Valentine's Day Flannel Board Ideas
Five Big Valentines
Five big Valentines from the corner
I mailed one to a friend - now there are four.
Four big valentines, lovely ones to see;
I mailed one to mother - now there are three.
Three big valentines, red and shiny new;
I mailed one to daddy and now there are two.
Two big valentines, the best is yet to come;
I mailed one to Grandma - now there is one.
One big valentine, the giving's almost done;
I mailed it to Grandpa, and now there are none.
Valentines, valentines, how many do I see? orange
ones, yellow ones, too.
Valentines, valentines, count them with me.
I have red ones,
I have green ones, purple ones, and some that are blue.
how many do I see?
Count them with me! 1-2-3-4-5........
Give each child a red, orange, yellow,
green, purple or blue heart. hearts
on flannel board at
While adult says verse, children
appropriate time. Count number of hearts and
identify different colors when verse
This Little Valentine
(Cut out felt hearts in a variety of
pinks and reds and with permanent marker, add the features of each
This little valentine is a circle. valentine
said "Happy Valentine's Day to everyone, everywhere!"
(big smiling valentine!)
This little valentine is a square.
This little valentine is a triangle.
This little valentine has HAIR!
After reciting the poem several
times, have children close eyes as you take away
one of the
valentines. Children open eyes and guess which one is missing.
while children have their eyes closed rearrange the valentine
have them help you sequence the hearts back to the
Five valentines at the corner store. says
color) one for (child names another child in the
Five valentines; whom are they for?
Along came (child's name) with a penny to pay
He/she bought a (child
Then he/she went away.
Before chanting the rhyme put 5 different
colored valentine hearts on a flannel board.
As the rhyme is
chanted each child chooses one valentine from the flannel board
gives it to one of their friends. Keep chanting the
all are gone
then chant these last two lines yourself.
No more valentines at the corner store are
"All sold out," says the sign on the door.
What can you do to show you care?
When at the store, the shelves
If you have no flannel board, you can
mount hearts on craft sticks for puppet
Prepare 5 valentines and 5 envelopes to use on the flannel
Look at all these valentines; (put valentines on board)
I made one for each friend.
I'll put them in some envelopes,
So each one I can send.
How many valentines do you see?
Start to count them now with me.
1, 2, 3, 4, 5
One for ______(name of child)
One for ______
One for ______, too.
One for ______
And here is one for YOU! (Point to child)
Repeat until each child's name is mentioned.
Sizing Up Hearts
Cut five different sizes of hearts from felt. Place them on
the flannel board
for the children to arrange from smallest to largest
or largest to smallest.
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I do not claim any of these as my own ideas.
They are shared from friends and fellow group
Thanks for sharing all your great ideas!