Activities for St Patricks Day
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This collection of hands-on educational activities for St Patricks Day is sure to inspire and engage your preschoolers and kindergarteners for hours.
Whether your focus this month is centered on fine motor development, counting skills, or name recognition, the educational St. Patrick’s Day activities for preschoolers featured here are bound to meet your educational needs.
Scroll down to discover 20 educational activities that are perfect for your St. Patrick’s Day units and lesson plans.
Activities for St Patrick’s Day
Rainbow and Gold Pom Pom Water Play
This Rainbow Pom Pom Water Play sensory bin is fine motor practice disguised as fun hands-on play. Kids will build those hand muscles as they transfer items with tongs or tweezers.
Shamrock Counting Game
Young learners will practice counting and one-to-one correspondence with this Shamrock Counting Game.
St. Patrick's Day Tot School
Practice counting, sorting, glueing and more with these St. Patrick’s Day TotSchool activities.
St Patrick's Day Preschool Potion Play
Color mixing is at the center of this St. Patrick’s Day Sensory Play water play activity.
Shamrock Letter Match
Gather some old bottle caps, shamrock cutouts, and letter stickers and you’ll have everything you need to create a hands-on Shamrock Letter Match game for your preschoolers.
DIY Rainbow Necklace for St. Patrick’s Day
Your preschoolers will proudly wear this beautiful Rainbow Necklace that they create themselves while exploring colors and working on their fine motor skills.
Saint Patricks Day Salt Paint Shamrock Art Project
Kids of all ages will enjoy the exciting painting technique that is used to create this Saint Patrick’s Day Salt Paint Shamrock.
Lucky 4 Leaf Clover Fingerprint Resist Painting
If your kids like to get a little messy, let them try this Clover Fingerprint Resist Painting for St. Patrick’s Day!
St. Patrick's Day Play Dough Kit
Whether you choose to make your own playdough or you grab some at the store, your kids will love this St. Patrick’s Day Playdough Kit complete with shamrocks and gold coins.
St. Patrick's Day Sensory Bag
Do you need a St. Patrick’s Day activity on the go? Make a squishy St. Patrick’s Day Sensory Bag for your preschoolers to play with in the doctor’s waiting room or wherever you need a quiet activity to occupy them.
Cotton Ball Rainbow Craft
With supplies you’re likely to already have on hand (construction paper and cotton balls), your preschoolers can whip up a Cotton Ball Rainbow in no time. This activity is great for helping kids remember the order of the colors of the rainbow.
St Patrick’s Day Science Discovery Bottles
For another fun sensory play idea, you could create some St. Patrick’s Day discovery bottles. They make great STEM activities for little ones.
Rainbow Weaving Art
Weaving is a great fine motor activity for little ones. This Rainbow Weaving Art project is perfect for St. Patrick’s Day.
Magic Milk Rainbow Science Experiment for Preschoolers
Add some holiday-themed science to your lesson plans. Kids can learn about surface tension with this Magic Milk Rainbow Science Experiment.
St Patrick’s Day Craft: Rainbow Gold Coin Crayon Rubbings
Kids can build their motor skills while learning the colors of the rainbow when they make Rainbow Gold Coin Crayon Rubbings.
Rainbow Sun Catcher
Let your preschoolers make this Rainbow Sun Catcher. If you hang it in a nearby tree, you can discuss the weather as the streamers blow in the wind on a nice spring day.
Scrunchy Shamrock Art
Little ones will work on developing their fine motor skills as they scrunch tissue paper to make this Scrunchy Shamrock.
With such an amazing collection of activities for St Patricks Day, how will you ever choose which one to do first?
St Patrick’s Day Books for Preschool
Reading a fun and engaging St. Patrick’s Day picture book is the perfect way to celebrate the holiday with your little one!
Teach them about Irish culture, have some laughs, and learn some new vocabulary words.
There are plenty of great options out there with vibrant illustrations and exciting stories that make learning enjoyable for young readers.
So grab your favorite cup of tea and curl up in a cozy chair with your little one to get ready for some festive storytelling!
More St. Patrick’s Day Fun
Add this gorgeous Lucky leprechaun peg doll to your pretend play area for hours of imaginative play.
This small St Patrick’s Day themed play dough kit is perfect for providing hours of squishy fun play! The kit is packed completely full of fun loose parts to inspire imaginative play!