St. Patrick’s Day activities for kindergarten and first grade. Cute craft ideas and fun math and literacy lessons to help you celebrate.
St. Patrick’s Day Activities
St. Patrick’s Day is such a fun holiday to celebrate in the classroom! Maybe you have a leprechaun who visits and leaves his tiny footprints and glitter all around. Or, perhaps your students build traps to catch a leprechaun. The excitement of the holiday is sure to make an engaging day of learning. Check out some ideas from my St. Patrick’s Day Math & Literacy unit for some fun St. Patrick’s Day activities to use in your classroom.
St. Patrick’s Day activities: Literacy Activities & Craft
Start your morning with a fun printable. Here students are practicing syllables and ending digraph sounds.
For writing, students think about what they would do with a pot of gold. The things they come up with are too cute!
She was working on finishing her last word. “Give some to the whole world”.
We then turn this writing activity into a craft.
St. Patrick’s Day activities: Math Activities
The math activities in this unit are so fun! From addition and subtraction to odd and even numbers, students will be having a blast with these St. Patrick’s Day activities.
This Share your Gold activity book can be spiced up with some gold coins and a pot from the dollar store. Students loved pulling out a card and counting out the gold coins to match. By adding manipulatives, you make this activity more concrete and overall engaging for students!
St. Patrick’s Day activities: More Activities…
This unit is packed full!! Here is another craft idea and a yummy treat – Leprechaun Punch! Students can do some “How-to” writing for a festive hallway display!
Do you want to know more about making leprechaun punch or some extra writing ideas? Click below for a blog post all about it!