St. Patrick’s Day, a holiday that occurs annually on March 17, is a celebration of all things Irish. St. Patrick’s Day coloring pages are a fantastic way for kids to celebrate this holiday and discover more about Irish culture and heritage. With St. Patrick’s Day only a few weeks away, here is a guide to some of the best free St. Patrick’s Day coloring pages and printables for children.
DLTK’s St. Patrick’s Day Activities Page is a fantastic resource for free St. Patrick’s Day coloring pages and printables. At the site you’ll find a page devoted to St. Patrick and his special day (which is great for teaching kids about the history and meaning of St. Patrick’s Day) as well as St. Patrick’s Day crafts, games, poems and songs, recipes, worksheets and printables like free bookmarks and greeting cards.
There is a nice selection of St. Patrick’s Day coloring pages with images of leprechauns, rainbows, a pot of gold, an Irish teddy bear and a rabbit. The St. Patrick’s Day coloring pages at DLTK are quite versatile, as each image can be printed out in color for a poster, and in black and white for a coloring page.
There are about a dozen St. Patrick’s Day coloring pages at this site, with some fun images of shamrocks, leprechauns, and a fiddler. While you’re there, check out the other free St. Patrick’s Day coloring pages about Irish folklore, Ireland, snakes, and rainbows (St. Patrick drove the snakes from Ireland, so snakes coloring pages are a fun way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day). Follow the links at www.coloring.ws for more free printables, like a shamrock connect the dots and a pot of gold color by letters puzzle.
Apples4theteacher.com, a fun educational site for teachers and children, has a really fun assortment of St. Patrick’s Day coloring pages. Images include the flag of Ireland, an Irish worm, a fuzzy Irish guy, an Irish harp and Irish symbols like the shamrock, Celtic cross and a claddagh. After checking out all the free St. Patrick’s Day coloring pages, visit the other St. Patrick’s Day pages at the site for information about St. Patrick’s Day and the country of Ireland, Celtic fairy tales, St. Patrick’s Day crafts, and more.
The St. Patrick’s Day coloring pages at Coloring Castle are a bit more intricate and would be fun for an older child or an adult. There are six free St. Patrick’s Day coloring pages with some beautiful images of shamrocks and a leprechaun. These coloring pages would look nice displayed on a wall or bulletin board as St. Patrick’s Day decorations.
Makingfriends.com has some really creative St. Patrick’s Day coloring pages that would be ideal for older children and adults. Some of the images available to print out and color include a girl leprechaun with harp, a leprechaun playing the flute, and a dancing leprechaun. In addition to the St. Patrick’s Day coloring pages, the site also offers free St. Patrick’s Day printables and paper crafts, craft kits, and fun decorations.
This is just a sampling of the best free St. Patrick’s Day coloring pages and printables. St. Patrick’s Day is an enormously popular holiday and there are lots of printables and St. Patrick’s Day coloring pages available online. Have fun coloring and enjoy St. Patrick’s Day!