March 17

Sing a Song

Five Little Shamrocks

5 little shamrocks lying in the grass
along came a leprechaun skipping down the path.
He picked one up and put it on the door
that's for good luck now there are 4.

4 little shamrocks lying in the grass
along came a leprechaun skipping down the path.
He picked it up and and put it on a tree
that's for good luck now there are 3.

3 little shamrocks lying in the grass
along came a leprechaun skipping down the path.
He picked it up and put it on his shoe
that's for good luck now there are 2.

2 little shamrocks lying in the grass
along came a leprechaun skipping down the path.
He picked it up and held it toward the sun
that's for good luck now there is 1.

1 little shamrock lying in the grass
along came a leprechaun skipping down the path.
He left it there so there'd always be 1
that's for good luck and now my story’s done!

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St. Patrick's Day!

Try This

Help your child pick out something green to wear. Spend time talking about shamrocks and other things that are connected to St. Patrick’s Day. If you can, go outside and look for a four-leaf clover!

Read a Book

Here are two book recommendations for today. Check out the picture book collection at your local library, where there are lots of books to choose from! Find nearby libraries.

  • It's St. Patrick's Day! by Richard Sebra
  • St. Patrick's Day Crafts by Ann Malaspina; illustrated by Mernie Gallagher-Cole

Explore More

See the March Activity Calendar for many more fun, educational activities you and your child can do anytime!