Make Valentine’s Day special and educational for your toddlers and preschoolers with these Valentine’s Day fine motor activities! Kids will love them as part of their Valentine’s Day STEM activities. Valentine’s Day is all about hearts, love, and candy, if you’re a kid. While candy is nice, I don’t like just giving candy to my kids on Valentine’s Day. I like to celebrate the day in an educational way with Valentines Day activities and Valentines day ideas for learning, especially for younger kids with activities like the valentine fine motor activity ideas in this collection!
This Valentine’s Day, I’ll be trying some of these Valentine’s Day fine motor activities with my preschooler.
She’ll have a blast, eat less candy, and learn something all at the same time.
That is the kind of fun Valentine’s Day fine motor activities filled with hands-on education we like here at STEAMsational!
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Valentine’s Day Fine Motor Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers
Preschoolers will love these adorable and sweet Valentine fine motor activities!
These Valentine’s Day fine motor activities for 4-year-olds are the ultimate way to practice fine motor skills in February.
Teaching Resources for Valentine’s Day
Here are some fun STEM teaching resources for Valentine’s Day that you can use in the classroom.
Browse the entire category of Valentine’s Day classroom supplies here or grab some of my Valentine’s Day favorites from the list below.
Valentine’s Day Fine Motor Activities for Preschoolers
There are a lot of ways to play with preschoolers and these Valentine’s Day fine motor activities. Valentines day fine motor activities build essential valentines day fine motor skills in preschoolers that they can use to write and think better as they get older!
Practice fine motor skills by carefully dragging the heart magnet to the top of the Valentine discovery bottle without letting go! This is one of our favorite valentines fine motor activities.
Practice squeezing and precision in this fun Valentines day baking soda science activity for toddlers!
Toddlers and preschoolers will love slipping beads onto bracelets to make secret love valentine coding bracelets. Fine motor learning and fun, too!
Kids can practice their fine motor skills when making this Valentines Heart Mobile.
Classroom Valentines from Teachers to Kids
Your students will love any of these creative classroom valentines for kids from their teacher!
Help children boost fine motor skills and make decorations for Valentine’s Day at the same time. Cardboard Lacing Heart cards are always a hit with the kids!
Stack heart-shaped noodles in this fun Heart Themed Fine Motor Practice activity.
Make a Valentines Day Bead Busy Bag that will keep children occupied for hours this Valentine’s Day!
Learn counting skills and fine motor skills for Valentine’s Day at the same time in this adorable Heart Counting and Threading Activity.
Valentine Science Books and More!
These fun Valentine’s Day Books for kids will teach kids about the science around Valentine’s Day, the history of the holiday, and a whole lot more!
Who doesn’t love smashing candy? Kids won’t know they are building vital pre-reading and writing skills when they do the Candy Heart Breaking Fine Motor Activity.
This Valentines Day Fine Motor Sparkle Craft is so, so cute and it builds fine motor skills at the same time!
Practice those scissor skills making valentines with Valentine’s Day Scissor Cutting Practice.
Transfer hearts from one container to another using tweezers to build hand strength with this Valentine Fine Motor Transfer Activity
Make a Valentines Heart Fizzy Painting perfect for Valentine’s Day!
Punch out an edge on a heart using a hole punch! Kids will have a blast with Valentine’s Fine Motor Practice Hearts.
Classroom-Friendly Valentine Shirts
I love wearing fun Valentine-themed shirts in the classroom during February. Here are a few of my favorite Valentine Shirts for Teachers.
Wearing a fun shirt, decorating the classroom with red and pink decorations, and doing other fun Valentine’s Day activities will make Valentine’s Day about more than just cardboard Valentines and candy.
Use a pom pom to create a Valentine Pom Pom Painting. Precision is essential during fine motor practice.
Easy Marble Painted Valentine Heart is the perfect Valentine for toddlers to make for parents and friends.
Make this adorable Valentine Themed Button Snake and practice threading and weaving.
Learning how to glue is an important skill for preschoolers and toddlers. Practice those skills with this Valentines Day Fine Motor Glueing activity.
Nothing says Valentine’s Day love like straws! Especially when they are used to make Valentine’s Day Straw Art heart stamps.
Find the Letter Heart Activity using paperclips! Kids will have tons of fun with this simple activity.
Roll the dice and practice wrist-strengthening activities. Roll to Fill the Hearts for Valentine’s fine motor fun!
Valentine Classroom Decorations
Add some Valentine’s Day festivities and flair to your classroom with these classroom decorations for Valentine’s Day!