The Meaning Behind St. Patrick’s Day

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! As you take time to color your food green, bake shamrocks, and search for gold today, why not take time to remind yourself and your children what St. Patrick’s Day is really all about! This video on the life of St. Patrick created by Veggie Tales, is very entertaining! I’m sure […]

Saturday Show & Tell #100

*Sorry this week’s party is a little later than normal! I was having server issues! Thanks for your patience!   Thank you to everyone who shared so many fantastic ideas Last Week! Check out Last Week’s Featured Favorites: 1. Chocolate Mardi Gras Beads by Beth @Hungry Happenings 2. Fruity Pebbles Waffles by Amy @ Little Dairy on […]

St. Patrick’s Day Sensory Bin

What better way to introduce an abstract concept to a toddler than to give them a hands-on experience! I introduced the idea of who a Leprechaun is and what the story behind those little men. Here is the sensory bin I created in order to do so:    “The Story of the Leprechaun” Sensory Bin […]

Shamrock Rice Krispie Treats

The Story behind the Shamrock is that St. Patrick used them to share the idea of the Trinity with the Irish as he shared the Gospel with them years ago. The three petals were a visual for how God the Father, God the Son (Jesus), and God the Spirit (Holy Spirit) were all the same […]

Leprechaun Lattes

Our morning lattes have been taking a festive St. Patrick’s Day spin lately. Our boys love a latte as well; minus the expresso! Ingredients: Milk Espresso Irish Cream Flavoring Syrup Green Food Coloring Rainbow Sprinkles Directions: (These directions are written with the assumption that you have an espresso machine and are familiar with how to […]

Fruit Loop Rainbow

Creating a Fruit Loop Rainbow is a fun way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with your little one! Thanks to Toucan Sam all the colors you need can be found in his box of cereal to complete a rainbow!  This was a perfect activity for my son because it worked on his fine motor skills, […]