St. Patrick's Day is March 17th and I've got you hooked up with the best St. Patricks Day printables, food, traditions, games, and March crafts! Creating a new tradition for your family has never been so easy with these 64 creative St. Patrick's Day party printables, homemade party favors, printable games and activities for kids, recipes, coloring pages, and even several ways to catch a Leprechaun! St. Patrick’s Day Countdown Activities {St Pats} 1.    St. Patrick’s Day Countdown Activities {St Pats} ~ Count down the days left until St. Patrick’s Day with this fun and colorful activity calendar. Free St. Patricks Day Printables

St. Patrick Day Printables

2.  Free St. Patricks Day Printable Cupcake Toppers ~ Here are some fun, inexpensive rainbow projects we will be doing during spring break. 3.  Free Printable St. Patricks Day Cupcake Wrappers ~ Just cut each one out, wrap it around a cupcake you’ve already frosted (muuuuuuuuuch less messy this way), and tape or glue the ends. 4. Lucky Charms Gift Printables ~ If you want an easy snack to hand out to your kiddos on St. Patrick’s Day, it doesn’t get much easier than a box of Lucky Charms cereal. Printable Party Favors for St. Patricks Day

Printable Party Favors

5.  You Are My Pot of Gold At The End of the Rainbow Party Favor ~ Simply fill pretzel cellophane bags (found at Michael’s) with some rainbow twizzlers and gold foil-covered chocolate coins, add a custom 3? tag, and call it done! 6.  Pot of Gold Paint Gift with Printable ~ Give your little leprechauns, or your little artists, this cute paint set with a little piece of gold and a cute printable from Beth Proudfoot. St. Patrick’s Day Printable party favor 7.  St. Patrick’s Day Printable Pillow Box ~ This printable container would be a fabulous gift filled with some delicious Irish creme truffles.  Or fill them with Lucky Charms cereal and use them as preschool favors. 8.  Free Printable St. Patty’s Candy Bar Wrappers ~ Here are some candy bar wrappers for St. Patrick’s Day. I think these would make adorable little treats for co-workers and/or loved ones. 9.  St. Patrick’s Day Gift Tags ~ Attach these darling tags to virtually any treat and you have in instant St. Patrick’s Day Gift Printable St. Patricks Day Games

Printable St. Patricks Day Games

10.  Don’t Eat Lucky ~ A free printable St Patrick's Day Activities for kids at school or at home.  Put your favorite green candy, or even some lucky charm marshmallows, on each space and let the kids play just like they would play Don’t Eat Pete. 11.  Leprechaun Service Adventure {family tradition} ~ It has a printable poem that you can give to the kids ahead of time to prepare for the sneaky Leprechaun to arrive on St. Patrick’s Day. 12.  St Patrick’s Day Activity Book  ~ The ladies helped me make this adorable book since we are studying rainbows this week and St. Patty’s is right around the corner. 13.  St. Patricks Day Bingo {printable} ~ Here’s a fun activity you can do as a family or at a St. Patrick’s Day, or green day party. Free Printable St. Patricks Day Games 14.  Leprechaun Mischief {activity} ~ Some fun and silly things you can do while your kids are sleeping. 15.  Leprechaun Treasure Hunt {printable} ~ This download comes with 10 clues for places around your house. You simply cut them out and hide them with your own “treasure” at the end. Your kids will love this. 16.  Green Day Memory {printable} ~ Memory is such a fun and easy game to play with children of all ages.  Play this game at home as a family or during a St. Patrick’s Day party Printable March Decor

Printable March Decor

17.  Lucky Banner Printable ~ Add a touch of green to your mantel or entryway with this free printable “Lucky” banner.  Just print, cut and hang.  Perfect if you are hosting a St. Patrick’s Day party. 18.  St. Patrick’s Day Mantel ~ Simple St Patricks Day Decorations from the ladies of Eighteen25.  They will show you how to throw together a stunning, last minute St. Patrick’s Day mantel.   Click here for the Subway Art Printable. March Craft Free printables 19.  DIY St. Patricks Day Placecard ~ A darling St. Patrick’s Day Party Decor.  Turn a clay pot into a leprechauns hat with this fun St. Patrick’s Day tutorial. 20.  Lucky Shamrock Printable ~ Add this fun splash of green to your St. Patrick’s Day decor.  It would also be cute shrunk down and made into St. Patty’s Day greeting cards for your friends. 21.  LUCKY Word Frame {free printable} ~ I created a sheet of green polka dotty paper and typed the word Lucky on it. 22.  St. Patty’s Keep Calm Print {printable} ~ Print out this fun 8×10 sign and pop into a frame for a quick and cheap DIY decorating idea for St. Patrick’s Day. St. Patricks Day Party Decor

St. Patricks Day Party Decor

23.  St. Patrick’s Day Party Fun ~ Whether you are throwing a party for guests or just creating a fun celebration for your kids this St. Patrick’s Day. 24.  St. Patricks Day Party ~ The printables can be purchased, but they’re a bit expensive.  I thought it was worth a mention as the party is just gorgeous. 25.  St. Patrick’s Day Party Dessert Bar {diy decor} ~ I adore this green candy bar!  It’s decorated with green M&M’s, lolli pops, cupcakes, mints, taffy, and candy sticks.  Completely darling! Rainbow Garland Tutorial 26.  St. Paddy’s Rainbow Banner  ~ Quick and easy St Patrick’s Day rainbow banner.  This was crazy simple. St. Patricks Day Rainbow Party

Rainbow Party Ideas

27.  Darling Rainbow Party ~ If you’re looking for a fun twist on the St. Patrick’s Day party and are looking for a more variety of colors than green, then check out this darling rainbow party. 28.  Inexpensive St. Patrick’s Day Party ~ This easy and inexpensive St. Patrick’s Day celebration was put together using free printable party decorations and items Sarah had around the house. Rainbow Food For St. Patrick’s Day 29.  Rainbow Cupcakes and Ice Cream {Food For St. Patrick’s Day} ~ Festive and bright colors make these mini-cupcakes a hit for your St. Patrick’s Day activities. 30.    Host a St. Patrick’s Day Party for Kids ~ Fun St. Patrick’s day themed crafts. I cut out a bunch of little leprechauns out of the cricut “Paperdoll” cartridge and the children glued them together.   Then they all went on a treasure hunt to find the pot of gold. St. Patrick’s day Rainbow Cupcakes 31.  How To Make St. Patrick’s day Rainbow Cupcakes ~  When I saw these cupcakes in Family Fun magazine, I knew that I had to make them! They were pretty easy to make. 32.   Rainbow Cupcakes and Toppers for St. Patrick’s Day ~ Make easy and quick rainbow toppers for rainbow cupcakes to help celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.

March Crafts

Hand Print Leprechauns 33.   Hand Print Leprechauns ~ A fun St Patricks Day  Activities that you'll cherish in the years to come.  This Hand Print Leprechaun is a great activity for home or school. March Crafts for Kids 34.   Paper Plate Leprechaun Wall Hanging {paper crafts} ~ What is this leprechaun hiding behind his back? Could it be a pot of gold? Hang him up on your door to welcome visitors and keep them guessing! 35.  Paper Craft Shamrock {St Patricks Day Paper Crafts} ~ St. Patrick’s Day falls during Spring Break this year, which means more time to work on fun holiday crafts and projects. 36.  Paper Roll Shamrocks {paper craft} ~ Make several hearts out of toilet paper rolls and then glue them into darling shamrocks for an easy and fun paper craft. Rainbow Play Dough recipe 37.  Rainbow Play Dough ~ St. Patrick’s Day Fun For Kids.  This simple homemade play dough recipe is fun for kids all year long, but create some special St. Patrick’s day fun by coloring your dough with every color of the rainbow. St Patricks Day Food

St Patricks Day Food

38.  Leprechaun Jello {St Patricks Day Snack} ~ After a long day of chasing down leprechauns, your kiddos will love this fun St. Patrick’s Day treat. 39.  Leprechaun Lunch {recipe} ~ I’ve dressed-up a lot of our quickie lunches, but I think this one takes the award for the easiest fun lunch EVER! 40.  Leprechaun Lunch ~ This St Patrick's Day Food isn’t just magically delicious, it is healthy too. 41.  Leprechaun Trap Cake ~ A fun St. Patrick’s Day Cake that your family or party guests will surely enjoy. St. Patricks Day recipe how to 42.  St. Patrick’s Day Cake Pops  {recipe how to} ~ For St. Patty’s Day I created some fun pops made out of marshmallows, donut holes and some melted chocolate… easy and delicious! 43.  Kiss Me, I’m Irish! Playdate ~ A fun and easy get-together with DIY rainbow party tips and crafts! Mint Chocolate Cookies and Cream Fudge 44.  Mint Chocolate Cookies and Cream Fudge ~ This St Patricks Day Recipe would make one lucky person happy if this yummy St. Patrick’s Day treat shows up on your doorstep on March 17. Irish recipes 45.  Irish Soda Bread {Soda Bread Recipe} ~ If you want to celebrate St. Patrick’s day with some traditional Irish food, soda bread is a great place to start. 46.  Corned Beef and Carrots with Marmalade {recipe} ~ St. Patrick’s Day in a flash: A zesty glaze makes corned beef from the supermarket deli your own. The perfect go-with? Wedges of cooked, buttered cabbage, of course. How To Catch A Leprechaun

How To Catch A Leprechaun

47.  How to Catch a Leprechaun…  Legend has it that Leprechauns are small, mischievous, messy and sneaky. We decided to try to catch one to see if it’s really true:  First, we laid the bait: Goldfish. 48.  How To Build A Leprechaun Trap ~ No leprechaun will be able to resist the shiny gold inside this glittery leprechaun trap. 49.  We’re on a Hunt for Leprechaun Gold ~ Those sneaky little leprechauns have hidden our gold and we’re on a hunt to find it! We made this simple black fabric sack full of “gold” and are looking for where it went. We’re hoping to find it before St. Patrick’s Day! Pot of Gold Activities

Pot of Gold Activities

50.  Make Your Own Pot of Gold ~ As that lucky Pot of Gold at the end of the rainbow can be tricky to find, we decided to make our own. 51.  At the end of the rainbow:  Quick felt pot of gold~ Here’s a super quick (5 minute) tutorial for a pot of gold!  You’ll need 1 piece of 8?x12? black felt (or other color of your choice), the pattern, and your “gold”. Leprechaun Dress Ups

Leprechaun Dress Ups

52.  Leprechaun Hat & Beard Dress Ups ~ Dress up your kiddo with these leprechaun hat and beard dress ups.  Simply cut out the hats on green construction paper and the beards from orange paper. 53.  How-to make kids Leprechaun Beards ~ Super easy kids leprechaun beards made out of yarn.  All you need is orange string, green pipe cleaners, and a fun St. Patrick’s Day Hat. I got all three at the Dollar Store. 54.  Little Leprechauns Ears {free template} ~ To make these ears, draw the same shape onto green paper and cut them out. Here’s a printable download for you to trace your own Leprechaun Ears Pattern. Simple Leprechaun Beard 55. Simple Leprechaun Beard ~ Let your littles enjoy creating fun costumes for St. Patrick’s Day, like these fun leprechaun beards. St. Patrick’s Day Sleeves for any T-shirt 56.  St. Patrick’s Day Sleeves for any T-shirt ~ You will need a t-shirt and a pair of knee high socks, these were around $4.00 each so I’ll have about $8.00 in the finished product because I had thread on hand. St. Patricks Day Hair Accessories

St. Patricks Day Hair Accessories

57.  Felt Shamrock Headband How To ~ To make a shamrock headband of your own, you need three different, but close shades of green felt. 58.  How to Make Ribbon Shamrock Bows ~ These petite shamrocks have a variety of uses and can be made in just a few minutes. 59.  Fabric Shamrock Tutorial ~ Keep your little ones from being pinched by leprechauns this St. Patty’s Day with one of these cute shamrock pins 60.  St. Patrick’s Day Hairstyle  (Three-Leaf Clover Twists) ~ Items Needed: Brush, comb, hairspray, spray bottle, pomade, 1 regular rubber band, 7 small elastics (the clear kind like ortho’s use on teeth), and green ribbon. Free St. Patricks Day Coloring Pages

Free Coloring Pages

61.  Four Leaf Clover Coloring Page ~ An traditional and simple four leaf clover coloring page as a fun activity for any kid on St. Patrick’s day 62.  Leprechaun Kids Coloring Page ~ A darling little leprechaun kids coloring page for St. Patrick’s Day.  Use it as a coloring activity for your child or as a template for DIY decor. 63.  Leprechaun Hat Coloring Page ~ A darling leprechaun hat coloring page that’s a free printable that you can use as a fun activity for St. Patrick’s Day. 64.  Pot of Gold Coloring Page ~ An easy pot of gold coloring page to use as an activity or clip art for St. Patrick’s Day or DIY party decor. If you can believe it, there are even MORE ideas over on the Tip Junkie St. Patrick's Day site. {squeal} St Patricks Day Thanks Ladies! I just adore these ideas! Feel free to grab my “I was featured on Tip Junkie” blog button. You earned it! {{knuckle bumps}} Also, don’t forget to check out the Tip Junkie Facebook page for even more activities for kids, creative ideas, and free tutorials.

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