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Valentines Day Unit Study Resources and a FREE Unit Study Planner

Leah Courtney
Holidays are an awesome time for a unit study. A holiday brings the opportunity for some fun, themed learning. As Valentine's Day is soon approaching, these resources will allow you to create a fun, multi-age, themed unit study.

Never created your own unit study? Make sure you pick up my free ebook- Create Your Own Unit Study. It will walk you through how to create a unit study, give you unit study planning pages you can print and use, and provide you with links to fifty unit study resource pages you can find here on the blog.

Valentine's Day Unit Study Resources

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Valentine's Day Booklist

Happy Valentine's Day, Mouse by Laura Numeroff and Felicia Bond (PreK-2nd grade)

Valentine's Day Unit Study Resources

The Biggest Valentine Ever by Steven Kroll (PreK-2nd grade)

Valentine's Day Books for Kids

Roses Are Pink, Your Feet Really Stink by Diane DeGroat (PreK-2nd grade)

Valentine's Day Books for Kids

The Day It Rained Hearts by Felicia Bond (PreK-2nd grade)

Valentine's Day Books for Kids

Pet the Cat: Valentines Day Is Cool by Kimberly and James Dean (PreK-2nd grade)

Valentine's Day Books for Kids

Love From the Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle (PreK-2nd grade)

Valentine's Day Books for Kids

Happy Valentine's Day, Little Critter by Mercer Mayer (PreK-2nd grade)

Valentine's Day Books for Kids

Saint Valentine by Robert Sabuda (Upper elementary)

Valentine's Day Books for Kids

The Legend of the Valentine: An Inspirational Story of Love and Reconciliation by Katherine Grace Bond and Don Tate (Upper elementary)

Valentine's Day Books for Kids

Saint Valentine by Ann Tompert (Elementary)

Valentine's Day Books for Kids

Valentines Language Arts

Write Cinquain poems for Valentine's Day with this activity. (Upper Elementary)

Use yummy candy hearts for this sentence writing activity. (Elementary, Middle grades)

Celebrate the season of love by reading Shakespeare's sonnets. You can find the sonnets, along with commentary here. (High School)

Young kids can match letters (or numbers) with this heart activity from I Heart Crafty Things. (PreK-K)

This Teachers Pay Teachers freebie has a reading comprehension passage about conversation hearts. You do have to have a free account to download it. (Upper Elementary)

Write Shop has several great Valentine's Day writing activities, as well as writing prompts here. (Elementary)

Reading Rockets also has a page with writing prompts, poetry activities, and more for Valentine's Day. (Elementary)

Valentines STEM

This Candy Count activity uses Valentine's Day candy to get kids counting and graphing. (Elementary)

Find Valentine's Day multiplication practice at (Elementary)

Kids can solve these word problems that are Valentine's Day themed. (Upper Elementary)

Little Bins for Little Hands has six fun preschool Valentine's themed math activities here. (PreK-K)

Find cool Valentine's Day themed STEM activities here. (Elementary)

Little Bins for Little Hands has a cool crystal growing activity perfect for Valentine's Day. (Elementary)

Life Over C's has a really cute cupcake graphing activity for Valentine's Day. (K-2nd grade)

This cute candy hearts activity from Buggy and Buddy will have kids estimating and measuring. (K-2nd grade)

Valentine's Day Unit Study Resources

Valentines History

Learn the history of Valentine's Day with this video. (Elementary/ Middle Grade)

National Geographic has this page with the history of Valentine's Day and some of its traditions. (Upper elementary/ Middle Grades)

The History Channel has a great video and article with six surprising facts about St. Valentine.
(Middle Grades and Up)

Today in History has a short history of Valentine's Day as well as some Valentine's Day activities here. (Elementary and Up)

Learn about Cupid from this post at Kids Play and Create. (Elementary)

National Geographic Kids has a younger version of the history of the holiday. (K-2nd grades)

Valentines Arts and Crafts

Find lots of Valentine's Day coloring pages here. (K-Elementary)

Make cute heart bookmarks that would make great Valentine's Day gifts. (All Ages)

These crayon hearts would be cute to hang in the window. (All ages)

Younger kids will enjoy the Valentine's Day dot paintings at The Resourceful Mama. (PreK-1st grade)

Make a beautiful string art heart with the instructions at How Wee Learn. (All Ages)

Mess for Less has a pretty tissue paper mobile for kids to make. (K-Elementary)

Don't forget to pick up your free ebook- Create Your Own Unit Study- to help you plan a Valentine's Day unit study with these resources.

Leah Courtney / Author & Editor

Leah Courtney is a homeschooling mom of four. She’s graduated two teens- one who’s a legal adult now! And she’s still homeschooling two middle schoolers. She loves all things book related, and in her- very rare- free time you can find her listening to audiobooks and coloring.


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