I teach nothing like I taught 18 years ago, but there are a few things that are still with me. I believe it was my cooperating teacher during my student teaching experience who first made these elephant Valentine bags, and I've been making them since. They're just cute is all and every one of them unique, which is the way I like it.
Here's a little something we do with conversation heart boxes. After doing a graphing activity with them, their picture went into the little box's window, and a little love note to parents went inside.
How about these hats? I apologize for not knowing where I found the idea.
I'd love to thank Deb from Simply The Classroom for this next activity. I wasn't going to post it, but then I read Scotty's letter. It's pretty sweet.
Then there's the question of what to do with all those valentines. I make mine into a book that the kids enjoy reading throughout the year. I cannot take credit for the poem though.