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! Start the celebrations with our Saint Patrick’s Day Activities For Kids this March 17th!
There’s so many ways to join in the celebrations of St Patrick’s Day in the classroom. From making a thematic Craft, to cooking, reading a children’s picture book aloud or even a worksheet or printable!
Here’s a list of Fun and engaging Saint Patrick’s Day activities for kids to get you started. We’ve even included some free printables to download too so read carefully or you may miss them!
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Saint Patrick’s Day Classroom Activities For Kids
Students can learn the history and traditions behind any topic in some many ways. Learning doesn’t have to formal all the time. We like to include as many Multiple Intelligences in our planning to give every type of learner the opportunity to shine! Check out these St Patrick’s printables, crafts, Books & Fact sheets below, and make learning fun, engaging and accessible for learning types in your class.
St Patrick’s Day Picture Books For Kids
I just love using picture books in the classroom. Over the years I have found that it’s not just the Kindergarten and Early grade students who love to be read a story, even the big kids love a picture book too! Kids just love the fun and humour of being read a beautiful picture book. And there’s extra points if it rhymes! Here’s a handy list of great St Patrick’s Day Books For Kids to help you get started.
St Patrick’s Facts For Kids Free Printable
This list of facts has the full lowdown on Saint Patrick, Pots of Gold, Shamrocks, Leprechauns and more. Check out fact 3 you won’t believe it!
There’s 2 versions of the St Patrick’s Fact Sheet included in the download. Click the image to check it out.
Crafts For St. Patrick’s Day
Classroom craft is not just gluing and sticking. A good craft activity is a great way to get your kids engaged with and talking about a new topic. Creating an art based craft encourages rich discussion about procedures and processes, fine motor practice and problem solving skills.
As an added bonus these St Patrick’s Day Craft Activities will encourage discussions about the history and traditions behind this March Celebration.
So try out some of these ideas to get your students hooked into St Patrick’s Day Celebrations!
- Leprechaun Activities Free Template
- Pots of Gold Chains By Crafty Morning
- Leprechaun Paper Plate Mask By Crafty Mama in Me
- Shamrock & Rainbow Prints By Make & Takes
- Paper Strip Shamrock Craft By Sugar Bee Crafts
- Leprechaun Puppet By Red Ted
- Paper Plate Shamrock Hat By All Kids Network
St Patrick’s Day Word Search Puzzle
Have some fun celebrating the luck of the Irish with our free printable St Patrick’s Day Word Search Puzzle. It features 14 words related to the st patrick’s day holiday including:
and more… Click the image below to get this free St. Patrick’s Day Free Printable
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St Patrick’s Day Writing Activities
Have some fun celebrating the luck of the Irish with our free printable St Patrick’s Day Writing Prompt, “If I Found A Pot Of Gold…” The perfect opportunity for students to write a narrative.
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 Patrick’s Day writing prompt
Free St Patrick’s Day Printables
Click the images to download these St Patrick’s Day Printables For Free!