Add a little magic to your family’s St. Patrick’s Day with one of these fun St. Patrick’s Day activities. Kid-approved ideas for meals, green desserts, family activities, drinks, and more!
MAGICAL ST. PATRICK’S DAY ACTIVITIES & IDEAS
It’s your lucky day! Here’s a ton of fun St. Patrick’s Day activities, traditions, recipes and ideas to help you celebrate St. Paddy’s day on March 17th.
Perfect for you little leprechauns and family alike, you’ll be able to make this day festive with one (or some) of these festive green ideas!
ST. PATRICK’S DAY RECIPES & GREEN FOOD IDEAS
LUCKY CHARMS FOR BREAKFAST
Start the day off right with this simplest St. Patrick’s Day breakfast. Grab a box of Lucky Charms. For cool mom points, dye the milk green.
Start the top o’ the morning off right with festive green pancakes for breakfast! (Or use them for an easy dinner!)
LUCKY LEPRECHAUN ST. PATRICK’S DAY TREAT
For a simple St. Patrick’s day activity, cuddle up to a movie and make this amazing lime popcorn. If you’re lucky, it might help you catch a leprechaun! Get the recipe here.
GREEN MEAN MACHINES
Make these easy and refreshing St. Patrick’s day drinks – the ultimate pinch-proof potion! Here’s the recipe.
ST. PATRICK’S DAY GREEN DINNER
Serve up a festive dinner by dyeing your favorite foods green. You can see some of our favorite St. Patrick’s Day dinners right here.
IRISH HAYSTACKS- RAINBOW DINNER
Taste the rainbow with this fun St. Patrick’s day activity. Make up a fresh and healthy rainbow dinner we call Irish Haystacks using this recipe.
Create your own gold at the end of the rainbow with these cute St. Patrick’s Day cupcakes. Use blue frosting, rainbow striped candy, mini marshmallows and gold sprinkles or Rolos.
LEPRECHAUN TRICKS GOODIE BAG
Watch out for Leprechaun tricks, unless of course, it’s this one!
ST. PATRICK’S DAY TRADITIONS- FAMILY ACTIVITIES
LEARN ABOUT ST. PATRICK
2 fun printable lessons that tie in perfectly with St. Patrick’s Day: one about St. Patrick and the other all about rainbows and Noah’s Ark! Click here for the lessons.
If gifts are your love language, have the leprechaun leave a surprise rainbow gift for your children! Or do a scavenger hunt to find them!
GOLD COIN TREASURE HUNT
Hide chocolate gold coins around the house or classroom for a fun treasure hunt.
SAINT PATRICK’S DAY CRAFTS
This cute and simple Shamrock thumbprint craft doubles as a gift! See the tutorial here.
LEPRECHAUN CRAFT -PAPER PLATE MASK
In charge of preschool or need a simple craft for the little ones? These easy paper plate masks will be a hit with the little leprechauns!
There you have it! I hope your St. Patrick’s Day is festive and full of green so you don’t get pinched! Xo!