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St. Patrick's Day is on Saturday, so be sure to incorporate some green into your wardrobe! Here are some fun and festive St. Patrick's Day activities to do with your students this week. 

Shamrock CountIt

Work on counting skills! This activity from PrimaryGames is a great activity for younger students. Count the different shamrock types, and drag the correct number to answer!

Shamrock Count

 

ABCYa’s St. Patrick’s Day Word Search

ABCYa’s selection of festive word searches includes one for St. Patrick’s Day! The site also offers some other fun St. Patrick’s Day activities, including a shamrock hunt, and a crossword puzzle.

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The History of St. Patrick’s Day

Learn the history behind St. Patrick’s Day! The History Channel website offers some fantastic lessons on St. Patrick, why we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, and other fun St. Patrick’s Day facts.

 History

 

PBS’s St. Patrick’s Day Lesson

PBS’s video on St. Patrick’s Day gives a great overview on St. Patrick, what he did, and some additional information about the holiday.

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Jump Back In Time – March 17

Brought to you from the Library of Congress, America’s Library provides lessons on different historical events, including St. Patrick’s Day. As an added bonus, the site also shared a link to the song, “My Father and Mother Were Irish”.

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What are some activities you plan on doing with your students to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day? Let us know!