Top ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day and the theme of love in your classroom
With the day of romance fast approaching, why not bring some of that seasonal love and joy into your classroom? From uncovering the history of 14 February to creating gifts for loved ones, embrace the mood using one of these themed activities with your class.
- Story of St Valentine assembly
Explore the origins of Valentine’s Day and the reasons for celebrating it with this accessible presentation for young learners.
- St Valentine comprehension
Discover the man behind the holiday with this text, using the discussion questions and thoughtful challenge to extend thinking.
- Heart-shaped wordsearch
For something quick and fun, get students thinking about keywords associated with Valentine’s Day in this themed task.
- Hand card template
It wouldn’t be Valentine’s Day without cards! Pupils can use this simple template to make a unique 3D card to share with friends and family.
- Valentine’s Day toast recipe
Spread the love in the kitchen with this step-by-step illustrated recipe to create a heart-shaped breakfast.
- Valentine’s Day workbook*
From drawing tasks to creative writing, spend time embracing the theme of love with this booklet packed full of nventive activities.
- Cupid cube literacy game
Encourage imaginative story-telling, in pairs or in groups, on the theme of love with this cut-out-and-make pictorial die.
- Valentine’s Day addition and subtraction
Celebrate love in your maths lessons with these worksheets, which use pictures of hearts and chocolate bars to aid counting.
- Valentine’s Day poetry lesson
Recap a variety of literary techniques with this comprehensive presentation before challenging older students to compose their own love poems.
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This post was originally published on 9 February 2016, and was refreshed on 31 January 2017.