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Rainbow Collaborative Art
Leprechaun Hats With Popsicle Sticks
Materials: Popsicle sticks, green paint, black and yellow construction paper, glue
Crepe Paper Pot of Gold
No Mess Rainbow Art for Toddlers
In ziplock, dab rainbow colors spread apart on paper and let your toddler create!
Shamrock Rainbow Necklace
Materials: Fruit Loops, Shamrock with name, string
Children can cut out their shamrock depending on age group and lace fruit loops on to string as well as shamrock.
Ribbon Pull for Infants and Toddlers
Materials: Green ribbons tied together, plastic container with slits
Shamrock Balance Beam
Materials: Laminated large shamrocks
Place shamrocks on floor and have children "balance" as they walk across. Adjust difficulty and spacing per age group.
Materials: Pipe cleaners in rainbow colors, corresponding beads, foam core
Set pipe cleaners in foam prepping for a rainbow. Child laces beads on the bends pipe cleaners over to create rainbows!
Materials: Rainbow colored paints, paper plates, scissors, Pot cutout
Food dye, baking soda, vinegar, clear shallow cups
Start with a few drops of food coloring in clear plastic cups. Cover with baking soda. Allow children to add vinegar to watch the rainbow erupt.
If I Found a Pot of Gold Craft
Materials: Rainbow colored construction paper cut into strips, Cloud cutout with directive question
Do as a small group of 2-3 children during open centers. Older children will write their answers and younger children can be guided.
Roll a Leprechaun- Elementary Group
Materials: Dice, Markers, Leprechaun outline
Gold ABC Scavenger Hunt
Materials: Gold coins with letters, Hunt and Find sheet with corresponding letters, Shamrock hat for fun
Children match the coins to the appropriate letter.
Shamrock and Poms Math
Materials: Numbered shamrocks, green pom poms
To be done during learning centers as a group of 3-4
Rainbow Colored Dyed Pasta
Materials:Dry Pasta, Food coloring
Use this in your sensory centers. Encourage the children to sort the colors by providing coordinating colored cups or containers. Focus on colors and sorting.
Our Lucky Charm Footprint craft
Footprint art with non toxic paint. Title it with "Our Lucky Charm."
Sink the Pot Science Activity
Materials- Bin with water, small pots, pennies and/or gold coins, legos, various supplies.
Have children predict when and what will make the pot sink. Does it sink or float?
Shamrock stamping with Marshmallows
Materials: Large marshmallows, green paint
Letter F Bingo Dots
Wanted! Leprechaun wanted writing.
Counting Gold Coins
The Leprechaun Who Lost His Rainbow by Sean Callahan
Leprechaun, Leprechaun, Where's Your Shamrock (Game)
Fingerplays and Songs: I'm a Little Leprechaun/Shamrock
Dance, Dance Leprechaun Dance
A Fine St. Patrick's Day by Susan Wojciechowski
Learn how to Dance like the Irish
Veggie Tales St. Patrick 8:32min