After reading the book The Day It Rained Hearts by Felicia Bond, your kids can work on letter recognition with this Raining Hearts Letter Match Activity.
With Valentine literacy activities like this one, they will practice identifying and matching capital and lowercase letters.
As your students connect the hearts to the cloud with the plastic links, they will also work on developing their fine motor skills.
Practicing letter matching helps your young learners learn the different shapes and sizes of letters.
Activities like this one can also help your students improve their visual discrimination skills and distinguish between similar letters.
Getting Ready to Use the Valentine Letter Match Activity:
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- 26 Letter Cloud Cards
- 52 Letter Heart Cards
What Else Is Needed:
- The Day It Rained Hearts by Felicia Bond
- White Card Stock
- Laminating Pouches
- Hole Punch
- Plastic Links
To get this Valentine alphabet activity emailed to you, fill out the form below.
After receiving the email with the resource, download and print the cards on white card stock.
If you want your kids to reuse this activity, laminate the cards.
Then, cut out the clouds and hearts and punch a hole on all of the yellow dots.
How to Use the Valentine Letter Matching Activity:
First, your young learners will pick a cloud card and say the name of the capital and lowercase letters on it.
Next, they will sort through the heart cards to find the matching letters.
Then, your children will use plastic links to attach the hearts to the cloud.
If they are just starting to learn the ABC’s, have your kids begin with a few cards. You can add more as they learn the letter names.
This book-inspired Raining Hearts Letter Match Activity is fun way for your students to work on letter recognition and fine motor skills this February.
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Download the Raining Hearts Letter Match Activity:
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