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17 Saint Patrick’s Day Activities For Kids {Classroom Fun}

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These St Patrick’s Day Activities for kids will help you celebrate on March 17th. Saint Patrick’s Day is a global celebration of Irish culture and a day to celebrate the patron Saint of Ireland, Saint Patrick, the colour green, pots of gold, shamrocks, leprechauns and Good Luck!

St Patricks Day Activities For Kids

 

Here are 10 Saint Patrick’s Day Fun Facts and 17 classroom thematic crafts to help you celebrate!

Don’t miss the FREE St Patrick’s Day Activities for kids Printables pack we created especially for you! There’s a  Word Search, a Writing Prompt & a Leprechaun Wanted Poster Template!

Links to the FREE Resources are at the end of the post. Enjoy!

FREE St. Patrick's Day Worksheets For Kids

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17 Saint Patrick’s Day Classroom Activities

 

st patricks day For your classroom


St Patrick’s Day Word Search Puzzle

Have some fun celebrating the luck of the Irish with our free printable St Patricks Day Word Search Puzzle. It features 14 words related to the st patrick’s day holiday including:

  • shamrock
  • rainbow
  • Ireland
  • leprechaun
  • saint
  • patrick

and more


St. Patrick's Day Wordsearch



St Patrick’s Day Writing Activities

Have some fun celebrating the luck of the Irish with our free printable St Patricks Day Writing Prompt, If I Found A Pot Of Gold... The perfect opportunity for students to write a narrative.

Use it with your kids after reading a St.Patrick’s Day themed picture book… to get those creative juices going!

St Patricks day writing

 

 

St. Patrick’s Day Leprechaun Writing Activity

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with this Leprechaun WANTED poster! Have students create their leprechaun, name them, describe them and write about why they are guilty! A fun  St Patricks Day writing prompt By A Plus Teaching Resources

St. Patricks Day Writing Prompt


Saint Patrick’s Day Facts

Saint Patrick’s Day is a global celebration, of Irish culture on or around March 17.  It is a day to celebrate the patron Saint of Ireland, Saint Patrick, the colour green, pots of gold, shamrocks, leprechauns and Good Luck!

This image is available to download in our Saint Patrick’s Day Printable FREEBIE at the end of the post,

Did you know that Saint Patrick wasn’t even Irish! He was born in England. Here is a list of 10 FUN St. Patrick’s Day Facts for you to share with your Students!

  1. St. Patrick’s day is an annual feast day celebration of ireland. It is traditionally a religious celebration on March 17th.
  2. It is believed that saint patrick drove all the snakes out of Ireland, but snakes have never been native to Ireland!
  3. Saint Patrick was not Irish! He was from Wales. He is remembered for bringing Christianity to Ireland.
  4. The shamrock is Ireland’s national flower. It is one of the main symbols of saint Patrick’s Day. The shamrock represent the Holy Trinity.
  5. The leprechaun is an unfriendly Irish fairy. If you catch one they are forced to tell you where their pot of gold is!
  6. Most people, even non-Irish, wear green on this day. An Irish tradition is to pinch anyone who is not wearing green!
  7. Blue was the colour associated with St. Patrick. In 1798 the colour green became officially associated with the day.
  8. Corned beef, cabbage and green beer are traditional fare. Less traditional are party foods that are dyed green.
  9. Since 1962, the Chicago River is dyed green to celebrate St. Patrick’s day.
  10. St. Patrick’s day is now celebrated all around the world. Anyone can join in the celebrations!

 

Saint Patrick's Day Facts



St Patrick’s Day Pots Of Gold Craft

Pots of Gold Chains By Crafty Morning

Pot of Gold Activity for kids

Leprechaun Paper Plate Craft

Leprechaun Paper Plate Mask By Crafty Mama in Me

Saint Patrick's Day Leprechaun Masks

 

Shamrock Stamping Activity

Shamrock & Rainbow Prints By Make & Takes

Saint Patrick's Day Shamrock Stamping craft

Paper Shamrock Craft

Paper Strip Shamrock Craft By Sugar Bee Crafts

Shamrock strip craft

 

Leprechaun Craft

Leprechaun Puppet By Red Ted

Leprechaun Puppet Craft

Paper Plate Shamrock Craft

11. Paper Plate Shamrock Hat By All Kids Network

 

St. Patrick’s Day Children’s Books

How To Catch A Leprechaun  -You’ve been planning night and day, and finally you’ve created the perfect trap! Now all you need to do is wait. Is this the year you’ll finally catch the leprechaun? Start a St. Patrick’s Day tradition with this fun and lively children’s book..

There was an Old Lady Who Swallowed A Clover -There was an Old Lady who swallowed things over and over, and now she’s come back to swallow a clover! She’s back! That lovely old lady has returned just in time for St. Patrick’s Day. Now she’s swallowing items to make the perfect rainbow to hide a pot of gold.

The Gingerbread Man & The Leprechaun Loose at School – After a mischievous leprechaun makes a mess of the band room, the Gingerbread Man vows to catch him. He follows the leprechaun’s clues all around the building finding chaos everywhere–even in the library! But then he finds the worst clue of all. It says the leprechaun’s next target might be a house made of gingerbread!

Luckily, the Gingerbread Man makes it to his classroom in time to set a trap for the leprechaun. He’ll show that mischief maker that he messed with the wrong cookie this time.

St.Patrick's Day Books For Kids

 

St. Patrick’s Day Pinterest Ideas 

 

St Patrick’s Day Printables

Click the image to download these St Patrick’s Day Printables For Free!

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Thematic Crafts for kids

Thematic Craft Ideas

Valentine Day Picture Books

Valentine Books For Kids

Children's Books For Teaching MeasurementChildren’s Books For Teaching Measurement

 

 

These St Patrick's Day Activities for kids will help you celebrate on March 17th. Saint Patrick's Day is a global celebration of Irish culture and a day to celebrate the patron Saint of Ireland, Saint Patrick, the colour green, pots of gold, shamrocks, leprechauns and Good Luck! #stpatricksdaycrafts
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  3. Thanks for including my St. Patrick’s Day Masks!

    1. Thanks for sharing my resource! Lovely ideas for St Patrick’s Day!

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