Break out the green! St. Patrick’s Day has evolved into a celebration of Irish culture with parades, special foods, music, dancing, and a whole lot of fun. Here are some ways to celebrate and make memories.

Make a St. Patrick’s Day Feast 

Have a leprechaun show up in the night and make some trouble for the kids to find in the morning.

  • dye the milk green and leave a box of lucky charms
  • dye the toilet water green
  • unravel toilet paper
  • trails of shamrock confetti or glitter
  • leave gold coins all over the house
  • leave green kiss marks on everyone’s forehead

Go get a Shamrock Shake (or make your own)

Gift a potted Oxalis (shamrock) plant

Try out some Irish dance steps

Enjoy a St. Patrick’s Day movie (Leap Year with Amy Adams is PG-rated family-friendly option)

Make Green Treats

Plan a St. Patrick’s Day scavenger hunt to find a treasure

Get crafty

Let the shenanigans begin and don’t get pinched!