Heart Alphabet Match Up Activity

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It is time for a new busy activity for the month.  Almost once a month I will be sharing a busy activity for kids.  Today I have Heart Alphabet Match Up Activity to share with you.  With Valentine’s Day coming up an activity with hearts seemed perfect. This busy activity was cheap and easy to put together.  My kids loved matching the letters up. My oldest helped my second child and both older kids helped the youngest match up letters.  And I loved that while they matched letters I could get lunch ready.  This activity was a hit with all of us.

 

 

heart alphabet match up activity for kids. Fun valentine's day activity.

 

Heart Alphabet Match Up Activity

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Supplies/what we used:

 

*heart shaped doilies
144 PCS Valentines Day Heart Doilies Party Decorations with 4 Colors Valentine Craft Gift Set
*sharpie markers
Sharpie 75846 Permanent Markers, Fine Point, Assorted Colors, 24-Count
*clothespins
Whitmor Wood Natural Clothespins, S/100
*tape
Scotch Brand Magic Tape, 6 Dispensered Rolls, Writeable, Invisible, The Original, Engineered for Repairing, Great for Gift Wrapping, 3/4 x 650 Inches (6122)
abc match up

 

Directions/what we did to make heart alphabet and clips:

 

This was so easy to create.  I took heart shaped dollies from the dollar tree and wrote the ABC’s on them to start.  I already had my clips from another DIY letter game we played a long time ago.   I had taken clear tape and taped it to the ends of the clothespins.  I then wrote the letters of the alphabet on them. So that was it and we were ready to start matching the alphabet.

 

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I sat the alphabet hearts out next to the clothespin letters.  The kids got really excited when they saw this activity.  They all wanted to start matching up the ABC’s.

 

alphabet match up for kids

 

My kids are 7yr, 4yr, and 3yr.  This was too easy for my 7yr but he was able to help my 4yr.  And both kids could help my 3yr.  The clothespins are great for working on fine motors skills all on their own.  So they got to work on their tiny hand muscles during this activity too. This was also a good time to go over the shape and color of the doilies with the younger one.

alphabet learning activity for valentine day

 

So glad this was so easy for me to put together and that the kids had fun learning and playing with the heart alphabet match up activity.  I hope they can have fun with it over and over.

 

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21 Awesome Valentine's Activities for Kids! Math games, ABC activities, sensory bottles... so many fun ideas in one spot!

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Printable Valentine’s Day Dice Games // Fun-A-Day

FREE Number Bingo // The STEM Laboratory

Pre-Writing Alphabet Practice with Conversation Hearts // Preschool Inspirations

Heart Match Up Activity // Frogs, Snails and Puppy Dog Tails

Counting Roses // Best Toys 4 Toddlers

Conversation Heart Counting Cards // Life Over C’s

Love Bug Clock // Fairy Poppins

Counting Heart Cake Toppers // Adventures of Adam

Heart Wreath // Powerful Mothering

Magic Heart Sight Words // Playdough to Plato

Simple Suspended Conversation Heart Discovery Bottle // Lemon Lime Adventures

Valentine Numbers and Counting Hearts // Play and Learn Everyday

Valentine Math: Portable Ten Frame with Hearts // Lalymom

Teach Buttoning Skills with Heart Buttons // Sugar Aunts

Free Valentine’s Day Addition Memory Game // DIY Farm Wife

Hearts Pom Pom Game // Teach Me Mommy

I Spy Valentine’s Day Heart Bottle // The Pleasantest Thing

Color Sorting Hearts // Modern Preschool

Candy Heart Addition Cards // The Kindergarten Connection

We Go Together Like PB&J Homemade Game // Study at Home Mama

Valentine’s Day CVC Board Game // Liz’s Early Learning Spot

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