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Valentine Books for Toddlers and Preschoolers

If you are looking for the best books for Valentine’s to share and read together with your toddlers and preschoolers look no further. This selection of books about love and hearts are the ideal ones to pick from and add to your book box or bookshelf this year. Whether it’s lift-the-flap books, valentine’s day picture books or board books we’ve got them all below. Check out our pick of the best below and let us know in the comments if you would add any more to the choices. So here you go our favourite Valentine’s Day Books for Little Kids.

Valentine's collage with love hearts to the left and then 6 books for toddlers and preschoolers all about valentines in a grid to the right.

Best Valentine’s Day Books for Kids

Celebrate love this year and your love of books with these fun Valentine’s Day-themed stories and books.  These books are a mixture of our picture books, board books and have some of our favorite characters as well as some fantastic new characters your little ones will love to read. So whether you want to send a little love to your little Valentine with a great gift or read a book out loud, here are our list of Valentine books to read aloud.

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Valentine's Themed Memory Game for Kids
FREE Printable Valentine's Tic Tac Toe Game
Printable Valentines Day Board Game for Kids to Play

Some fun Valentine’s Cards for Toddlers and Preschoolers to make too!

The Day it Rained Hearts

The absolute favourite from our list The Day it Rained Hearts is a creative and adorable book that will help open the hearts of all the young readers as they follow the little girl, Cornelia Augusta, collecting and sharing her hearts she finds with her animal friends this Valentine’s.

The Littlest Valentine

The Littlest Valentine is a sweet Valentine’s Day tale tells a story full of heart. Will Emma be able to help her family this Valentine’s Day even though she is the littlest of them all? YOu will have to read it and find out.

Amelia Badelia’s First Valentine

If your little one is a fan of Amelia Bedelia books then they will love this Valentine version of the book where you can follow Amelia Bedelia as she prepares for her first Valentine’s Day.

Pinterest collage of The Best Valentine's Books for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Franklin’s Valentine

What happens when Franklin loses his Valentine’s Day cards? Find out in Franklin’s Valentine a great book to share with your little special valentine.

The Bernstein Bears Valentine Blessings

Another family favourite the Bernstein Bears have a Valentine’s book that your little ones will adore. When brother bear has a secret admirer from Sweeties Bear, what will happen this Valentine’s Day?

Check out these Valentine’s Day Crafts for Toddlers and Preschoolers ideal to accompany any of these books.

Clifford’s Valentines

Another family favourite if you little one adores the Big Red Dog Clifford then Clifford’s Valentine is a great addition to your book selection for Valentine’s Day. This funny Valentine’s Day story featuring everyone’s favorite big red dog features a very special valentine’s surprise.

Tiny T Rex and the Perfect Valentine

For your roar-some dinosaur-loving tot, Tiny TRex and the Perfect Valentine is an ideal book to read together. In the book, Valentine’s Day is coming, and Tiny is trying to make the perfect Valentine for his friend Pointy.

The 12 Days of Valentine

Count down to Valentine’s Day in this fun book, The 12 Days of Valentine, inspired by the 12 Days of Christmas song.

God Dog Carl’s Valentine

Carl is back in this new book, Good Dog Carl’s Valentine, and is preparing for Valentine’s Day and making homemade Valentines.

Happy Valentine’s Day, Pooh

A family favourite Winne the Pooh features in this delightful story Happy Valentine’s Day, Pooh. Join him and his 100 Acre Wood Friends as he prepares Valentines for all his friends this Valentine’s Day.

Collage of 4 Valentine's books for toddlers and preschoolers. The day it rained hearts, The Littlest Valentines, 12 Days of Valentine and Tiny T Rex and the perfect Valentine. Text overlay in a circle reads The Best Valentine's Books for Toddlers & Preschoolers.

I hope you have enjoyed these family favourite and characters in our book selection for Valentine’s Day.

Valentine’s Day Activities for your Toddlers

A wooden chopping holds some simple pink cookies with chocolate chips in the centre. The text on the image reads Valentine's Day Cookies to Cook with Kids
Heart shaped homemade pizza with 3 slices of pepperoni on top on a red and white stripped plate with a text overlay that reads Valentine's Day Pizza Recipe to Cook with Kids.
valentine's day game for toddlers and preschoolers printed out and played with the winner decided text reads Printable Valentine's Day Game for Tots

If you are looking for some ideas to do with the kids why not make some Valentine’s Cookies, share a heart-shaped pizza or play a printable board game?

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