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St. Patrick’s Day Word Search & Crossword

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Get a free printable St. Patrick’s Day word search AND crossword puzzle! These fun teaching aids help kids explore and celebrate everyone’s favorite March holiday. Download the pdfs below!

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🇮🇪 St. Patrick’s Day Fun

Everybody’s Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, so celebrate in the classroom this March 17th with two fun and free printable pdfs- an educational word search and crossword featuring lots of holiday-inspired words!

Word searches and crossword puzzles are great activities to help young readers improve their spelling, increase their vocabulary, and practice their problem solving skills.

Creating a theme for each word search helps to reinforce our lessons and teaching.

Use these resources to help your readers to learn new and interesting words associated with St. Patrick’s Day, and use it to spark conversations about the holiday, the origins of St. Patrick’s Day, and Irish and Irish-American culture.

The printed crossword puzzle and word search with a pencil.

The Printables

The vocabulary words in these included activities are:

  • Shamrock
  • Leprechaun
  • Rainbow
  • Gold
  • Ireland
  • Luck
  • March
  • Fun
  • Parade
  • Clover
  • Green
  • Hat

Learning Focus

  • Children will identify and spell common words associated with St. Patrick’s Day.
  • Children will practice problem solving by finding hidden words.

Age Group

  • These worksheets are appropriate for grades 1-2. Children must be able to identify letters, phonemes, and longer words of 6+ letters to engage with this word search in a meaningful way.

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    1. Hi Kristi,
      If you scroll to the bottom of the page, you’ll see a blue “Download” button. This should allow you download the pdf file directly. If you have any issues, just email us and we can help troubleshoot!
      Katie and Laura

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