Ray’s Guide To A Family Friendly St. Patrick’s Day

March 17th is right around corner and that’s cause for celebration!  It’s time to break out your finest green attire and get ready for a fun holiday celebrating St. Patrick’s Day! Whether you’re young or old, learn about St. Patrick’s Day history and enjoy spirited festivities.

Put Together a Leprechaun Trap

Gearing up for St. Patrick’s Day? It can be made even more exciting by constructing your own leprechaun trap! Set it out the night before and check in the morning to see what mischief you have caught! The clever and elusive leprechauns may surprise you with their ability to escape, but that only adds to the fun of this beloved holiday tradition. Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with joy and laughter!

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Bake Irish Soda Bread

Celebrating the luck of the Irish, nothing says it better than making a four-leaf clover out of traditional Irish bread. With just flour, baking soda, salt and buttermilk, your little ones can get creative with this fun activity! As always though, parental supervision is recommended when children are in the kitchen – teaching them food safety and proper handling of kitchen tools ensures that they have a safe and happy Saint Patrick’s Day!

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Have a Pot of Gold Coin Hunt

This St. Patrick’s Day, why not have a little bit of fun with the kids and set up a hunt for their very own pot of gold at the end of a rainbow? Just make sure to keep those mischievous leprechauns away! Don’t forget to have some fun St. Patrick’s Day treats on hand as a reward for all their hard work. Enjoy your pot of gold coin hunt!

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Play Irish music and have a dance party 

Make your dance party unique by adding some traditional Irish dances, such as the jig or the reel. Play upbeat music and encourage everyone to join in on the fun! For added entertainment, provide green hats, scarves and even shamrock-shaped sunglasses as props. Get ready for a night of festive dancing!

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Virtual field trip to Ireland

As the holiday rapidly approaches, take a virtual journey to Ireland with the kiddos this St. Patrick’s Day! Dublin, Cliffs of Moher, Giant’s Causeway, Blarney Castle and Ring of Kerry are all must-see locations when exploring the Emerald Isle.

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