Free Printable Lesson Plans: Free Printable St. Patricks Day Lessons, Games and Activities

Free Printable St. Patricks Day Lessons, Games and Activities

St. Patrick's Day is celebrated on March 17. Many people think the holiday is about green beer, shamrocks and leprechauns. But that's just commercial hype. The real Saint Patrick was a Catholic Roman Britain taken as a slave by Irish raiders. Patrick later returned as a missionary to convert Druidic Ireland. Here are St. Patrick's Day lesson plans, crafts and activities to explore the saint behind the legend and the religious beyond the secular.
Read the story of Saint Patrick on Incredible Art. Then scroll down for free printable St. Patrick's Day activities. Some are secular. Homegrown Catholics is a blog with religious Saint Patrick printables. Lesson Plans Page has free printable lesson plans on Saint Patrick and Irish heritage activities. Catholic Icing is a blog with all Christian St. Patrick's Day activities to print. Catholic Mom hasSaint Patrick lesson plans that are religious.
Now for the secular stuff. Coloring has loads of printable Saint Patrick's Day coloring pages. DL-TK has many printable St. Patrick's Day games, puzzles, dot to dot, crossword and crafts. ABC Teach has free printable math and reading and writing lesson plansbased on Saint Patrick's Day.

A-Z Teacher Stuff has some Catholic Christian Saint Patrick activities and some secular ones with leprechauns, etc. Education has free printable St. Patrick's Day lesson plans. They're secular but at least educational--with shamrock math, etc. First-School has mostly secular St. Patrick's Day printables, but a few religious activities.