By Kristy Justice, Library Assistant, McLure Education Library
How will you celebrate Valentine’s Day in your classroom?
Children learn about love starting at an early age, take this as a perfect opportunity to teach your class about love, kindness, and compassion.
Listed below are a few ideas handpicked by McLure Education Library staff.
Does Junie B. really have to give that meanie ol’ Jim a valentime? Her mother informed her that she was to include everyone in the class. Does Junie B. get a Valentine’s Day surprise? This funny, chapter book series written by Barbara Park is suggested for ages 5-8. This book is available in our school library!
This delightful story takes place on a cold, snowy Valentine’s Day. Jasper the bunny is desperately searching for the perfect gift to show his wife just how much he loves her. Feeling discouraged and having no luck finding something special, a friend helps him realize that he has already created the perfect Valentine’s Day present. Written by David Petersen, this heartwarming story is recommended for children ages 3-6.
Valentine’s Day Stem – https://www.pinterest.com/pin/69172544255158019/ Valentine’s Day Math Worksheets- https://www.pinterest.com/pin/69172544255152169/
Valentine’s Day Color by Number- https://www.pinterest.com/pin/69172544255157691/
Valentine’s Day Word Search- https://www.pinterest.com/pin/69172544255157816/
Pumping Heart Model is located in the Curriculum Materials section at McLure Education Library – http://library.ua.edu/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=3520948
Heart Shaped Animals-https://www.pinterest.com/pin/Abzs4buSYCeL64rJfGsoG80wH2SW5PlG9iOGb3AtLk0R7gbyKSFNk1c/
Valentine Bag Bear/Bunny- https://www.pinterest.com/pin/69172544255169053/