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Romeo & Juliet

An online e-text of William Shakespeare's classic play, with list of characters.


Even a wicked old with can't stop this tale of true love.

Beauty & The Beast



Love Poems

How Do I Love Thee

A poem by Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Love, What Is Love

by Robert Louis Stevenson

The Owl and The PussyCat

An animated version of this Edward Lear poem.

Annabel Lee

Famous, although gothic, poem by Edgar Allen Poe for his true love.

More Love Poems



Love Letters

Mixing affection and humor, this unique picture book showcases poems to several people and things, including teachers, grandparents, and even a snowman. Each thoughtful letter uses shaped poetry and collage illustrations that will invite your child to sound out the text and study the illustrations. Inspire your young reader to touch, giggle, and ponder who -- and what -- she holds close to her heart.

Grades Pre-K - 2
32 pp.





Writing Ideas:

  • Write you own "love letter".   Get a copy of "Love Letters"  (shown above), you can check your local library or order one if need be, and read the different kinds of letters people have written to those they care about.  You could write a letter to your parents or grandparents, to a best friend, your dog, or to the big tree you love to climb in.  

    Before you start, do some pre-writing:  try to think about the things you like about this person, the good memories you have, the ways they have helped you or made you feel better, what sets them apart from everyone else.   Also think about how you want to organize your letter:  do you want to tell a story about a special time you shared, or just list all the great things you came up with.  Think about the letters in the book.  Is there one that you could use as a "template", as an example for how you'll put your own letter together?




Valentine's Day Crafts



3 1/2" Pom-Pom Love Bug Candy
Container Craft Kit. Decorates twelve 2
1/4" acrylic containers. Candy not included. (makes 12) OTC




Fun Valentine Craft Ideas for Small Hands
From the Activity Idea Place.  Also includes some other Valentine's curriculum ideas for math, games, songs, etc.



Valentine's Coloring Pages & Mini Posters


Printable Valentines Day Cards

From dltk.  Choose from lots of cute heart designs plu Pikachu, Hello Kitty, Blue Clues, Power Puff Girls, and more.




Paper and Foam Valentine Card Craft Kit.
Includes materials and instructions to make 24 assorted cards with envelopes.
(Cards measure 6 x 4 1/2) Glue and pen not included. OTC




Paper and Foam Valentine Card Craft Kit.
Includes materials and instructions to make 24 assorted cards with envelopes.
(Cards measure 6 x 4 1/2) Glue and pen not included. OTC


Mini Heart Box with Photo

You'll need to order the box for this craft, but when you're done you'll have a very special valentine that you can fill with tiny candies -- or something even more special.  Box measures 3" x 1-1/2"





Recycled Box Picture Frame

What a way to recycle an old valentine's candy box!  Full instructions from Childfun.




More Ideas with Recycled Materials




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