Digital Feed the Heart Words Activity for Kindergarten

Snag this free Digital Feed the Heart Words Activity to promote literacy skills in your classroom! Drag & drop letters into the heart’s mouth to spell the words of your choice.

Digital feed the heart words activity for your Valentine's Day literacy centers in kindergarten, first grade and second grade. Type in any words you want in the top box, then students will drag the valentine letter tiles over needed to make that word and "feed" it to the big heart with an open mouth.

Digital Feed the Heart Words Activity

This fun activity is the perfect thing to have in your resource library. It can be used for at-home learning or in-class practice. Since the resource is editable, you can decide what skills are covered and what words you want the students to practice.

You could have students practicing themed words for a unit, high-frequency sight words, CVC words, spelling word lists, and so much more! The students will drag and drop the correct letters to spell the words that you type into the activity.

This free resource will get your students working on several literacy skills at once! They will practice letter identification, reading and spelling words, and fine motor skills. The Valentine-themed feed me activity works in Google Slides or Seesaw and can be customized to fit your students’ learning needs.

Free digital word work activity for Valentine's Day theme lesson plans. Use on Seesaw or Google Slides.

Setting Up the Heart Activity in Google Slides

Students may use Google Slides™ to do this activity.

The file includes a detailed guide with instructions and pictures on how to use this activity with your students, but it is pretty simple to do.

If you are an instructor or teacher, you will want to copy the Google slides assignment to your Google Drive and save it as a master copy.

Make sure that you click the dropdown next to the attachment. Pick the “Make a copy for each student” option.

Setting Up this Valentine’s Word Activity in Seesaw

Students can also use this activity in Seesaw if you would like.

You will click the Seesaw-specific link in the file. When you arrive at the activity, you will need to click the “Save Activity” button. Then you will assign the activity to your students.

Digital Valentine's Day literacy learning activity for kids in kindergarten, first grade and second grade.

Utilizing the Digital Feed the Heart Words Activity

Creating the feed the heart is a quick process and won’t waste a bunch of your prep time! Once you have the activity open, you will type in the words that you want the students to practice then assign it to the students. They will read the words using the phonics rules, then drag and drop the correct letters into the heart’s mouth.

This could also be utilized in a speech and language setting by having the students practice a specific sound in all the words. They could have to verbally tell you the words and letters to work on their language skills and speech therapy goals. This would also have them practicing their letter recognition skills! This way, they are focusing on certain parts of a word.

The slides are customizable, so you can assign different groups of students to varying slides if you want. Struggling readers could be working on 10 words, while others are working on 20 words. It is straightforward to delete or add slides. This makes it very easy to differentiate. The only tricky part is coming up with enough words for your class since they are going to be great readers!

You may have students spelling high-frequency words, research-based CVC words, or alternating between different word lists each day to practice other literacy skills. No matter what skill or level they’re at, they’ll gain meaningful practice with this activity.

A Valentine's Day digital word work activity for your literacy centers.

More Ideas Below!

This digital heart feed me words activity can be used for:

  • Morning work
  • Whole group practice
  • Literacy centers
  • Word work stations
  • Leveled, small group practice
  • Independent practice
  • Early finisher activities
  • Centers
  • Partner practice
  • Assessment
  • After school tutoring
  • Distance learning
  • At home learning activity
  • Valentine’s Day or love themed activities
A free paperless Valentine's Day word work activity for Google Slides and Seesaw.

Grab this freebie before Valentine’s Day so that you can have a cute heart-themed activity for your students! It is great for learning high-frequency words and so much more this winter! It won’t take long for you to individualize this resource to meet the many needs in your classroom. I hope you enjoy this winter resource!

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