Bringing Home a Valentine -
I’m bringing home a valentine for you, (Cup hands and move them to
One that says, “I love you.” the beat in front of your body.)
I’m bringing home a valentine for you
With a great big hug, and a (kiss) (kiss), too! (Hug self and then kiss
in the air.)
Valentine for Parents - Let each child take off one shoe and trace around her foot on white paper. Cut it out. Give each child 5 small pieces of red tissue paper to wad up and glue at the end of each toe for toenails. Write “I love you from my head down to my toes” on the foot.
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Will You Be My Valentine? (Do You Know the Muffin Man?)
Will you be my Valentine, (Point to various friends.)
Will you be my Valentine?
I’ll be yours if you’ll be mine! (Point to self and then a friend.)
Some are red, some are blue, (Hold up fingers.)
Some have lace and ribbons, too.
Some are funny, some are not. (Smile and then shake head “no.”)
I like the candy ones a lot.
Will you be…(repeat)
Chocolate Play Dough - Make play dough using your favorite recipe. Omit the food coloring and let the children knead the dough in cocoa. It will look and smell like chocolate. Purchase a box of valentine candies and remove/eat the candies. Children can roll up the dough and put them in the paper containers.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Dough - Mix 1 cup smooth peanut butter, 1 cup chocolate icing, and one cup instant milk in a bowl. Give each child a heaping spoonful. Let them mold chocolates and wrap them up in plastic wrap. This makes a special gift for their parents.