St. Patrick’s Day is March 17th and it’s a great time to get a little festive in your preschool classroom. Using this theme as inspiration, you can add in some “lucky” fun with shamrocks, horse shoes, and maybe even a sneaky leprechaun. Be sure to read children the true meaning of St. Patrick’s Day, as it’s important for children to know why we celebrate holidays.
In about 200 words, this little book presents the story of Saint Patrick’s Day in a way that is simple enough for a toddler to understand. Vibrant illustrations are paired with the text and help create the connection between the story of the life of Saint Patrick and the way the holiday is celebrated today. Parents can use this book to introduce little ones to the meaning behind Saint Patrick’s Day. Ages 2-5.
St. Patrick's Day Number Bond Game
This is a simple yet fun game for children learning their number bonds. Children work on number bonds to make 5 and number bonds to make 10. Use with the coins provided or laminate and use a dry erase marker. A follow up worksheet is provided for children to write out the equations they make.
St. Patrick's Day Pattern Cards
This is a set of eight different pattern cards with different sequences (AABB, ABC, ABAB etc..) Children use gold coins (print on yellow paper) to make the patterns.
St. Patrick's Day Maze Activity Pages
A cute set of St. Patrick's Day themed mazes and coloring pages for kids. Each page features easy to solve mazes for young children as well as some cute thematic character to color in.
St. Patrick's Day Cut & Paste Craft
This is a simple way for children to make their own shamrock for St. Patrick's Day. Print on green paper, or allow children to decorate/color/paint the back side of this sheet. When dry turn it over and show them how to cut out each shape on the line. Reassemble into a shamrock on another sheet of paper.
Rainbow Coloring Pages
These coloring pages feature color words for the rainbow. Children practice handwriting and word recognition with these coloring activity pages.
St. Patrick's Day Bible Printables
We've got a ton of free Bible printables for St. Patrick's Day on our sister site. You'll find crafts, games, worksheets, bookmarks Bible verse cards, take home sheets and more.
- Color Wheel Paint Card
- Simple Experiment Coloring Page
- Warm & Cool Colors Art Page
- Exploring Color Blends Art Sheets (x8)
- Color Splat Bookmarks
- Color Award Chart
- Rainbow Spinner Wheel Template
- and more…. Click Here for Samples