Ideas to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Home

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Wondering what things to do this St. Patrick’s Day with the kids?  We have activity ideas to make it lively!

1. Start with a themed worksheet

We’ve got you covered here. Download it free on our Worksheet Shop site and get the kids coloring and puzzle solving in no time!

2. Make it a learning opportunity

Use our activity sheet as a way to introduce your child to learn about Ireland and Irish culture. For example:

Did you know that the harp is the national symbol of Ireland?

You can include fun Irish sayings and phrases too, like “Top of the morning to you!”

exterior view of Irish store

3. Keep it fun with jokes and trivia

Kids love jokes and trivia. For example:

Why can't you borrow money from a leprechaun? They're always a little too short.

What did the Irish referee say when the soccer match ended? Game clover.

How does a leprechaun work out? By pushing his luck.

4. Make it interactive

Use our worksheet as a starting point for interactive activities. For example, you can create a scavenger hunt with clues that lead to finding hidden pots of gold. Or make a paper leprechaun hat to decorate together.

Mother with children preparing decorations for Saint Patrick's Day

5. Plan a themed meal

Get in the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day by planning a themed meal for your family. You can make green pancakes or muffins, shamrock-shaped cookies, or a traditional Irish dish like shepherd’s pie.

6. Make a green smoothie

Yummy! Also, a great opportunity to sneak in some healthy greens.

Fresh green smoothy drinks

7. Play dress-up

Dress up in green or Irish-themed clothing. You can even have a family dress-up contest or parade around the house with instruments playing traditional Irish music.

9. Play a family game

Make family game night even more fun with a trivia quiz or a guessing game! It’s easy enough for kids of all ages to join in. You can find lots of free trivia games on YouTube that everyone can enjoy. Check out our YouTube channel for some ready-to-play games that will put your knowledge to the test!

Enjoy the day

Remember, the most important thing is to have fun and make lasting memories with your child on St. Patrick’s Day!

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