Valentine’s kindergarten classes use a variety of Valentine themed activities to enhance learning and bring out the children’s natural inventiveness. These activities focus on various topics such as colors, shapes, animals, and other items that children are familiar with and enjoy. However, many parents have questions about the content of these activities and whether or not they are age appropriate for their young children. Fortunately, there are resources available to parents to help them make these important decisions. In this article, we will take a look at some of the options that parents have for Valentine kindergarten classes.
Most preschoolers love bright and vibrant colors. Using a color wheel for Valentine’s Day can help parents and children brainstorm for ideas relating to color and how to use it in different situations. With a color wheel, parents can choose to show their child colors that relate to certain characteristics such as height, shape, or other traits. For example, a blue color could be used for children who are taller and thin, or a brighter color for those who are stocky and chubby. Pink is a great choice for younger children as well as green for infants and toddlers. By incorporating various shades of these bright colors into preschoolers’ activities, teachers can help ensure that the Valentine theme fits well with the child’s interests and capabilities.
3 Valentines Kindergarten Worksheets
1. Free Printable Valentine Kindergarten Worksheets by weidknecht.com
Free Printable Valentine Kindergarten Worksheets by weidknecht.com
Some preschoolers may not enjoy the structured nature of coloring sheets and activity books. In this case, there are also a variety of other Valentine coloring pages that can be used. Preschoolers can simply complete coloring sheets using key terms and phrases and then send them home with parents. There are even online Valentine coloring pages. Some of these pages focus on Valentine special days such as kissing, and others include Valentine themed crafts and stories.
2. Kandinsky Inspired Heart Art Arty Crafty Kids by artycraftykids.com
Kandinsky Inspired Heart Art Arty Crafty Kids by artycraftykids.com
Many preschoolers find that coloring pages with cut outs of Valentine-themed characters are easier to follow than are actual comics or books. After all, it’s easy to become bored in the middle of a Valentine’s Day coloring page! Some teachers might choose to supply their kindergarteners with coloring pages that can be printed out and taken home in a package. However, some teachers may prefer to let the kids come up with their own designs. This makes sense if the student already has an interest in Valentine themed art, since they will already have the motivation to come up with a good picture.
If the teacher chooses to provide their students with a package of Valentine kindergarten worksheets, it’s a good idea to make sure that the sheets are attractive and well made. After all, these colorful pages will serve as an excellent way to teach students about color combination’s and how to apply these concepts to real life situations. By making coloring sessions fun, students are more likely to retain what they’ve learned.
Valentine themed coloring pages can be found in most every elementary school in the country. In fact, I know of some high schools that actually go out of their way to put out a free package of Valentine themed pictures and activities for the students to color. Kits like these are easy to assemble, and the materials are inexpensive. So, if you’re looking for a fun project to get your kids to use their imagination, why not encourage them to come up with their own Valentines for kindergarten classmates? It’s a great way for both kids and teachers to get creative together.