St Patrick’s Day teaching resources
St Patrick’s Day (17 March) celebrates the patron saint of Ireland as well as Irish culture with a feast, music, dancing and all things green. Find out about the legend of St Patrick and discover Gaelic culture in Ireland and around the world with our collection of free resources, including lesson plans, assemblies and activities.
The tale of how St Patrick banished the snakes from Ireland.
A slideshow brimming with ideas on how to get everyone involved in this iconic celebration.
Great starting point for a discussion on the Emerald Isle and her most feted progeny.
A simple PowerPoint presentation introducing St Patrick and how 17 March is celebrated.
Practise organisation and communication skills in a St. Patrick’s themed activity.
Use this simple writing frame for pupils to record facts about St. Patrick’s Day.
A simple sheet with picture hints to consolidate what pupils have learned about the day.
Explore and examine the conventions of Irish folk tales using this PowerPoint presentation.
A pack of activities to celebrate St Patrick’s Day, including a word search, flashcards, drawing and writing.
Fun and Games
Fun Irish riddles to keep up the Gaelic theme.
A card template for students to give to a loved one.
Pupils can draw and write about all things Gaelic in this folding booklet.
A set of activities with an Irish theme designed to help pupils develop pencil skills.