Valentine’s Day Stories to Spark a Love of Reading

Valentine’s Day is a great opportunity to engage young readers! Speakaboos offers two tales as sweet as candy to celebrate the special day and spark kids’ interest in reading including a new sing-along story featuring Angelina Ballerina. We love Valentine’s Day so much, we’ve also updated the background in our app to reflect the season! Be sure to check out the limited-time background as well as these lovely stories below:

Let’s Make Valentines with Angelina Ballerina

Lets-Make-Valentines-2In Let’s Make Valentines Angelina and her sister, Polly, enjoy singing, dancing, and making valentine’s cards.

Grab your own paper, scissors, and glue, and join them as they make valentine’s cards for their friends and family. What will your valentine’s card look like?

In addition to supporting literacy skills, readers can also learn about the concept of “making” and “kindness” in this sweet sing-along story.

Does your reader love Angelina? Click here to view all of the Speakaboos stories with the favorite ballerina!


The Valentine Contest

The-Valentine-contest_coverIn The Valentine Contest, King Carlos and Princess Ana are getting ready for the annual Valentine’s Day party, but this year Princess Ana wants someone to dance with. King Carlos decides to find her the perfect dance partner by holding a contest to see who can create the perfect valentine for Princess Ana.

Knight Lorenzo, Pedro the Baker, and Morris the Monster all think they can create a valentine that Princess Ana will love best. Princess Ana picks the valentine that means the most to her and finds herself with a valentine that shares her interest in dancing and yucky things.

Readers can also learning about the concept of “making” and “being yourself” in this adorable Valentine’s Day-themed digital story.


Looking for more Valentine’s Day inspiration? Click here to check out our Valentine’s Day Pinterest board.

Thanks for being our reading Valentine!

-The Speakaboos Team