It’s so much fun to do St Patrick Day activities for kids and to do St Patrick Day crafts on this day that celebrates all things Irish (and green)!
These activities (silly though they may be) are important because most parenting days, we could all use a little more fun and silly, right?
Here’s a list of 32 easy St Patrick Day activities for children, including St Patrick Day crafts, printable St Patrick Day activities, St Patrick Day recipes, St Patrick Day books for kids, and other fun St Patrick Day activities for kids that share the true St Patrick day story.
Try a few of these with your kids on Saint Patrick Day!
6 Easy St Patrick Day Crafts for Kids
First, I am completely in love with this St Patrick Day hat headband from Jodi at Meaningful Mama! Adorable! And that it’s made for 50 cents? Wow!
Speaking of St Patrick costumes, this Leprechaun Mask (made from a paper plate!) by Victoria at ABC Creative Learning is so cute too!
K&Company Sheer Simplicity Designer Paper Pad, 12-Inch x 12-Inch, 60 Sheets, Green
St Patrick Day activities for kids have never been cuter than these Paper Strip Shamrocks from Sugar Bee Crafts. Grab some green construction paper or green scrapbook paper (look at this St Patrick Day inspired scrapbook papoh my gosh–this set is perfect!) and make a few yourself!
Here’s something else awesome you can use that St Patrick Day scrapbook paper for: Textures and Patterns Shamrocks from Fun with a Message.
Rainbow Slime. Need I say any more? Holy cow, my kids would love this awesomeness from Sugar Spice and Glitter.
Crafty Morning has gathered loads of St Patrick Day Footprint and Handprint Crafts here. You could go crazy with these awesome St Patrick Day Craft ideas!
6 St Patrick Day Books for Kids
Patrick: Patron Saint of IrelandSt. Patrick: The Real Story of Patrick Who Became Ireland’s Patron SaintThe Night Before St. Patrick’s DayHappy St. Patrick’s Day, Curious George tabbed board bookSt. Patrick: The Real Story of Patrick Who Became Ireland’s Patron SaintDiscovering Saint PatrickSt. Patrick’s Day
5 Fun St Patricks Day Coloring Books
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8 Cheap or Free St Patrick Day Activities for Kids
Do your kids love to color? I’ve gathered 22 free St Patrick Day coloring pages and St Patrick Day printables they’ll be sure to love here. These are great St Patrick Day Activities for kids!
Make a mini volcano experiment–St Patrick Day style! Little Bins for Little Hands shares a fun St Patricks Day Baking Soda Science Coin Hunt here.
This free St Patrick Day Printable Pack from Gift of Curiosity is another fun way to learn!
How cute is this Pot of Gold Math Game from Totschooling? If you don’t want to use gold coins, use whatever else you may have (pom pos, beans, etc). It’s a great way to make math learning fun on St Patrick’s!
Keeping with the pot of gold theme… check out this Pot Of Gold Play Dough Recipe by Krystal at Sunny Sweet Days.
Or your kiddo can make this awesome DIY Rainbow Necklace from Ana at Mommy’s Bundle! Super easy, and you probably have most of the supplies hanging around the house!
I also adore these traditional-looking free St Patrick’s Day Cards from Living Locurto. So cute!
And if you’d like to make your own cards (or stationary… or St Patrick’s home decor), you’ve got to check out No Time for Flashcard’s Rolling Pin Shamrock Printing technique.
Looking for a easy St Patrick Day craft kit? Check these out:
St Patrick Activities for Kids: 8 St Patrick Day Recipes
Our family’s all time favorite St Patrick Day recipe is Irish Soda Bread French Toast! I created this recipe a few years ago when we had two huge loaves of Irish Soda Bread leftover after a party (I’m still not sure how this happened!). You’ve got to try it!
Jodi at Meaningful Mama has St Patrick recipes here for every meal of this green-filled holiday! Going to have to try these! The tortellini and pesto design alone is genius.
Speaking of genius, one look at these Shamrock Pretzel Pops from Ana at Mommy’s Bundle and you’ll say, “Why didn’t I think of that?!” Love, love, love!
My friend Kristi Clover of Raising Clovers shares her Lucky Charms Treats here. And with a last name like “Clover,” you know this mama has some great St. Patrick’s Day ideas!
The dessert theme continues (St Patrick’s style) with these festive St Patrick cupcake liners and cupcake toppers set! Use your favorite cupcake recipe or choose one from this incredibly creative cupcake recipe book.
What’s a St Patrick Day dessert ensemble without thin mints? I’m giving a big (green) thumbs up to these amazing-looking No-Bake Thin Mint Cookie Truffles from Six Sisters Stuff! Yummy!
Or, you can make your St Patrick Day menu really easy and add these fun St Patrick day items to your St Patrick Day recipes:
McCormick Green Food Color, 1 fl ozWilton Green Cake SparklesDress My Cupcake DMC27178 Decorating Nonpareils Sprinkles for Cakes, 3.8-Ounce, GreenWilton Pearl Dust, Leaf Green-0.05 Ounce (1,4g)St Patricks Day – Shamrock Shaped Confetti Sprinkles 2oz. package
Want to Learn More About St Patrick Day?
Want to learn more about St Patrick and the true story of St Patrick Day? These St Patrick Day resources will help:
- St. Patrick’s Day Printable Resources from Blessed Learners
- St. Patrick’s Day Unit Study from Paradise Praises
- Free St. Patrick’s Day Learning Pack from Year-Round Homeschooling
- Teaching the Trinity from Homeschool Encouragement
Want more great St Patrick Day ideas for kids? Follow my St. Patrick’s Day: Holiday Crafts and Decor Pinterest Board!
More St Patrick Day Activities and St Patrick Day Printables