St. Patrick's Day Fun

St. Patrick's Day Fun
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leprechaunSt.Paddy's day little man puppet

cut a large shamrock out -- have the child paste it on a large art stick or popsicle stick and then add the arms (with attached little shamrocks for hands) and legs (again with little shamrocks for feet)

Shamrock cut outs

cookie cutters into paint and either paint a sweatshirt or on large pieces of paper.

Shamrock Puzzles

cut out a large shamrock and let the child paste, paint crayon all over it. depending on the age the child later cut it into several pieces and let them put the puzzle together!!

Ages: 2 and up

Shamrock hunting

Take children into back yard or a park and have them look for four leaf clover. We actually found one last year!!!--- This can be done inside as well by making construction paper clover and 1 four leaf shamrock and have the kids try and find it.

Irish ShamrockAll ages

Leprechaun mischief

While the children are out playing or before they arrive make some silly changes in the room like putting things out of place, hiding things, leaving gold chocolate coins, etc. Leave green footprints Blame it on the leprechaun when they come in. Explain all about St. Patrick's day and leprechauns.

All ages

Coin hunting

Scatter gold chocolate coins in yard before children arrive and have fun searching for the "luck" left by the leprechauns.

Ages 2 1/2 and up


Cut out a shamrock shape and have a box of green collage materials- yarn, fabric, ribbon, buttons, glitter. Add green coloring to glue and let them decorate.


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