10 Great Saint Patrick’s Day Children’s Books

Weekly Trip to the Library Saint Patrick’s Day observes the death of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. What began as a religious feast day in the 17th century has evolved into a variety of festivals across the globe celebrating Irish culture with parades, special foods, music, dancing, and a whole lot of green. […]

St. Patrick’s Day Counting Fun

Creative Wednesdays Saint Patrick’s Day is coming up making it the perfect time to make this easy counting game. A common symbol of the Irish holiday is the pot of gold protected by leprechauns at the end of rainbows. So we made this simple counting game of putting paper coins on a paper pot. You […]

Saint Patrick’s Day Necklace

Creative Wednesdays Saint Patrick’s Day is March 17. In Irish mythology, a pot of gold is hidden at the end of a rainbow by a small member of the fairy family called the leprechaun. This is an easy rainbow colored necklace to make with the kids with a pot of gold at the center of […]

Saint Patrick’s Day Recipes

Cooking for Kids Kids don’t have to be Irish to enjoy celebrating Saint Patrick’s Day. Start the day by serving the kids some shamrock-shaped pancakes, rainbow toast, or Irish soda bread, and green milk. Use cookie cutters to make shamrock-shaped sandwiches for lunch. Serve corned beef and cabbage or Irish shepherd’s pie for dinner and […]

Follow the Leprechaun Footprints Game

Saint Patrick’s Day Fun By far my favorite activity to do with kids on Saint Patrick’s Day is a game in which I have the kids follow leprechaun footprints. All you need to do is cut out foot prints from green construction paper or spray your footprints in the snow with green water. Then hide […]

Delicious Coconut Candy – Irish Potatoes

Cooking With Kids With Saint Patrick’s Day coming up there’s no better time to try making these yummy candies, (not potatoes). They are given the name of Irish Potatoes because they are typically shaped and rolled in ground cinnamon to look like potatoes. We rolled them into little balls. You can make them into egg […]

What to Do with Kids for Saint Patrick’s Day

Holiday Fun By far my favorite activity to do with kids on Saint Patrick’s Day is a game in which I have the kids follow the leprechaun foot prints. All you need to do is cut out foot prints from green construction paper or spray your footprints in the snow with green water. Then hide […]

Shamrock Pancakes

Cooking With Kids Monday is Saint Patrick’s Day. So make sure you have the ingredients you will need to make shamrock pancakes for the kids for breakfast next week. You can use a box of pancake mix and green food coloring, but the children will have more fun measuring and mixing all the ingredients if you follow the simple recipe listed below. You […]

Bell Pepper Shamrock Stamps

St. Patrick’s Day Project St. Patrick’s Day is coming up so there is no better time to start doing green crafts for the popular Irish holiday. The shamrock is known as a symbol of Ireland, with St. Patrick having used it as a metaphor for the Christian Trinity, according to legend. The four-leaf clover is […]

Irish Shepherd’s Pie

Cooking for Kids Shepherd’s Pie has always been a staple of traditional Irish cooking. With Saint Patrick’s Day coming up there is no better time to make this nutritionally sound casserole. Traditionally the pie is made with ground lamb. But we used ground beef and you could substitute the recipe with ground chicken or turkey. Feel […]