These free printable Valentine’s Day tracing pages for preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten are a fun way to help your child’s fine motor skills and reinforce Valentine’s vocabulary. Snag seven printable tracing pages for free in this post – no email address required!
If you’d prefer winter tracing worksheets without a Valentine’s theme, please see this post for free printable winter tracing pages. If these designs are too difficult for your little learner, grab these free printable Valentine’s Day prewriting practice pages.
For more low-prep, fun Valentine’s Day activities, make sure to snag these additional freebies for Valentine’s:
- Free printable Valentine’s Day bingo
- Cherub bingo
- Free printable Valentine’s fine motor worksheets
- Valentine’s Day do a dot pages
- Cupid coloring pages
- Valentine’s Day coloring pages for kids
- Free printable heart outlines
How to use printable trace and color pages
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These Valentine’s Day trace, write, and color pages can be used several ways:
The pages are easy to use as a no-prep indoor activity for February. They’re great to have in your toolkit for cold, wet days or as part of your regularly planned Valentine theme. Simply download the free printables below, print, and hand them to your little learner with their favorite markers or crayons.
Your child can trace and color the page, trace the word, and write the word on the line provided if they’re working on independent writing. Then, of course, they can color the picture! We love Honeysticks natural beeswax crayons. They are completely safe for little hands and mouths that are still tasting crayons.
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Markers are the easiest to use for tracing. Markers glide across the page. Crayons and colored pencils both provide more friction, which means they’re a greater fine motor challenge for little hands.
To make the tracing pages reusable, laminate the sheets or place them in page protectors. We use secure page protectors with a flap that prevents the page from accidentally sliding out. Your child can use a dry erase marker to trace the design, then erase and trace again.
- Ideal for long-term storage, non-stick polypropylene material is acid-free and won't lift print
- Top loading—no need to punch inserts
- Clear binding edge for a professional look
The tracing pages can also be used as a Montessori pin punching activity.
Montessori pin punching/push pin work involves using a pen or stylus to punch holes along a shape. A piece of felt, cork board, or foam core board is used as a backing behind the shape being punched.
If you’re unfamiliar with Montessori work, this activity may sound strange and dangerous to you. That’s completely understandable! However, it’s very beneficial for your child’s fine motor development. It’s a frequently used activity in Montessori Primary classrooms with ages 3-6.
To make pin punching work safer, use a pencil-sized stylus with a dull end. (Not an affiliate link, just a company I personally shop with.) Of course, you want to always supervise your child closely while they’re engaged in pin punching.
If you want to see a step-by-step view of pin punching, this post from Montessori Album has great photos.
Free printable winter tracing worksheets for preschoolers
For more low-prep educational preschool pages, discover this winter learning mega bundle with reading, match, emotional literacy, and fine motor activities for preschool and pre-k.
Like all free preschool printables here on The Artisan Life, these are for personal and single classroom use. This includes use with your homeschool co-op and therapy clients as long as you are not charging specifically to do the activity.
You are not licensed to redistribute the files or printouts to others. Please, if at all possible, send parents in virtual classrooms to this page to download their own copies instead of uploading the file to a virtual drive for sharing. The Artisan Life is viewer supported. I rely on your support and cooperation to keep the site up and running with great, free resources for you!
This pack includes 7 Valentine’s themed images to trace:
- A heart
- A bow
- A teddy bear
- A rose
- A cherub
The download link for the PDF with all 7 tracing pages is located below the preview image. The link will open in a new tab/window and should begin downloading automatically. You may need to authorize downloads from Dropbox if a bowx appears asking for permission.
I hope your little learner enjoys using these trace and color fine motor practice pages. Be sure to grab these additional Valentine’s Day printables while you’re on The Artisan Life:
Natasha Núñez is a former classroom teacher with a Masters of the Arts in Teaching. She also is a registered yoga teacher & holds a certificate in natural skincare formulation from the School of Natural Skincare. She shares her passion for education, positive parenting, free printables, and recipes for DIY bath & home products. Learn more about Natasha and where she’s been featured.