Make March more enjoyable with these St. Patrick’s Day activities for the classroom. Your kids will feel extra lucky to have a dose of fun in their day!
How to Incorporate St. Patrick’s Activities into the School Day
Holidays provide a chance for you to mix up your routine. This always appeals to students, who enjoy the occasional change from the typical school day. You don’t have to do much to wow them. These activities range from quick and easy to subject-specific lessons.
One way to incorporate St. Patrick’s Day activities is to add one or two to your morning routine. You could also use quick activities as Brain Breaks. You can use some as quiet work for students who finish assignments early.
To add more variety to your day, you can switch out some regular assignments in reading, writing, and STEM for a St. Patrick’s Day activity. You could also give a mini-lesson on the holiday.
8 Amazing St. Patrick’s Day Activities
St. Patrick’s Day Word Search
This quick and easy word search is a fun (and independent) activity in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. The best part? It’s free in the Freebies Library! Are you not yet a member? It’s simple to join and costs you nothing. Just click here to join. You’ll get access to loads of free games, worksheets, and activities.
St. Patrick’s Day Scavenger Hunt
Go outside on St. Patrick’s Day and find these items for a St. Patrick’s Day Scavenger Hunt. On this list, you’ll see items such as something gold, coins, a shamrock, and something that begins with the letter “P.” You’ll find this free scavenger hunt in the Freebies Library.
St. Patrick’s Day BINGO
This BINGO game is themed with shamrocks for St. Patrick’s Day (but you can print it in black and white to save ink). You’ll find multiple BINGO boards so everyone has a chance to win. This BINGO game is also free in the Freebies Library.
St. Patrick’s Day Mini Lesson Plan
You can tailor your history, math, science, and language arts to a St. Patrick’s Day theme with this list of mini-lessons. With clickable links and print-and-go activities, planning a St. Patrick’s Day-themed lesson has never been easier.
St. Patrick’s Day Coding Activities
These three FREE coding sheets give instructions on how to crack the code and draw a St. Patrick’s Day-themed picture. It will keep kids busy and entertained, and all you have to do is provide the paper (simply click and print) and the colored pencils.
St. Patrick’s Day Books
Whether you are looking for your next read-aloud or just planning to feature holiday books in your class library, this list is sure to do the trick. These 10 St. Patrick’s Day books are all sure-fire winners that kids will love.
St. Patrick’s Day Would You Rather Questions
Everyone loves Would You Rather questions! These questions are all themed around the holiday and present some delightful (and hilarious) scenarios! Your kids will love choosing their favorite. You can make it a movement break by having kids move to one side of the room or the other.
St. Patrick’s Day Writing Prompts
“I was just picking up a pot of gold when…” Who wouldn’t want to finish that sentence? These 5 writing prompts will inspire kids to write amusing narratives they will be begging to share!
Incorporating St. Patrick’s Day Activities into the School Day
You don’t have to upend your day to celebrate a holiday. With these easy-to-plan, easy-to-execute St. Patrick’s Day activities, your school day can go from “meh” to magnificent!