30+ St Patrick’s Day Singing Time Ideas

If you love celebrating the holidays with your Primary children, this post is perfect for you! I’ve compiled my favorite St Patrick’s Day Singing Time Ideas into one post so they are easy to find and implement.

Some of the St Patrick’s Day Singing Time Ideas will link you to printable lesson plans right here on this blog. Others are from other Primary Chorister and bloggers we love! Still, some of the ideas I’ve only shared here, so read on through the whole list to find some fun activities to do in March during Singing Time!

You may also want to visit our post on 45 St Patrick’s Day Primary Songs to help you plan out the perfect list with even a mix of St. Patrick’s Day song picks, if you’d like, to include!

Fun St Patrick's Day Singing Time Ideas for LDS Primary songs. Includes printable ideas and exclusive review games for Music Leaders and teachers!

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15 St Patrick’s Day Singing Time Ideas

First, you’ll find a TON of different way for teaching your existing songs while adding a bit of holiday fun that I’ve shared here on my blog. Then, continue below for some more different activities by other Primary music leaders and song-specific activities that would work great for the holiday!

1. St Patrick’s Day Fortune Teller

All eyes will be on you with this printable St Patrick’s Day Fortune Teller or the MONSTER sized poster board version! It includes a variety of fun ways to sing and singing time actions. If you have extra time, you can have the children help create their own and fill in the actions!

St Patrick's Day Fortune Teller Singing Time Ideas for LDS Primary Music Leaders

2. St Patrick’s Day Hidden Clovers

In this fun St Patrick’s Day Hidden Clovers game I have included a variety of Irish trivia, jokes, simple fun actions, and songs to sing in this unique spin on the Sing or Dare game! You can also repurpose the printable clovers to come up with your own fun games for St. Patrick’s Day!

St Patrick's Day Hidden Clovers Singing Time Ideas for LDS Primary Music Leaders

3. Rainbow Ribbon Wands for St Patrick’s Day

Another favorite choice is to pull out your Rainbow colored Ribbon Wands for St Patrick’s Day singing time! You can pair them with When I Am Baptized or any other song you choose while turning the room into a rainbow of color.

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Check out our reusable Ribbon Wand Action Cards to help you make the most of using Ribbon Wands in Singing Time! The set includes 32 fun actions with 2 sizes of printable cards.

Printable ribbon wand action cards for singing time and music activities! Or great for movement break from learning! Created for LDS Primary Music Leaders and families to correlate with my free lesson plans!

4. Song Quiz with St Patrick’s Day Primary Songs

Test their knowledge with this fun Song Quiz Game for St Patrick’s Day! Each line includes a clue and then a scrambled set of letters. Solve the letters, then decode what song you’ll be singing! There’s some fun unique song lyrics over here you may want to grab, too!

St Patrick's Day Song Quiz Singing Time Ideas for LDS Primary Music Leaders

5. Pass the Irish Hot Potato!

Bring in a literal potato or use our cut printable potato for this classic Hot Potato game! Kids love the silly ideas best, from my experience. Sing through a song and have the children pass the potato down their row until the song ends. The child at the end is “it!” Including lots of fun ways to utilize this review game to fit your Primary room!

Hot Potato review game - fun singing time activity that is NO prep!! Just pass your potato and use any of these fun ideas included as the challenge to complete. Lesson plan for LDS Primary music leaders.

6. Pot of Gold Bean Bag Toss

Decorate your St Patrick’s Day bean bag toss game with a variety of clovers with different Primary songs listed on each one. Then, add a pot of gold picture on the actual hole they are aiming for! Then, they get to pick the song if they land in the pot of gold!

Use this fun St. Patrick's Day Pot of Gold Bean Bag Toss activity in primary. Toss the bean bag in the pot of gold or land in on a clover and sing a primary song for LDS Primary Singing Time Music Leaders.

7. How Irish Are You? Game

Have some fun with a simple nod to St Patrick’s day with this adorable How Irish Are You? themed game! You’ll ask the children questions to score points if they apply and find out who has the most Irish heritage while singing through your song of choice for review. This would be great with Family History theme or use the actions to add some fun to the song repetition.

How Irish Are You? Fun printable St Patrick's Day quiz and game designed for LDS Primary Music Leaders but would also be a fun activity for preschool and classrooms. Printable and Slideshow options.

8. Use Jingle Bells in Singing Time

If you’re looking to add a fun instrument into your St Patrick’s Day Singing Time, jingle bells are the perfect choice! They’re so much fun and they are also perfectly on theme and are a perfect activity for if you have lots of kids.

The golden bells will fit in with a bunch of the themed songs for the day, too. Consider shaking on each word and then with the beat!

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This rainbow pack of Jingle Bell bracelets also tie in the rainbow theme! Or, you can go for the Christmas colors Jingle Bells and pass out green ones to the children that aren’t wearing green!

9. St Patrick’s Day Roll a Rainbow Game

Roll a dice then color in or add a cut out piece to your rainbow! This cute Roll a Rainbow St Patrick’s Day game was inspired by the original Cootie game where you rolled a dice to build a bug. Now, you get to build a rainbow while you sing a variety of fun Primary songs!

St Patrick's Day Roll a Rainbow Game Singing Time Ideas for LDS Primary Music Leaders

10. Penny, Penny, Who’s Got the Penny

Did anyone else play the Penny, Penny, Who’s Got the Penny game as a family growing up? This cute game will have you hiding pennies or secretly passing pennies. Then, you can choose to draw one of these penny, penny ways to sing cards!

Penny, Penny Who has the Penny game and activity for singing time - Primary Music Leaders song helps and printables, lesson plan to sing through your song of choice.

11. What Comes Next St Patrick’s Day Sequences

This adorable What Comes Next St Patrick’s Day Game is a perfect way to add in the fun of this holiday into your music time with our 6 selected songs or your own mix of songs! We’ve paired the sequence patterns to the first few notes to add in a fun way to teach music theory at the same time!

St Patrick's Day What Comes Next Singing Time Ideas for LDS Primary Music Leaders

12. Taste the Rainbow

Have the child grab a skittle blind (no peeking!). Let them eat the skittle. If there are allergies they can hold it with their palm closed. Then, try to guess the color! If you guess correctly, child picks the song. Otherwise, it’s the color selected.

Now, don’t mind my picture below! I freeze dry my Skittles, so it’s all I had on hand. Did you know you can freeze dry at home? I don’t usually do candy, but it is a fun treat! If you want all the details on that crazy part of my life, I do have a tiny blog for my freeze drying adventures you can check out as well. 🙂

St Patrick's Day Skittles Review Game Singing Time Ideas for LDS Primary Music Leaders

13. I’m Seeing Green!

Bring in a baking sheet or a sensory bin filled with an assortment of green items. Then, assign a song title to each of your green objects. You can either hide the objects around the room or simply let the children pick one from the tray. Sing the matching song! Head over to this fun I’m Seeing Green lesson plan with lots of ideas for using this tray of objects activity in singing time!

This fun St. Patrick's Day Seeing Green primary activity is a great way to review lots of different primary songs while uncovering green items for LDS Primary Singing Time Music Leaders.

14. Lucky Charms Ways to Sing Review Game for St Patrick’s Day

Sing through one song over and over or add in a mix of songs with this multi-purpose Lucky Charms Ways to Sing Review Game! There’s several fun ways to play and cute included cards or blank options to add your own actions or song titles. This fun game can be used any time of the year, but it’s great for St Patrick’s Day to add in some holiday fun, while using your own custom song list.

St Patrick's Day Lucky Charms Review Game Singing Time Ideas for LDS Primary Music Leaders

15. Leprechaun Treasure Hunt Rhymes

Use these cute rhyming clues singing time idea was created by Richelle Lee and shared with permission to start your own Leprechaun treasure hunt! She came up with 11 different fun locations to hide a clue and an adorable poem to get started with the activity.

30+ St Patrick's Day Singing Time Ideas Easy ideas for Music Leaders Leprechaun Hunt

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More St Patrick’s Day Singing Time Ideas

Looking for even more ways to incorporate St Patrick’s Day in your Primary Singing Time? You don’t have to do anything super over the top! There are a ton of printable singing time lesson plans on this blog, so pick an activity that naturally fits in with the theme and give just a little nod to the holiday this year.

Here are some of our lesson plans that focus on a specific song that would be great to use for a St Patrick’s Day Singing Time:

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Sing a Rainbow

How cute is this Sing a Rainbow poster by I Heart Primary Music? Her post has a darling leprechaun to use, but not a rainbow. You can grab our printable rainbow above or make your own on the whiteboard with some colorful markers! Then, the Junior Primary kids follow what the Leprechaun is pointing to. See the full idea in her post!

Sing a Rainbow

Lucky VS Blessed

I adore this cute idea by Camille’s Primary Ideas for a Lucky vs Blessed St Patrick’s Day singing time. It talks about some of the symbols of luck and also contrasts that with all the things we are blessed with.

Lucky vs Blessed

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What do you have planned as a St Patrick’s Day Singing Time for your Primary? Do you have other fun ideas? Share them in the comments below to add to this list!

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