Are you ready for St. Patrick’s Day? It’s all about shamrocks, rainbows, leprechauns and pots of gold! Now is the perfect time to start gathering ideas for St. Patrick’s Day activities for kids! Here are 50+ fun ideas. We’ve got a whole lot of super exciting St. Patrick’s day crafts and activities to share with you today so you’ll be ready for when the time comes. There are plenty of learning printables for your little ones, fun ideas for games to play in the classroom, engaging crafts and much, much more.
50+ St. Patrick’s Day Activities for Kids
These St. Patrick’s day activities for kids are great for the classroom, learning centers, or at home as well! Many of the printables require a laminator or cardstock for best results so that you can use them from year to year.
Work on math and literacy with this set of math and literacy clip cards.
Learn about the numbers with the help of these pot of gold number mats.
We love this number and counting rainbow match game, it’s perfect to practice counting.
This rainbow emergent reader printable is perfect for young ones that are just embarking on their reading journey.
Practice sight words with this rainbow sight words printable.
Work on the ABC’s with this rainbow alphabet match printable.
This engaging clover addition mat will have your students adding numbers for a while.
Grab your favorite dot daubers and give these St. Patricks Day do a dot printables a go. / Easy Peasy Learners
Have a blast with numbers with these St. Patrick’s Day number puzzles. / The Stem Laboratory
Practice numbers and beginning sounds with these engaging St. Patrick’s Day printable Match-Ups! / A Dab of Glue Will Do
Your students will enjoy working on this simple activity pack. / Itsy Bitsy Fun
Practice alphabet and numbers with these fun dot to dot shamrocks / Trail of Colors
Not ready for handwriting practice yet? There are lots of tracing printables here. / Totschooling
Print off these fun St. Patrick’s themed blends match ups for your early readers. / A Dab of Glue Will Do
Have fun counting with these pot of gold count and clip cards! / The Stem Laboratory
These fun and free activity sheets are wonderful/ A Little Pinch of Perfect
Make “magic e” words exciting with these shamrock magic e puzzles. / Playdough to Plato
Practice sight words with these St. Patrick’s worksheets / Sight and Sound Reading
If your students love word searches here is a simple word search puzzle for them / Super Heroes and Tea Cups
Work on beginning sounds with this fun St. Patrick’s Day beginning sound match. / Playdough to Plato
Your kids will love practicing their names with this St. Patrick’s Day name building printable. / A Dab of Glue Will Do
These file folder games are perfect for young learners / Itsy Bitsy Fun
Have so much fun with these clover addition and subtraction cards.
St. Patrick Crafts and Art Projects
Make a fluffy cotton rainbow craft.
Crafting with paper plates is fun and frugal and this leprechaun paper plate craft is a perfect St. Patrick’s day project.
Get creative with the little fingers and make a fingerprint shamrock craft. / Easy Peasy and Fun
Craft sticks are another frugal material to work with and you can have the kids make craft stick rainbows. / Easy Peasy and Fun
Have your class make adorable rainbow necklaces. / Sight and Sound Reading
These sun catcher shamrock cards are great for kids to make and take home. / Castle View Academy
Get messy with your hands and make handprint clovers. / Fun Handprint Art Blog
Have each student make their own shamrock crown / B-inspired Mama
You can easily switch up buttons used in this paper plate rainbow craft with pom poms. / Easy Peasy and Fun
Practice shapes while you make this shape leprechaun craft. / Reading Confetti
Let the little ones get creative making doodled shamrocks. / Sparkling Buds
These sticky paper shamrocks will make wonderful classroom decorations. / Play Dr. Hutch
First have the kids make these easy shamrock puppets and then they can play with them. / Plain Vanilla Mom
This rainbow suncatcher is another wonderful craft that can be used as a classroom decoration. / Fire Flies and Mud Pies
Need a quick craft idea? This super easy rainbow craft is just that. / Easy Peasy and Fun
These marble painted shamrocks are another fun and messy project kids will love. / Plain Vanilla Mom
Who doesn’t love to color a rainbow? Just print this rainbow coloring page and color. / Trail of Colors
This set of St. Patrick’s day coloring pages has a lot of variety. / Itsy Bitsy Fun
And here is another wonderful set. / Gift of Curiosity
This tracing coloring page makes a great pre-writing practice. / Trail of Colors
It doesn’t need to be just leprechauns, how about this St. Patrick’s Bear coloring page. / 3 Boys and a Dog
If your students are fascinated by leprechauns they will love to color this leprechaun coloring page / Trail of Colors
There is more than just coloring pages included in this cute little coloring pack. / One Little Project
Leprechaun and pot of gold, a classic scene for St. Patrick’s day. / Kids Creative Chaos
Your students will love these cute coloring pages. / Crystal and Comp
Need more rainbows? Grab this adorable rainbow coloring page / Kids Activities Blog
Games and Activities
Set up a rainbow rice addition sensory bin.
Give the little ones a rainbow play dough kit to play with.
This green sensory soup is really fun. / Living Life and Learning
Get creative with the rainbow paint bleed art project. / Zing Zing Tree
The whole class will enjoy a good game of bingo. / Pre-K Pages
Need a fun science project? Grow shamrock crystals! / Housing a Forest
This skittles rainbow experiment is so much fun too. Experiments with candy? What’s not to love! / Science Kiddo
Encourage pretend play with this fun paper doll. / Kids Activities Blog
Gold coin rubbing is a great activity. / Artsy Momma
Who wouldn’t love a fizzy science project? / Living Life and Learning
Work on addition with this awesome lucky gold coin addition game.
16 St. Patrick’s Day Centers
It can be overwhelming trying to gather a month’s worth of resources and prep it all – let alone keep it all organized!
So, in addition to all of these fun St. Patrick’s Day activities for kids, keep your math and literacy centers super organized and ready to go with these 16 print and play St. Patrick’s Day Math and Literacy Centers!
They are ready to go for you – just print and set up for endless fun this March!