These free printable Valentine’s Day do a dot pages are a fun, no-prep Valentine’s Day activity for toddlers and preschoolers! Grab these 12 cute Valentine dot marker coloring pages for free today so your little one can start having fun in minutes.
My daughter loves dab a dot painting printables. If your little one loves do a dot markers, too, be sure to check out these additional free printable do a dot pages.
These Valentine’s Day do a dot printables are an easy way to entertain your child and improve their important fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination. Just print and had them over to your eager little one with markers.
Valentine’s Day is a great time to unplug and reconnect with your family. Make homemade Valentines with these free printable heart templates, print these cute Cupid coloring pages for your older children, or play a game of Valentine’s Day picture bingo with your whole family!
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Are do a dot coloring pages educational?
Do a dot marker pages aren’t just no-prep fun – they’re beneficial for your child.
Do a dot worksheets can help your child develop skills like their hand-eye coordination, grip strength, finger strength, manual dexterity, and fine motor skills.
Educators are increasingly noticing children entering school with poor fine motor skills.
Researchers think this is because of increased screen time and decreased time for other non-screen activities. One study found that preschooler’s manual dexterity was inversely related to their screen time. In other words, the more screen time the preschooler received, the worse their manual dexterity was. Screen time is also associated with behavioral problems in preschoolers.
Life with a preschooler can be challenging. Sometimes you just really, really need a minute of peace and quiet to yourself. That’s why I created these dot marker printables – so you can have a fun, easy activity on standby and ready for any time you need sometime for your child to do.
Of course, these Valentine’s dot marker printables can also make a great addition to your planned homeschool preschool lessons!
If you want to learn more about the domains of school readiness and make sure your preschooler is developing all the important skills they need, make sure to check out the guide below:
How to use dot marker printables
These pages were based on the measurement of my daughter’s Classic Do a Dot Markers. The circles are perfectly sized for this brand of markers, but they also work fine with other dauber style markers. According to Amazon, I ordered them on May 19, 2019. I haven’t purchased any additional markers – they’re still working fine after more than a year and a half of frequent use.
For an easy, no-mess activity, use these dot printables with round label stickers. This makes a great quiet activity for car rides, plane trips, and doctor’s offices. Make sure to get 5/8″ or 3/4″ round stickers – 1″ round stickers are too big for the circles on the printables.
Free Valentine’s Day dab it pages
Like all free printables on The Artisan Life, these are for personal and single classroom use. This includes use with scout groups, homeschool co-ops, Sunday school classes, your own therapy clients, etc.
You are welcome to print and use them as many times as you you want for your own children, students, therapy clients, scouts, etc. as long as you are personally organizing the activity and not charging specifically to participate.
You are not licensed to sell, or redistribute the files to other adults for use with their students/children. Instead, please refer them to this post so they can download their own copies.
Valentine’s-themed images in this set include:
- A boy holding a heart
- A girl holding a heart
- A Valentine envelope
- A heart with an arrow
- Three heart balloons
- A cat with a heart
- Several hearts on one page
- A Valentine fox
- A cute Valentine llama
- A large heart
- A Valentine gnome with a heart
- A Valentine gnome with a balloon
Some of these images, like the llama, are also in these free printable Valentine’s Day coloring pages for kids (without the dots, of course!).
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I hope your little one enjoys these free printables for Valentine’s Day as much as mine does. Be sure to check out these additional free printables for Valentine’s Day while you’re here on The Artisan Life: