Valentine’s Day STEM Activities
These Valentine’s Day STEM Challenges are a must-try! Use a simple box of candy hearts to dive into weight, length AND science.
The set is perfect to use in STEM centers, math stations or as early finisher tasks.
–> 16 weight comparison cards asking “What weighs more?”
–> 16 weight comparison cards asking “What weighs more?” OR “What weighs less?”
–> 16 length comparison cards asking “What is longer?”
–> 16 length comparison cards asking “What is longer?” OR “What is shorter?”
–> Dancing Candy Heart Science Experiment
All five STEM challenges include record sheets to help kids keep track of their answers AND an answer key making it easy for you to check their results.
–> Alphabet Hearts. Such a motivating way to work on letter recognition and upper and lowercase pairing.
–> Letter Sound Clip Cards. Clip the letter that starts each word.
–> Rhyming Puzzles. Find the matching words.
–> Perfect Pairs. Sound out 16 pairs of CVC words.
–> EDITABLE Sight Word Dash. Race to give your friends their valentines as you read and write sight words along the way.
–> EDITABLE Heart Words. Write your word list in a Valentine’s tray!
–> 2 Little Reader Books. Practice pointing underneath each word, using picture clues and more.
–> 3 Story Starters. Get kids writing with fun story prompts.
The set also includes math activities teaching critical skills including counting, number writing, patterns, estimation, odds and evens and graphing.
–> 1-20 Ten Frame Dab. Read the number and then fill your ten frame with that many dots.
–> Spin to 20 Game. Race to reach 20 as you practice adding on.
–> Making 10 Challenge Cards and Review Sheet. How many more do you need to make 10?
–> Heart Patterns. Solve AB, ABB, ABCD, AABB, AAB and ABC patterns.
–> Shape Graphs. Pick up a valentine, name the shape and graph it. What shape reaches the top first?
–> Estimation Station. Practice making good guesses and comparing them to actual answers.