Find the best Valentines Books for Preschool with our list of great books for preschoolers to read in the month of February.
Valentines Day Books for Preschoolers
Valentine’s Day is the perfect opportunity to remind your loved ones how much you care for them. It is also a fun and easy holiday to get kids involved with. This list of Valentine’s Day books for preschoolers is a great way to share your love with little ones and teach them about the powerful emotions behind this sweet holiday.
Happy Valentine’s Day, Mouse! (If You Give…) was written by Laura Numeroff and illustrated by Felicia Bond. This sweet board book follows the beloved Mouse from If You Give a Mouse a Cookie as he creates personalized Valentines for each of his friends.
The Valentine Bears was written by Eve Bunting and illustrated by Jan Brett. Mrs. and Mrs. Bear are always hibernating during the winter, so they never celebrate Valentine’s Day. But this year, Mrs. Bear decides that it’s time to surprise Mr. Bear with some sweet treats. Check out this post for fun activities to pair with the book!
Little Critter: Happy Valentine’s Day, Little Critter! was written and illustrated by Mercer Mayer. Join the popular Little Critter character as he celebrates Valentine’s Day with his friends at school.
Franklin’s Valentines was written Paulette Bourgeois and illustrated by Brenda Clark. Franklin the turtle is excited to give his friends the Valentines that he made for them, but he can’t find them when he gets to school. Will he be able to salvage his Valentine’s Day?
Click, Clack, Moo I Love You! (A Click Clack Book) was written by Doreen Cronin and illustrated by Betsy Lewin. It’s Valentine’s Day on the farm, and Little Duck is ready to celebrate. But when a fox appears at the barn, will it ruin the party?
The Night Before Valentine’s Day was written by Natasha Wing and illustrated by Heidi Petach. This spin on the classic Christmas poem follows a group of kids as they prepare for their classroom Valentine’s Day party.
Splat the Cat: Funny Valentine was written and illustrated by Rob Scotton. Join the funny cat as he prepares a special present for Valentine’s Day with the help of his friends. Kids will love lifting the flaps and finding the surprises hidden throughout the book.
Amelia Bedelia’s First Valentine was written by Herman Parish and illustrated by Lynne Avril. This brightly colored book revisits the funny iconic character and shares a story about a childhood Valentine’s Day party at her school.
Duck and Hippo The Secret Valentine was written by Jonathan London and illustrated by Andrew Joyner. This story follows a group of animal friends as they each receive special surprises from a mystery admirer and are reminded of the power of friendship. Check out this post for activities based on this story!
Llama Llama I Love You was written and illustrated by Anna Dewdney. Join Llama Llama as he shares his feelings with his loved ones on Valentine’s Day. This short board book uses the same pleasant rhymes and colorful illustration style as the other Llama Llama books.
Love Monster was written and illustrated by Rachel Bright. Love Monster doesn’t fit in with the cuddly creatures in Cutesville, so he decides to find someone who will love him just the way he is.
OLIVIA and the Perfect Valentine (Olivia TV Tie-in) was written by Natalie Shaw and illustrated by Shane L. Johnson. This story follows the sweet pig as she creates special personalized Valentines for her loved ones.
Pinkalicious: Pink of Hearts was written and illustrated by Victoria Kann. Pinkalicious is excited to celebrate Valentine’s Day, especially when her teacher asks them to create a special Valentine for someone else in class. Check out this post for more Valentine’s Day books featuring popular characters.
Valentines Books for Preschool
The Biggest Valentine Ever was written by Steven Kroll and illustrated by Jeni Bassett. Clayton and Desmond are two little mice who decide to work together to create a special Valentine for their teacher. But will they be able to work through their differences?
Peppa’s Valentine’s Day (Peppa Pig) was written by Courtney Carbone. Peppa is really excited when she receives a special Valentine from her friend Zoe Zebra. With help from her family, she creates her own card to give to Zoe, and learns about all of the fun things that happen on the holiday.
Plant a Kiss Board Book was written by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds. This beautiful story uses very simple text and adorable illustrations to show how one small act of love can blossom into something amazing.
Pete the Cat: Valentine’s Day Is Cool was written and illustrated by James Dean and Kimberly Dean. Pete the Cat isn’t excited about Valentine’s Day, until he receives a card from his friend Callie, and decides to make some cards of his own.
Day It Rained Hearts was written and illustrated by Felicia Bond. This story follows a young girl named Cornelia Augusta as she catches hearts raining down from the sky and decides to use them to create Valentines for her animal friends.
Here Comes Valentine Cat was written by Deborah Underwood and illustrated by Claudia Rueda. The grumpy cat character doesn’t like Valentine’s Day, but he may get a sweet surprise this year. The cat communicates with the narrator through pictures and symbols instead of words, making this a funny conversation to follow along with.
A Crankenstein Valentine was written by Samantha Berger and illustrated by Dan Santat. When Valentine’s Day comes around, the little kid in the story turns into Crankenstein. He dislikes everything about Valentine’s Day, but can he learn to find some joy in the holiday?
Valentines Day Activities
If you are looking for any more fun, hands on valentines day activities you will love all these free printables for February.
- Valentines Day Heart Letter Find Worksheets – Students will work on letter recognition as they color the alphabet letters in these free preschool worksheets perfect for February.
- Prek students will have fun strengthenin hand muscles while learning shapes with these Free Chocolate Shape Playdough Cards
- Practice pre primer dolch sight words to improve reading fluency with this fun Chocolate Box Preschool Sight Words
- Valentines Math Count to 10 Puzzles are a great way to practice counting with young learners.
- Free Valentines Day Worksheets are a super cute, no prep pritnable to help kids practice math and literacy skills.
- Make practicing CVC words with short vowels this this fun, hands on Valentines Day CVC Words Activity.
- This free printable Valentines Day Printable Alphabet Book is a great way to practice writing letters from A to Z.
- Work on logic, problem solving, and spacial awareness with these Valentiens Day Snap Cupe Cards.
- Help kids work on symmetry with these Free Valentines Day Drawing Prompts.
- Preschoolers will have fun learning their colors with this Lock & Key Colour Matching Game