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For Valentine's Day, we offer lots of activities on the themes of sharing, friendship and love as well as some great heart-shaped crafts.


Valentines Day

Suncatcher Heart

Musical Hearts

Mosaic Heart

Heart Shaped Bird Feeders

Drawing Heart Rhyme

Valentines Day Card Shop

Valentines Day in the Different Languages

Love Potions Activity

Kindness Stones Craft

Kind Words

Heart Pairs Matching Game

Friend Name Cards

Books About Love and Friendship

Being Kind to People in Your Community

Acts of Kindness Board

Acts of Kidness

Facts About Valentines Day

Why Is the Colour Red and a Heart the Symbol of Valentines

Who Was St Valentine

Happy Hearts

Lost Arrow Hunt

Anatomy for Kids

Love Stories

Pink Painting

Secret Something

Visit a Place of Worship

Fishing for Love

Cupid Arrow

Cake for Me


Aistear Observations

Download and print out these observation sheets to make individual observations. The Aistear framework specifies that your curriculum should always be responsive to the children's interests. Use our curriculum plans as a starting point and then be led by the children to plan future curriculum and discussions. Sample observation sheet »

By using observation sheets, you have well-documented evidence that you are working within the Aistear guidelines.

Aistear Observation Sheet

Aistear/Montessori Observation Sheet

Weekly Observations (Simple)

Weekly Observations (Detailed)