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St. Patrick’s Day

1. Study clovers. Kids are fascinated with clovers. You can actually buy clover seeds and grow them in a pot.
Start well before St. Patrick’s Day so the children can watch them grow.
2. Study rainbows. Rainbows are synonymous with St. Patrick’s Day. Use this time to teach children how
rainbows form and the colors of the rainbow.
3. Study Ireland. This is a great time to look at the country and study its customs and traditions.

The History of St. Patrick’s Day

This article provides background on the history of Saint Patrick’s Day, as well as fun facts and links to other resources for St. Patrick’s Day.

St. Patrick’s Day Activities

Students will learn about St. Patrick’s Day history and fill out a True/False quiz, then create a craft based on an Irish blessing.

St. Patrick’s Day Crafts and Activities

This site has many fun St. Patrick’s Day themed crafts and printouts for students.

St. Patrick’s Day Circuit

Students will practice previously learned skills in a St. Patrick’s Day context.