This free Valentine’s Day I spy printable is available in two different difficulties to keep your children happy and busy! Grab them for free – no email address or login required.
Playing a game of printable I Spy helps your child develop their concentration and visual discrimination skills. It’s also great for helping younger children practice counting and writing their numbers.
How to play printable I spy
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You don’t need much to use these printable I spy games!
- Paper or cardstock. I love using presentation paper for colorful printables. It’s a special heavyweight paper with a coating that makes images crisp and vibrant!
- Laminator or dry erase pockets to make the games reusable (optional but recommended!)
- Pencil, crayon, or markers
- Your free printables! (scroll down for the download links)
To play, have your child count how many of each picture appears in the frame.
Crossing off each image as it’s counted can help you child keep track of their progress.
Encouraging them to not cross pictures off can make the game more challenging for older children.
The difference is more noticeable in real life, but here’s a picture of these printable mermaid bingo cards on regular cardstock and presentation paper. The bingo card on the left was printed on presentation paper. Both were printed on the same printer with the same ink.
I love how bright and crisp things are when printed on presentation paper! I feel like using it and laminating printables really makes the most of my ink usage so the prntables look great for years of use.
Printable I Spy game for Valentine’s Day
These printables are available free for personal and classroom use as long as it’s your own classroom. (Yes, leaving them for a substitute teacher to use is fine!) You’re also welcome to use them with your church group, scout troop, etc. Basically as long as you are personally organizing the event, it’s fine!
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This I Spy printable is available in two difficulties.
Both puzzles have the same cute Valentine’s Day images. If you like the images, be sure to check out these free printable Valentine’s Day coloring pages for kids! You’ll find some of the same images, like the llama with heart glasses, as coloring pages.
The first is easier with each picture used only once or twice. It’s perfect for children who are just learning their numbers. Older toddlers can even do this one with some help! (My daughter is so pleased with her ability to count two objects and loves this game.)
The second I Spy Valentines printable is slightly more difficult and better for children who are more advanced with the counting skills. Each image is included 2-4 times.
If you want even more low-prep activities, grab both of these I Spy printables and over a dozen more activities in the Valentine’s Day activity mega bundle for just $3.99! You’ll receive activities for children from ages 2-12 with fine motor practice sheets, mazes, sudoku, and more!
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