10 Fun St. Patrick's Day Activities - TeacherLists Blog

10 Fun St. Patrick’s Day Activities

Updated 02/26/21

Home » Classroom Celebrations » 10 Fun St. Patrick’s Day Activities

Cute, fun St. Patrick's Day activity ideas for students of all ages.

by Jessica Ward

Whether you’re teaching online or in person, there’s lots of mischievous fun to be had on St. Patrick’s Day! From growing your own lucky clovers to setting up genius leprechaun traps, students of all ages can celebrate the holiday in an easy, fun, and educational way.


Rainbow Handprints
A St. Patrick’s Day twist on Thanksgiving hand turkeys, all these require is a handprint, the colors of the rainbow, and a lucky leprechaun’s gold!

via funhandprintartblog.com


Shamrock Kettles
Encourage your students to grow this St. Patrick’s Day! These shamrock kettles are not only creative and fun; they also give your kids the opportunity to learn about seeds and understand the process of planting and growing!


Leprechaun Traps
Leprechauns are notoriously mischievous and visit classrooms nationwide around the holiday. It’s time to put a stop to their impish ways! Get your students in on the fun with these leprechaun traps—guaranteed to save your classroom from St. Patrick’s Day mayhem.

via thesuburbansoapbox.com


Festive Writing Assignments
Your students can channel all of their excitement for St. Patrick’s Day through words. Guided holiday prompts such as “I Feel Lucky When…” are a great way to help students practice their writing in a fun, festive project.

via acupcakefortheteacher.com


End of Rainbow Swirls
This rainbow is a little different from the rest. It twists, turns, and looks different from every angle, but that old tale still rings true—there’s a pot of gold at the very end!

via craftymorning.com


Mosaic Paper Shamrock
Inspire the inner artist in your students with these mosaic paper shamrocks. The more shades of green they can choose from, the more unique each piece will be. No two will look alike.

via happinessishomemade.net


Fizzing Pots of Gold
Who said leprechauns are a myth? These fizzing pots of gold are real science! This combination of baking soda, white vinegar, and food coloring are a great way to get the class talking about real-life chemical reactions.

via littlebinsforlittlehands.com


Toilet Paper Roll Leprechaun Hats
This timeless craft is a classic, with classrooms across the country celebrating with their own DIY leprechaun hats. This crowd-pleasing craft is a guaranteed hit in the classroom!

via theresourcefulmama.com


Rainbow Shamrock Sun Catcher
Just in time for the first day of spring, these rainbow shamrock sun catchers will invite in the longer days with style, color, and a little bit of luck—a seasonal keepsake that is sure to come back out every spring.

via theresjustonemommy.com


Treasure Pots
What do your students treasure? Get them thinking about what they consider themselves lucky to have with their very own treasure pot—each gold coin is another token of gratitude.

via happyhomefairy.com

Originally posted 2021

Monthly tips, ideas, giveaways, and help.

Bonus: Get free teacher-theme Zoom backgrounds when you subscribe!

Wanna say something?