Speech and Language Activities for Valentine’s Day


Here are a few of my favorite children’s books to share during February for Valentine’s Day:

  • There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Rose by Lucilla Colandro
  • The Night Before Valentine’s Day by Natasha Wing
  • Turkey’s Valentine Surprise by Wendi Silvano
  • The Day it Rained Hearts by Felicia Bond
  • Little Blue Truck’s Valentine by Alice Schertle & Jill McElmurry
  • Love Monster by Rachel Bright
  • Grumpy Monkey: Valentine Gross Out by Suzanne Lang
  • Happy Valentine’s Day, Mouse by Laura Numeroff

Activities for Speech Sound Disorder / Articulation Therapy

    Use a toy mailbox or empty box with a lid to “mail” your speech sound cards

    Write target sounds, words, and/or sentences on hearts and glue to a piece of paper

    Valentine’s Day Speech Sound Targets:

  • /k/ - candy, card, cupcake, chocolate, cookie
  • /v/ - valentine, envelope
  • /l/ - love, like, lollipop, valentine, lace, mail, letter, glue, chocolate, mailbox, envelope
  • /r/ - red, rose, heart, card, friend, paper, scissors
  • /s/ - send, stamp, scissors, mailbox

Valentine’s Day Language Activities

  • Make your own cards for Valentine’s Day – sequence steps, describe materials needed, write a kind message, etc. (see TPT Resource below)
  • Valentine’s Day Bingo (see FREE resource below)
  • Heart Idioms (see TPT resource below)
  • Valentine’s Day Inference Clues (see TPT resource below)