Valentine’s Day is around the corner! Do you celebrate it in your class? It is a great time to bring in hearth-themed learning activities! I’m excited to share these FREE Valentine Alphabet Heart Puzzles to develop upper and lowercase letter knowledge!
*Pair this with our February Kindergarten Printables Bundle!
Valentine Alphabet Heart Puzzles
Simply print the free pages with the alphabet hearts, laminate and cut!
Cut the hearts in half, using the dotted line as guide, and you have upper and lower case heart puzzles!
Who Should Use These Puzzles?
This FREE Valentine Printable is perfect for a small group or center activity. It is suitable for grades Pre-K and Kindergarten.
How to Play
You can turn it into a group game too where you divide the pieces between groups.
The groups first fit the pieces they have together if they can and then take turns to ask for the other halves as you would in a game of “Go Fish.”
For instance, one group asks another group(ask only one group at a time to make it more challenging): “Do you have the letter B for us?” If the group does have the other half, they must let it go, if not, the asking group must wait for another turn to ask another group for a letter.
The group with all their heart puzzles “matched up” wins!
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Another way to use these heart puzzles is to work on alphabetical order.
Place the one half of the hearts in alphabetical order, then ask the students to add the missing pieces, but also in alphabetical order. Now you have a upper and lower case matching activity with an alphabetical order activity- two in one!
Tip: For early learners, provide an ABC chart for them to refer to.
If your students are proficient in alphabetical order, scramble all the pieces and ask them to fix it up in alphabetical order!
Grab FREE Printable!
If you’re ready to get started, then click on the large, blue button below!
Then, hop on over to see our Box of Chocolates Valentine Alphabet Match Activity!