St. Patrick’s Day Lessons Your Kids Will Love

St. Patrick’s Day Lessons Your Kids Will Love

I have searched the web for St. Patrick’s Day lessons that our kids can really get into. A great place to start your lessons is with this collection from history.com

This first one answers the question, Who Was St. Patrick?

Who Was St. Patrick? – St. Patrick’s Day – HISTORY.com

St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, is one of Christianity’s most widely known figures. But for all his celebrity, his life remains somewhat of a mystery. Many of the stories traditionally associated with St. Patrick, including the famous account of his banishing all the snakes from Ireland, are false, the products of hundreds of years of exaggerated storytelling.

This second one covers the historical aspects and facts about St. Parick’s Day but also everyone’s favorite traditions and much more.

St. Patrick’s Day Traditions – St. Patrick’s Day – HISTORY.com

St. Patrick’s Day is a holiday known for parades, shamrocks and all things Irish. From leprechauns to the color green, find out how symbols we now associate with St. Patrick’s Day came to be, and learn about a few that are purely American invention.

Once they have the facts, here is a fun trivia game to play with them.

Around the Table Book: St. Patrick’s Day Trivia Questions

This year on St. Patrick’s Day I’ll be in San Francisco…and Dallas…and Cedar Rapids, Iowa…and, finally, home. I hope to get home around 1 a.m. if all the flights are on time, thanks to a miles ticket to get me from my mom’s house (where I’ve been helping her sort and pack to get her house ready to sell) to home.

You could offer the winner of the Trivia Game their own bag of Rainbow Seeds (Skittles)!

Free Rainbow Seeds Printable

Posts may contain affiliate links. When you make purchases a small portion helps keep this website running. Thanks for supporting AFewShortCuts These are so much fun for St Patrick’s Day, or just for Spring! You have to give out these adorable Rainbow Seeds Snacks. My kids are in love with them!

 

Or you can present this fun crossword puzzle from Crafting Chicks.

St. Patrick’s Day Crossword

Hey there Crafty Readers! It’s Sydney from Tastefully Frugal and I’m excited to be here again with you today sharing a fun St. Patrick’s Day activity. I remember as a little girl, when I would go visit my grandparents, my grandpa would always flip open the Sunday paper to the crossword puzzle and he wouldn’t leave the table until he finished it.

Here is another fun lesson which gets your student wondering what they would do if they caught a Leprechaun!

Creative Writing & Addition Practice for St. Patrick’s Day – with FREE Printables!

It’s hard to believe Valentine’s Day has come and gone and we are already looking ahead towards March! Time sure does fly. In the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day, Michelle over at Fabulous in First featured several worhsheets that would be a perfect addition to your March lesson plans!

A fun way to end your St. Patrick’s Day class is with these kid-friendly jokes.

Funny St. Patrick’s Day Jokes for Kids

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Have fun and let us know how you teach about how you celebrate in the comments below!  We love to hear from you!

For each petal on the shamrock this brings a wish your way. Good health, good luck, and happiness for today and every day. – Irish Blessing


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