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Over 12 St Patricks Day Activities for Kids

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The Valentine’s Day activities for kids post that I did several weeks ago was so stinking popular that I am breaking out a St. Paddy’s Day themed one!

This big list of St Patricks Day Activities for Kids will keep your children entertained for hours!  The plus side, all of these can be used as St. Patrick’s Day Homeschooling activities and unit studies!

A dozen recipes and activities for kids

St. Patrick’s Day Recipes for Kids

Surprise your children on St. Paddy’s Day with these fun themed treats, snacks, and such!  Go above and beyond the typical Green Eggs and Ham with this delicious kid friendly recipes!

1. Mint Chocolate Rice Crispy Treats from Better in Bulk

2.  St. Patrick’s Day Party Food from Blissfully Domestic

3.  Rainbow Cake from Crystal and Company is the ideal treat!

4. St. Patrick’s Day Mocktail – alcohol free Cocktails for kids!

5.  Green Pudding Dessert at Kroma Design Studio

6.  Rainbow Fruit and Vegetable Plate

St. Patrick’s Day Recipes for Kids

Why is holiday learning so fun for kids?

Many children eagerly anticipate the arrival of the holidays. One reason for this is the opportunity to engage in holiday learning activities.

From making festive crafts to baking seasonal treats, holiday learning allows children to explore new ways to learn while having fun.

Additionally, holiday learning builds upon the traditional curriculum of reading, writing, and arithmetic, and expands children’s knowledge of current events, cultural traditions, and social issues.

With so much to explore and discover, holiday learning sparks a sense of curiosity in children that fuels their desire to learn beyond the classroom walls.

As a result, holiday learning has the potential to transform not only how children learn but also how they perceive learning as a whole.

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What are fun ways to search for the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow?

Rainbows have been the subject of folklore and mythology for centuries, and for good reason – their multicolored arches across the sky have fascinated people for generations.

One of the most well-known legends surrounding rainbows is that they lead to a pot of gold at the end of the arc.

While this may be a mythical treasure, it’s still fun to imagine ways to search for it. One popular method is to try and locate the end of the rainbow, which can be accomplished by finding a spot with an unobstructed view of the sky where the rainbow appears to touch the ground.

Alternatively, some people believe that following the direction of the rainbow can lead to the pot of gold, so you may want to start off on a journey in that direction.

Another fun option is to use technology to your advantage by downloading an app that helps locate rainbows, such as Rainbows Near Me or Rainbow Alert.

However you choose to search for the pot of gold, remember that the real treasure is the joy and wonder that come from exploring the mysteries of nature.



What are family-friendly activities for St. Patrick’s Day?

St. Patrick’s Day is a time for celebrating all things Irish, and there are plenty of family-friendly activities to take part in during this festive occasion.

A traditional way to celebrate is by attending or participating in a St. Patrick’s Day parade, where you and your family can enjoy a colorful display of floats and marching bands.

Additionally, many cities host family-friendly festivals and fairs for the holiday, complete with live music, food, and entertainment.

For a more hands-on activity, try baking Irish soda bread or making green treats with your children. You could also visit a local farm to see sheep and learn about Irish culture, or dress up in green and gold and go on a family treasure hunt.

No matter which activities you choose, spending time together on St. Patrick’s Day is a great way to strengthen family bonds while having fun.

What are fun ways to wear green on St. Patrick’s Day?

St. Patrick’s Day is the perfect time to break out your best shades of green and show off your Irish pride. There are so many fun and creative ways to wear green on this special day.

Why not try wearing a bright green scarf or tie that will make a statement in any crowd? Or how about accessorizing with some funky green earrings or bracelets?

For a more subtle look, opt for a green nail polish or bright green shoelaces. Don’t forget to add some green to your makeup look with some bold green eyeshadow, eyeliner, or even a green lipstick.

The possibilities are endless when it comes to wearing green on St. Patrick’s Day, so get creative and have some fun with it!

St Patricks Day Activities for Kids

Whether you are officially a homeschooling parent or you just like to supplement what the kids learn, these fun St Patricks Day Activities for Kids will keep your children entertained and learning from now until March 17th!

1.  St. Paddy’s Day Lapbook from Homeschool Helper Online

2.  St. Patrick’s Day Preschool Packet printable from Preschool Powol Packets

3.  Irish & Celtic Quotes and Sayings from The Untrained Housewife!

4.  Free St. Patrick’s Day Coloring Book from Me!

5.  G is for Green Mommy Toddler School Packet from Oopsie Daisy

6.  St. Patrick’s Day Scavenger Hunt from Kids Activities Blog

7. Saint Patrick’s Day Printables: Sight Words from me.

That’s it – if you like this St Patricks Day Activities for Kids post be sure to share it and pin it so other can find it.  Happy St. Patrick’s Day – don’t forget to go Green!

Over 12 St Patricks Day Activities for Kids

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Looking for more fun items to help you in teaching your kids about Saint Patrick’s Day? Check out my top picks from Amazon!

Saint Patrick’s Day Books for Kids

  1. The Night Before St. Patrick’s Day (Reading Railroad)
  2. The Story of Saint Patrick’s Day
  3. The Luckiest St. Patrick’s Day Ever
  4. Happy St. Patrick’s Day, Curious George
  5. St. Patrick’s Day Alphabet

Educational Saint Patrick’s Day Toys for Kids

  1. Fisher Price Little People St. Patrick’s Day Parade Play Set
  2. Webkinz Virtual Pet Plush – St. Pat’s Setter 2 Free Webkinz Stickers Sheets with Secret Codes
  3. Lego Minifigures Series 6 – Leprechaun

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Jennifer-Mommy Life After Ph.D.

Thursday 20th of February 2014

That rainbow cake looks Amazing! Here from the Friday Flash Blog!

Kelli Miller

Sunday 23rd of February 2014

Isn't that just the cutest thing, ever?


Friday 8th of March 2013

Thanks for including my packet!! I'm off to visit these other activities too!

Susie @Bowdabra

Sunday 3rd of March 2013

Thanks for featuring our Lucky Leprechaun Bites! We keep getting traffic from your blog. Thank you so much! Have a great week, Susie @Bowdabra


Monday 25th of February 2013

I needed some new crafts for my boys. Thanks!


Sunday 24th of February 2013

Those recipes are not just for kids! I'd like to give some of them a try too.