Legends depict leprechauns as tricksters, so part of St. Patrick's Day is all about the wearing green, playing tricks on people, and having fun. Learn how to prepare a leprechaun hunt with clues!
We all learn about Saint Patrick's Day from the time we're little kids. From the beginning, we're cutting shamrocks from construction paper, wearing green, singing Irish songs, and for some of us, drinking beer. But what do we really know about Saint Patrick and the holiday that bears his name?
Here you'll find lots of interesting and fun facts and trivia about the magical and legendary Irish leprechaun fairy character. It's a great St. Patrick's Day topic for schoolkids and adult educators to learn from and enjoy.
This fun, free quiz is great for St Patrick's Day or any Irish-themed activity. The questions cover general knowledge, history, folklore, geography and the arts. It is suitable for many social situations, from family parties, classroom settings, club or pub quizzes.
Wearing green is the most popular way to celebrate St. Patrick's day. Originally, green had nothing to do with the foundation of the holiday. The tradition of wearing green came from the expression of Irish pride.
St. Patrick's Day Parade People all over the world enjoy celebrating St. Patrick’s Day every March 17th. For many Americans, it’s a day of drinking, dancing, feasting, and general revelry. Many of us attend parades, or parties, or both!...
Did you know that St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland whose holiday day is celebrated in March, was not Irish? What do shamrocks and Leprechauns have to do with St. Patrick’s Day? Continue reading to find out the answers to these questions and more.
Instead of printing out pre-made shamrocks and clovers, learn to draw your own! This craft is great for a decorating and could easily be done by a group of kids in a classroom setting.
Some Celtic people may or may not be making crop circles in the middle of the night, but Celts and their descendants have surely made outstanding films to enjoy on St. Patrick's Day.
The shamrock is a plant that is known as the unofficial symbol of Ireland. Kids and adults can discover some fun facts on this popular Irish motif in time for St. Patrick's Day.
St Patrick is the most famous of Ireland's three patron saints, and a symbol of all things Irish around the world. St Patrick's Day (17th March) has been celebrated in Ireland since Medieval times when Saint Patrick brought Christianity to the...
Ideas of great things to put into a St. Patrick's Day greeting card. Whether homemade or purchased, these are some fun things to add. Make someone's day with a Saint Patrick's Day card this year.
The Irish are well known for having 'the gift of the gab'—the ability to use words to make anything sound good! There is a wonderful tradition of Irish sayings, proverbs, and blessings—some funny, some wise.