Wednesday, February 24, 2010

St Patricks Day: Getting Ready

Whilst we won't be doing a full blown St Patricks Day (or Irish) study I do plan on having a few themed activities out on the shelves. I also have a couple of books on order (as I have absolutely nothing on my shelves on this topic) and will cover some of the basics of the day and of Ireland itself.

I am in the midst of putting together a few printables and will share as each is completed. I have also been looking online for various ideas. The following links are really for me so I don't forget about them but I thought they may come in handy for you too.

St Patricks Day Symbols

History of St Patricks Day

Irish Flag to Colour

Irish Colouring Pages

Shamrocks and Shillelaghs Free Download

That's What Leprechauns Do Free Lapbook

St Patricks Day Free Lapbook

Free Shamrock File Folder Games

St Patricks Day In The Morning Free Lapbook

Some fun St Patrick's Craft Ideas

Preschool/Toddler St Patrick's Crafts

St Patrick's Day Craft Round Up

Rainbow Crafts

The Holiday Spot

More Craft Ideas

Enjoy your St Patricks Day activities, can't wait to see what you all are doing!

Other Posts In This St Patrick's Day Series:

Clip The Evens

Clip The Evens 2

Wall Poster and Cover Pages

What Is St Patrick's Day Mini Book

Who Was St Patrick Mini Book

Presentation Pages for Mini Books


Natalie PlanetSmarty said...

Great links! We plan to hop to Ireland for St Pattrick's Day, so those links will be handy. Thanks for sharing them

Elise said...

Hi Kylie

I can't believe that I had not thought about doing any sort of St Patrick's Day activities. Like you, we probably won't do it as a full blown theme, but it would be fun to do some activities. Last year, I remember seeing contraptions older children had made to catch Leprechauns. Also, I recall seeing lots of rainbows and pot of gold activities. Now if only I could remember where and exactly what I saw.

I love going to Borders as well. The Shape Game sounds like an awesome book. I am going to keep my eye out for a copy of this. Thank you for sharing it.

Kylie said...

Elise, I didn't do a thing for Valentines Day so don't worry! I figure it would be a bit silly to study every holiday ever year, so next year we probably won't do St pattys.

Anonymous said...

I'm looking for the opposite. Something related to Spring (as it slowly comes to our hemisphere), but NOT St. Patrick's Day! LOL Have fun!

Kylie said...

Sorry Wendy, definitley no spring things here, we are heading into autumn!!!!

Debbie said...

I have a couple awards for you at my blog.

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