We know that staying home during COVID19 can be a challenge. Therefore, each day schools are closed, (cool) progeny will offer easy activities to keep the the whole family engaged. If you try any of these activities, post pictures to Facebook and Instagram and tag us (#coolprogeny and @coolprogeny). After all, we’re all in this together!
Today’s fun? Leprechaun adventures! You can download a PDF of these ideas here.
Cool Fun at Home: Leprechaun Adventures
Search for Leprechauns
Grab a pair of binoculars (or decorate a paper towel roll to make a leprechaun looker) and head outside to look for leprechauns!
Design a Leprechaun Obstacle Course
What types of things would a leprechaun have to do to find a pot of gold?
Brainstorm green words. What things are green? What words start with the letter G? Make a list or a collage of images. (Preschoolers)
Head to Kids.NationalGeographic.com to learn about the origin of St. Patrick’s Day and how people celebrate now. (Elementary School)
Make a Leprechaun Trap
Read a story like “How to Catch a Leprechaun” (available on Audible, too!) and then challenge your kids to make their own leprechaun traps. Need ideas? We have created a Pinterest Board.
Dance Like a Leprechaun
Move like a leprechaun! Check out The Leprechaun Dance by The Kiboomers on YouTube or iTunes.
Learn an Irish Jig
Give Irish Dancing a try! Head to YouTube and try this intro to Irish Jig video.
Bake and decorate cupcakes for your family St. Patrick’s Day Celebration! Gran your favorite cake mix from the pantry or bake from scratch. No sprinkles lying around? Decorate with Lucky Charms!
Why are you lucky?
What does it mean to be lucky? Write or draw in a journal about what things make you lucky.