Valentine’s Day Activities – Read and Play

Book based activities are always favorites – especially when they are holiday books! We teamed up with our favorite bloggers to bring you over 20 ways to Read & Play with Valentine’s Day children’s books! Check them all out below!

Over 20 ideas for kids activities inspired by favorite Valentine's Day books!


Read: My Fuzzy Valentine by  Naomi Kleinberg  & Play: Touch and Feel Hearts from The Pleasantest Thing


Read: Happy Valentine’s Day, Curious George by N. Di Angelo

& Play:


Read: The Day It Rained Hearts by Felicia Bond

& Play:


Read: I Love You Because You’re You by Liza Baker & Play: Watercolor Hearts by Bambini Travel


Read: My Heart Is Like a Zoo by Michael Hall & Play: Heart Animal Craft by JDaniel4’s Mom


Read: One Zillion Valentines by Frank Modell & Play: Valentine’s Box of Chocolates Heart Craft by Sugar Aunts


Read: A String of Hearts by Laura Malone Elliott & Play: Paper Heart Chain by Artsy Momma

Read: The Valentine Bears by Eve Bunting & Play: Paper Valentine Bears by Cutting Tiny Bites

Read: Where Is Baby’s Valentine?: A Lift-the-Flap Book by Karen Katz & Play: Valentine’s Day Alphabet Game by Lalymom


Read: How Do Dinosaurs Say I Love You? by Jane Yolen & Play: Love Heart Dinosaur Eggs by Adventure’s of Adam


Read: Happy Valentine’s Day, Mouse! by Laura Numeroff and Felicia Bond & Play: Perfect Cookies for the Mouse by My Bright Firefly

Read: See a Heart, Share a Heart by Eric Telchin & Play: Heart Shaped Digital Photography by Handmade Kids Art


Read: The Biggest Valentine Ever by Steven Kroll & Play: Creating a the Biggest Valentine Ever by Barefeet on the Dashboard


Read: Pete the Cat: Valentine’s Day Is Cool by Kimberly and James Dean & Play:  Valentine’s Craft Tray by Kitchen Floor Crafts


Read: Guess How Much I Love You & Play: Zig-zag Heart book by Messy Little Monster


Read: The Berenstain Bears’ Valentine Blessings & Play:  Making hearts and Ways to Bless Others from Betsy’s Photography


Read: The Scarecrows’ Wedding by Julia Donaldson & Play: Scarecrow Wedding Cardboard Tube Craft by the Gingerbread House


Read: Penguin in Love by Salina Yoon & Play: Crayon Resist Heart Paintings by Preschool Powol Packets


Read: The Very Fairy Princess Follows Her Heart by Julie Andrews & Play: Crayon Resist heart decoration by A Little Pinch of Perfect.


Read: Arthur’s Valentine by Marc Brown & Play: Make Kiss Wrapping Paper by Pink Stripey Socks

Valentine's Day activities for kids based on picture books!

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