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Marching into Fun: Kindergarten Adventures with Saint Patrick’s Day Activities and Crafts

Ready to sprinkle a little leprechaun magic in your classroom? We’ve got you covered with some fantastic Saint Patrick’s Day activities and resources that’ll have your kiddos dancing an Irish jig in excitement! Let’s dive right in!

Pot o’ Gold Resources

Saint Patrick’s Day Sensory Bin Literacy Centers

Get those tiny hands exploring with a sensory bin filled with shamrocks, gold coins, and letters. Engage their senses while they practice literacy skills – it’s learning disguised as play! This resource focuses on beginning reading, beginning digraphs and blends, CVC and CVCE words, and ending blends.

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Saint Patrick’s Day Sensory Bin Math Centers

Counting gold coins and sorting shapes – yes, please! Turn your sensory bin into a math wonderland. It’s a hands-on way to make math magical. Focus on making 10, pattern creation, counting on, number order, fact families, ten frames, and number bonds!

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March Early Finisher Task Cards

No more idle hands! Keep those early finishers occupied with March-themed task cards. They’ll be so engaged; that they won’t even realize they’re learning. These task cards are available for Pre-K, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, and 2nd Grade!

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March Phonics and Math Boom Cards Centers

Boom! Your students will be bursting with excitement as they dive into interactive digital activities. Phonics and math become an adventure with these Boom Cards – easy for you, engaging for them!

Spring Worksheets

Bring the season into your lessons with charming spring-themed worksheets. From coloring to counting, these worksheets make learning fun and festive. These worksheets cover a wide variety of spring literacy and math skills including:

  • CVC and CVCE words
  • Beginning digraphs and blends
  • Sight words and rhyming words
  • Beginning reading and writing skills
  • Addition and subtraction
  • Skip counting and number bonds
  • Number comparison and ten frames
  • 2D and 3D shapes
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More Saint Patrick’s Day Activities to Love on the Blog

Saint Patrick’s Day STEM Ideas

Explore the magical side of STEM with Saint Patrick’s Day-themed experiments and activities. Who said learning can’t be enchanting?

Leprechaun Trap Activities

Ready to catch a mischievous leprechaun? Dive into trap-building activities that blend creativity and problem-solving. Your kiddos will be on a mission to outsmart those tricky leprechauns!

Spring Bulletin Board Ideas

Spruce up your classroom with eye-catching bulletin board ideas. From blooming flowers to leprechaun mischief, our blog has the inspiration you need to make your classroom shine.

Freebie Alert – Leprechaun Trap Story Sequencing!

Grab the Free Leprechaun Trap Story Sequencing resource as a token of my appreciation. It’s a delightful way to combine literacy and creativity. Watch as your students giggle while sequencing the steps to catch that wily leprechaun!

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Lively Leprechaun Tales – Saint Patrick’s Day Activities – Read-Alouds!

What’s Saint Patrick’s Day without a sprinkle of enchanting stories? Gather your little ones for these delightful read-alouds that will transport them to a world of leprechauns, magic, and Irish charm.

1. “How to Catch a Leprechaun” by Adam Wallace

Embark on a whimsical adventure as the clever kids in this story attempt to catch a leprechaun. With its catchy rhymes and vibrant illustrations, this book is a surefire way to keep your students engaged and giggling.

2. “The Night Before St. Patrick’s Day” by Natasha Wing

Join the anticipation and excitement the night before St. Patrick’s Day in this charming story. The kids set traps and make preparations, making it a perfect read to build excitement in your classroom.

3. “There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Clover!” by Lucille Colandro

What happens when an old lady swallows a clover? A hilarious sequence of events unfolds in this festive twist on a classic tale. Your students will be laughing and predicting what comes next.

4. “The Leprechaun’s Gold” by Pamela Duncan Edwards

Teach your students the importance of cooperation and generosity with this Irish folktale. The captivating story of two leprechauns and their challenge will leave a heartwarming impression on your little listeners.

5. “Jamie O’Rourke and the Big Potato” by Tomie dePaola

This Irish folktale tells the tale of a lazy farmer named Jamie O’Rourke. The whimsical story, paired with Tomie dePaola’s signature illustrations, will captivate your students and teach them a valuable lesson about hard work.

6. “Green Shamrocks” by Eve Bunting

Explore the magic of growth and friendship in this heartwarming tale. With its vibrant illustrations and a story that celebrates the beauty of nature, “Green Shamrocks” is a wonderful addition to your Saint Patrick’s Day read-aloud collection.

7. “The Story of Saint Patrick’s Day” by Patricia A. Pingry

Introduce your students to the history and traditions of Saint Patrick’s Day with this simple and informative book. It’s a great way to weave in a bit of educational content while celebrating the holiday.

As you snuggle up with your class, these read-alouds will not only entertain but also spark conversations about friendship, kindness, and the joy of St. Patrick’s Day. Happy reading, and may your classroom be filled with the luck of the Irish! 📖🍀

There you have it – a treasure trove of Saint Patrick’s Day goodies for your kindergarten classroom. Dive in, have fun, and let the Irish magic unfold in your little learners’ hearts! 🌈🍀

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