Are you looking for an easy St Patricks Day activity for kids? Our free St Patricks Day scavenger hunt is perfect and it’s something fun that the whole family can join in with too!
Whether you’ll be watching a parade on tv, are going a to a party or need something for a classroom our scavenger hunts are a great way to keep kids entertained and they can color each item as they find it. How many things will you find?
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As a mom I prefer this kind of scavenger hunt for my kids because I don’t have to worry about whether we’ll find the next clue or if I’ve got things in the right order I can just print out this PDF and we can look for all the items.
They’re also really good if you’re going out as it turns your trip into a bit more of an adventure and they’re something that any family members can join in with, toddlers and preschoolers can recognise the pictures and color with their favorite crayons while older kids will be able to read the instructions and items to find.
Scavenger Hunt Supplies
You don’t need lots of supplies for a scavenger hunt but there are a few which are essential and some which you might like to have in addition to these.
The printable itself is of course an essential! You can print it onto printer paper or white card stock if you want something a little sturdier.
If you’ll be going out and about you might also like a clipboard to lean it on.
Something to color in with is essential too but you can use markers, coloring pencils or crayons, whatever is best for you.
Scavenger Hunt List
These are the items on your scavenger hunt that you’ll be looking out for:
- 4 Leaf Clover
- Pointy Shoes
- Lucky Horseshoe
- Top Hat
- Gold Coin
- Irish Flag
- Pot of Gold
- Green Balloon
You’ll also find a little clothesline on the PDF where you can color the clothes in if you see someone wearing a green t’shirt, socks, dress or hat.
Check out the bottom corner of the scavenger hunt to where you’ll find a cute little leprechaun encouraging you to try out dancing an Irish jig.
St Patricks Day Scavenger Hunt Prizes
Of course you don’t have to give out prizes for your scavenger hunt but it can be a nice way to turn this into more of a celebration!
At the end of the hunt you could give a reward to everyone who takes part or do a particular prize for whoever manages to find the most items in their treasure hunt or the person who completes it the fastest.
Candy of any kind is always a winner round our house and chocolate gold coins are obviously a great treat for St Patrick’s Day, especially as they’re both low-cost and easy to share in a group.
More Free St Patricks Day Printables
We’ve shared lots of fun ways to get creative for St Patricks Day but these are some of my favourites, I hope you like them too.
You can color in our printable St Patricks Day card with it’s pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. It’s got a 3D design that will help it stand out from the crowd and there’s loads of choices for messages to include or you can write your own.
We’ve got a few printable templates that are perfect for kids crafts or just as simple coloring pages. This free leprechaun template has two different designs so you can add your own features if you’d like.
We’ve also got this rainbow playdough mat that’s ideal for this celebration. You could add a little leprechaun’s pot at the end of your rainbow if you liked too.
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