Fun Valentine’s Day Fingerplays for your Family
Five Little Hearts
Five little hearts, all in a row
The first one said, “I love you so.”
The second one said, “Will you be my Valentine?”
The third one said, “I will, if you’ll be mine.”
The fourth one said, “I’ll always be your friend.”
The fifth one said, “We’ll all be friends until the very end.”
How Many Valentines?
how many do you see?
One for Father, (hold up thumb)
One for Mother, (hold up pointer)
One for Grandma, (middle finger)
One for Sister, (ring finger)
One for Brother, (little finger)
And here is one for you!
(make heart shape with both thumbs and pointer fingers)
Do You Know the Little Love Bug?
(to be sung to “The Muffin Man”)
Do you know the little love bug,
the little love bug, the little love bug?
Do you know the little love bug
who comes on Valentine’s Day?
He comes to give a hug and kiss,
a hug and kiss, a hug and kiss.
He comes to give a hug and kiss
To (child’s name) on Valentine’s Day!
For Mom and Dad’s Enjoyment
“When you fall in love, I think you’re supposed to get shot with an arrow or something, but the rest of it isn’t supposed to be so painful.” (Harlen, 8 )
“To get a girl to fall in love with you… take her out to eat. Make sure it’s something she likes to eat. French fries usually works for me.” (Bart, 9)
“Love is foolish…..but I might try it sometime.” (Floyd, 9 )
“Once I’m done with kindergarten, I’m going to find me a wife.” (Tom, 5)
“On the first date, most people tell each other lies, and that usually gets them interested enough to go for a second date.” Mike, 9
“Never kiss in front of other people. It’s embarrassing if anybody sees you. But if nobody sees you, I might be willing to try it with a handsome boy, but just for a few hours.” (Kelly, 9)
“It’s better for girls to be single but not for boys. Boys need somebody to clean up after them.” (Lynette, 9)
“Love and Marriage: It gives me a headache to think about that stuff. I’m just a kid. I don’t need that kind of trouble.” (Kenny, 7)
“Love; No one is sure why it happens, but I heard it has something to do with how you smell. That’s why perfume and deodorant are so popular.” (Jan, 9)
“Falling in love is like an avalanche where you have to run for your life.” (Roger, 9)
“If falling in love is anything like learning how to spell, I don’t want to do it. It takes too long.” (Leo, 7)
“It isn’t always just how you look. Look at me. I’m handsome like anything and I haven’t got anybody to marry me yet.” (Gary, 7)
“Lovers hold hands to make sure their rings don’t fall off because they paid good money for them.” (Dave, 8 )
“Love will find you, even if you are trying to hide from it. I have been trying to hide from it since I was five, but the girls keep finding me.” (Bobby, 8 )
“I’m not rushing into being in love. I’m finding fourth grade hard enough.” (Regina, 10)
Happy Valentine’s Day to all my Kindermusik Families!