The BEST St. Patrick’s Day Ideas

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I’m always looking for fun St. Patrick’s Day ideas to enjoy with the family and this year I have quite a few I want to try! Grab our craft ideas, recipes, and more.

Like it or not, I’m a fan of holidays. I love the seasonal treats, the fun decorations, all of it! Fun is good.

Why not celebrate whenever we can? 

We love St. Patrick’s Day in particular because we are SO ready for spring by March and while the air is still cool, we welcome all the green we can get. 

Green Hot Cocoa Bombs (1)

This year, we even added some green hot cocoa bombs for St. Patrick’s Day and they will even turn your milk green!

St. Patrick's Day Ideas

Fun St. Patrick’s Day Ideas

I’ve gathered some really fun St. Patrick’s ideas for a fun celebration with family and friends. 

I hope you enjoy our snack ideas, recipes, free printables, and meal ideas. Wishing you the luck of the Irish today and every day!

Rainbow Wreath Craft for Kids
This cute paper rainbow wreath craft for St. Patrick's Day is so cute and easy for kids to make!
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Rainbow Fruity Pebbles Treats
Rainbow Cereal Treats
Make these delicious and adorable rainbow cereal treats for a fun St. Patrick’s Day snack. Kids will love this colorful twist on the classic marshmallow crispy treat!
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St. Patrick’s Day Rainbow Coloring Sheet {free printable}
Are you looking for a fun and EASY St. Patrick’s day craft for your kids or students? I’ve got you covered with this fun rainbow coloring sheet.
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St. Patrick's Day Popcorn Mix Hero
St. Patrick’s Day Popcorn Mix
This St. Patrick’s Day popcorn mix is so easy to throw together and so yummy! Who wouldn’t want a few bites of this sweet and savory snack?
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Leprechaun Hat St. Patrick’s Day Treats for Kids
Here’s a fun way to spice up marshmallow cereal treats. Make these cute leprechaun hat St. Patrick’s Day treats for kids to bring as a school snack or enjoy at home.
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20 Leprechaun Trap Ideas for St. Patrick’s Day
Making a Leprechaun trap is a fun way to enjoy the days leading up to St. Patrick’s Day with your kids. Leprechaun traps can be as elaborate or as simple as you like. We love these creative ideas!
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edamame hummus in bowl with cilantro
Absolutely Amazing Edamame Hummus
Go green with this delicious hummus recipe made using edamame instead of chickpeas! It's the perfect healthy St. Patrick's Day snack.
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Leprechaun hat template St. Patrick's Day Craft for Kids
St. Patrick’s Day crafts for kids: Leprechaun Hat Template
This leprechaun hat template is so cute and easy to make! Check out how we made our hats and grab some more leprechaun craft ideas for the luckiest holiday of the year.
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St. Patrick’s Day Snacks Kids Will Love
We love these easy and nearly fool proof snacks for St. Patrick’s day! Delicious and simple is the key to my heart.
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Green Bagels for St. Patrick's Day stacked on plate
Green Bagels for St. Patrick’s Day
Homemade bagels are so delicious right out of the oven. In March we love all things green so we made these green bagels for St. Patrick’s Day! Grab the recipe and enjoy!
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Sausage and Cabbage Skillet
Make this one pan skillet meal on a budget! Packed with flavor, this classic sausage and cabbage skillet meal is perfect for cool spring nights or a St. Patrick's Day dinner!
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Shamrock Pretzel Pops {St. Patrick’s Day Recipe + Printable}
Dipped pretzels are delicious and these are a fun and easy DIY project to make with the kiddos.
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Easy St. Patrick’s Day Recipe: Chocolate Dipped Oreos
If you want something a little sweeter, try the same concept with cookies! These chocolate dipped Oreos would make anyone feel lucky!
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St. Patrick’s Day Treat Bag Printable
I love this free printable St. Patrick's Day treat bag! Fill it with gold-wrapped candy and you're, well…golden!
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St Patricks Day Food: Rainbow Snack and Shamrock Quesadilla
Rainbows are fun and festive and delicious! Make this rainbow snack as an after-school treat or even bring it to the office. Who says kids should have all the fun?
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Super Cute Rainbow Handprint Craft for St. Patrick’s Day!
Speaking of rainbows, I'm dying over this adorable rainbow hand print pot of gold. Such a sweet and simple idea kids will love.
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St Patricks Day Food Ideas for Lunch
If you have kids in elementary school, I love the idea of packing them a green lunch! Send it along with our lunchbox notes (below) for even more fun!
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free lunchbox notes for St. Patrick's Day
St. Patrick’s Day Jokes Lunchbox Notes
Kick off your March celebrations with these fun and festive St. Patrick’s Day jokes lunchbox notes! You don’t have to be Irish to make your kids feel lucky!
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Post Updated from 2/2018

Grab your gold coins and get ready to make some cute kids crafts with these ease St. Patrick's day ideas! Simple, quick and easy is a great way to love on your lucky charms and have a fun St. Paddy's Day just like the Irish!

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1 Comment

  1. OMG that green lunch is adorbs!! I’m pinning it now and will do it next year when my twins are in Kindergarten. Thanks