Candy games are some of my favorites, and this one is a conversation candy heart color matching busy bag. At first I thought of making it a little complex, but then that went out the window. Simplicity is really my specialty because I’m not loaded with time, and I know that neither are you.
All you need for this Valentine’s Day busy bag is a box or two of conversation hearts and some sort of divider. The divider is honestly optional. You could do without it if you really wanted to. I found ours at the dollar store, and they are available at most grocery stores that I frequent.
We put all the conversation candy hearts in the middle of the dividing tray, and I let Sugar and Spice (5 years old here) work her magic. I didn’t even have to tell her to divide the hearts by color. She just naturally started doing it…although that was my intention for this busy bag. I’m a sneaky teacher-mom after all.
Our two boxes were different brands, which meant that we had some different shades among the colors. I actually really liked that aspect because it shows the child’s ability to sort variations of colors.
Did I get you into the Valentine’s Day spirit? I hope so because here are some more amazing V-Day Busy Bags.
FROM LEFT TO RIGHT
Arrow Addition Matching Game // Mama.Papa.Bubba.
Felt Heart Garden // Powerful Mothering
LEGO Valentine’s Day Puzzle // Lemon Lime Adventures
Letter Match Memory Game // The Educators’ Spin On It
DIY Valentine Dominoes // Mommy Needs a Coffee Break
Printable Valentine’s Day Mix and Match Puzzles // Itsy Bitsy Fun
Printable Conversation Heart Number Book // Playdough to Plato
Conversation Heart Color Match // Preschool Inspirations
Valentine’s Day Math Busy Bag // Still Playing School
3 Low Prep Busy Bags // Lalymom
Plant Heart Garden // Best Toys 4 Toddlers
Tic Tac Toe // Frogs Snails and Puppy Dog Tails
Threading Love Hearts // Adventures of Adam
Valentine’s Day Color Sort // Sugar Aunts
Valentine’s Day Number Matching // Coffee Cups and Crayons
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