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Valentine’s Day CVC Words Activity

Are you looking for reading activities for your kids to do this February? Get this free printable Valentine’s Day CVC Words Activity!

With Valentine’s day literacy activities like this one, your young learners can practice decoding consonant-vowel-consonant words.

It’s a fun, themed resource to add to your morning tubs, literacy centers, or early finishers bins.

Word and picture matching

After your kids can identify the letters of the alphabet by their names and sounds, they can start to read simple words.

CVC words are made up of three letters- a beginning sound, a middle sound, and an ending sound.

Your students can use their pre-reading skills to blend the sounds together and read the words.

Getting Ready to Use the Valentine’s Day CVC Words Activity:

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What’s Included:

  • 33 Mailbox Picture Cards
  • 33 Envelope Word Cards

What Else Is Needed:

  • White Card Stock
  • Scissors
  • Laminator
  • Laminating Pouches

To get this word work activity for your students to use, fill out the form below.

After filling out the form, the PDF will automatically open in this window.

Next, download and print the cards on white card stock.

Word and Picture Match

If you want your kids to reuse this activity, you may want to laminate the printables.

Then, cut out the mailbox and envelop cards.

How to Use the Valentine’s Day CVC Words Activity:

For this activity, your students will first pick a mailbox card and identify the picture on it.

Valentine's Day Literacy Activity

Next, they will sort through all of the envelope cards until they find the word that matches the picture.

Word Work Activity

If your kids select the mailbox card with the picture of the cat, for example, they will then look for the envelope that says “cat.”

CVC Words Matching

If your children are just starting to learn how to read CVC words, give them a few cards at a time until they learn the words.

You can add more words every time they do this activity and become confident reading.

CVC Words Match

Your kids will continue matching the pictures and CVC words together until they complete the activity.

Reading activities

This Valentine’s Day CVC Words Activity is a fun word work activity for your young learners to do in February.

More Valentine’s Day Literacy Activities:

For even more fun on Valentine’s Day, pair this activity with these books and other literacy resources.

Valentine’s Day Books for Kids:

Pete the Cat: Valentine’s Day Is Cool by James Dean

A Crankenstein Valentine by Samantha Berger

Happy Valentine’s Day, Little Critter! by Mercer Mayer

Valentine’s Day Activities for Kids:

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Rose Sequencing Activity

Valentine Monster Letter Recognition Activity

Valentine Building Letters Activity

Free Printable Valentine’s Day Game for Kids from Books and Giggles

You May Also Like These Valentine’s Day Morning Tubs:

These Valentine’s Day Morning Tubs are fun, hands-on activities that can be used to learn and review literacy and math concepts.

This set includes 5 literacy and 5 math morning tubs that your preschoolers or kindergarteners are sure to love!

Click on the picture to learn more about the different resources included in this bundle! 

Download the Valentine’s Day CVC Words Activity:

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