just made my planning and crafting for February 100% easier! I am pinning this post to my holiday board, giving it a shout out on my blog today, and sharing it with my colleagues! Thank you so much!
    ~Jennifer
    www.storiesandsongsinsecond.blogspot.com

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    1. Wow, Jennifer, thanks for the kind words ! You're so welcome!

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  2. Hey Bex, love the ideas! Monster eating v-day cards sounds cute:)Thanks for the shout out:)

    Deniece

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  3. Thank you for this amazing resource filled post and the time it must have taken to compose it all!!
    You rock!! thursdaytook@hotmail.com

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    1. You're so very welcome! Thanks for stopping by!

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