Valentine’s Day with preschoolers is so fun and special!
I always include a story in my preschool music lesson plans and love discovering the best books to share with preschoolers.
Today I want to share with you my top five Valentine’s Day stories for preschoolers.
Click here to learn more about my complete Valentine’s Day lesson plan full of sweet songs and activities.
I Love You Through and Through by Bernadette Rossetti-Shustak
I Love You Through and Through by Bernadette Rossetti-Shustak is such a special book to read to kids to make them feel loved and valued. It has short simple sentences and most pages feature 2 opposites that make it predictable so that kids can get involved. There are lots of ways to incorporate motions actions as you read. You can get it here.
Hugs And Kisses For A Grouchy Ladybug by Eric Carle
Hugs And Kisses For A Grouchy Ladybug by Eric Carle is so relatable, especially for the preschool crowd that has a full range of emotions to share! Like all of Eric Carle’s stories, this one is simple with his beautiful, artistic illustrations. It has a great message that even grouchy lady bugs need hugs and kisses. You can get it here.
Love Matters Most by Mij Kelly
Love Matters Most by Mij Kelly is filled with magical illustrations and poetic writing. It’s about a polar bear that ventures out into the snowy landscape to find her lost cub. It’s a perfect demonstration of parent-child love that kids should feel on Valentine’s Day. You can get it here.
Love Monster And The Last Chocolate by Rachel Bright
Love Monster And The Last Chocolate by Rachel Bright has the best message about sharing and thinking of your friends first. The illustrations are bright and playful. An enticing box of chocolate is the centerpiece of the story which is a definitely attention grabber. You can get it here.
I’ll Love You Till The Cows Come Home by Kathryn Cristaldi and Kristyna Litten
I’ll Love You Till The Cows Come Home by Kathryn Cristaldi and Kristyna Litten is full of fun images and characters to drive home the heartwarming “I love you” message. The sentences are short and rhythmic with a rhyming scheme on each page. You can get it here.
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