Awww, the month of LOVE. Valentine's Day is my mother's favorite holiday, so it naturally holds a special place in my heart too! I have a new single out called Giving It Away (if you haven't heard it yet – WHY are you waiting??), and I thought it would be fitting to create some Valentine's free printables to…Give Away! Get it? 😉
Well, what's included in this Valentine free printable pack? Glad you asked! You'll find free Valentine color pages, writing pages great for K-4, and Valentine printable tags and notecards too! So go on and scroll through this preview, then get to downloading and printing to your heart's content!
Speaking of the month of love, I created a special FAMILY and CLASSROOM-FRIENDLY playlist full of 50 songs that make a bad mood take a back seat! Get ready to dance and sing along with some tunes you already know and some that are likely new to you!
Giving It Away
My friend, Nathan Meckel, and I wrote this song without specifically planning on it being for Valentine's Day. The idea of the song is that there are so many unanswered questions in the world, but one thing that is for certain is that LOVE is the answer. LOVE makes the world go around. Happiness is made…by giving it away. I truly believe it!
I put a question out there on Instagram asking my community to finish the statement: Happiness is______.
To read their awesome answers, click here.
Fun Fact: The little voice you hear at the beginning of the song and the kids' voices at the end are my current class of kindergarteners! Captured with my cell phone and somehow wrangled by Nathan and the amazing mix magic of Mark Niemiec.
Valentine's Free Printables
If you are a teacher or have been one in the past – tell me if you relate to this: You have grandiose plans and dreams of the cutest craftivity for your kids that not only is fun and artistic but stretches their academic skills in a way that makes your principal immediately call off all further observations because of how you just NAILED IT!
NO? Just ME?? Ok, well, I DO know for a fact that even if you aren't a pie-in-the-sky dreamer like me, you have found yourself either short on prep time, caught in a crunch where you need something for your kids to do while you put out whatever fire is currently raging, or just want to reward your kids or fast-finishers with something they love to do. Enter: Free Valentine Color Pages. Whew.
Free Valentine Color Pages
Ok, but now you are faced with the task that you NEED them to be writing. You know they WANT to be coloring and just being free and creative – but you NEED them to be practicing those finger spaces, sounding words out, using complete sentences…ALL the things.
Again – I got you covered. Enter: Free Lined Writing Pages.
Free Valentine Lined Writing Pages
Now you find yourself on February 13th. You had wonderful intentions of creating cute little crafty tags for each of your honeys. But alas, it is getting later, and you are brain-drained. I got you. Print off the version of these tags that come 8 to a page. Print on colored or white cardstock, sign your name, stick that tag on a ring pop, and voilá. Happiness is made.
Valentine Printable Tags
TESTED BY TWO PAIRS OF KINDERGARTEN AND SECOND-GRADE SISTERS
Before I sent this out into the world, I wanted to give a little test drive to two of my former kindergarten kids and two of my current kindergartners. Both are sisters. ALL four girls love to color, draw, write, and I'm almost positive that all four of them have better handwriting than I do!
I love the note to the tooth fairy! Mom said that the black squares were to let me know she included the finger spaces! (ha!! note to self: now teach that spaces are full of … ‘space.' 😉 ) The notes to the pets in the middle picture are the sweetest, and of course, the coloring and drawings slay me.
Thank you to these girls and their mamas for helping me out! I can't wait to see what the rest of my kindergarteners come up with.