Have you started thinking about Valentine’s Day yet? It can be such a fun holiday for young children. Books, games, and printable word searches are a great way to learn about a holiday. If you would like to practice holiday related vocabulary with your child, I have a free printable Valentine’s Day word search for you.
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Valentine’s Day Word Search
This Valentine’s Day word search contains 15 vocabulary words all relating to the holiday. The words can be found horizontally, vertically, and diagonally, plus they can be forwards or backwards.
Ways to Use This Word Search
- Have your child circle or underline the words as they find them. Use a pencil, colored pencil, crayon, or marker.
- If it’s easier for your child, he or she can use a highlighter or pale marker to highlight the words instead.
- Another option would be to have your child dot each letter in the word with a bingo dauber. They are always lots of fun for kids!
What You Will Need
- Printer Paper and a Printer
- Pencils, Crayons, Markers, etc.
What Else You Might Need
If you would like to print out the word searches and reuse them multiple times, you could use a laminator and laminating pouches. Then your child could use a dry erase marker or wet erase marker to complete the activity. Here are some more options to make these free printable word search more fun:
Resources to Go Along with the Valentine’s Day Word Search
You can use this word search together with other resources to help your child learn even more about Valentine’s Day.
Books About Valentine’s Day
These would be great books to read aloud to your child before they complete the word search. Or older readers would enjoy some of these books on their own.
Happy Valentine’s Day Mouse by Laura Numeroff
Pete the Cat: Valentine’s Day is Cool by James Dean
Love From the Crayons by Drew Daywalt
Amelia Bedelia’s First Valentine by Herman Parish
Click Clack Moo, I Love You by Doreen Cronin
Be sure to check out our list of Valentine’s Day books for kids of all ages!
Valentine’s Day Activities
If your child likes playing with bubbles, they will love this Valentine bubble science activity from Pre-K Pages.
See if your child can put the Valentine’s Day words in alphabetical order.
This Valentine’s Day homemade slime from One Crazy Mom will keep your child busy for hours.
Happiness is Homemade shares fun Valentine’s Day Minute to Win It games for the whole family.
This Valentine’s Day hearts alphabet matching game will help your child match upper case and lower case letters.
To download this printable, simply click on the link below.