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7 Fun St. Patrick's Day Activities for Families

by Erin Dower

St. Patrick's Day isn't all about bustling pubs and green beer! Find some kid-friendly games, activities, and ways to spend March 17 with the ones you love — Irish or not.

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St. Patrick's Day decorations

Play St. Paddy's Day Games


Assuming your kids aren't yet built for a traditional game of Irish football or rugby, try some of these games in honor of St. Patrick's Day! Play a game of hot potato or consider a "potato hunt" (think: Easter egg hunt but with small potatoes) or a "Pot o' Gold" treasure hunt (a search for gold chocolate coins or homemade "gold"). Or, try this simple green candy guessing game.

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Variety is the spice of life! Swap out boring sandwiches for simple and healthy alternatives, like crackers and cheese, veggie or fruit kebabs, pasta salad, or breakfast for lunch (such as yogurt and granola, or whole wheat waffles).


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