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Blooming Paper Hearts Preschool Valentines Day STEM Activity

This is a super fun Valentine day STEM activity for kids. You can add letters, numbers or shapes to the paper hearts for review. As the heart blooms the and reveal the sight words, kids together shout it out! A great small group valentine activity. Check out these cool 30+ Valentine’s day Crafts for kids

For Valentine’s Day, I did this super easy blooming paper hearts science experiment with my preschoolers, and they were blown away. I couldn’t wait to tell you about this one because it’s so magical… well, it’s actually science. This easy valentine STEM activity was loved by my students and I hope it will help you do the same for your kids.

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Blooming Paper Hearts Preschool Valentines Day STEM Activity

This very simple baking soda and vinegar science experiment always amazes kids, this Valentine day heart shaped balloon blow up is an excellent STEM activity for kids to do in the month of February . This valentine activity is a great review activity as well. You can review numbers, alphabets, sight words, names or maybe just let the hearts blank


Supplied Needed:

So, grab the following items and prepare to this cutest valentines day craft with your preschoolers and paperscissorssharpie markera shallow pan of water (we used a baking tray)

How to make Blooming Paper Hearts 

It’s super easy to make this amaze kids with this valentine science experiment STEM activity for preschool and kindergarten kids:Cut a bunch of hearts out of construction paper. I used red, pink, and orange paper.Next, fold the hearts like so: Pointy end up, Left and right wings down over the folded pointy endOnce the hearts have been folded, you’re ready for the magic, I mean, SCIENCE part.Now using a sharpie write names, letters, numbers or Sight words for review.Fill the pan with an inch of waterAsk students to put the folded heart in water turn by turnThe hearts as they touch water starts to bloom, it’s beautiful to see!The kid read out the review letter/word on his/her heartIt’s too much fun!

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