Thursday, March 17, 2011

More St. Patrick's Day Fun!

So, apparently a leprechaun broke into our classroom last night!  He left a big mess with lots of sparkling green glitter....

and little green footprints everywhere....

at first the kids were sure it was Mr. Toney (our school custodian), but then decided that his feet were not that small :)

The leprechaun left us a box of Lucky Charms....

which we used to do some graphing...

The graph is from Teaching Heart.

We also made another graph.."Do You Believe in Leprechauns?"  Answer choices were, yes, no, and maybe.

This idea cam from the AIMS math and science units.

For literacy, our questions of the day was, "What Do You Know about Leprechauns?

We read the book, "Clever Tom and the Leprechaun".  I like this story because it portrays leprechauns as smart and tricky, but not mean.  Luckily, this year no one brought up any of those nasty leprechaun horror movies!

My parapro did the color a rhyme sheet that I posted in a previous entry.

My rotation was a making words activity.  The students made all the words they could from the word, "LEPRECHAUN".  I got this awesome activity from Jen Bates at Finally in First.

We had a blast and I hope you enjoyed looking at some of our activities.


  1. How fun was today! Almost makes me wish we were in school during St. Patty's Day.
    I'm so glad you made it so fun for the kids!
    Thanks for sharing!
    Swamp Frog First Graders

  2. Sounds like you had a great day! Thanks for the shout out.