Lesson Plans and Themed Units
A Wee Bit of Fun for St. Patrick's Day
St. Patrick's Day falls on a Friday this year, and what better way to celebrate the fun than with a full week of themed activities. This preschool unit celebrates the holiday with games, art, cooking, science, music and more.
Feeling Lucky? St. Patrick's Day Preschool Lesson Plan
This preschool lesson plan introduces children to some basic St. Patrick's Day facts. You'll read books, make shamrocks, explore the color green, introduce the flag of Ireland, the country's geography, and have fun with the colors of the rainbow and a pot of gold.
A Cross-Curriculum Lesson Plan for St. Paddy's Day
This lesson for the elementary grades incorporates language arts, math, geography and arts and crafts. Books used are "Daniel O'Rourke : An Irish Tale" by Gerald McDermott, "Jamie O'Rourke and the Big Potato" by Tomie dePaola, "Leprechaun Gold" by Teresa Bateman and illustrated by Rosanne Litzinger, and, "Patrick : Patron Saint of Ireland" by Tomie dePaola.
Celebrate the Culture of Ireland with this Elementary Lesson Plan
This fun and interactive multicultural lesson plan will broaden the knowledge of your students by teaching them the facts about Ireland in addition to the fun legends that have been a part of the country for centuries.