Featured Valentine's Day Activities

Can You Follow the Number From Start to Finish?

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George is on a roll with counting and learning his numbers. Now that he can count to 20 pretty well on his own, we're working on number recognition a little bit now. We play UNO a lot, which helps a lot with number recognition. However, I notice when we're playing that he gets stuck on the number 8 often. This simple number maze reinforces learning a single number (or letter, ...

Find the Letter on the Heart

Find the letter H on the Heart

Valentine's Day doesn't have to be only about crafts for the kids to do. We usually use it as an opportunity to sneak in some lovely learning too! Plus, this one works on fine motor skills. I adapted this find the letter activity from a previous activity we did in the fall that I shared on PBS Parents, that was A is for Apple. The point of this activity was to work on ...

It’s a Windy Race to Make the Kids Silly

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This fun activity doesn't require much explanation. But it's fun nonetheless. You'll need paper plates and tissue paper. And something to mark as a goal. We used a dining room chair and underneath it was the goal.  But anything can be used - a clothes basket, table, anything that gives them something to aim for. The object is to move the tissue paper with wind. And ...

14 Valentine Scavenger Hunt Ideas for Kids

14 ways to go on a Valentine scavenger hunt!

There are so many ways to do a scavenger hunt, aren't there? We have so much fun with them! Whether its a spur of the moment scavenger hunt or a themed one like these Valentine scavenger hunt ideas! Valentine's Day is right around the corner and while I was looking for ideas to do our latest Valentine scavenger hunt, I found a whole bunch of other Valentine scavenger hunt ideas ...