How to Catch a Leprechaun Activities

These How to Catch a Leprechaun activities are a great way to bring this holiday book to life with your preschoolers.

As you begin preparing your St. Patrick’s Day preschool activities, be sure to leave room in your schedule for a few good stories. Kids will love following all the funny ways the leprechaun avoids being caught.

Let’s dive a little deeper into the story, and discover some fun activities you can do with your preschoolers.

How to Catch a Leprechaun Activities

Spring is just around the corner, and with it comes St. Patrick’s Day. How to Catch a Leprechaun is a fun story to share with your preschoolers in March.

Kids will love the fun, rhyming text of this story as they follow a leprechaun through town as he shares how he avoids being trapped.

Hands-On Activities

After reading the story with your preschoolers, talk about rhyming words. The story is written in rhyme. Go over the rhymes in the story. Then, call out words and let your preschoolers name words that rhyme.

Share the pictures from the story. Talk about all the fun ways the kids tried to trap the leprechaun. Let your preschoolers make a leprechaun trap of their own.

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!

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Your preschoolers will enjoy these fun preschool St. Patrick’s Day activities. In this free preschool printable, you’ll find the following activities:

• Color and trace: Kids will color the picture and trace the word at the bottom of the page. This pack includes a leprechaun, shamrock, and pot of gold.

• Trace the lines: Kids can trace the lines from left to right. This is a great fine motor activity and perfect for prewriting practice.

• Counting practice: Kids will identify numbers and color the same number of pictures.

• Cutting practice: Practice scissor skills by cutting out each of the shapes on the page.

• and more!

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!

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