Top o’ the morning to you and happy St. Patrick’s Day! Did you know that while St. Patrick’s Day is a public holiday in Ireland, it is also a celebrated day of Irish culture around the world?
How will you be celebrating St. Patrick’s Day this year? Here are our tips on how to add a little St. Patty’s to your day.
Looking for a few good children’s books to read on St. Patrick’s Day? Look no further. These books are sure to bring out the green in us all.
For the Mickey Mouse-loving kids, check out Top o’ the Clubhouse by Disney Book Group and Marcy Kelman. Join the St. Patrick’s Day festivities with Mickey and friends in this pot o’ gold find for young readers.
Who is the Patrick in St. Patrick’s Day? Find out in Patrick Patron Saint of Ireland by Tomie dePaola. This picture book tells the tale of Patrick’s life and the legends he is associated with.
Enjoy a little luck and laughter on St. Patrick’s Day with Teddy Slater’s book The Luckiest St. Patrick’s Day Ever. A fun-filled parade comes to life in this tale with lots of rhyming and green-themed illustrations.
Get the little leprechauns in your life writing for fun and practice with St. Patty’s Day prompts. Try questions like those from Mrs. Lirette’s Learning Detectives blog (insert hyperlink: http://www.mrsliretteslearningdetectives.com/2012/03/day-of-green-guest-post-freebies.html): “Who is worth more to you than gold?” or “I am the luckiest person in the world because…”
Project idea from: http://www.mrsliretteslearningdetectives.com/2012/03/day-of-green-guest-post-freebies.html
Even better, combine writing practice with a creative project by having your kiddos write their answers on an art project such as a leprechaun, four-leaf clover, or pot of gold.
Looking for more creative writing gold? Head on over to Rachel Lynette’s Mind in Bloom blog for 20 writing prompts sure to shamrock and roll your St. Patrick’s Day.