Leprechaun Message

Spark wonder and add whimsy to your St. Patrick's Day celebration with a lesson plan that creates a festive atmosphere and challenges scholars to examine a message sent from a visiting leprechaun. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use washable paint to create leprechaun foot prints on the floor 
  • Begin your day with a visit from the leprechaun to extend pupils' holiday excitement 
  • Make a small leprechaun message kit for parents to use at home  
Classroom Considerations

  • Consider using bright green tissue paper or construction paper instead of glitter to create a path 
  • If gold coins are edible, be sure to read ingredients to avoid aggravating any food allergies   
Pros

  • Offers clear and detailed lesson directions  
  • A strong anticipatory set enhances engagement    
Cons

  • Glitter quickly becomes messy and could be difficult to clean