Your students will LOVE learning with real life examples at they plan a Valentine’s Day party for their friends. Having students practice math and writing skills, while using life skills, will make the lesson relatable, engaging, and memorable. Both a printable and digital option is included!
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With this Valentine’s Day PBL activity, you will find that it can be unique to each student! Students will plan how many guests attend their party, and that will determine what supplies and activities they choose, as well as how much money they spend. Students are given a budget, and must stay within it to plan their celebration.
In this activity pack you will find the following printable activity pages:
Project title page
Party Planner: Students buy supplies for a party invitation, and then design the invite.
Cookie Design: Students buy supplies for cookies then design their cookies.
Time to Party: An activity where students choose games for the party, but must stay within the time frame and budget.
Candy Heart Conundrum: Students choose heart candies within budget and amount of guests, for the party.
Soda Station: Students plan a soda station for the party. They must stay within budget and buy enough supplies for the guests.
Valentine Boxes: Find the area and perimeter of the bottoms of Valentine boxes.
What’s Up With Cupid?: As students read the history of Cupid, they will fix all grammar and punctuation mistakes.
Create Valentine’s Cards: Students will choose at least one (6 options are included) card to decorate, design and write to a friend or family member.
STEAM Challenge: Heart Catapult. Your students will build a catapult to launch heart candies. The catapult that launches the hearts the furthest wins.
Narrative Writing: Cupid is Your Special Guest! This is a writing assignment. Your class will write a story about Cupid coming to their party. This would also be a cute bulletin board for the month of February.
*A digital option is also provided for Google Slides. You will want to make sure you save the assignment to the Google Drive you use with your Google Classroom. Then, simply assign the activity to your students.
This PBL activity is perfect for the upper elementary grade students in third grade, fourth grade, or fifth grade. Use this project during a class party, center time, as bell work, for homework, and so much more!