St. Patrick’s Day Themed Preschool Activities and Lesson Plans

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We love incorporating holidays and seasons into our preschool themes and activities. It’s now March, so that means it’s a perfect time for planning St. Patrick’s Day theme activities for preschool! There are so many fun things you can do to help teach your kids about St. Patrick’s Day and to also have a ton of fun while doing it! My kids love dressing up in green and reading books about leprechauns and St. Patrick! 

St. Patrick’s Day Preschool Lesson Plan

I’m making this post using my method for planning preschool lesson plans. I have a pretty specific process that includes a song or poem, literacy activities, math activities, sensory play, arts and crafts, a booklist, and snack ideas. I use My Homeschool Preschool planner to keep track of all of my lesson plans and ideas.

St. Patrick’s Day Songs and Poems for Preschool

We love learning new songs as part of our homeschool day. Here are some fun St. Patrick’s Day songs on YouTube.

St. Patrick’s Day Coloring Sheets for Preschool and Kindergarten

My kids really enjoy doing coloring sheets, so I fill in free time with a few of these St. Patrick’s Day coloring sheets. We really like the color by number sheets, too.

St. Patrick's Day Coloring Pages

St. Patrick’s Day Activity Pack

My St. Patrick’s Day activity pack is fun for kids ages 3-8. There’s several educational activities for little ones, plus a maze and I-Spy page!

St. Patrick’s Day Literacy Activities for Preschool

Literacy activities are great for learning letters and sounds. We like to practice beginning sounds for words, as well. Here are some literacy activities you can add to your lesson plan.

Teach sight words with this editable Shamrock Seek a Sight Word game.

You can play Alphabet and Number Matching Shamrock with this shamrock game!

Match upper and lowercase letters with this Rainbow Letter Matching Activity!

St. Patrick’s Day Math Activities for Preschool

This Leprechaun Count and Match game looks like a lot of fun!

You could also try these St. Patrick’s Day count and clip cards.

St. Patrick's Day cereal math

What kid doesn’t love Lucky Charms cereal? Play this fun cereal math game!

St. Patrick’s Day Fine Motor Skills for Preschool

Practice counting with this St. Patrick’s Day fine motor activity.

These fine motor shamrocks look like a fun activity to try.

My kids love using pom poms. This fine motor color matching activity is a great way to use them!

St. Patrick’s Day Gross Motor Skills for Preschool

Practice lots of gross motor skills with these St. Patrick’s Day gross motor dice.

This clover hop is another great way to get the wiggles out.

You could also try this Shamrock Balance Beam.

St. Patrick’s Day Sensory Activities for Preschool

St. Patrick's Day Sensory Bin

This St. Patrick’s Day sensory bin is a lot of fun!

Shamrock sensory playdough

For the kids who love playdough, my shamrock sensory playdough is a great activity.

St. Patrick’s Day Art Activities for Preschool

Fruit Loop Rainbow Craft

Make a fruit loop rainbow for a fun art activity.

This crayon resist shamrock is adorable!

Try these straw painted shamrocks.

St. Patrick’s Day Books for Preschoolers

Be sure to check out our St. Patrick’s Day book list for preschoolers.

St. Patrick’s Day Snack Ideas

This Lucky Charms snack mix looks good!

How cute are these Oreo St. Patrick’s Day treats?

Shamrock pretzel pops look like lots of fun, too!

My Homeschool Preschool Planner

If you need help organizing all of these plans, check out My Homeschool Preschool Planner!

More St. Patrick’s Day Ideas

Want even more fun St. Patrick’s Day Ideas? I’ve teamed up with some of my blogger friends to share tons of ideas to help you make your St. Patrick’s Day plans!

Learn about the history of St. Patrick’s Day and find even more St. Patrick’s Day Homeschool Activities from In All You Do.

Celtic music is so beautiful. Get a Free 15-Minute Music Lesson About the Celtic Harp from Music in Our Homeschool.

Need a simple and fun art activity for St. Patrick’s Day? Learn How to Make a Shamrock Salt Painting from I Choose Joy.

If you want to learn about leprechauns with your littles check out these 30 Best Preschool Leprechaun Books from Homeschooling 4 Him.

Want to learn about St. Patrick’s Day with all of your kids? Try this St. Patrick’s Day Unit Study for Homeschooling Families from Whole Child Homeschool.

Have your kids record what they’ve learned about St. Patrick with St. Patrick’s Day Notebooking from Homeschool Helper Online.

Get creative and make some shamrocks with these 15 Shamrock Crafts for Kids from Thrive at Home.

Add some science and math into your St. Patty’s Day studies with these St. Patrick’s Day STEM Activities from Hess UnAcademy.

Expand your St. Patrick’s Day studies and learn about The History Behind St. Patrick’s Day Traditions from Homeschool On the Range.

Plan a St. Patrick’s Day party with these Awesome Ideas for Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Your Homeschool from Some Call It Destiny.

What colors make green? Explore the story of Little Blue and Little Yellow: An Easy, Fun and Tasty Activity from The WOLFe Pack.

Need some homeschool holiday inspo? Check out these Easy Homeschool Holiday Activities for Elementary Students from Homeschool with Moxie.

How fun would it be to wake up to a leprechaun invasion? Check out We’ve been invaded by leprechauns from Our Crazy Adventures In Autismland.

Spice up your homeschool room with these St. Patrick’s Day Resources For Your Classroom from Geez, Gwen!

Who doesn’t love a fun pack for the littles? Be sure to grab this Free Saint Patrick’s Day Preschool/Kindergarten Fun Pack from Everyday Graces Homeschool.

Learn all about the History of St. Patrick’s Day: Unit Study from Orison Orchards.

Need some St. Patrick’s Day book titles for your homeschool? Check out The Best St. Patrick’s Day Books for Kids from Heart and Soul Homeschooling.

Don’t forget to plan a few of the Best St. Patrick’s Day Printables and Activities for Kids from Blessed Homeschool.

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