Happy Sunday everyone! My freebie is an activity I have every year at our Valentine’s party. Although the word “party” is misleading and I try never to say it in front of the kids because then they kind of expect me to have a bounce house with milkshakes and nachos, and all we really have are a few centers with a cookie and a juice box. That’s often how I feel about New Year’s Eve parties.
Anywho, I have parents donate boxes of conversation hearts for a math center at our “party”. I inevitably end up having to buy more because I can’t keep myself from eating them in the weeks before the shindig. I love them. They are candy. They have different colors. They are candy. They have words. They are candy.
You won’t actually need the conversation hearts for this freebie — so if you’re on a budget or don’t have parents willing to donate or whatever the case may be — I included spinners in this freebie so students can complete the activities that way.
Click on any of the pics to download your copies. I hope you can use them!
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FirstGradeBlueSkies (Jennifer) says
So cute! Thank you!
First Grade Blue SKies
EEE Learning Academy says
So cute and perfect for my littles! Thank you!
Super cute! Thank you!
Rowdy in First Grade
Thanks! Very cute and so perfect for my kiddos.
Annie Moffatt says
The Moffatt Girls
And I totally am with you on the "party" thing. Is there a better word you use? Or a code word? Haha– Kids, we are having our "Valentine's Event". Perhaps they will have no clue what it means and not expect nachos and balloons? Thanks for the freebie!
Mrs. Jones’s Kindergarten
Debbie Lindeman says
Thanks so much for the freebie! I really appreciate your willingness to share.
I love the spinner idea! Looks like you'll have lots of fun on Valentine's Day.
First Grade Found Me
jessie vassar says
I really like this freebie! Thanks so much and have a wonderful Valentine week!
The Cornerstone Classroom
Amy F says
Mrs. Miner says
Awesome Kristin…I have similiar activities from YEARS ago…great to have the updated versions…great way to celebrate with academics on Valentine's Day.
Mrs.Miner’s Monkey Business
Lori Rosenberg says
This is a great idea! Thanks so much Kristin! I have tons of conversation hearts. I can use them if I'd just stop eating all of them!
Teaching With Love and Laughter
Amanda Myers says
I need to go and pick up some heats. Thanks for the great freebies.
A Special Kind of Class
Love it! You may have just saved my afternoon. Thanks!
You just game me one station for MY "party!"
Marsha M. Moffit McGuire says
What a fun activity! Thanks for sharing. I think this will certainly be a favorite for my kinders.
A Differentiated Kindergarten
Mrs Cupcake says
I'll definitely be using this on Valentine's Day! Thanks, love!! 🙂
A Cupcake for the Teacher
Mel D says
Great idea! Guess I will be getting my little nuggets some convo hearts :o)
Seusstastic Classroom Inspirations
Kreative in Kinder says
Another thing to add to today's grocery list! Haha! These are great! You had me at CANDY! 🙂
Kelley Cirrito says
Thanks for sharing…I am doing some activities with fractions and conversations hearts! I love Valentine's Day, it is definitely one of my favorites! I hope you have a super week!
Katie Knight says
cute, cute, cute, just like you!
I am totally going to use these activities! I bought conversation hearts today, hoping to use them for math activities, but I wasn't sure what to do until I found your freebie! Thanks so much!
Mary Lirette says
Love it! Thanks 🙂
Mrs. Lirette's Learning Detectives
I love doing activities with candy hearts! It is very hard not to eat them, I always have to buy extras!!
Creating & Teaching
Jeannie Partin says
I love these activiities Kristin – thanks so much!
Just found the boxes of hearts at Walmart for 50 cents each…..the kids will love this !!!! Thanks so much for sharing 🙂
Thanks for sharing this lovely freebie:-)
Cheryl Ener says
I love this! Thank you!
Crayons and Curls
Mrs. Durden says
These are great! I look forward to using these during our Valentine's Day activities!
Dusty Drosche says
Awesome! I have always done an activity similar to this and this is great! I will definitely be using it this year! Thanks so much! 🙂
Kinder Alphabet says
Perfect! Thank you for this great idea 🙂
Julie Marciniak says
This is a fresh new look for an activity I have been doing for years! Thanks so much for the fancy-dancy new version!
Happy Valentine's Day!
Ms. Marciniak's First Grade Critter Cafe
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I used this activity with my kids today and they loved it! I shared about it on my blog.
Thanks for all your great ideas!
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Sameer Sharma says
My school days were awesome and very interesting and funny. Missed the days back.
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