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This February, stock your bookshelves with one or more of these festive Valentine books for kindergarten. Engage your young readers this holiday season.
Add one or more of these selections to your list of favorite books for young readers. Whether you read them aloud to your kids or your kindergarteners read them independently, each one is perfect for your Valentine’s Day reading list.
Short text and large font make these books great for beginners.
Valentine Books for Kindergarten
Below, I’ve featured just a handful of Valentine’s Day easy readers that will help your kindergarteners celebrate the holiday.
You should be able to find them at your local library or bookstore. If you can’t find them locally, you can click each image cover to purchase them on Amazon.
Llama Llama Be My Valentine! – This book tells the story of Llama and his classmates learning to say “I love you!” on Valentine’s Day by creating unique gifts to give to the llamas (and goats, and zebras…) they care about most.
Just a Little Love – In Just a Little Love, Little Critter finds love just in time for Valentine’s Day. But will his valentine love him back?
Valentine’s Day Dognapping – Scooby and his buddies are trying a new pizza parlor–the food is great, but there’s something strange about the owners. They wear pointed hats and black clothes. They live in a spooky old house. Could they be witches? And what do they want with Scooby’s new girlfriend? It looks like another mystery for Scooby and the gang!
Princess Hearts – Cinderella, Rapunzel, Aurora, Belle, Snow White, Tiana, Ariel, and Jasmine celebrate love in many different ways.
Panda Kisses – A soft kiss. A sweet kiss. A sticky bamboo treat kiss. There are so many different kinds of kisses, and little panda wants to try them all until he finds the one that is just right for him!
Pikachu in Love – Uh-oh! Jessie and James drank Shuckle juice. The juice makes Pokemon fall in love with them! Can Ash find a cure? Or will Pikachu love Team Rocket… forever?
The Bookstore Valentine – Valentine’s Day is coming, and Mr. Brown’s bookstore is so busy that he decides to hire someone to help out. Miss Button is perfect for the job…
Little Bill: Super-Fine Valentine – Little Bill has a crush, and it’s on his classmate Mia! But he doesn’t know how to handle these new emotions. He feels awkward when the other kids tease him, and he runs away whenever he sees her.
A Valentine for Percy – Thomas and Percy and their engine friends celebrate Valentine’s Day on the Island of Sodor!
A Very Scary Valentine’s Day – The Mystery, Inc. kids are getting ready celebrate Valentine’s Day at the big school dance. But when Fred, Velma, and Daphne disappear, Scooby and Shaggy are sure zombies are to blame!
It’s Valentine’s Day – Fourteen easy-to-read poems go straight to the heart—and the funny bone—of the fourteenth of February.
Happy Valentine’s Day, Charlie Brown! – It’s Valentine’s Day and Charlie Brown is trying to find the courage to give the Little Red-Haired Girl a valentine! With a little encouragement from Lucy, he finally goes for it. Is this the year everything finally works out for Charlie Brown?
Valentine Mice! – Four little mice have fun delivering valentines to their forest friends. But when they discover the littlest mouse is missing, they set off on a search that ends with a happy Valentine’s Day reunion.
Petal and Poppy and the Mystery Valentines – On Valentine’s Day morning, Petal wakes up to chocolates. Poppy wakes to find flowers. What wonderful gifts for these best friends to give each other. But wait . . . Poppy forgot to get Petal a gift, and Petal forgot to get something for Poppy. So who is this mystery Valentine?
Mouse and Mole: Secret Valentine – Rosy-cheeked Mouse and shy Mole share their secret valentines and feel butterflies in their bellies in this delightful addition in the award-winning Mouse and Mole series.
Round Out Your Unit with These Activities:
Check out these printable personalized “I’m Wild about you” Valentine tags. The Valentine tag can be personalized for added holiday fun.
A soapy treat for your little sweetheart! This adorable jar of handmade mini conversation heart soaps comes packaged and ready to gift to all the sweeties on your list. And they smell just like the real sweetheart candies. Aren’t they super adorable?