Opening Activity: S is for Shamrock Worksheet. Review sight words. Add, Subtract, and Estimate using "gold" coins.
- Read "The Night Before St. Patrick's Day"
- Sing St. Patrick's Day songs (see below).
Snack: Lucky charms and "gold"fish crackers
Wiggle Time: Dance and twirl to Irish music and use streamers.
Lesson: Find Ireland on the map. Discuss who St. Patrick really was.
Craft: Cut and color our own leprechaun.
Opening Activity: Sight Words and Phonics Game - If this says "B" and this says "ig" put them together and it says "Big"
- Sing the Rainbow song
- Read books about leprechauns and rainbows
Wiggle Time: Hang crystals from the window, give them a spin, have the kids chase the rainbows around the room!
Lesson: Primary Colors- 3 clear jars filled with water. Add food coloring to make one red, one yellow, one blue. 3 clear empty jars. Pour combinations of the colored water into empty jars to see what colors you can make by mixing the primary colors.
Craft: Use pom poms to glue together your own rainbow!