Valentine’s Day Motor Planning

Valentine’s Day will be here in just a few short days.  Valentine’s Day often comes with Valentine’s Day parties or celebrations.  It’s also the perfect time to go with a Valentine’s Day theme for your motor planning.  There are a lot of fun ideas out there that can be used for gross motor time, fine motor skills, brain breaks, and getting physical activity in with a Valentine’s Day theme.

Valentine's Day themed motor planning ideas. Gross motor Valentine's Day ideas and fine motor ideas with a Valentine's Day theme. Use these ideas in the classroom, home, or therapy!

 Valentine’s Day Gross Motor Games

There are so many great Valentine’s Day activities that are perfect for incorporating movement, gross motor skills and fine motor skills with a Valentine’s Day theme! The conversation heart hop is a must to try!

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Maybe you are into Valentine’s Delivery Games? You can play this game with one person or make it a relay!

Valentine’s Day Delivery Gross Motor Game

How about delivering Valentine’s? Check out the Valentine’s Day Delivery Relay where you can get the job done fast!

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The heart hustle is a fun print and play game. This game could also be played digitally. All you need is a dice. Roll and play!

GET THIS GAME IN THE VALENTINE’S DAY MOVEMENT GAMES 

Remember cootie catchers or fortune tellers? Maybe I’m aging myself a bit!?! These were all the rage growing up in the 90’s and they are the perfect way to add movement at Valentine’s Day too!

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Valentine’s Day Digital Games

How about some Valentine’s Day Digital games? This is a great option to use in person or for distance learning and teletherapy! 

Valentine’s Day Gross Motor Game  – Pick the Valentine’s Day objects and move! 

GET YOUR VALENTINE’S DAY GROSS MOTOR GAME

Valentine’s Day Movement Story – The Valentine’s Day Movement Story can be used digitally or can be printed!

GET THE VALENTINE’S DAY MOVEMENT STORY

Valentine’s Day Yoga

Have you tired Valentine’s Day Yoga yet?  Pose like cupid or like you are delivering a card!  Read all about all of the different Valentine’s Day Yoga for kids pose ideas

GET THE VALENTINE’S DAY YOGA CARDS

Valentine’s Day Brain Breaks

Valentine’s Day Brain Breaks are fast, fun, and effective movement ideas that can be done quickly with no props needed!  These are great for a single kid or an entire classroom.  Read about all of the ideas in the Valentine’s Day Brain Break Ideas post. 

Valentine’s Day Sensory and Motor Paths

Creating obstacle courses or motor/sensory paths are fun and pretty easy with the Valentine’s Day Sensory and Motor Path printables.  I especially like how easy it is to change them up by switching up the printables or changing the arrangement.  Check out one way of setting it up in the video below.  I also love to add the handprints to the wall for more vertical surface work!

 

Conversation Heart Movement Game

No time to prep anything?  No worries, try Conversation Heart Brain Breaks that are digital!  Pull these up where you can utilize PowerPoint.  Project on your white board and let the kids pick their conversation hearts and move their bodies.  No white board?  Try playing it on your tablet(that’s what I do) with the free PowerPoint app.  A great option for traveling therapists.

The Valentine’s Day Dance board game is a fun matching and moving game that is available for members only.

Valentine’s Day Fine Motor Activities

The Valentine’s Day Fine Motor Activities are a must for Valentine’s Day week. There are so many fun fine motor activities and plenty that you can send hoe to love ones!  Read all about the different fine motor activities for Valentine’s Day.

Valentine’s Day Freebies

Get your free Valentine’s Day Flowers fine motor activity in the freebie library.

Valentine's Day Fine Motor Activities that are perfect for preschool or kindergarten. These fun Valentine's Day fine motor activities could easily be incorporated into occupational therapy as well. A fun way to work on fine motor skills!

Grab your fitness hearts in the freebie library.  Not only are these are great for Valentine’s Day, but they are excellent for the entire month of February as it is American Heart Month. 

 

Valentine’s Day Motor Planning

Love these ideas, but don’t have the time or resources to get it all put together on your own?  Pink Oatmeal has your back.  Get everything you need for your Valentine’s Day gross motor and fine motor activities.

Valentine’s Day Motor Pack

The Valentine’s Day Motor Pack has LOTS of fun ways to work on both gross motor and fine motor skills with a Valentine’s Day theme.   No more worrying about what activities you need to do!

Valentine’s Day Movement Pack

Looking for gross motor and physical activity ideas?  The movement pack has everything for gross motor and physical activity with a Valentine’s Day theme.  Don’t stress about figuring out activities with a Valentine’s Day theme.  It’s all done for you!

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