Valentine's Day Word Search

Basic Activity Info

Activity Type: 

  • Leisure
  • Transition
Age Group: 
6-9 yrs
9-12 yrs
Time Requirement: 
15minutes

Group Size: 

  • Individual
  • Large Group
  • Medium Group
  • Small Group

Play Area: 

  • Classroom (small indoor space)
Objective: 

Participants find the Valentine themed words in the word search. Who loves searching??

Equipment: 

Valentine's Day Word Search
Pencils

Set Up: 

Print out the Valentine's Day word search for participants

Step by Step: 
  1. Allow participants a set amount of time to search for the Valentine's Day words in the word search.
  2. Allow participants to work in pairs, or have it be a race to see who can find each word the quickest.
  3. Ask participants other words that are associated with Valentine's Day.
  4. Have participants to draw a heart on the back of their sheet, and write or draw pictures of the things they love in their life. 
Variations: 

Give the words to participants, and have them put them in alphabetic order, before they can begin to search.
For older participants, don't have the list of words at the bottom. Have participants look through the word search to find words that are related to Valentine's Day.

Source: 

Developed for the Leisure Information Network. www.lin.ca