St. Patrick's Day Activities for Kids

St. Patrick's Day sensory bin with gold coins and green shamrocks

Looking for some fun St. Patrick’s Day activities for your kids? Look no further! We’ve got many great ideas that are sure to get everyone in the Irish spirit. From St. Patrick’s Day crafts to games, we’ve got you covered. So grab a pint of green juice and have some fun with your kiddos this St. Paddy’s Day!






St. Patrick’s Day Activities Kids

st. patrick's day sensory bin with gold and green base and gold coins and green shamrocks

This St. Patrick’s Day sensory bin is a massive hit here! You will need dried chickpeas, gold coins, pots for the pot of gold, and sensory tools. First of all, split the dry chickpeas in half between two baggies. Next, add green paint and yellow paint to the bags. Then shake the baggies and layout the painted chick-peas on parchment paper. Finally, put everything in a bin for some hands-on St. Patrick’s Day sensory play!


St. Patrick’s Day Activities for Preschool, Kindergarten, and 1st Grade Crafts

craft of the colors of the rainbow looped together with a pot of gold at the end of the rainbowEnd of the rainbow pot of gold craft! Not only is this St. Patrick’s Day craft super easy, but you also get to teach the colors of the rainbow too! First of all, cut out paper strips in rainbow colors; next, each student will need black paper and additional yellow paper. Finally, assemble the paper to make a rainbow and a pot of gold at the end! This was a huge hit at our house! 

A gnome made out of a hand print and a triangle hat for St. Patrick's Day



Are your kids obsessed with gnomes like mine? This St. Patrick’s Day leprechaun activity for kids is easy and a great way to incorporate the gnome craze. First, trace students handprint on white paper. Next, let them cut out long triangles for the hat and assemble! Not only will your kids love this leprechaun craft, but you can also work on shapes and fine motor skills!

Green triangle hat with strings for a beard to make a gnomeIn addition, this leprechaun string craft is excellent for acceptable motor practice! Kids will need to cut out a triangle hat, punch holes, thread string, and if they can, tie a knot! We love this craft, and of course, we had to add some jewels and jazz the gnome up!



White cloud with colors of the rainbow strips of paper in the correct order.


Another St. Patrick’s Day craft idea is a simple rainbow and cloud! Easily add this to your St. Patrick’s day with little prep! All you need are strips of paper and white paper for the cloud.




St. Patrick’s Day Scavenger Hunt Ideas

st. patrick's day scavenger hunt for kids shows two st. patrick's day men holding objects that rhyme Make learning fun with this St. Patrick’s Day escape room that you can easily use for a St. Patrick’s Day scavenger hunt idea and activity! This is perfect for preschool, kindergarten, and 1st-grade students because it includes two different versions. Easily set up this St. Patrick’s Day scavenger hunt for small groups or individual kids at home! They will solve math puzzles, rhyming activities, letter matching, and practice syllables. This St. Patrick’s Day scavenger hunt is easy to set up. Also, the clues come with a QR code to scan for audible directions, so you do not have to explain every step along the way! Finally, make this self-checking escape room by using an envelope system. However, you can also cut out all the clues and QR codes and hide them all over the room. Then they will have to sort and solve puzzles making it the ultimate St. Patrick’s Day scavenger hunt! Download this here today!

These St. Patrick’s Day activities for kids are geared towards toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergarteners. You’ll kids will love these St. Patrick’s Day activities for preschoolers and crafts!

In conclusion, we hope you have a great time celebrating St. Patrick’s day! Whether you decide to try out one of the fun activities we shared or just take part in some traditional celebrations, be sure to enjoy yourself and wear green proudly. And don’t forget to have some fun St. Patrick’s Day activities for preschoolers, kindergarteners, and 1st graders  – our activities will help you brush up on your skills while having a blast. We wish you all the best during this festive holiday season!

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