3 St. Patrick’s Day Math Activities for Lucky Learners

December 6, 2022 No Comments

Looking for some fun and festive St. Patrick’s Day math activities for your lucky learners? You’ve come to the right place! I’ve gathered a variety of ideas that are both fun and educational, perfect for classroom use. So break out the shamrocks and get ready for some math magic!

3 fun and festive St. Patrick's Day math activities that your students will love.

Color by Number

St. Patrick’s Day is coming up, and that means it’s time to add a little green to your math lessons! This St. Patrick’s Day math color-by-number activity is the perfect way to help your students review fractions and have a little fun at the same time. This festive color-by-number activity includes 3 adding and subtracting fractions problem solving and corresponding coloring pages. It also includes 3 versions of each problem-solving page to meet a variety of student, class, and grade-level needs. This no-prep St. Patrick’s Day math activity is easy to use and will work for grade 3-5 students. The picture designs are engaging for upper-grade students and are such a fun way to practice fraction skills. Check out this no-prep St. Patrick’s Day math activity that your students are sure to love!

Use a St. Patrick's Day math color by number to practice adding and subtracting fractions.

Shamrock Percentages, Decimals, and Fractions

This one is so fun and easy! All you need is a lot of paper shamrocks (or a worksheet that has a lot of shamrocks on it). Then on each leaf, you write either a fraction, decimal, or percentage. You can spread the shamrocks around your classroom or you can have students stay at their desks and pass the shamrocks around. Students will need a recording sheet so that when they get a shamrock they can solve to find the missing fraction, percentage, or decimal. 

You could also make this St. Patrick’s Day math activity into a little craft and have students write their answers on the other 2 leaves of the shamrock (if you have enough shamrocks). When you’re finished use the shamrocks to create a festive math bulletin board in your classroom.

Want to keep it simple? Draw a few shamrocks on a worksheet and have students create shamrock problems for each other.

Use shamrocks to practice decimals, percents, and fractions in this St. Patrick's Day math activity.

Lucky’s Bakery

This St. Patrick’s Day math activity is always a lucky winner! St. Patrick’s Day always seems to fall when many classes are studying fractions and this math project is a perfect way to review fractions in a festive way. 

In this math project students work to help Lucky the Leprechaun run his bakery. He needs help with his recipes, packaging, and shipping. Students work to solve fraction problems and help sort out the bakery. Lucky’s Bakery is available in each 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade fraction standards. This project targets the fraction skills your students have been practicing. Use this St. Patrick’s Day math project as an engaging way to practice or review fraction skills during St. Patrick’s Day. Plug it into your math centers, small groups, morning work, independent work time, or even St. Patrick’s Day celebrations for some standards-based fun. Don’t miss the pot of golf at the end of this rainbow… grab yours today!

Lucky's Bakery is an engaging and festive fractions math project. Your students will love this St. Patrick's Day math activity.

Lucky’s Bakery 5th Grade

Lucky’s Bakery 4th Grade

Lucky’s Bakery 3rd Grade

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These St. Patrick’s Day math activities are perfect for kids in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade! Upper elementary students will love the challenge of these hands-on and engaging math activities and centers. So grab a shamrock and get ready to celebrate with some fun lucky math learning! What activity will your lucky students get to try out? Try them all for a week full of leprechaun-approved fun!

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