I remember Leprechauns coming to visit our school when I was little. They would leave green footprints behind and generally cause mischief. St. Patrick's day is a perfect opportunity to begin new traditions.
I have been looking for inspiration to make my St. Patrick's day a little more memorable. Green can become boring and redundant after a while so I also searched for rainbow and gold ideas. Click on the link beneath each picture to read more about the idea.
Give your children something new and festive to color.
|Free St. Patrick's Coloring Book Pages at Crayola.com|
Make this brilliant rainbow cake for your family as a fun surprise. You can make colorful cupcakes instead if you aren't in the mood for baking an entire cake.
|One Charming Party Rainbow Cake|
If you are having a party these free printables make decorating a snap.
|Lucky You! Free Exclusive HowDoesShe St. Patrick’s Day Printables|
I love musicals so I had to include Finian's Rainbow. How Are Things in Glocca Mora, Look to the Rainbow and Old Devil Moon are standards.
|Finian's Rainbow: New Broadway Cast Recording/CD|
Set your table with a rainbow of Jones Sodas for a special treat.
These Pot O' Gold treats would make darling party favors or gifts.
|You're My Pot O' Gold Free Printable|
Create a trap to catch those pesky Leprechauns.
|Family Fun Leprechaun Traps|
Leprechauns are tricksters and love to turn your water green. This green water was created with special fizzy tablets placed into your faucet.
|Green Leprechaun Water at Steve Spangler|
Green peppers are tasty, healthy and naturally green.
|Green Pepper Shamrocks at Martha Stewart|
This rainbow Jell-o will add a lot of color to your meal. It's not something you want to eat everyday but fun for a special occasion.