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10 Free Things for Valentine’s Day

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with these classroom resources and activities compiled by Phil Nast for NEA.

  1. Valentine’s Day worksheets and coloring pages
    Coloring pages, Valentine-theme math pages, stationery, word searches. (Grades K-3)
  2. Valentine Coloring Pages
    Forty printable coloring pages. (Grades K-3)
  3. Heart Bookmark
    Make a bookmark template with card stock and Valentine bookmarks from decorative paper. (Grades 2-4)
  4. The Story of St. Valentine (PDF icon PDF,  22 KB, 4 pgs.)
    The legend of St. Valentine with reading comprehension questions and a brief essay assignment. (Grades 3-5)
  5. Crayon Hearts
    Make Valentine hearts to hang in a window with wax paper, crayons, and an iron. (Grades 4-6)
  6. Valentine Flowers
    Make Valentine flowers with colored paper, 24-guage wire, and small beads. (Grades 4-6)
  7. Video – A Short History of Valentine’s Day 
    No one knows for sure who St. Valentine was, but we still honor him with a holiday. (Grades 4-6)
  8. Valentine’s Day Heart Garland
    Festoon your classroom with a Valentine’s Day garland. (Grades 6-8)
  9. Knot Bracelet
    Make a bracelet with two types of knots and mother-of-pearl buttons. (Grades 6-12)
  10. Valentine’s Day Videos
    Twelve short videos on the history of Valentine’s Day; chocolate; the science of attraction, kissing and love; and, more. (Grades 10-12)


  1. St Valentine’s Day Massacre (17:53)
    The History Detectives investigate a shotgun possibly used at the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre. This episode looks at the contributions of one of the pioneers of ballistic science and includes additional video on weapons dating and ballistics. (Grades 6-12)
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