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Valentine’s Day Math and Literacy Activities

Valentine's Day Math and Literacy Activities

Love is in the air! This fun-filled, printable Valentine’s Day Math and Literacy pack contains 10 worksheets and 8 learning center activities that strengthen the following skills:

– Counting
– One-to-one correspondence
– Number recognition
– Number order
– Ordinal Numbers
– Measurement ( nonstandard height)
– Patterning
– Set recognition
– Upper and lowercase letter recognition
– Beginning sound recognition
– Association
– Visual discrimination
– Phonological awareness
– Fine Motor
– Following directions

Please note that the center activities in this packet are designed to be printed (on cardstock) and laminated, and to be used and enjoyed for many years to come.

HEART LINK UP – LETTER/SOUND ASSOCIATION (COLOR A-Z 26/B&W A-Z 26)

Valentine's Day Math and Literacy Activities

Use a hole punch to punch out the marked areas on the cards and supply children with plastic learning links. Students will then link the upper and lowercase letters along with their picture sound cards.


VALENTINE HEART PATTERN PUZZLES (COLOR 8/B&W 8)

Valentine's Day Math and Literacy Activities

Cut these cards in half. Learners will use their visual discrimination skills to match the heart patterns.

VALENTINE SPIN & COVER (COLOR 3 SHEETS & 1 SPINNER/B&W 3 SHEETS & 1 SPINNER)

Valentine's Day Math and Literacy Activities

Cut out the spinner card and attach a paperclip spinner with a round head fastener (brad).

Valentine's Day Math and Literacy Activities

Provide vase gems, mini erasers, pom poms, or some other small manipulative for students to use as markers. Students will spin, identify the picture, and cover it on their game cards. Continue until the sheet is completely covered. When using this activity in small group, children will take turns spinning. First player to cover his/her sheet wins. Trade cards and play again!


SWEET SYLLABLES CLAP, COUNT & CLIP TASK CARDS (COLOR 8/B&W 8)

Valentine's Day Math and Literacy Activities

Encourage students to say each picture name and clap and count each word part. They will then use a clothespin to clip the correct number of syllables.

VALENTINE’S DAY NUMBER STRIP PUZZLES (COLOR 2/B&W 2)

Valentine's Day Math and Literacy Activities

Cut the puzzles into strips. Learners will complete the puzzles by placing the pieces in numerical order.

COUNTING HEARTS 1-10 (COLOR 2 SHEETS & 10 NUMBER CARDS/B&W 2 SHEETS & 10 NUMBER CARDS)

Valentine's Day Math and Literacy Activities

For small group use, print out multiple copies. Cut out the number cards. Prompt younger students to practice one-to-one correspondence while counting the hearts. Older children may utilize their set recognition skills. Once the number of hearts in a picture has been determined, learners will identify the corresponding number card and place it under the picture in its designated box. Students will continue until all of the hearts on the sheet have been counted.

HEART NUMBER QUANTITY TASK CARDS (COLOR 10/B&W 10)

Valentine's Day Math and Literacy Activities

Provide students with candy hearts or some other small manipulative. Learners will place a numbered group of items on its corresponding heart. Encourage younger children to use one-to-one correspondence while counting. Older children can use this activity to practice set recognition.

BE MY VALENTINE ORDINAL NUMBERS (COLOR 2 SHEETS & 5 CARDS/B&W 2 SHEETS & 5 CARDS)

Valentine's Day Math and Literacy Activities

Working with a small group, give each student a sheet and a set cards. Instruct learners to place a certain card in a certain position. For example, ”Please put the girl with the pink valentine in third place.” Once all the cards appear in the lineup, you may ask your students, “Who is in 2nd place?” And so forth…

MATH AND LITERACY WORKSHEETS (10)

Number Love – Sequencing – Have children cut and glue to complete the number order.

Valentine Sisters – Measuring Height – Instruct students to cut out the heart ruler and use it to measure each sister. They will then write the numbers on the designated lines.

Heart Roll & Color – Number Recognition – Learners will roll the die and color the number shown. Continue until all of the numbers on the paper have been covered. When using this activity in small group, have the children take turns rolling the die.

Valentine Goodies – Patterning – Prompt students to cut and glue to complete the patterns. Discuss the patterns, and encourage young learners to describe and identify them.

Colorful Hearts – Counting/Following Directions – Children will use the code to count the hearts and color them accordingly.

Valentine’s Day – Association – Learners will study the groups of pictures and cross out the ones that do not belong. Discuss the different attributes of the items and why they do or don’t belong together.

Love Letter – Uppercase Letter Recognition – Children will dot or color the uppercase letters. Depending on the child’s ability, a sheet of paper may be used to cover the other pictures as he/she works one row at a time.

Love Letter – Lowercase Letter Recognition – Children will dot or color the lowercase letters. Depending on the child’s ability, a sheet of paper may be used to cover the other pictures as he/she works one row at a time.

All Things Valentine – Visual Discrimination – Young learners will study the rows of pictures and cross out or color the one that is different from the rest. Depending on the child’s ability, a sheet of paper may be used to cover the other pictures as he/she works one row at a time.

Love Is in the Air – Beginning Sounds – Students will say each picture name and color or dot its beginning letter sound.

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Community Helper Math and Literacy Activities

Community Helper Math and Literacy Activities

Let’s learn about the people in our neighborhoods! This Community Helper Math and Literacy pack contains 15 worksheets, a 12 page counting book, and 5 learning center activities that strengthen the following skills:

– Counting
– One-to-one correspondence
– Classification
– Number recognition
– Number formation
– Set recognition and comparison
– Measurement (weight)
– Measurement (height)
– Patterning
– Fine motor
– Letter recognition
– Beginning sound recognition
– Language/dictation
– Self-expression
– Association
– Visual discrimination
– Phonological and phonemic awareness
– Following directions

Please note that these community helper center activities are designed to be printed (on cardstock) and laminated. This will ensure their use and enjoyment for years to come.

COMMUNITY HELPER COUNT & CLIP CARDS (COLOR 12/B&W 12)

Students will count each set of helpers and clip its corresponding number with a clothespin. Numbers 1-12 are featured.

Community Helper Activities

CONSTRUCTION WORKER TEN FRAME CARDS (COLOR 10/B&W 10)

Construction Worker Ten Frames

Provide small rocks or some other small manipulative for students to use. Young learners will place a numbered group of items on its corresponding card. As children pick up and place each item, encourage them to say its number name (one, two, etc.). Older children will practice their set recognition skills while placing items on their cards.

Construction Worker Ten Frames

COMMUNITY HELPER VEHICLE MATCH UP PUZZLES (COLOR 10/B&W 10)

Community Helper Vehicle Match Up Puzzles

Cut these cards in half and prompt students to match each community helper to the vehicle he/she uses to do their job.

COMMUNITY HELPER BINGO (COLOR 4/B&W 4) / DRAW CARDS (COLOR 24/B&W 24)

Community Helper Bingo

Provide a small manipulative for children to use as bingo markers. Five in a row (horizontally, vertically, diagonally) equals BINGO! While playing, be sure to facilitate discussion about each community helper shown.

COMMUNITY HELPERS A-Z ALPHABET MATCH UP PUZZLES (COLOR 26/B&W 26)

Community Helper Activities

Students will match the upper and lowercase letters to complete the puzzles. If you would like your learners to also match the beginning letter sounds of the helpers, you may cut the puzzles into 3 pieces.

Community Helper Activities

COMMUNITY HELPERS COUNTING BOOK (B&W 1-10)

Community Helpers Counting Book

Children will cut out the pages of the book. Teachers/adults should staple the pages together. Students can then count and write the number of community helpers on each page and color the pictures. Be sure to discuss the helpers featured and their importance to the community.

Community Helpers Counting Book

WORKSHEETS (15 B&W)

Community Helper Math and Literacy Activities

Additionally, with these worksheets learners will compare sets, color by numbers, classify helper vehicles, identify rhyming words, segment syllables, and so much more!

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Free Printable Community Helper Word Cards

community helper word cards

These FREE printable Community Helper Word Cards are a fabulous way to enhance your print-rich environment; they’re just waiting to be displayed on your word walls and in your writing centers! Just print, laminate (for heavy use), and cut. Depending on your grade (pre-k, kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th) and where your students are at developmentally, these cards can be used for:

– Letter recognition
– Beginning letter sounds
– Writing practice
– Drawing practice
– Spelling/reading practice
– Creative writing
– Journal writing

ITEMS INCLUDED:

– Community Helper Word Cards – Rectangle (24)
– Community Helper Word Cards – Square (24)

Helpers featured in this freebie are astronaut, baker, coach, crossing guard, construction worker, dentist, detective, doctor, farmer, firefighter, gardener, janitor, librarian, lifeguard, mail carrier, military, nurse, painter, plumber, police officer, reporter, teacher, trash collector, and veterinarian.

Note: For more helper fun, be sure to check out my Community Helpers Math and Literacy pack!

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