Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Bilingual Activities to Celebrate Saint Patrick's Day

Mañana we celebrate St. Patrick's Day (SPD), or el día de San Patricio. To get you all in the mood, here are some resources in English and Spanish to keep the kids busy!


• First off, be sure to check out my 15-page bilingual activity pack on St. Patrick's Day.

KinderLatino has a free printable syllable activity in Spanish.

Bilingual Teacher Clubhouse has a free downloadable St. Partrick's Day card in Spanish.

• Yvonne Crawford has several activities in English or Spanish in her store, including a SPD Writing Workshop, Mathbooking (Gr. 1-2, K), Math Glyph (Gr 2-3, 4-5), Spanish Worksheets, Ireland Copywork and Activities, and Mathbooking Journal Prompts.

• Mrs. Morrow's Kindergarten has lots of games and worksheets in English.

• Katie Hoss also has a good SPD BINGO activity.

Arts and Crafts/Manualidades:

• First, be sure to check out my Pinterest board on St. Patrick's Day. It has a lot of crafts and bilingual activities on it.

Primera Escuela has a great page with activities and crafts for young children to make. They also have several downloadable coloring pages.

Nourish Interactive also has some awesome activities in English and Spanish for celebrating the holiday.

Bilingual Fun! Has put together a post with some bilingual activities.

The Crafty Crow has some really great crafts that kids and parents will enjoy - no matter what language you speak! Take a look here and here and here.

• Don't forget YoDibujo for some excellent games, coloring pages and more!

• When I did a search on Family Fun for St. Patrick's Day, I got 1627 results. Gulp! (...and good luck!)


Family Fun also has some great recipes for kids.


Celebra el Dia de San Patricio con Samantha y Lola (Cuentos Para Celebrar) by Alma Flor Ada and Isabel Campoy

Jack and the Leprechaun by Ivan Robertson

The Story of Saint Patrick's Day by Patricia A Pingry

Patrick: Patron Saint of Ireland by Tomie dePaola

Con mucho cariño...


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