Valentine’s Day is the perfect holiday for exploring math and science with hands on play! These Valentine’s Day learning activities are not only fun and easy but filled with great learning opportunity for preschoolers to elementary kids. We love to explore through hands on learning and each of these Valentine’s Day activities is perfect for just that!


 Valentines Day Learning Activities for Kids. Fun Valentines Day science, sensory, STEM, and more for young kids.

Valentines Day Activities for Hands-On Play and Learning

Check out the simple materials needed for each of these Valentine activities below, make a list and get started today. Here you will find easy Valentines learning activities for the whole family to enjoy! We love simple science activities and STEM challenges to go with the holidays.

Themed activities are very rewarding for young children! They love the novelty that comes with each holiday or season change! Find new ways to make old activities fun and full of hands-on learning opportunities with our Valentine’s Day learning ideas!


Candy Hearts Oobleck

Not only is homemade oobleck an awesome science project to explore non-Newtonian fluids, it’s also a fun sensory play recipe for kids who really love to dig in and explore with their sense of touch.

Also check out our Red Hots Goop Recipe.

Cardboard Hearts

Make this super simple STEAM activity using your recycling bin. Grab some cardboard and check out our cool idea for building with hearts!

Cardboard Hearts Building Activity Valentine Building Project

Coding Bracelets

A simple Valentine coding activity and craft all in one. Great introduction to the binary code for younger learners!

Crystal Hearts

This growing borax crystal hearts experiment for Valentine’s Day makes a great science activity and decoration to try with kids.

Don’t want to use borax powder? Try our salt crystal heart activity!

How to grow crystals

Fizzy Hearts

These fizzy hearts are a fun way to dig into chemistry and art all at the same time!  Make your own baking soda paint and enjoy a fizzing reaction.

Heart Geoboard

A simple geo board is not only an awesome STEM activity but it is also a wonderful tool for encouraging fine motor skills! Why not create heart geoboard patterns for a simple but effective Valentine’s Day math activity.

Check out more Valentine Math activities!

LEGO Hearts

This great Lego engineering project is perfect for any time. We loved building these simple hearts. We discovered quite a few play and building opportunities with them too!

Also check out our mini Lego Hearts building project!

Valentine Slime

We really have a super line up of Valentine slime recipes for you to try! From glitter slime to fluffy slime and even a floam slime.  Use our ideas exactly or let them spark your own imaginative ideas for creating a one of a kind Valentine’s Day slime.

This bubbly slime recipe is one of our favorites!

valentine's day slime recipes

What will you do for Valentine’s Day Learning Activities?

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