10 Playful Ways to Sham-Rock Your St. Patrick's Day!



Top o' the mornin' to you! 🍀 Are you ready to sprinkle some Irish cheer and leprechaun magic into your St. Patrick's Day celebration? Whether you're planning a festive gathering or simply looking to add a touch of whimsy to your family's day, we've got you covered with these 10 playful ideas that are sure to sham-rock your world!


 We'll start with our favorite family idea...

☘️ Family Coloring Fun: Unroll our St. Patrick's Day Coloring Table Runner onto your table for some family coloring fun! Let the little ones unleash their creativity with coloring activities, St. Patty Day jokes, and adorable illustrations – it's the perfect way to keep them entertained all day while you enjoy your St. Patrick's Day festivities.  Not to mention, the perfect table decor!  Click HERE to check this Coloring Runner out in our Shop!


Every family gathering must have food though, right?  



☘️ Tasty Treats Galore: Whip up some St. Patrick's Day treats that'll have everyone's taste buds dancing! We're sharing three of our favorite easy ideas... Lucky Charm treats to pots of gold and pretzel shamrocks, there's no shortage of delicious delights to indulge in.

  • Lucky Charm Treats!  These are so easy and so yum! Click our @lemondropsNLilies Instagram video to see how we make them!  (Note:  The video says 3 Tbsp butter, but 4 works best!)


  • Pots of Gold!  Looking for something simple?  We love this idea from our Instagram friend, @love.always.alyssa



  • Pretzel Shamrocks!   This one is a take on an idea you've seen before, but such a cute St. Patty's Day version. When we say it we knew we had to share!  Thanks again to our friend @love.always.alyssa
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A post shared by Love Always, Alyssa (@love.always_alyssa)Plan a leprechaun treasure hunt around the house or yard! Hide gold coins, chocolate coins, and other goodies for the little ones to find – they'll love searching for the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.


But wait, there's 6 more ideas to round out the fun... 

☘️ Deck  the Halls in Green: Start the day by decking out your home with all things green – from shamrock garlands to leprechaun hats, let the green take over and fill your space with St. Patrick's Day spirit! -- Want to keep it simple?  Just add some green shamrocks in surprising places!


 ☘️ Get Crafty: Gather the kiddos for some St. Patrick's Day crafts! Create your own leprechaun hats, pot of gold art, or even a rainbow mobile to brighten up your home.


☘️ Leprechaun Treasure Hunt: Plan a leprechaun treasure hunt around the house or yard! Hide gold coins, chocolate coins, and other goodies for the little ones to find – they'll love searching for the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.


☘️ Irish Dance Party: Turn up the music and have an Irish dance party! Put on some traditional Irish tunes and show off your best jig moves – bonus points for wearing green attire and silly hats!


☘️ Irish Storytime: Gather the family for a cozy Irish-themed storytime session... don't forget your Irish accent!  Choose classic tales like "The Legend of the Shamrock" or "Finn McCool and the Giant's Causeway" to get everyone in the St. Patrick's Day spirit.


☘️ St. Paddy's Day Movie Marathon: Settle in for a St. Patrick's Day movie marathon featuring family-friendly favorites like "The Luck of the Irish,"or "Darby O'Gill and the Little People." 


☘️ Green Cuisine: Get creative in the kitchen and whip up some St. Patty Day dishes!  From rainbow pancakes and green milk for breakfast to something spinach for lunch to traditional Corned Beef and cabbage for dinner!  Go green with your culinary creations.


☘️ Outdoor Adventures: If weather permits, head outdoors for some St. Patrick's Day fun! Go for a nature walk to spot signs of spring, have a picnic with green-themed snacks, or even plant some shamrocks in the garden.


So there you have it mommas simple and playful ways to sham-rock your St. Patrick's Day celebrations! From tasty treats to family fun with our coloring table runner, there's something for everyone to enjoy on this magical day. May the luck of the Irish be with you as you celebrate in style!


Happy St. Patrick's Day!

♥️ Candace


P.S.  Don't miss ordering your St. Patrick's Day Coloring Runner so you have it in time for your holiday fun! 




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