It’s almost Valentines Day! Are you ready for Valentines Day with your kindergarten class? I’m excited to celebrate Valentines Day with fun kindergarten valentines party games and crafts.
If you’re planning a Valentines Day class party, don’t miss my great games, kindergarten Valentines Day theme, and printable activities with candy hearts this February. I’ve got roll-and-cover math activities, candy hearts science experiments, valentine’s day crafts, and printable color-by-number pages.
Keep reading to get fun ideas for Kindergarten Valentines Day party games, lesson plans, and activities. These easy ideas and printables are the perfect way to celebrate Valentine’s Day and have fun learning with your kindergarten students this February.
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Kindergarten Valentines Day Theme
Kindergarten themes can be so much fun! Teaching kindergarten with thematic units is a great way to incorporate lots of different learning concepts. Themes help students make connections between different academic subjects too.
I like to choose themes that line up with the seasons and upcoming holidays. It’s an easy way to take advantage of their natural interest in these events. Plus, celebrating the holidays in your kindergarten classroom is a lot of fun too!
Some of my favorite kindergarten Valentine’s Day themes include candy hearts, cookies, letters, and random acts of kindness. Need help planning a kindergarten Valentine’s Day theme for your classroom? Discover my Valentine’s Themed Lesson Plan with 20 different Valentine’s Day activities and fun ideas.
Valentines Day Crafts
Valentine’s Day crafts and activities are a great way to give your kindergarteners a head start while having fun this February too. Crafts help kids learn to follow multi-step instructions, express themselves creatively, and build crucial fine motor skills too. Plus, they’re so much fun!
I’ve got lots of fun printable Valentine’s Day crafts you can do with your kindergarteners in the classroom and at home. Check out my Valentine’s Day Name Craft for an easy way to practice names with your kindergarten students.
Kids can practice writing their own names, spelling their names, and learning to identify letters with this fun idea.
Valentines Party Photobooth Craft
Then create adorable foam frames as a fun Valentines Day craft during the party.
8 Fun Valentines Day Party Games
I love Valentine’s Day party games! Kindergarten Valentines Day party games are so much fun and they’re the perfect way for elementary school students to engage in learning and building relationships with their classmates.
Games teach kids so many important skills, from taking turns to critical thinking skills. You can use these kindergarten Valentine’s Day party games to encourage your students to engage in learning, building gross motor skills, and celebrating this February. Check out some of my favorite fun Valentine’s Day party games to play in the classroom.
Valentine’s Day Roll and Cover Game
If you’re looking for a printable game that’s easy to play with small groups, don’t miss my Valentine’s Day roll and cover activity. It’s a great way to practice subitizing, build counting skills, and have fun this February.
Just add a few cookies to the mix this fun game is sure to be a hit with your students!
Scavenger Hunt for Valentine’s Day
Setting up a scavenger hunt for your kindergarteners is another fun idea. You can incorporate all the things you’re learning about in a scavenger hunt.
Set up a kindergarten Valentine’s party game where you hunt for colors, letters, shapes, numbers, or paper hearts hidden around the room.
Another fun idea is to have a scavenger hunt in nature for Valentine’s Day.
Have your kindergarteners hunt for the color red outdoors, look for signs of wildlife, or find flowers. It’s a great way to get kids moving and building gross motor skills while learning about the natural world too.
Valentine Twister Game
Playing the classic game of Twister never gets old. Especially with this Valentines Day version. Just spin the spinner and place your hands and feet where it directs you. Your students will have hours of fun with this Kindergarten Valentines party game.
Heart Hopscotch Game
Hopscotch is another game that’s filled with opportunities for kindergarten students to practice their gross motor skills. Plus, it makes a good brain break from regular lessons.
You can use a heart hopscotch game to get the wiggles out, encourage healthy physical activity, and entertain the students during class parties. Get tips on how to play Heart Hopscotch in the classroom and at home from Kristina at Toddler Approved.
Kindergarteners can get in on the fun by helping to draw the hearts for the game with construction paper and markers. Plus, it’s great practice writing numbers too!
Keep reading to see more of my favorite active games for kindergarteners and kids of all ages.
Candy Hearts Game
Kindergarten students will have lots of fun with this candy hearts game in the classroom. In fact, there are so many ways you can use candy hearts to teach lessons this February!
Check out my Candy Heart Sink or Float Experiment to get started learning with these sweet treats just in time for Valentine’s Day.
Then, challenge your kindergarteners to build STEM skills as they make a candy heart stack as tall as they can without falling over. Finally, don’t miss the instructions for a Candy Hearts Memory Game from Pint Sized Treasures.
Musical Hearts for Valentine’s Day
Do your students love musical chairs? Even older kids will want to play this game! It’s like musical chairs, but with a Valentine’s Day twist the entire class will enjoy.
This musical hearts game is perfect for classroom Valentine’s Day parties. Plus, it’s a great way to encourage your kindergarteners to practice gross motor skills and explore music. Check out the rules for this Valentine’s Day Musical Hearts Game from Teach Mama which includes running, jumping, spinning, and more!
Valentine’s Day Heart Bingo
Bingo is another kindergarten Valentine’s party game that’s fun for everyone. The entire class can get in on the fun! You can use regular bingo cards or alphabet bingo cards to play this classroom party game.
Add tiny paper hearts to cover the numbers or letters on student cards, and use candy hearts, or pink pom poms to make it more fun. You can even offer a candy prize for the entire class when the game is finished.
More Valentines Day Class Party Ideas
If you’re interested in more Valentine’s games and activities you can do with your kindergarten students, don’t miss all my fun printable activities. Here are a few more of my favorites:
What’s your favorite way to celebrate Valentine’s Day in the classroom? Do you have any fun valentine’s day games or fun activities planned for your kindergarten students this February? I’d love to read about all your great ideas for valentine party games in the comments, so don’t forget to share them.