St. Patrick’s Day is coming! This year, while you’re celebrating “the luck of the Irish,” encourage your kids to focus on their own “lucky” blessings too. My newest Gratitude Activity for St Patrick’s Day is perfect for encouraging your kids to count their blessings this March. Asking your kids to write down or draw their blessings with this St. Patrick’s Day gratitude activity will help give them perspective on what’s important.
Gratitude Activity for St. Patrick’s Day
Gratitude takes practice, so use these fun “I’m not lucky, I’m blessed” St. Patrick’s Day gratitude activity pages at home or in the classroom to help your kids practice expressing their gratitude this March.
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Teaching Kids to Focus on Gratitude
Expressing gratitude is all about being thankful for and focusing on our blessings. When we begin to be grateful for the things we have, we feel gratitude. Cultivating these skills in your kids will help them to feel peaceful, happy, and have more positive experiences.
Plus, it’s a great way to fight back against the growing trend of entitlement kids today seem to be struggling with.
Did you know scientists are beginning to recognize the positive effects practicing gratitude has on kids too?
There are some amazing health benefits! Kids who express gratitude are more resilient, sleep better at night, have fewer meltdowns, are more confident, and even have better-coping skills for managing stress.
St. Patrick’s Day Gratitude Worksheets
There are so many important lessons kids can learn from embracing and expressing their own gratitude this St. Patrick’s Day.
St. Patrick’s Day Gratitude Activity
This St. Patrick’s Day printable will help your kids practice gratitude this March by encouraging them to count their blessings. With these printable gratitude activity worksheets, your kids can practice their handwriting skills while they write about all their blessings in the provided spaces.
If your kids are a bit too young for writing, they can draw pictures of their blessings in the frames to create a work of art worthy of your refrigerator this March.
You can use these St. Patrick’s Day gratitude worksheets as a family activity too. Have each family member complete one of the squares on this printable page and post it somewhere everyone can enjoy reading the responses.
It’s a great way to get everyone thinking about their blessings this Spring.
St Patrick’s Day Gratitude Activity
There are so many ways to celebrate and learn with your kids this St. Patrick’s Day! While you’re learning and celebrating with this printable gratitude activity worksheet, enjoy some of our favorite St. Patrick’s Day activities, printables, and books too.
- Leprechaun Emotions and Feelings Printable for practicing social emotional awareness skills with your kids this St. Patrick’s Day.
- Shamrock Stamping Craft to celebrate St. Patricks’ Day with preschoolers.
- St. Patrick’s Day Sensory Bottles for sensory play and science discovery this March.
- Rainbow Play Dough for sensory play and fine motor skill building this St. Patrick’s Day.
- Patrick, Patron Saint of Ireland by Tomie dePaola, a book about the real St. Patrick just in time for the holiday.
- St. Patrick’s Day in the Morning by Eve Bunting is a beautifully illustrated book with lots of great insights into how the holiday is celebrated in Ireland.
- How to Catch a Leprechaun by Adam Wallace will get your kids excited about St. Patrick’s Day legends as they think of their own creative ways to catch leprechauns at home this year.
Faith Based St. Patrick’s Day Activities
You can download and print this no-prep St. Patrick’s Day gratitude activity to use at home or in your Sunday school classroom. This adorable activity puts the focus on blessings from God rather than luck, so it’s great for your Sunday school lessons about St. Patrick this March.
St. Patrick’s Day, or the feast of St. Patrick, is a day for celebrating and learning about the trinity while counting your blessings. By learning about the saint and how he lived, you can help your kids to focus more on God’s blessings than luck and pots of gold.
Shamrocks, three leaf clovers, which you’ll find around the border of this printable St. Patricks Day gratitude activity page are perfect for helping kids learn about the trinity. In fact, it’s what St. Patrick himself is said to have used!
You can create a great faith based lesson this March by teaching your kids about the 3 part trinity with shamrocks and writing about blessings on this printable page.
Gratitude Activity for St Patrick’s Day Printable
More Gratitude Activities for Kids
If you’re looking for even more ways to encourage gratitude with your little learners this St. Patrick’s Day, you won’t want to miss these fun gratitude activities for kids:
This is one of my favorite ways to encourage gratitude with young children, but it’s fun for the whole family! You can focus on your blessings this March by finding things to be grateful for with this gratitude scavenger hunt for kids and adults.
Alphabet Gratitude Activity
Help your kids practice gratitude every day with this alphabetical list of gratitude activities for the whole year. This list includes some of my favorite ways to encourage gratitude like kindness trees, note cards, and random acts of kindness.
Practice Gratitude Every Day
Practicing gratitude daily will help your kids to focus on gratefulness every day. You can use my 4 easy steps for practicing gratitude. It starts with expressing your gratitude to someone. Kids can use the printable St. Patrick’s Day gratitude activity to help them express their gratitude this March.
There are so many fun ways to build in important lessons about gratitude this St. Patricks’ Day. I hope these fun activities and ideas will help you to encourage your kids to express their own gratitude this March and all through the year.
Do you have fun St. Patrick’s Day ideas I didn’t mention?
Share your ideas about teaching gratitude and celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with kids in the comments. I can’t wait to read about your fun ideas and try some with my kids too!