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Preschoolers will love working on number sense and counting to ten with this awesome St Patricks Day math Feed the Leprechaun game!
As you start planning your St. Patrick’s Day preschool activities, be sure to find some fun hands-on learning activities to round out your lessons.
This fun Feed the Leprechaun game is perfect for math centers and independent learning time.
These free preschool printables require very little prep making them perfect for busy preschool moms and teachers like you!
St Patricks Day Math
Put away the counting worksheets for a couple of days. Break out some fun holiday-themed, hands-on math activities for your preschool and kindergarten kiddos.
These leprechauns are hungry, and your kids can fill them up with the lucky numbers they are hungry for!
Here at Homeschool Preschool, I have a wide variety of math activities that are perfect for toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergarten kiddos. From worksheets to hands-on learning, I’ve got you covered.
These leprechaun-themed number sense activities are perfect for the month of March and your St. Patrick’s Day activities.
Leprechaun Number Sense Activity
Next, cut apart the number sense cards at the back (pages 12-14). Mix them up, and put them in a small basket.
Have your child choose a leprechaun mat and identify the number word at the top. This is the number their leprechaun is hungry for.
Now, they’ll need to sort through the basket for all of the number cards that represent that number. They’ll be looking for tallies, ten frames, numerals, and sets of shamrocks.
If you’re working with younger preschoolers, you may want to start out with just two leprechaun mats and corresponding cards so they don’t get overwhelmed.
As your little one demonstrates mastery, add in another number until you’ve got them working on the complete set.
St Patrick’s Day Books for Preschool
Fill your book basket with a great collection of St Patrick’s Day children’s books. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.
If you have a hard time finding them, you can order them through my Amazon affiliate links by clicking the images below.
Pete the Cat: The Great Leprechaun Chase – It’s St. Patrick’s Day, and it’s also the grand opening of Pete the Cat’s leprechaun catching business.
Pete gears up to trap a leprechaun for his friends! But catching a leprechaun is never easy—especially if it’s Clover, who’s full of tricks.
Will luck be on Pete’s side? Or will Pete learn luck is actually something earned?
How to Catch a Leprechaun – You’ve been planning night and day, and finally you’ve created the perfect trap with shamrocks, pots of gold, and rainbows galore! Now all you need to do is wait.
Is this the year you’ll finally catch the leprechaun? Start a St. Patrick’s Day tradition with this fun and lively children’s picture book and get inspired to build leprechaun traps of your own at home or in the classroom!
Happy St. Patrick’s Day – Learn all about the mysterious leprechauns―what they wear, the work they do, their quirky behavior, and their pots of gold!
And find out what happens if you find one . . . it will be your luckiest day ever!
More St. Patrick’s Day Fun
Everything you need to create your own leprechaun traps! Includes ‘The Definitive Guide to Leprechauns and their Capture’, as well as a box full of items that can create traps to help you get your own gold!
This St. Patrick’s Day Tic Tac Toe game set is the perfect St. Patrick’s day class gift, birthday party favor, or travel game!
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