Those of you who have been with us for a while know that we LOVE using holiday themed crafts in our classroom! St. Patrick’s Day is no different! We love using these St. Patrick’s Day crafts for Math and ELA in first and second grade. Each hands-on activity is aligned to common core standards so your class can celebrate while also reinforcing the necessary skills.
Your students will go crazy over these adorable crafts! Plus, they make amazing classroom decorations and bulletin boards! Check out our St. Patrick’s Day crafts below, and score not one but TWO freebies while you’re here!
St. Patrick’s Day Crafts for First Grade
Shamrock Show It – Read and solve 1st grade aligned word problems that involve addition and subtraction – as a bonus, there are 10 different versions included!
Irish Luck – Your class will have fun surveying their friends, families or school staff! Students will then fill in the graphs and answer the questions relating to the data.
Leprechaun Fact Family – Use the 3 given numbers to create fact families with 2 addition and 2 subtraction problems.
Pots of Gold True or False – Students will determine if equations are true or false by cutting and pasting on to the correct side of the rainbow.
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Bearded Digraphs – Students will have fun making this silly leprechaun by cutting, pasting and identifying digraphs to create his beard.
Lucky ABC order – Cut and paste these St. Patrick’s Day words around the horseshoe in ABC order – perfect practice for learning to alphabetize!
Shamrock Syllables – Students will read St. Patrick’s Day words and sort them based on 1, 2 or 3 syllables.
St. Patrick’s Day Rhyming Words – Students read words on each shamrock and determine which word does not rhyme – then use it to fill a fun leprechaun hat!
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St. Patrick’s Day Crafts for Second Grade
Place Value Shamrock – Create a colorful shamrock and work with hundreds, tens and ones by showing a three digit number with place value blocks.
Pot of Gold Counting Coins – Cut and paste coins to show set amounts that are illustrated on a pot of gold. We included a variety of differentiated options to meet the needs of all learners in your class.
Leprechaun Addition and Subtraction with Regrouping – Practice addition and subtraction skills that involve regrouping, and cut and paste the equations on the correct answers.
Leprechaun Hat Telling Time – Your students will have fun telling time to the 5 minute mark and writing in the correct hands on each clock to create a St. Patrick’s Day hat filled with gold coins.
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We’re so confident that you’ll love them that we are giving away not one, but two St. Patrick’s Day crafts for FREE! Click here to get them sent directly to your inbox.
Happy St. Patrick’s Day! We love to see these St. Patrick’s Day crafts in use in your classroom! Send us a picture or tag us on social media so we can see them in action!
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Spring Math Crafts for First and Second Grade!