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22 St. Patrick’s Day Activity Ideas and Resources

Here are 22 St. Patrick's Day Activity Ideas and Resources to help learners digging the holiday by doing some research with critical thinking and enjoying the fictions. Get some ideas about reference, physical, and online St. Patrick's Day Activities.

St. Patrick’s Day is not my holiday here in Indonesia. Thus, I did some research to know more about this holiday. Here are 22 St. Patrick’s Day Activity Ideas and Resources to help learners digging the holiday by doing some research with critical thinking and enjoying the fictions.

We don’t know at all about the holiday. I just thought it was a common holiday, but looking around the website, many people celebrate it. I wonder what the holiday is about. I asked some friends living around the world and everyone has different tradition, attitudes, and knowledge in celebrating the originally Irish holiday. At the same time, my son who is doing the World History with Mystery of History 2 is also reading about the holiday. Therefore, we go deeper into the holiday by doing some research. I try to collect some children friendly St. Patrick’s Day Activity Ideas and Resources and here they are:

Here are 22 St. Patrick's Day Activity Ideas and Resources to help learners digging the holiday by doing some research with critical thinking and enjoying the fictions. Get some ideas about reference, physical, and online St. Patrick's Day Activities.

St. Patrick’s Day Activity Ideas and Resources

References

  1. Introduce St. Patrick’s day to kids
    If you have been familiar to this holiday, it is not a waste of time to check out Saint Patrick facts because it provides more information or facts about ST. Patrick from Ireland in the religious view. From this site, we know the religious background of St. Patrick which is far away from the parades, party, and secular traditions. I was surprised at how religious facts can transform tragically.
  2. Recognize the symbols
    Learning about the symbols and attributes is very fun for both those who have been familiar and have not. Saint Patrick’s Day Symbolism gives me some information about the attributes and symbols used in the modern St. Patrick’s Day that I find around the internet websites.
  3. Watching Videos about St. Patrick’s day are really great to help us watching real actions and alive explanation things around the St. Patrick’s Day.

Ireland References

St. Patrick’s day is not separated from Ireland’s culture. Therefore, learning about Ireland is a great way to know more about this holiday.

  1. Collect some Resources about Ireland in the forms of video, images, and readings will help us to get to know about Ireland where the holiday comes from. Get to know Ireland from the geographic, historic, and economic areas.
  2. Get some fact list is a shortcut to Another resource list about Ireland will give alternation of information about Ireland.

 St. Patrick’s Day Arts and Craft

Use Pinterest to browse some arts and craft activity related to St. Patrick’s Day and do it with children. We don’t have enough time to do all of the arts related with the St. Patrick’s Day. However, when I browsed around, I found some interesting ideas on St. Patrick’s Day arts activities and I collect them in my new Pinterest board, St. Patrick’s Day. You might visit and follow the board

Follow Adelien’s board st. Patrick’s Day on Pinterest.

St. Patrick Storybooks

Reading some story books related to St. Patricks is also a fascinating activity to do with children. We are not familiar with this holiday, for honest. However, I am interested with it. Here are several books that look great to read to children about St. Patrick Day:

Happy St. Patrick's Day, Curious George tabbed board bookHappy St. Patrick’s Day, Curious George tabbed board bookPatrick: Patron Saint of IrelandPatrick: Patron Saint of IrelandHow to Catch a LeprechaunHow to Catch a LeprechaunThe Luckiest St. Patrick's Day EverThe Luckiest St. Patrick’s Day EverSt. Patrick's DaySt. Patrick’s DayThere Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Clover!There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Clover!Leprechaun in Late Winter (Magic Tree House (R) Merlin Mission)Leprechaun in Late Winter (Magic Tree House (R) Merlin Mission)Leprechauns and Irish Folklore: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House Merlin Mission #15: Leprechaun in Late WinterLeprechauns and Irish Folklore: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House Merlin Mission #15: Leprechaun in Late WinterSt. Patrick's Day in the Morning (Clarion books)St. Patrick’s Day in the Morning (Clarion books)

St. Patrick’s Day Movies

Watching movies as a family is  always fun to spend the holiday. Here are some titles you might want to check out:

The Secret Of Roan InishThe Secret Of Roan InishThe Secret Of Roan InishIrish Legends for Children ~ The Adventures of Fionn {Magical Animated Tales From the Land of Leprechauns}Irish Legends for Children ~ The Adventures of Fionn {Magical Animated Tales From the Land of Leprechauns}Irish Legends for Children ~ The Adventures of Fionn {Magical Animated Tales From the Land of Leprechauns}The Luck of the IrishThe Luck of the IrishThe Luck of the IrishThe Last LeprechaunThe Last LeprechaunThe Last LeprechaunChasing LeprechaunsChasing LeprechaunsChasing LeprechaunsA Very Unlucky LeprechaunA Very Unlucky LeprechaunA Very Unlucky Leprechaun

Waking Ned DevineWaking Ned DevineWaking Ned Devine

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Well, I have never joined any of the St. Patrick’s day parades, but we really love to watch some parades on youtube. Here are our favorite videos:

That video has almost an hour duration. It shows the music, dance, props, of St. Patrick’s day parade in Dublin, 17 March 2018.

Go Green

Green is the traditional color of St. Patrick’s Day. When it comes to the holiday, I am excited to watch the people wear green fashion and accessories. All decorations are all green . Watch the video below to see how green they are:

I wonder why St. Patrick’s Day is identical with green. Here are 11 reasons people wear green in St. Patrick’s Day

Here is a traditional song explaining why people wear green in St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day Songs

  1. Singing some traditional Irish and St. Patrick’s Day songs are also great for you to enjoy with families. Here is a video of St. Patrick’s songs for little ones:
  2. Having a party? Here is a great playlist to enjoy for this green holiday:

Irish Dance

Irish dance, which is often called the step dance, is very unique and beautiful. There are several versions of this step dance, but Ceili Dance, which is the traditional version of the step dance is really popular in St. Patrick’s Day. Here is a wonderful video of the Ceili dance:

Isn’t it fascinating? Do you want to learn how to do a simple move of step dance? For a short time, you might check out this

St. Patrick’s Meals and Beverage

  1. Meals are very important in celebrating the holidays. Irish menu will be suitable for celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with your family. Corned beef and cabbage should not be left out.
  2. For the adults, you can have some beers, but for kids, green soda will do good

St. Patrick’s Day Games

You can have either social and physical games or the individual paper or online games related to St. Patrick’s day:

  1. St. Patrick’s Day online and Worksheet games
  2. St. Patrick’s Day Party Games
  3. 12 Hilarious St. Patrick’s Day Games
  4. 17 St. Patrick’s Day Party Games
  5. St. Patrick’s Day Online Games
  6. St. Patrick’s Day Games for Kids

St. Patrick’s Day Notebooking Activity

I also made St. Patrick’s Day notebooking pages and graphic organizers. It was free for a limited time to help some research about St. Patrick’s Day. It is still available with an affordable price. Check out the set by clicking the image below:

2.95$

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