5 St. Patrick’s Day STEAM Activities for Kids

By: Tina Shaffer

Have a little leprechaun or two at home? Check out a few of our favorite St. Patrick’s Day themed activities to inspire creativity and help them learn basic science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) principles.

Racing Balloon Leprechauns: Ready, set, launch! Create balloon rockets with this activity from Housing a Forest and see whose leprechaun makes it to the finish line first.


Sink/Float Experiment: How many pennies will it take to sink your pot of gold? Take a guess before trying this fun experiment from Little Bins for Little Hands.


Rainbow Binoculars: Ready to search for those sneaky little leprechauns? Construct and personalize a pair of binoculars with this activity from Crafty Morning.


Shamrock Crystals: Catch some rays (and learn a little science!) with this St. Patrick’s Day inspired suncatcher activity from Housing a Forest.


Shamrock Twirler: A classic art craft with a little holiday twist! Create a shamrock pinwheel courtesy of I Heart Crafty Things.