There is so much to learn about St. Patrick’s Day! You can start with these fantastic St. Patrick’s Day books for little learners.
Get those little learners ready for this green holiday. Before you know it they’ll be catching leprechauns and finding the end of a rainbow with a pot of gold at the end.
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St. Patrick’s Day Books for Little Learners
The Night Before St. Patrick’s Day
Get ready for that lucky leprechaun! This story builds the anticipation of what’s to come on St. Patrick’s Day.
The hope of catching a leprechaun is huge when it comes to little learners! Read this book so they can learn how to build a leprechaun trap
After rolling around in a patch of four leaf clovers, Tucker discovers that he’s one lucky dog! To spending time with his best friend and eating ice cream, he sure is having the luckiest day ever!
Teach your little learners all about the magnificent arch that is full of colors! Red to purple…. just how do those colors show up in the sky?
This St. Patrick’s Day book, has vibrant photographs of rainbows. It also has some interesting facts about rainbows.
Rabbit wants to get ready for the St. Patrick’s Day parade by wearing shamrocks! He grows them inside of a gold pot, but one day, they go missing! Where will he find the missing pot of shamrocks?
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Clover
How absurd is that! Give your little learners a chance to guess what she will swallow next. Don’t forget to mention that these ideas are crazy and not meant to be eaten!
Jamie O’Rourke and the Big Potato
Your classroom will love this Irish folktale about an Irish man that is certain he is going to starve because his wife gets ill. But when a leprechaun comes along, he makes sure he has plenty of food!
Here is another Irish Folktale to share with your little learners for St. Patrick’s Day. In this story, a group of leprechauns helps a family in need.
Take some imagination and add a rainbow that can become your very own! Ask your little learners what they would do if they had their very own rainbow!
The classic nursery rhyme song has been turned into a rhyming tale of a wee leprechaun, pots of gold, and luck of course!
Get those little learners counting with the help of leprechauns, a rainbow, and a pot of gold. By the end of the story all ten leprechauns have become friends.
Start a tradition in your classroom by building a trap to catch a leprechaun. Even though they’re hard to catch, I know that there are some very smart little learners out there that just might be able to trap a leprechaun.
Pinkalicious isn’t worried when her magic wand breaks because she has the perfect solution. With the help of a vine, she gets it to work again by cleaning up the trash she finds at the park.
Full of imagination, Pinkalicious brings along her magical unicorn to protect her from the nonsense of her little brother. If it was only that easy!
Since the color green is so important on St. Patrick’s Day, lets learn all about it. From green apples, leaves, and frogs. How many green things can your students name?
The legend of the luckiest leprechaun is alive and well in this St. Patrick’s Day book. Mac the leprechaun likes things a certain way, but when a dog comes for a visit, he’s not sure what to do.
The Luckiest St. Patrick’s Day Ever!
This book reads like a poem. It is full of fun, luck, gold, and everything else that involves St. Patrick’s Day. The illustrations are so much fun for little learners.
Have you ever wondered what leprechauns do or how they spend their days? While burying pots of gold of course! All while having fun of course!
Little learners can learn about the life of Saint Patrick with the help of this book. His life was interesting and most students don’t know that he was a real person.
Another Irish folktale to finish off the list with a bang. In this St. Patrick’s Day book, the hunt for the most talented harpist takes place.
Need St. Patrick’s Day center activities? I’ve got a TON of fun, green St. Patrick’s Day centers ready for you to put right into your lesson plans. Oh and did I mention I have a fun FREEBIE for you too?
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