St. Patrick’s Day Activities

Funschooling Resources to help you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day all week long!

Ireland – Resources for Ireland include: Links to Geographical, historical, and cultural information. Videos have been included as well.

St Patrick’s Day Activities – St. Patrick’s Day Activities includes: Crafts, Lesson Plans and videos.

Irish & Celtic Folktales: Fairies – Sites about Irish & Celtic Folktales, with a focus on fairies.

Shamrocks – Cultural and botanical information about shamrocks and lots of links for crafts for kids.

Make Your Own: Fun Putty – How to make fun putty and fun things to do with it.

Cabbage – Cabbage experiment suggestions, recipe for homemade coleslaw, links to cabbage information.

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Cultural & Botanical Information

Irish Culture and Customs: Emblems of Ireland: The Shamrock Learn how the shamrock became an emblem of Ireland. 

Fine Gardening: The History of the Shamrock: Full of symbolism, this plant has mystical roots – Article

SFGate: Botany Difference Between Clover and Shamrock Plants – Read about the difference between the two.

Wikipedia: Shamrocks – Offers information about different aspects of the shamrock: As a cultural icon and plant species. 

Craft Projects
DLTK: Shamrock Crafts – Get instructions to make: A 3D Shamrock paper craft, a lacing craft, a cross stitch pattern, and more.
Artists Helping Children: Shamrock Crafts For Kids: Saint Patrick’s Irish Shamrock Day Crafts and Activities for Children & Preschoolers – This site offers a variety of crafts that include shamrocks.
About Family Crafts: 21 DIY Shamrock Crafts – This site offers links to a variety of shamrock related crafts.
Kids Activity Blog: 17 Shamrock Crafts for Kids – Links to shamrock crafts.
Hands On As We Grow – 20 Lucky Shamrock Crafts for Kids to Make this St. Patrick’s DayMore interesting ways to make shamrocks. 
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Easter Activities


Wikipedia: Easter – Info about the Christian Feast.

History Channel: Easter – The origins of Easter.

Huffington Post: Easter Eggs: History, Origin, Symbolism And Traditions – Learn about Easter eggs and look through a picture gallery of beautifully decorated eggs.


Mother Earth News: Natural Egg Dye – Learn how to make your own egg dye from beets, blueberries and onion skins.

DLTK: Easter – Crafts and activities.

Pam’s Place: Easter Craft ideas for all ages!

Enchanted Learning: Easter Crafts – Bunny crafts, flower crafts and much more! Spark of the Day: Make an Easter Egg with a Surprise Inside – An open ended egg craft that allows the creator to use their imagination and language skills. Also, Eggshell Art – Save your colored eggshells to make fun scenes such as rainbows and flowers.

Across The Curriculum
Lesson Plans Page: Easter – Lesson’s that reach across the curriculum

Dltk: Holidays-Easter – Easter puzzles, games, craft ideas, about Easter (history), dying eggs
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Celebrate The Season of Spring!

What is Spring?
Wikipedia: Spring (Season) – Information about the season of spring and natural and cultural events celebrated by different countries.
Living Science: Spring: Season of New Beginnings – Information about the spring equinox and how it works in each hemisphere.
Fun Spring Activities Springtime Activities – Fun, inexpensive things you can do to enjoy the season.

Universal Preschool: Dandelion Fun & Springtime Learning  – Fun learning activities for preschool aged children.

First School: Spring – For preschool aged children.

Very Well Family Spring – Spring Learning Activities for Kids and Families

A to Z Teacherstuff Themes: Spring – Printables, crafts, and projects

ABCteach: Spring – Ideas for studying spring across the curriculum.

Real Simple: Fun Spring Activities Checklist – Site offers about 50 great activity ideas you can do during in springtime.

Today’s Parent: 50 fun, free spring activities – Use the arrows to scroll through the pictures to see the suggestions.

DLTK: Spring Crafts and Children’s Activities – Bulletin board ideas, crafts, coloring pages, games and puzzles, spring poems, recipes, and more.

Spring Related Videos

Please visit the YouTube playlist that I’ve created for spring related information.
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St Patrick’s Day Activities

The following sites will take you off, unless noted.

Enchanted Learning: St. Patrick’s Day – Activities and crafts for children to make and do.
DLTK: St Patrick’s Day – Crafts and Activities for all ages. Check out the other St. Patrick’s Day links area located on the bottom of the page.
First School: St. Patrick’s Day Activities – Activities and crafts for children 2-5
The Spruce Crafts: How Do You Catch A Leprechaun? –  Sherri Osborn has a fun way to celebrate St. Patty’s Day…. Build a leprechaun trap! Fun Putty – How to make fun putty and fun things to do with it.
Across The Curriculum
Lesson Plans Page: St. Patrick’s Day – Lessons that reach across the curriculum
Universal Preschool: St. Patrick’s Day – Fun activities you can do with your preschooler, written by: Diane Flynn Keith
Homefires: St. Patty’s Day Activities: Rainbows, Shamrocks and Leprechauns – For young children up to grade 3. Theme related article. Ireland – Resources include: Links to Geographical, historical, and cultural information. Videos have been included as well. Cabbage – Cabbage experiment suggestions, recipe for homemade coleslaw, links to cabbage information.


I hope you’ll take the time to check out my St. Patrick’s Day playlist on YouTube. It offers videos about the history of St. Patrick’s Day and craft ideas related to the holiday!

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