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### Valentine's Day Math Activities

Holidays can be SO tricky to navigate, especially when teenage hormones are involved! Add in boxes of chocolate, balloons and giant fuzzy teddy bears and it's a recipe for little work getting done.

I asked some math friends if they had any fun, Valentine's Day-themed activities to keep students working on this highly-distractible day. They sent over some great stuff, all of which you can see below.

Above is a linear equations hearts pennant where students graph and write the equations of linear functions n slope-intercept form. And here is a photo my friend Mandy at Math Dyal sent to me.

Mandy's students completed the activity and used the hearts to decorate her classroom door (there are tabs on the hearts to hang them from string, too).

I also just recently made set of inequalities heart pennants

A new set this year for graphing exponential functions.

And a set for adding and subtracting mixed numbers.

How fun would this Polynomial Valentine's Day coloring activity from Math Dyal's be during a polynomials unit in Algebra or Algebra 2?

My friend Kara from Learning Made Radical sent this great photo of her Area of Triangles Color By Number

And this one of a Slope From a Graph Color By Number activity.

My friend from Secondary Math Shop has this great Pythagorean Theorem Puzzle. She is absolutely amazing when it comes to Geometry.

How super cute is this adding and subtracting fractions chain of hearts activity from Miss Math Dork? I love this photo so much and know kids would love making this chain to decorate their classrooms for Valentine's Day.

This Valentines Day factoring trinomials activity from Amanda at Free to Discover couldn't have come at a more perfect time. I know what my Algebra 2 students will be doing this week!

And here are some more Valentine's Day-themed activities to get us through this love-fueled day!