Do you teach a Valentine theme in your preschool or pre-k classroom? These quick and easy Valentine’s Day math activities and ideas utilize your student’s excitement and interest in the holiday to help teach basic math skills in fun and meaningful ways.
These Valentine math activities are perfect for hands-on learning because they make practicing basic skills fun! Add some of these activities to your lesson plans for Valentine’s Day and watch your kids have a blast while learning how to count, pattern, graph and more!
Valentine’s Day Math Activities for Preschool
Your little learners are going to love these fun Valentine learning activities and games that will help them develop number sense and build important math skills like counting, one-to-one correspondence, numeral recognition and more!
Are your kids learning about the concept of more and less? Here’s a Valentine’s Day math activity that will provide your students with a fun way to collect and record data! Students will enjoy rolling the cube and recording their rolls on the recording sheet. This printable activity is available in the Valentine Math Packet.
Valentine Counting Book
Are your kids learning how to count to 5 and recognize numerals? This easy to assemble Valentine printable counting book helps reinforce number sense, numeral identification, and counting; it’s available in the Valentine Math Packet.
This patterning activity will help your students develop logical thought and reasoning skills. It’s available in the Valentine Math Packet.
Are your kids learning how to count with one-to-one correspondence? This fun Valentine races game will help build number sense and one to one correspondence skills. Students will roll the dice and move their playing piece towards the locked heart. You can find this activity in the Valentine Math Packet.
Valentine Conversation Heart Board Game
Here’s a fun board game that supports the development of number sense and one-to-one correspondence skills. Can you help the key find the lock? This printable board game is located in the Valentine Math Packet. You could also use real conversation hearts as playing pieces if you prefer.
Valentine Play Dough Mats
Do your kids love to play with play dough? They’ll have a blast making chocolate candies and counting with this fun play dough math activity! The Valentine Play Dough Counting Mats are available in the Valentine Math Packet.
Valentine Number Identification Game
Are your kids learning how to identify numerals? Here’s a super fun game that can be played using numbers 0-10 or numbers 0-20 depending on your student’s ability levels. The playing cards are available in black and white and color for your convenience. Also included are two printable recording sheets in black and white, one for each version of the game. This game is available in the Valentine Math Packet.
Valentine Numeral Quantity Game
This game is perfect for developing number sense! Invite your little learners to identify the numeral on their heart box, and then match the cards with the correct quantity to the box. This game is available in the Valentine Math Packet.
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