St. Patty’s Day Fun

If you haven’t made any St. Patrick’s day plans yet, fear not! It’s the type of holiday where it just takes a few special touches to make a memory. And because it’s on a Saturday this year, there’s the extra chance for family fun. Whether your crew’s favorite way to celebrate is by eating, making, or doing, we’ve collected ideas for all three.

1. Getting your kids to eat a rainbow is not only holiday appropriate, it’s healthy! Say Yes suggests a supermarket scavenger hunt with your little ones to find foods for each hue.


Leprechaun donuts, st pattys day desserts, mini desserts, mini donutsSanta’s not the only one who appreciates being left holiday sweets. These tiny Leprechaun donuts from Hello Wonderful are made out of baked biscuit dough so they’re easy for little hands to help with.


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For a St. Patty’s drink that’s as pretty as it is festive, try Sugar and Cloth’s coconut mint chip cocktail (extra points for rainbow macarons). Sugar Spice and Family Life shares the recipe for a kid friendly mint chocolate chip green smoothie.


Paper clover corsage, st pattys day corsage, st pattys day wearable craft, st pattys day paper craft

If green isn’t your color but you don’t want to be pinched, this clover corsage from Vitamini Handmade is a sweet option. With it’s vintage vibe, it may become a holiday staple.


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Let your little one take a rainbow wherever she goes with this adorable ribbon purse. It may not fit an entire pot of gold, but it’s the perfect size for a few chocolate coins! via Handmade Charlotte


Ricrac Rainbow clutch, DIY rainbow clutch, Placemat clutch diy, St Patricks day clutch

For a grown up version of your mini me’s rainbow purse, follow the how to from The House that Lars Built. A placemat and ric-rac combine to make the worlds cheeriest clutch.


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Hello Wonderful proves that an ombre rainbow can be just as much fun as its multicolored counterpart. Plus, this craft is a good chance to teach your kids compass skills as they draw concentric circles on cardboard.


shamrock wall decoration, clover wall decoration, st patricks decoration

If you’re looking for a one-and-done holiday decoration, this shamrock may be the answer. A piece of wall art this big surely brings enough luck for the entire house. Check out Oleander and Palm for instructions.


honeycomb shamrock diy, diy honeycomb clover, diy st patricks day decorations

Honeycomb paper always feels holiday appropriate, but especially when it’s holiday shaped. Follow Studio DIY‘s how-to and craft your own field of clovers.


St Patricks Day games, St Patricks Day Scavenger Hunt, Rainbow Yarn Scavenger Hunt

For a St. Patrick’s day surprise you’re kids won’t forget, recreate Oh Happy Day‘s rainbow yarn treasure hunt. No matter what lies at the end of the rainbow, getting there will definitely be half the fun.


March 15, 2018| Activities, Decor, Early Elementary, Family Bonding, Grown-Up, Older Elementary, Outdoor Fun, Preschool, St. Patrick's Day, Toddler, Wall Decor