Learn how to use these Valentine’s Day puzzles for name activities, literacy activities, & fine motor activities in your classroom. They are also a great gift idea!
I have shown you many different types of printable name puzzles. Today, I’m going to show you five different ways to use these Valentine’s Day puzzles for activities with your kids.
Use the name puzzles as a Valentine-themed activity in your literacy centers. The puzzles will help kids learn to recognize and spell their names, plus the high-interest activity is a great way to
- practice letter recognition
- learn to recognize letter sounds
- work on letter formation
Fine Motor Activities
Print the puzzles for your kids and let them cut out the pieces. This is a simple way to give them a little practice with cutting with scissors.
Print the puzzles with the outlined font option and kids can trace/color the letters on each puzzle piece. They can also color the hearts. Because the puzzles have their names on them, kids will be very motivated to color.
Sight Word Activities
The puzzles aren’t limited to just name activities. You can customize them with any words. Use them to practice
- sight words
- high-interest words
- thematic words
Are you looking for a non-candy Valentine gift for your kids? Print up a puzzle for each child.
Cut the puzzles, put them in an envelope, add labels (included with the resource), and you will have a fun Valentine’s Day gift that parents will appreciate.
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Additional Name Puzzles
Here are some additional name puzzle ideas for you.