St. Patrick’s Day is nearly here, but social distancing is still necessary- so how do you have a fun St. Patrick’s Day celebration while socially distant? It is possible!
These fun and safely socially distanced St. Patrick’s Day activities are great choices for some social distancing St. Patrick’s Day fun!
Socially Distanced St. Patrick’s Day Activities for Kids
St. Patrick’s Day Scavenger Hunt
May the luck of the Irish be with you while enjoying this fun, social distancing friendly (and free!) printable St. Patrick’s Day Scavenger Hunt.
St. Patrick’s Day Photo Booth
Gather some fun St. Patrick’s Day supplies, such as shamrocks, rainbows, leprechaun costumes, and pots of gold for a fun St. Patrick’s Day photo booth activity.
You can even buy adorable photo booth prop sets if you don’t have time to gather your own props.
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Leprechaun Treasure Hunt
Hide a pot of gold and send your little leprechauns off to find it.
One easy way to make this activity socially distant is to hide several pots of gold around your party location and assign each child a different location to hunt in. See who finds their pot of gold the fastest!
Or, hide several gold coins (or chocolate gold coins!) around the party and send kids off on a hunt to find them.
This free printable St. Patrick’s Day treasure hunt from Ministering Printables is a great option for your hunt.
St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Have children dress up in St. Patrick’s Day attire, wearing as much green as possible and have your own St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Write a Limerick
Younger kids can work together to create one limerick. You can help them get started by providing the first 2 lines.
Older children might enjoy a limerick writing contest. Set a timer and then vote on the best limerick.
Scatter some shamrocks over the floor to give each child their own socially distancing friendly dance space. Play some fun Irish dance music and get to dancing!
If you’d like to show your kids some Irish Dance examples, simply search for Irish Dancing on youTube.
St. Patrick’s Day Educational Activities
These St. Patrick’s Day science experiments are easy to enjoy while social distancing. And you’ll get to sneak some education into your St. Patrick’s Day activities!
These St. Patrick’s Day STEM activities give you even more great educational St. Patty’s activities that can easily be socially distanced!
Make a Leprechaun Trap
Kids always love making a leprechaun trap. Save old shipping boxes, shoe boxes, yogurt containers, etc. Set out tape, glue, popsicle sticks, construction paper, markers and other fun craft supplies. See what creative leprechaun traps your kids can come up with!
Make a Craft
It’s easy to socially distance while crafting. Make one of these fun leprechaun themed crafts for a fun St. Patrick’s Day activity.
Search for Four Leaf Clovers
Head outside and see who can be first to find a lucky 4 leaf clover.
Eat a St. Patrick’s Day snack
Serve a St. Patrick’s Day snack while celebrating a socially distanced St. Patrick’s day.
St. Patrick’s Day Worksheets
Many kids really enjoy completing worksheets for fun. Sign up below for a free printable pack of St. Patrick’s Day worksheets. Kids can build their own leprechaun, help a leprechaun find a pot of gold, and more with these fun printables.
St. Patrick’s Day celebrations can still be fun while socially distancing with these great socially distanced activity ideas!