11 Active Valentine’s Day Games – For Classroom Parties

11 Active Valentine’s Day Games – For Classroom Parties

Valentine’s Day Games can be a little tricky to come up with. The day usually just centers around hearts, candy, and love. Today, I’m going to share some games that have Valentine’s Day Theme but get the kids up and active. Check out these fun Active Valentine’s Day Games for your next classroom party. 

Valentine's Day Games to play with kids

Active Valentine’s Day Games

Valentine’s Day Games, for me,  are probably the hardest to come up with. I have the pleasure of finding games for Connor’s preschool class and Michael’s fourth-grade class this year. That’s a big age gap, but I’d like to find games that will work for both – less work for me. My other stipulation is that they are active games. The teachers like to get the kids up and moving with hands-on games in stations around the room. Here’s what I’ve found so far for Hands-on Valentine’s Day Games.

Valentine's Day Party Game Round Up

Musical Hearts

This game is found on No Time For Flash Cards I like this idea for the older kids. I might adapt it a little for preschool, and pull an activity out of a jar that I announce for them all to do at once.

Valentine's Day Party Game

Heart Walk

This is an idea from Mrs. Schmelzer’s First Grade Blog.

Valentine's Day Party Game

Musical Hearts

This is a cute adaption of the musical hearts. Here’s the link to this idea at Toddler Approved

Heart Hop-Scotch

Use felt hearts and chalk or tape to make a hopscotch course on the floor. Add fun instructions to certain hearts. When they land on those hearts, they have to perform certain activities like jumping jacks or hopping on one foot.

Valentine's Day Party Game

Minute To Win It Game (Heart Transfer)

This is from Little Family Fun. It’s like a Minute To Win It game. This one is especially good for older kids. Here’s the link to this fun Valentine’s Day game from Little Family Fun

Valentine's Day Party Game

Valentine Knock Down

I was struggling to find a lot of active Valentine’s Day games that would work for both age groups, so I made some of my own! Here’s a fun Carnival game. Kids love knocking things down. Here’s the link to this Valentine’s Day Game – Heart Knock Down 

Catch My Heart

One player has a bucket while the other has several bean bags or felt hearts. Players should stand far apart from each other while one player throws the heart and their teammate tries to catch it in the bucket.

 

Valentine Olaf Bowling Game Idea

Valentine Bowling Game

And then there’s Olaf Bowling with Conversation hearts! I can’t wait until they see Olaf with hearts on him that say Text Me, Tweet Me, I Love You, and LOL. Let me tell you…the kids go crazy over this fun game! Here’s the link to the Valentine Olaf Game.

A Valentine Candy Relay Race

Candy Relay Race

Compete in teams to transfer candy. Here’s a link to this Valentine’s Day Relay Game

Valentine Balloon Stomp Word Scramble Game

Balloon Stomp and Word Scramble Game

Stomp on balloons to reveal a word. Put your team’s words together to form a phrase. Here’s the link to Balloon Stomp Valentine Game 

human tic tac toe Valentine's Day Game to play

Human Tic Tac Toe Game

Players become the playing pieces in this Valentine’s Day Game of Tic-Tac-Toe

 

Alright, everyone, that’s all I’ve found so far. If you have a fun game, I would love to hear about it. I love hearing ideas. Have a wonderful Valentine’s Day!

XOXOX,

~Melissa

 

 

 

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