March is here! It’s time to start planning your classroom games and activities to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with your students. A few weeks back we shared a fun St. Patrick’s Day Leprechaun Hat Craft. This week, we’re sharing a couple fun games to play with your students.
Leprechaun, Leprechaun, Where’s your shamrock?
In this fun game one student becomes the “Leprechaun.” Then, the “leprechaun’ sits with his or her eyes closed and a paper shamrock behind them. Another student quietly takes the paper shamrock and return to their seat. Then all the students hide their hands and say “Leprechaun, Leprechaun, where’s your shamrock?” Then the “leprechaun” gets 3 guesses as to who has his shamrock. The person with the shamrock is the next leprechaun.
End of the Rainbow
The End of the Rainbow game is just like the classic Pin the Tail on the Donkey game. Make a large rainbow out of construction paper, place it on the wall of your classroom. Cut out several shamrocks. (Turn the game into a craft activity, too by allowing your students to create/decorate their own.) Line up your students. Blindfolded, each student places their shamrocks on the rainbow to see who can get closest to the end of the rainbow.
What other activities do you have planned to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with your students? Share them with us (and other teachers) in the comments section!