This March, get your child’s creative juices flowing with these St. Patrick’s Day writing prompts. Includes free printable writing paper!
Add these free writing prompts to your creative writing centers, March lesson plans, and St. Patrick’s Day activities.
There are eight elementary writing prompts to choose from!
St Patrick’s Day Writing Prompts
In the days leading up to St. Patrick’s Day, kids will have the opportunity to write about leprechauns, pots of gold, rainbows, and more
There are a total of 8 writing prompts in this printable pack. They’re perfect for kids ages 6-10. Younger kids can use them, too, if you have them dictate their story to you. This allows them to create stories without worrying about the mechanics of writing.
Here are a few ideas for making writing a bit more fun this St. Patrick’s Day:
• Let your students use erasable pens to write their stories. Our favorites are erasable gel pens! My daughter likes to change colors with each paragraph, and I like that there are no scribbled out mistakes.
• Print all of the writing prompts at once, and bind them create a writing notebook. Let your child choose which writing prompt to complete each day. This gives students a little control over the assignment, and encourages them to write about what sparks their interest on a given day.
• Every now and then, don’t worry about editing and proofreading. Let them write. When they’ve completed all of the prompts, have them pick a favorite piece or two to polish and publish. You can go through the entire editing, revising, rewriting process at that time.
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Books about St. Patrick’s Day
Fill your book basket with a great collection of books about St. Patrick’s Day. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.
If you have a hard time finding them, you can order them through my Amazon affiliate links by clicking the images below.
Leprechauns and Irish Folklore – When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House Merlin Mission #15: Leprechaun in Late Winter, they had lots of questions. What are leprechauns? How do we know many of the old Irish stories? How do fairies spend their time? Who speaks the Irish language? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts.
Rosco the Rascal at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade – When Rosco’s buddy, Sparks the pug, goes missing, Rosco and the kids set out to find him, embarking on adventures through the St. Patrick’s Day Parade. At the same time, Mandy thinks the leprechauns have jinxed her with bad luck because she broke with tradition and didn’t build them a leprechaun trap filled with treasure this year.
Calendar Mysteries: March Mischief – It’s St. Patrick’s Day in Green Lawn. Bradley, Brian, Nate, and Lucy dress up a leprechaun statue for the town’s yearly contest. They leave it out on the porch overnight, but the next morning, it’s missing! And theirs isn’t the only one. All over town, leprechauns are disappearing. Who is behind the mischief?
This St. Patrick’s Day Leprechaun peg doll and pot of gold set is perfect for imaginative play and storytelling.
Top of the mornin’ to you! Your lucky leprechaun will be eager to jump in and explore with this kit. Packed with everything you could imagine to celebrate this fun holiday, the St. Patrick’s Day sensory kit is sure to provide hours of creativity. Great for encouraging sharing and cooperative play!
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