Valentine’s Day is a wonderful time to practice many skills related to literacy, as well as an opportunity to develop numeracy, social interaction, fine motor, language, and cognitive concepts. Making, writing, and reading Valentine’s Day cards has long been a favorite way to celebrate the day and here are some of our other favorite ideas. We hope you’ll share your ideas with us too!
Preschool teacher Katie Armstrong shares lots of ideas for Valentine’s Day activities for children who are blind or visually impaired, including:
This idea offers a concrete way for students to understand Valentine’s messages. These activities help to develop language skills through an understanding of idomatic language and puns. Examples include:
Parent Kimberly Schildbach shares her ideas for creating a tacile love book. She created this book to welcome her future adopted daughter into her family.