After Valentine’s Day, I get tired of winter. I don’t want to face dreary days anymore! But we have at least 3-4 weeks of wintery weather, and we live in Texas. Some places have cold, yucky weather for much longer. Boo.
Luckily, we can pretend it is spring indoors with these kid-friendly ways to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day featuring springy fun like rainbows and bright green! I love how creative these ideas are.
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13 Kid-Friendly Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day
Make your St. Patrick’s Day family-friendly with these ideas!
Make Rainbow Cake
When Monkey turned 6, we made rainbow cupcakes and a rainbow layer cake for her birthday. They were super-easy to make, and a lot of fun! I’ve put both cake tutorials in one post so you can pick between the cupcakes and the cake.
Throw a Rainbow Party
Monkey had a rainbow-themed birthday party when she turned six. We hosted it at a park and it was a lot of fun. We enjoyed bringing the rainbow to each part of the party, including the food, decorations, cake, and party favors! Go here to see how we did it!
Create a Fruit Loop Rainbow
This craft is so easy. My kids woulc love creating a rainbow out of fruit loops, but they would love eating it even more.
Make Rainbow Brownies
If you don’t want to eat a lot of dye, but still want some rainbow fun, these rainbow brownies are the perfect choice! I They look beautiful, and I bet they taste great, too!
This shamrock wreath is inexpensive and looks so festive. I love how inventive it is.
Create a St. Patrick’s Day Lunch
You don’t have to make a St. Patrick’s Day craft with your kids to make the day special. Why not make a traditional Irish lunch instead?
Make Irish Blessing Wall Art
I like this Irish wall art decoration because it is understated and elegant. You could keep it out all year-round, too!
Eat Rainbow Trifles
How amazingly cute do these cookie trifles look? I am completely in love!
Make Rainbows with Popcorn
My kids love painting with other items in addition to paintbrushes. They would love this popcorn painting craft!
Create a St. Patrick’s Activity Tray
Toddlers will love this activity tray featuring St. Patrick’s Day fun.
Play with St. Patrick’s Day Sensory Fun
Have kids that like sensory activities? Why not make one St. Patrick’s Day-themed?
Create Homemade Rainbow Pizza
I love that this rainbow pizza uses vegetables to create the bold rainbow colors. What a fun way to get kids to eat more veggies!
Serve Rainbow Sandwiches
If you don’t want to take the time to make homemade pizza, these homemade jelly sandwiches will fit the bill just as well and are much, much easier to make.
Kid-Friendly Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day
We usually don’t do a whole lot for St. Patrick’s Day at our house, but this is our year to start a new tradition!
How do you celebrate the holiday at home?