I can’t wait to share the fun leprechaun coloring page I’ve created for my kids this St. Patrick’s Day. Coloring together is such a great way to spend quality time crafting without much prep and these printable pages make it even easier!
St. Patrick’s Day is a holiday filled with wonder, imagination, and a rich cultural background. It’s a day when everyone gets to be a little bit Irish. Because of this, St. Patrick’s Day has become a day of unification and celebration. One way to help bring the holiday to life for children is by participating in Irish traditions and legends.
One of the most famous Irish legends is that of the leprechaun. These little men live for 300 years according to legend and they spend all that time searching for pots of gold hidden at the end of rainbows! It’s a fantastic story for children.
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Free Printable Leprechaun St. Patrick’s Day Coloring Sheet
This St. Patrick’s Day coloring page leprechaun will inspire children to use their imagination and get creative coloring their own unique leprechauns and the iconic shamrocks that bring them so much luck.
As always, I’m full of ideas on how to add extra fun to your coloring project:
- Why not add a snack to coloring time? Lucky Charms cereal, chocolate candy coins, or anything green would be a festive way to eat like a leprechaun while you color your own.
- Sing a leprechaun song while you color. Try I’m a Little Leprechaun or Dance, Dance, Leprechaun Dance from Kiboomers.
- Host a leprechaun story time before you color your own. Read Pete the Cat: The Great Leprechaun Chase by James Dean. My kids love Pete the Cat books!
- Add a coloring station to your St. Patrick’s Day party. It’s a great way to entertain your party guests. Be sure to give them lots of options for decorations like markers, colored pencils, crayons, stickers, and glitter.
However you choose to use these easy festive St. Patrick’s Day coloring page printable, your little ones will be sure to have lots of fun celebrating and using their imagination while learning.
After all, coloring is an awesome way to build preschool and kindergarten skills. Here are a few skills coloring can help with:
- Proper pencil grip which is essential for children learning to write.
- Control both of their pencil and finger muscles needed for beginning handwriting.
- Practice staying inside the lines.
- Learning about colors through experimentation and hands-on practice.
- Building hand/eye coordination.
- Practicing concentration and building focus by coloring the entire image
To print your leprechaun coloring sheet, turn the printer on, click on the link below your favorite mask then click print.
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So, in the end, a little quality time spent on this simple St. Patrick’s Day coloring project is totally worth it! You’ll be building early learning skills, celebrating in an easy way, and inspiring your little one to use his imagination and get creative. Plus, designing your own leprechaun is a lot of fun!
I can’t wait to hear all about how you decided to use this simple leprechaun printable with your children this St. Patrick’s Day. Don’t forget to share your coloring page plans in the comment section.